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Advice from Crombie Wilkinson

Choosing a Solicitor for the Elderly (SFE)

Bethany Worthy, Solicitor in the Private Client team of solicitors at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors in Pickering, in this latest article, discusses why choosing a Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) member solicitor is best for getting elder client care advice.

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Our newest member of the team

We welcome Tracey to the team!

We're delighted to introduce you to the newest member of our Home Instead office team, Tracey, who joins us as our Community Engagement Coordinator.

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New branded merchandise

CAREGivers 'Winter Ready' with new Merchandise

You might be aware that earlier on in the year we re-branded and changed our name from 'Home Instead Senior Care' to 'Home Instead'. With the colder and darker days ahead of us, we thought it'd be the perfect time to issue our team with some exciting new branded merchandise. All this month, our staff have been coming into the office to collect a new ID badge and lanyard, pens, water bottle, and to get them winter ready - a torch and ice scraper!

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ORCHA recommends - Lumosity

Our ORCHA Recommended 'App of The Month'

There is an abundance of health and care apps available making it difficult to know what you should use to boost your own wellbeing. Home Instead are delighted to have teamed up with ORCHA (the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications) to give you access to the best health and care apps, and ensure that you’re only informed by credible and reputable sources. Every month we let you know about a great ORCHA recommended app which we have made our ‘App of the Month’. Click here to check out this months.

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Lasting Powers of Attorney Advice

Lasting Powers of Attorney Advice

Bethany Worthy at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors Pickering, has offered some great advice on Lasting Powers of Attorney in this latest article. Click to take a read.

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Lady welcoming CAREGiver

6 exercises for strength and balance

Try these six simple exercises two or three times a week – every day if you like – and you should soon notice improvements to your co-ordination and balance.

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Keeping you cool this summer

Keeping Cool This Summer

Most of us welcome the hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long there can be health risks. The elderly are one of the groups who are particularly at risk of health problems. Knowing how to keep cool & hydrated during long periods of hot weather can help save lives. Here's some useful tips to remain healthy during the warmer weather...

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Recommended Read - Contented Dementia

Our Recommended Read

Dementia is a little understood and currently incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. Contented Dementia - by clinical psychologist and bestselling author Oliver James - outlines a groundbreaking and practical method for managing dementia that will allow both sufferer and carer to maintain the highest possible quality of life, throughout every stage of the illness. A person with dementia will experience random and increasingly frequent memory blanks relating to recent events. Feelings, however, remain intact, as do memories of past events and both can be used in a special way to substitute for more recent information that has been lost. The SPECAL method (Specialized Early Care for Alzheimer's) outlined in this book works by creating links between past memories and the routine activities of daily life in the present. Drawing on real-life examples and user-friendly tried-and-tested methods, Contented Dementia provides

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Diabetes App - ORCHA

MyWay Diabetes - Our June 'App of The Month'

June 14th - 20th is Diabetes Week, to raise awareness, we thought we would make our ORCHA Recommended 'App of The Month' MyWay - Diabetes. Click here to find out more!

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Bring Joy Bake - Landscape

Baking our way to a better future

On Friday 25th June, we are whisking up another fantastic fundraising treat for our team to enjoy. They will be joining us to raise some (cookie) dough for Bring Joy Foundation and help us bake a better future for ageing adults in our community.

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Home Instead - Parkinson's UK Partnership

Home Instead partners with Parkinson's UK

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with the national charity, Parkinson’s UK. Through the partnership we have created a bespoke training programme about the condition. This will allow us to train our CAREGivers so that they have the knowledge and skills to provide care that is tailored to the needs of someone living with Parkinson’s.

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ORCHA - App of The Month - May

Our 'App of The Month' for May

There is an abundance of health and care apps available. That is why it’s difficult to know what you should use to boost your own wellbeing. Home Instead are delighted to have teamed up with ORCHA (the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications) to give you access to the best health and care apps, and ensure that you’re only informed by credible and reputable sources. Every month we will be letting you know about a great ORCHA recommended app which we have made our ‘App of the Month’.

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