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COVID-19 Social Isolation

Caring for the elderly in COVID-19 Isolation

The Covid-19 pandemic has left our elderly community among the most vulnerable demographics in the UK. Over 70’s are at high risk of being affected by the virus and have been advised to self-isolate in order to protect themselves.

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Safe outdoor activities for the elderly

Safe outdoor activities for the elderly

Being an older person need not mean you have to compromise or feel limited when it comes to taking part in activities outdoors and adventure. Finding interests that you enjoy can be hugely positive for your personal wellbeing and is often a simple way to help maintain a good quality of life.

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Activities for elderly during covid

Activities for elderly during covid

We put together a wonderful workbook for activities for the elderly. Take a look out all of the puzzles and quizzes to help keep your loved one entertained

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What is live-in care?

What is live-in care?

As the name suggests, live-in care is care provided in the comfort and familiar surroundings of your own home, by a CAREGiver who lives with you around the clock – or for a number of hours – and is directly on hand to support and look after you each day. Live-in care allows you to remain as independent as possible, without the need for a move away from the comfort of your known home environment.

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Adapting to Home Care During COVID-19

Adapting to Home Care During COVID-19

Working in care is something I have always loved doing, I used to work with children with challenging behaviour, it gave me great pleasure knowing that I was making a difference to a young person's life and helping them to get on the right track to move forward in life. I had never heard of Home Instead until a friend told me about them, intrigued, I got in touch and haven't looked back since.

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South Care Award Winner, Lorna Simmons

Caring and Winning the Southwark Care Award

Our very Lorna Simmons has been recognised for her tremendous efforts in providing care and won the Southwark Care Aware

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Homeinstead Cranial massage

Free Cranial Massages for Homeinstead Caregivers

Our Caregiver Erika is a fully trained Cranial message therapist and provides sessions to our wonderful Caregiver free of charge

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CAREGIVER IN PPE talking to client

Caring and dementia during COVID-19

Caring for a loved one with dementia during COVID-19 carries a unique set of challenges

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Lookout for COVID-19 Scams

COVID-19 Scams on the elderly

COVID-19 has seen a proliferation of scams. Scammers are experts at exploitation and elderly people are vulnerable and easier to exploit. Protect your loved ones by familiarising them with the most common types of COVID-19 scams

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Caring for the elderly in COVID19

Helping the elderly through COVID-19 and lock down

The Coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live. It’s changed how we work, how we socialise, and how we care for our elderly loved ones

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Are you being COVID Scammed?

COVID Scams

here have been recent reports of a COVID-19 test Track & Trace telephone scam

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Homeinstead client and caregiver

Ageing, COVID-19 and technology

The UK population is ageing, although we are living longer, we are not living healthier. Since COVID-19 pandemic we are relying on technology a lot more.

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