Articles and Advice

Read about all things homecare below, including the latest care industry articles, advice, and company announcements, curated by the Cavendish Homecare Team.

May 26, 2022 Uncategorized

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls for the Elderly

Slips, trips, and falls as we get older is quite common. In fact, it is one of the largest causes of hospital admissions. Although majority of falls don’t cause serious injuries, they can leave the elderly feeling quite distressed and damage someone’s confidence and […]

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May 23, 2022 Palliative care

What to expect from a palliative home care plan

Palliative care is about making someone as comfortable as possible during their illness and treatment for it. This includes: Pain management Physical and emotional support (this extends to family and carers too) Alleviation of any distressing or overwhelming symptoms Help to improve the quality […]

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May 17, 2022 Dementia Care

The Different Types of Dementia Care

In-home care for dementia This is often the first port of call when looking for additional help with dementia care. Home care is akin to a regular check-in with a qualified carer or nurse. This is most helpful in the initial stages of dementia, […]

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May 17, 2022 Dementia Care

Important tips for dementia caregivers

Caring for someone living with dementia can be a long, stressful, and intensely emotional journey. As there is currently no cure for dementia, it is often the care and support that makes the biggest difference to a loved one’s quality of life. However, caregiving can […]

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May 13, 2022 Mental Health

Supporting someone with a mental Illness

‘1 in 4 people experience mental health problems’ NHS Whether you are a family member, friend or carer supporting someone with a mental illness can be challenging at times. You would know how to take care of a loved one with a cold, but […]

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May 10, 2022 Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week

Importance of mental health awareness Often, due to the misconceptions and stigmas surrounding mental health, people suffer in silence. This means that their conditions go untreated. Raising awareness is not only a form of education but also a social movement to improving both the […]

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May 6, 2022 Affiliations

Cavendish Homecare are awarded the Cavell Star Award

Cavendish Homecare is awarded Cavell Star Award after brilliant work promoting the Lantern Model. About Cavell Nurse’s Trust The Cavell Nurses’ Trust is a UK charity supporting nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants, both working and retired when they’re suffering a personal or financial crisis. […]

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May 5, 2022 STROKE care

Stroke Care Update

What is a stroke? A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, […]

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April 30, 2022 Mental Health

What are the effects of Social Media on Mental Health?

Why do we use Social Media? To be fulfilled in life and to have good mental health, we as humans need companionship. Social connections with our family and friends can help ease or reduce stress anxiety or depression. These connections can be found on […]

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