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.


September 22, 2023 Palliative care

Palliative care for COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a complex and progressive lung condition that affects millions worldwide. Living with COPD can be a challenging journey, marked by breathlessness, persistent coughing, and declining lung function. While medical treatments play a pivotal role in managing COPD, the […]

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September 21, 2023 Alzheimer’s Care

World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21st, a day dedicated to raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. “Never too early, never too late” This year’s theme, “Never too early, never too late,” highlights the critical importance of understanding risk factors and […]

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September 19, 2023 Palliative care

Palliative care benefits

Palliative care enhances the quality of life for both patient and their families who confront the challenges of life-threatening illnesses, encompassing physical, emotional, social, and spiritual aspects. Caregivers also experience an improved quality of life. Each year, approximately 56.8 million individuals, including 25.7 million […]

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September 11, 2023 Palliative care

Types of palliative care

What is palliative care? End of life care includes palliative care. If you have an illness that cannot be cured, palliative care makes you as comfortable as possible by managing your pain and other distressing symptoms. It also involves psychological, social and spiritual support for you […]

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September 8, 2023 Uncategorized

World Suicide Prevention Day

What is World Suicide Prevention Day? On September 10th, people around the world come together to observe World Suicide Prevention Day. This event serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of mental health and the urgent need to globally reduce suicide numbers. By […]

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September 7, 2023 Awards

Finalists in the LaingBuisson Awards 2023

The LaingBuisson 2023 Awards commemorate businesses that establish fresh standards of excellence within their respective industries. The awards will be presented at a high-profile ceremony and dinner which takes place on Thursday 16th November 2023 at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. Finalists We are delighted […]

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September 5, 2023 Palliative care

When is palliative care recommended?

Palliative care is for when someone has a life-limiting condition or chronic illness. When a loved one with a progressive condition requires intensive treatment to ease the pain and manage their condition, palliative care should be considered. Palliative care can begin at any point during […]

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August 29, 2023 Alzheimer’s Care

Tips for coping with Sundowning

Sundowning is a term used for changes in behaviour that occur in the evening, around dusk. Some people who have dementia experience a growing sense of agitation or anxiety at this time.  What is sundowning? People living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia may experience sleeping problems or […]

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August 23, 2023 Parkinsons Care

Homecare plan for the 5 stages of Parkinson’s disease

In this guide, we’ll look at the five stages of Parkinson’s and how a home care plan can support treatment from your doctor. It is important to note that Parkinson’s will affect each person in a unique way — the stages are a guide […]

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