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.

June 21, 2022 Cancer Care

Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

What is cervical screening?  Cervical cancer can be prevented by attending your smear test when invited. All women aged 25 to 64 are invited to regular screenings. The test is not for cancer but can most importantly can prevent cancer. The smear test checks […]

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June 20, 2022 Charities

Cavendish Homecare Celebrates #GladToCare Week

Cavendish Professionals Homecare is delighted to announce its involvement in #GladtoCare Week 2022, a national awareness week dedicated to celebrating those who work in the care sector, which has returned for its third year. Following the great success of the inaugural #GladtoCare Awareness Week […]

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June 16, 2022 Charities

A Royal Cuppa at Cavendish Homecare

Cavendish Homecare has chosen to support Cruse Bereavement as their charity for 2022. Cruse helps people through the toughest moments in their lives, providing bereavement support, information and resources. In support of the ‘Royal Cuppa’ campaign by Cruse Bereavement to support the Queen and […]

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June 14, 2022 Palliative care

Differences between Palliative Hospital Care and Home Care

What is Palliative Care? Palliative care can last for years and is a holistic approach aiming to make you feel comfortable and supported, rather than working to cure the illness. It should be tailored to your individual needs. If you are living with a […]

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June 11, 2022 Palliative care

What does palliative care mean for cancer patients?

What is palliative care? Palliative care aims to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life during a period of illness. There’s no specific point of being ill that requires palliative care, you can have it whenever it is needed. It can be used to […]

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June 9, 2022 Charities

Cavendish Homecare supports Cruse Bereavement

At Cavendish Homecare, our chosen charity to support in 2022 is Cruse Bereavement. We recognise the hard work and support provided by the Cruse team, helping those who are struggling to come to terms with their grief. They are available to help, no matter how […]

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June 1, 2022 Grief and Bereavement

Getting help with grief after bereavement or loss

What is Grief? Grief is described as a powerful, sometimes overwhelming feeling for people, often arising from the loss of a loved one or a fatal diagnosis. People who are suffering from grief may find themselves feeling numb and disconnected from normal life. Everyone’s […]

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May 31, 2022 Uncategorized

Celebrating 12 years of Cavendish Homecare

Mairead Liston, Registered Nurse Manager RN and Founder “Thank you everyone for coming here today to celebrate our 12-year anniversary. This has been possible because of our dedicated team and excellent Nurses and Carers that deliver day and night for us. They have been […]

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May 27, 2022 Grief and Bereavement

How can bereavement counselling help?

Bereavement, grief and loss can cause many different symptoms and affect people in multiple ways. There’s no right or wrong way to feel – it’s ok not to feel ok about this if it has affected you. Typically, people choose not to talk about […]

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