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.

   

January 21, 2023 Post-Hospital Care

The Importance of Rest After Surgery

Resting after surgery is vital to ensure you have a safe recovery. Any procedure where anesthesia or an incision is involved carries the risk of complications and infections. Infections occur in around 5% of all surgeries and up to 33% of all abdominal surgeries. […]

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January 6, 2023 Dementia Care

Making your home Dementia-friendly

10 ways to make your home dementia-friendly 1. Make sure you’ve got good lighting Check that natural light can get into the house. Good lighting helps you or your loved one see clearly and make sense of where you or they are. Make sure […]

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December 28, 2022 Alzheimer’s Care

Supporting a person living with dementia in cold weather

Make sure they’re dressed appropriately People with dementia won’t always remember to dress appropriately for colder weather. It is important to make sure they are wearing the right clothes and cover all exposed skin. Ensure the person has a hat and scarf on and […]

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December 20, 2022 Health and Wellness

How to stay healthy this winter

Cold weather can be a challenging time to stay healthy. With increasingly unpredictable weather, it is important to think about the precautions you can take. Frequent hand washing A great way to stop viruses from spreading and avoid catching a dreaded cold or flu […]

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December 15, 2022 Homecare Services

Homecare over Christmas

Challenges over Christmas Christmas can be a stressful time of year with its intense buildup, pressure to have the perfect day and the chaos of organising it. If you’re loved one is cared for by you Christmas is a time for family, festivities and […]

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December 2, 2022 Charities

Light up the Night

This Autumn, Cruse Bereavement are hosting several ‘Light up the Night‘ events across the UK. “Light up the Night has been created to give friends and family an opportunity for shared remembrance of loved ones who have died, in a place of unique calm, […]

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December 1, 2022 Uncategorized

PEG Feeding refresher course with Esnart

Our nurses at Cavendish Homecare are trained to the highest standard. We ensure they are kept up to date, knowledgeable and well-equipped when caring for our clients. As part of our ongoing commitment to both our nurses and clients we undertake a number of […]

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November 29, 2022 Homecare Services

Different Types of Home Care

What is homecare? Homecare, also known as domiciliary care, is described as care services that enable people to live in their own home. This is usually provided by healthcare workers or nurses. It can include anything from help cleaning the house, short visits to […]

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