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.


November 7, 2022 Homecare Services

What is a Dosette Box? What is it for?

What is a Dosette box? A Dosette box is a plastic tray with small compartments to organise your medicines, helping you to take the correct medication at the correct times. A pharmacist may provide you with a dosette box if you have a complicated […]

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October 27, 2022 Dementia Care

Caring for a Relative with Dementia

Did you know that there are currently up to 1 million people living with dementia in the UK? More than half of these people need help from a registered carer. More often than not, this carer will be a close family member. Although it […]

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October 20, 2022 Awards

Winner in The Social Care Leadership Awards!

What is Care Talk? ‘The voice of excellence in social care’, Care Talk is a monthly free publication for care providers and individuals across the sector. Distributed 10 times a year both digitally and in print, Care Talk is written exclusively to promote and […]

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October 19, 2022 Palliative care

When should someone be offered palliative care?

What is palliative care? Palliative care is medical care for people with serious or terminal illnesses. It is often confused with the end of life care. These are two different types of care, but they have some similar qualities. Receiving palliative care does not […]

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October 19, 2022 Awards

Finalist in the Women Achieving Greatness in Social Care Awards

What is WAGS? Women Achieving Greatness in Social Care (WAGS) is a new collaboration from Care Talk magazine and Kent Integrated Care Alliance (KICA). The purpose of WAGS is to create an informal forum of women leaders from all areas of social care. Over […]

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October 19, 2022 Awards

Finalists in the LaingBuisson Awards 2022

What is the LaingBuisson Awards? The LaingBuisson Awards celebrate businesses that set new standards of excellence within their industries. They are judged independently and objectively and focus on the people providing the care as well as their advisors. Leaders from across the sector come […]

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October 13, 2022 Post-Hospital Care

The Importance of rest after surgery

Resting after surgery is vital to ensure you have a safe recovery. Pushing yourself too hard after a procedure can cause immediate or long-term physical complications. We have listed below some reasons why rest is so important after surgery. Sleep is very important The […]

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October 4, 2022 Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, but younger women can also get breast cancer. About 1 in 7 women are diagnosed with breast cancer during […]

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September 28, 2022 Alzheimer’s Care

Cavendish Homecare celebrates World Alzheimer’s Day

Deborah Sturdy, Julia Jones and Maggie Candy discussed the importance of campaigns such as John’s Campaign, which recognises the important role of family members who care for people who are living with dementia. They also highlighted the importance of music for people with dementia […]

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