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 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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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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