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.

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March 15, 2024 Homecare Services

Care home vs home care

As our loved ones age, their needs may change. Sometimes, additional support is necessary to ensure their safety and well-being. But with so many care options available, navigating the path forward can feel overwhelming. Two prominent choices emerge: in-home care and care homes. Levels […]

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March 12, 2024 Homecare Services

Cardiac and Heart Surgery Aftercare

Cardiac and heart surgery mark significant milestones in one’s journey towards better health. Whether it’s a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), heart valve repair or replacement, or any other cardiac procedure, proper aftercare is crucial for a successful recovery. Immediately after the operation Following […]

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March 1, 2024 Health and Wellness

Gallbladder surgery

Surgical removal of the gallbladder, a procedure known as cholecystectomy, is highly prevalent. Situated in the upper right portion of the abdomen, the gallbladder is a small pouch-like organ responsible for storing bile—an essential fluid produced by the liver to aid in the digestion […]

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February 29, 2024 Accreditations

Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Safeguarding and Elevating Nursing and Midwifery Care in the UK The National Midwifery Council (NMC), with its over 808,000 registered nurses, midwives, and nursing associates, plays a vital role in ensuring everyone in the UK receives safe, effective, and compassionate care. This commitment translates […]

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February 20, 2024 Hospital Discharge

What is the hospital discharge process?

The importance of preparing for your hospital discharge The journey to recovery after a hospital stay is an important period. Post-operative nursing care plays a pivotal role in ensuring a smooth transition from the hospital to home, addressing both medical needs and providing support […]

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February 19, 2024 Post-Hospital Care

Planning for recovery after surgery

How to plan for your recovery after surgery In many cases, it is very possible to recover from surgery in the comfort of your own home. However, you will need to ensure the correct support is in place, getting the right post operative nursing […]

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February 16, 2024 Post-Hospital Care

Wound care after surgery

After undergoing surgery, proper wound care is essential for a smooth and speedy recovery. Whether it is a minor or a major operation, taking care of a wound is crucial to prevent infection, promote healing, and minimize scarring. It is important to follow the […]

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February 15, 2024 Private Nursing

Stoma care at home after surgery

What is a stoma? According to Colostomy UK the terms ‘stoma’ and ‘ostomy’ are often used interchangeably. A stoma is an opening on the surface of the abdomen which has been surgically created to divert the flow of faeces or urine. People who have […]

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February 13, 2024 Affiliations

Top recommended in The Spear’s 500

What is the Spear’s 500? The Spear’s 500 guide is known as the definitive resource for top private client advisers, lawyers, wealth managers, and service providers. The rankings are meticulously put together by the Spear’s Research Unit, utilising expert interviews, peer reviews, and analysis […]

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