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 17, 2020 Health and Wellness

Maintaining your January health kicks

January sees gym memberships soar, diet and detox plans exhausted and the ‘new year new you ‘saying repeated constantly. Research in the US has shown that these healthy habits, if continued past January, could deliver us with an extra disease-free decade.  The study published […]

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January 6, 2020 Homecare Services

The benefits of working in homecare

Benefits of working in homecare Flexible hours A benefit of home care nursing is flexible hours. If you are not looking for the typical 9-5 then you have the option to work shifts. These shift patterns can work around your lifestyle e.g. if you […]

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December 10, 2019 Diabetes Care

Looking after your feet this winter

Diabetes affects millions of people across the globe. You need to keep an eye on your health and have regular check ups if you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Looking after your feet when you have diabetes is especially important. Raised blood […]

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December 4, 2019 Health and Wellness

Telling your loved ones, you are sick

Speaking about your diagnosis can be a very difficult thing especially when you are learning to cope with the diagnosis yourself. The most important thing to remember is that you are not alone. There is no right way to talk about your diagnosis, it […]

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November 6, 2019 Parkinsons Care

Parkinson’s – what is the future?

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s is a condition where parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. A person suffering from Parkinson’s is affected by involuntary shaking, slow movement and inflexible muscles. It is estimated that 145,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s […]

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September 27, 2019 Palliative care

Hospice care week 2019

As part of Hospice Care Week, Cavendish shares a day in the life of one its staff. The care that hospices and nursing homes provide for people is invaluable to thousands. With over 200 hospices across the UK, the work carried out by staff […]

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June 12, 2019 Companion Care

Effects of quality companion care

The services included in companion care can be quite varied at times, but mainly focus on emotional support and assistance in overall health and wellbeing. For some, even those who are broadly healthy, do not have as many social interactions as preferred, which could […]

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March 1, 2019 Parkinsons Care

Everything you need to know about Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurological disorder is the second most common age-related neurodegenerative condition after Alzheimer’s disease in the world. An estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide have Parkinson’s disease, and the prevalence of Parkinson’s in the UK alone is one in 500, […]

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January 25, 2019 Homecare Services

The benefits of being a homecare nurse

Home care nursing is perhaps the most holistic, patient-centred care a nurse can provide. If you’re considering home care as your next career move, be aware that this speciality demands a certain mindset and a strong foundation of nursing skills coupled with good interpersonal […]

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