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.

March 23, 2022 Dementia Care

When should someone with Dementia receive 24-hour care?

Common questions you may ask are: When is the right time for someone with dementia to receive 24-hour care? How do you make this decision? Who should make this decision? These are tricky and tough decisions to make, both for practical and emotional reasons. […]

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March 18, 2022 Mental Health

Sleep & Mental Health

What is sleep? Sleep is a complex process during which our body undertakes several essential activities. It involves low awareness of the outside world, relaxed muscles, and a raised anabolic state which helps us to build and repair our bodies. Whilst we sleep, our […]

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March 10, 2022 Dementia Care

Reasons why music boosts brain activity

Five Reasons Why Music Boosts Brain Activity Music can evoke emotion even in the most advanced people living with Dementia. By paring music with every day activities, people living with Dementia can develop a rhythm that helps them recall the memory of that activity, […]

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March 10, 2022 Dementia Care

How to care for someone with Dementia

With the general population living longer, it’s predicted that by 2040 there will be 1.6 million people living with dementia in the UK. Around 85% of those are based in England, almost 6x higher than Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland combined. It is highly […]

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March 7, 2022 Mental Health

Maintaining a healthy mind

This is a guide to managing your mental health and maintaining a healthy mind. It will contain resources and show you how Cavendish Homecare can help with an array of services and support on offer. You can also use our Mental Health Care service […]

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February 25, 2022 Health and Wellness

What is the importance of a balanced diet?

What exactly is a balanced diet? A balanced diet is a diet that is combined with all the important nutrients your body needs to function correctly. These include fibre, protein, carbohydrates, fats/lipids, vitamins, and minerals. The importance of your diet lies in the correct […]

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February 24, 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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February 23, 2022 Homecare Services

Dignity in Care with Maggie Candy

What is Dignity in Care? Dignity in Care is always about treating the person with the utmost respect and courtesy. It is about ensuring that you give them as much information as possible so that they are going to be able to make an […]

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February 22, 2022 STROKE care

Caring for a stroke survivor

Here are some helpful ideas for improving the care you provide: Encourage daily rehabilitation exercise Your loved one may struggle with motor impairments after a stroke. You can help assist with their recovery by encouraging daily rehabilitation exercises to help rewire the brain. Regular […]

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