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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February 5, 2024 Homecare Services

Post surgery depression and emotional support

What is post-surgery depression? Post-operative depression is a complication that may arise in individuals recovering from surgery. Despite efforts to alleviate the temporary limitations and with a robust support system, the occurrence of post-operative depression is not uncommon. While those with a pre-existing baseline […]

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February 2, 2024 Post-Hospital Care

Post-operative care for abdominal surgery

Why is post operative care for abdominal surgery important? Following abdominal surgery, proper post-operative care is essential for a smooth and successful recovery. This is due to the intricate nature of the abdominal region and the potential for various complications. Abdominal surgeries encompasses a […]

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February 1, 2024 Homecare Services

Dignity in Care with Maggie Candy

On 1st February, everyone at Cavendish celebrated Dignity Action Day – A day of raising awareness and giving everyone the opportunity to contribute to upholding people’s rights to dignity. We caught up with our nursing consultant and Dignity Champion, Maggie Candy. Maggie explains what […]

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January 28, 2024 Post-Hospital Care

The role of a nurse in post-operative care

Nurses play a crucial role before, during and after surgery. Once the procedure is over, it’s usually the surgical nurses, who ensure that the patient is stable and prepare the room for the next team. After the patient is transferred to the recovery room, […]

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January 26, 2024 Stroke care

Caring for a loved one after a stroke

Caring for someone who has had a stroke can be extremely challenging. Whilst some people may recover quickly, many people who have had a stroke will need long-term help and support after they return from the hospital. It is often a family member or […]

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January 25, 2024 Post-Hospital Care

Post-hospital care – what to do before transitioning back home

When a relative goes into hospital, for something routine or an unplanned visit, it can be a worrying time. As well as considering the treatment and care they receive, you must think about what will happen when it is time for them to return […]

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January 25, 2024 Affiliations

Members of Les Clefs d’Or International

We are proud to announce our affiliation with Les Clefs d’Or International, a distinction that sets Cavendish Homecare apart in the realm of bespoke care services. What is Les Clefs d’Or? “Les Clefs d’Or,” which translates to “The Golden Keys” in English, refers to […]

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January 18, 2024 Post-Hospital Care

What not to do after a hip replacement

A hip replacement is a common operation to replace a damaged hip joint. It replaces the joint with an artificial one. According To the NHS: “Adults of any age can be considered for a hip replacement, although most are carried out on people between […]

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January 16, 2024 Palliative care

Palliative care for cancer patients

What is palliative care? Palliative care is care given to improve the quality of life of your loved ones who have a serious or life-threatening disease, such as cancer. Palliative care adopts a holistic approach to care that addresses your loved one as a […]

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