Post-Hospital Care Articles

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Cavendish Homecare partners with Physical Edge

Cavendish Homecare proudly announces its partnership with Physical Edge, a collaboration aimed at providing a unified approach to clients healing journeys, ensuring comprehensive care from start to finish. About Physical Edge Physical Edge specialises in personalised pre/post-operative and rehabilitation support, offering clients access to […]

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Nutrition’s role in post-operative recovery

The importance of a post-operative diet Eating well is so important for your health, it becomes even more imperative to eat well during the post-operative phase. We must all maintain a balanced diet, it is essential to maintaining a healthy body. However lets look […]

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Common post-surgery questions

What are the after effects of anesthesia? Anaesthetics consist of a number of medicines that can cause side effects in some people. Your anaesthetist will tell you about any side effects you may experience after having a specific type of anaesthetic and measures that […]

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The importance of rest after surgery

Resting after surgery is vital to ensure you have a safe recovery. Any procedure where anesthesia or an incision is involved carries the risk of complications and infections. Infections occur in around 5% of all surgeries and up to 33% of all abdominal surgeries. […]

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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 to make sure your transition back […]

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Recovering from surgery at home

If you or a loved one needs to go into hospital for an operation, no matter how minor, there will be a period of recovering from surgery at home following it. The time it takes to fully recover will depend on the type of […]

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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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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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Osteoporosis – What exercise is best?

Types of exercises for osteoporosis management Living with osteoporosis can be difficult and can restrict aspects of life, but with exercise this is not the case. There are many forms of exercise that are perfectly safe and beneficial for you, to keep you fit […]

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Post-operative care for abdominal surgery

How to reduce pain Pain can be reduced when getting in and out of bed by doing the following: • Bending your knees • Rolling onto your side keeping your knees together • Pushing yourself up to a sitting position using your hands and […]

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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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Antibiotic resistance threatens the lives of millions of people around the world. Antibiotic resistance leads to higher medical costs, longer hospital stays and increased deaths. Because we are constantly exposed to bacteria that can be harmful to our health. People who have undergone medical […]

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Nutrition’s role in post-operative recovery

The importance of a post-operative diet Eating well is so important for your health, it becomes even more imperative to eat well during the post-operative phase. We must all maintain a balanced diet, it is essential to maintaining a healthy body. However lets look […]

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