Post-Hospital Care Articles

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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Emotional support after an operation

Surgery can be a physically and emotionally demanding experience. It’s perfectly normal to experience a range of emotions after surgery, such as anxiety, frustration, or even low mood. It’s important to remember that these feelings are a natural response to the stress and uncertainty […]

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The role of nutrition 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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Cavendish Homecare partners with Riverstone

Exceptional post operative recovery Cavendish Homecare is proud to announce a new partnership with Riverstone Living, further solidifying our commitment to exceptional post operative care. This collaboration ensures seamless support for clients residing in Riverstone’s recovery suites, promoting a successful transition back to independent […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Common post-surgery questions

The post-operative period is a critical phase in a your journey towards recovery, where the right support team plays a crucial role in ensuring the best outcomes. From managing pain and monitoring for complications to providing emotional support and guidance, the presence of a […]

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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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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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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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