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 18, 2022 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 18, 2022 Post-Hospital Care

Recovering from surgery at home

Understanding your operation All operations and surgeries are different and affect people in various ways. Your health beforehand will also impact how well or quickly you recover. Before your surgery, you will receive information about the procedure, from how long it is likely to […]

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January 18, 2022 Post-Hospital Care

What not to do after a hip replacement

This guide will take you through the dos and don’ts of recovery. If you need advice on respite care or general post-surgery advice, we have two other articles below that you might find helpful: Respite care Post-surgery care If you are caring for someone […]

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July 21, 2021 Post-Hospital Care

Osteoporosis – What exercise is best?

Before you start any exercise program, you must consult your doctor. You may be asked to avoid certain exercises depending on your condition. Some tests may also have to be conducted to know what is most beneficial to you, these tests may include, bone […]

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April 29, 2021 Post-Hospital Care

Post-operative Care for Abdominal Surgery

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 allowing your legs to […]

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January 28, 2021 Post-Hospital Care

The role of a nurse in Post-operative care

Why is post-operative care important? Post-operative care is very important to reduce the risk of infection and surgery-related complications such as bleeding or respiratory issues. This care includes two major parts medical care and assistance of daily living that our professionally trained nurses and […]

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September 24, 2020 Post-Hospital Care

The Importance of rest after surgery

Resting after surgery is vital ensure you have a safe recovery. Pushing yourself too hard after a procedure can cause immediate or long-term physical complications. We have listed below some reasons why rest is so important after surgery. Sleep is very important The importance […]

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September 23, 2020 Post-Hospital Care

Planning for Recovery after Surgery

Post-operative Care at Cavendish Homecare At Cavendish Homecare, we provide Post-Operative Care utilising the clinical skills and experience of Registered Nurses and Carers. If you are looking for Post-Operative Care at home, please call our Homecare team to see how we can assist your […]

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March 16, 2020 New Research

Colour-changing bandage

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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September 5, 2018 Post-Hospital Care

The Impact of Nutrition During Post-Operative Recovery

‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food’ Hippocrates 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, […]

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