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Helping elderly relatives feel part of the new year celebrations

2018-12-27T17:22:43+00:00

Helping elderly relatives feel part of the new year celebrations Helping elderly relatives feel part of the new year celebrations Loneliness at any age is an upsetting issue and one which can have serious health ramifications. Older people are especially vulnerable to isolation, and this is particularly evident during the Christmas and new year period, a time characterised by social events, family meet-ups and general togetherness. According to Age UK, nearly a million older people feel lonelier at this time. But there are things we can do to make sure our elderly relatives feel a part [...]

Helping elderly relatives feel part of the new year celebrations2018-12-27T17:22:43+00:00

Helping elderly relatives feel part of the festive cheer

2018-12-10T10:56:46+00:00

Helping elderly relatives feel part of the festive cheer Helping elderly relatives feel part of the festive cheer Loneliness at any age is an upsetting issue – and one which can have serious health ramifications. Older people are especially vulnerable to isolation, and this is particularly evident at Christmas, a time characterised by social events, family meet-ups and general togetherness. According to Age UK, nearly a million older people feel lonelier at Christmas time. But there are things we can do to make sure our elderly relatives feel a part of the festive cheer… Help them [...]

Helping elderly relatives feel part of the festive cheer2018-12-10T10:56:46+00:00

4 reasons why you should consider a career in care

2018-12-04T10:28:47+00:00

4 reasons why you should consider a career in care 4 reasons why you should consider a career in care Here at Unique Senior Care we have a motto, “Why just work when you can care?”, which we think perfectly encapsulates how rewarding a career in care can be. You may already like the idea of helping others, but aren’t aware of all of the benefits that a career in care offers. So if you are thinking about changing job in the near future, here are some reasons why you should consider care… The variety [...]

4 reasons why you should consider a career in care2018-12-04T10:28:47+00:00

5 things you didn’t know at-home care could be used for

2018-12-05T16:19:08+00:00

5 things you didn’t know at-home care could be used for 5 things you didn’t know at-home care could be used for The phrase ‘at-home care’ might conjure up images of personal care, help with wake-up and bedtime routines and medication reminders. And although these can certainly be key parts of domiciliary care, it also encompasses so much more! Here at Unique Senior Care, we are committed to helping our clients with whatever they need in order to continue living fulfilling lives at home, by supporting all areas of their day-to-day lives. Here are five [...]

5 things you didn’t know at-home care could be used for2018-12-05T16:19:08+00:00

Attendance Allowance – are you eligible?

2018-12-04T10:30:31+00:00

Attendance Allowance – are you eligible? Attendance Allowance – are you eligible? Did you know that if you are aged 65 or over and have a disability that means you need someone to help look after you, you could be eligible for a weekly benefit? Not everyone is aware of Attendance Allowance but this extra money could help you stay independent in your own home for longer. What is Attendance Allowance? Attendance Allowance is a tax-free benefit available to people aged 65 or over who need help with personal care due to having a physical [...]

Attendance Allowance – are you eligible?2018-12-04T10:30:31+00:00

6 tips for helping the elderly stay safe this winter

2018-12-04T10:33:26+00:00

6 tips for helping the elderly stay safe this winter 6 tips for helping the elderly stay safe this winter As temperatures begin to slip and the cold nights draw in, we take a look at how you can help keep your elderly relatives safe and healthy this winter. Colder weather can pose a number of health risks to older people, from the more obvious threat of slipping on ice to the lesser-known risk of dehydration. These six tips will help you ensure they are safe, happy and comfortable in their own homes this winter: [...]

6 tips for helping the elderly stay safe this winter2018-12-04T10:33:26+00:00