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Another Heat Wave Incoming: Take Precautions 

Another Heat Wave Incoming: Take Precautions 

Tips for the elderly and vulnerable during extreme temperatures With the UK expecting another heat wave this week, with temperatures reaching upwards of 30 degrees by the weekend, it is essential to be aware of your safety and know when...

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Hot weather tips for older adults & vulnerable people

Hot weather tips for older adults & vulnerable people

Summer is well and truly here; with the UK anticipating several heatwaves over the next few weeks and months, it's essential to be aware of safety concerns when it gets too hot. Everyone can struggle in the heat, children, adults...

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What is respite care and how can this benefit you?

What is respite care and how can this benefit you?

If you provide care for a family member, friend or neighbour there may be times when a break is required. It can be challenging for carers to admit that they need additional support or tell others they may need some...

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Compassionate Homecare in Hull and East Yorkshire

Compassionate Homecare in Hull and East Yorkshire

    Here at Westwood Care Group, we pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of homecare services to elderly and vulnerable people across Hull and East Yorkshire. Our comprehensive offering brings complete peace of mind to our service users...

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New Rules Surrounding Calories To Improve Nations Health

New Rules Surrounding Calories To Improve Nations Health

New rules requiring the display of calories on menus and food labels came into force. It was found that a quarter of an average person's calorie intake comes from food eaten outside of groceries. This summer, it will now be...

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How do I know when it is time to find care for a loved one?

How do I know when it is time to find care for a loved one?

How do I know when it is time to find care for a loved one? New health concerns can arise as we get older, or disabilities can get harder to handle. It is often a challenging time to witness the...

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The Quick Guide to Domiciliary Care

The Quick Guide to Domiciliary Care

What is Domiciliary Care? Domiciliary care is a type of care that is provided at home by a professional caregiver. It may be provided on an intermittent, regular or live-in basis. Domiciliary care providers help people with activities of daily...

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Are you Disability confident?

Are you Disability confident?

The Disability Confident Scheme is a support system for employers to make the most of the talents, skills, and personalities of disabled people you can bring into your workplace, regardless of their Disability. Disability confident organisations play a leading role...

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What is Age Positive?

What is Age Positive?

The Age Positive campaign promotes the benefits of employing a mixed-age workforce on your team. The campaign is aimed at employers, who are encouraged to make diverse and correct decisions about recruitment, training and retention that does not discriminate against...

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Types of Homecare

Types of Homecare

Home care, also known as domiciliary care, is when a carer travels to your home to help. This is a common practice often organised through local councils or private agencies. Home care is excellent for people who want to remain...

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