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The Latest Home Care News

Roadmap out of lockdown

As the UK moves towards the government's irreversible end of lockdown there are plenty of questions left unanswered or unclear. This is the case in particular when looking at the care sector. After a tough 12 months, it's important that those receiving care and their families are clear on how the next few months will pan out.


Physical and mental health

A person's physical health is important to not only them but to their loved ones as well. Being in good physical health allows us to enjoy all that life has to offer. Whether that involves exercises like walking, running or swimming, being physically active helps us to feel good.


Covid vaccination

The question currently on everyone’s lips is when will they be vaccinated? COVID-19 and the global pandemic it caused has left many feeling isolated, scared and alone. But with the announcement made first by Pfizer/BioNTech, then Oxford/AstraZeneca, and with more being made each week, there is an end in sight.


Footballers heading a ball

Over the last few years, there has been increased scrutiny around the beautiful game and its possible links with serious diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia. This has largely been caused by several high-profile ex-players being diagnosed with the illness.


air pollution

Small air pollution particles found in the brain stems of young people have been linked to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Motor Neuron Disease. Researchers have studied the brains of 186 young adults and children in Mexico City who died suddenly, discovering disturbing evidence of harm.


home care services covid-19

Growing concerns of a second COVID-19 wave in residential care homes are prompting more families to seek live in care services. As news of a second Covid-19 wave is becoming a reality, families across the UK are increasingly anxious about their loved ones contracting the virus in care homes.


Safe Staircases for Elderly

Nick Acaster is Managing Director of Stair Rods Direct. Here, he shares his expertise on how you can make a staircase much safer to prevent your elderly relative from having a nasty trip or fall.

It's natural for elderly people to want to stay and be cared for in their own homes as they get older. Read more...

Google Home

In the rising era of technology, more people are now depending on gadgets for different purposes. Although many of us use them for entertainment, work or daily chores, one of the main goals of technology development is to help society and deliver a positive change to the way we live. This focus is particularly important for vulnerable people, especially those living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.



There are over 47 million people worldwide suffering from Alzheimer's disease. In the UK alone, 1 million are living with dementia, with over 65% being women. As researchers continue to explore the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, gender disparity has become a complex topic. We take a look at some of the underlying factors, and why women are more likely to get Alzheimer's.


Foods preventing dementia

We are inundated with information on how diet is the main deal-breaker when it comes to staying healthy.

While physical health is widely-known to be influenced by what we eat, researchers are now pointing out foods that may help prevent cognitive diseases, such as dementia and Alzheimer's.