April 17, 2020

How Care Home Residents Can Stay Busy During Isolation

For care home residents, as a group, they fall into a highly vulnerable section of our society during coronavirus. As a result, steps are being taken to ensure whole care homes are adhering to the government guidelines regarding isolation, as far as possible. This includes limiting visitors, trips out, and […]
April 17, 2020

How to Use Video Calling to Stay in Touch with Elderly Relatives

The coronavirus pandemic is tough for everyone. However, for those in care homes, it’s vital that we take significant steps to reduce their risk of exposure to a virus which is proving to put the elderly at greater risk. Therefore, care homes in North Devon and Somerset, across the country, […]
May 21, 2020

How to Help Elderly People Avoid Scams

Nearly 5 million people over the age of 65 believe they have been targeted by scammers, just under half of the population in this age group. Worryingly, it’s not just a financial problem, but has devastating mental and physical effects. Being a victim of a scam has detrimental effects on […]
May 21, 2020

How to Help your Elderly Relative During Lockdown

There were 1.2 million chronically lonely older people in the UK before lockdown. Unfortunately, lockdown will have exacerbated this problem. Given that loneliness can be as detrimental as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, this is desperately worrying. In the earlier weeks of lockdown, everyone has been adjusting. Our priorities for […]