February 16, 2018

Top 10 Most Effective Chair Exercises for the Elderly

Top 10 Most Effective Chair Exercises for the Elderly Exercise for elderly people should focus on core strength and flexibility. It can help improve balance, prevent falls, and even help to give mental health a boost. However, when mobility or weakness is already a problem due to age, this can […]
March 16, 2018

Benefits of Care Homes

Benefits of Care Homes We don’t often realise that care homes bring with them immense and diverse benefits. Fear that the disadvantages of care homes outweigh the benefits usually rest on the inconsistency of care between different homes. At Eastleigh, we are focused on maximising the many and varied benefits […]
March 22, 2018

10 Board Games You Can Play With Dementia Patients

It’s easy to think you should avoid board games for people with dementia. You don’t want to stress them out or highlight their difficulties. With dementia come problems with memory and cognition – obstacles to successful board game enjoyment. However, the right board games, chosen wisely, can actually help. Indeed one study into the use of Bingo with dementia patients concluded that “a simple cognitive activity such as Bingo can be of great value to the daily management of Alzheimer’s patients”.
April 4, 2018

How to Deal with the Guilt of Putting Your Parent in a Nursing Home

How to Deal with the Guilt of Putting Your Parent in a Nursing Home There’s no doubt that wrangling with the decision over the most suitable care for your parent can feel like a mammoth task: one in which there are no winners. The result of this decision often leaves […]