June 28, 2019

How to Keep the Elderly Safe in Hot Weather

When it comes to helping our residents achieve comfort in the British weather, we’re not often talking about the heat! The Great British weather is better known for causing problems for the elderly in the winter. However, at our North Devon and Somerset care homes we are often spoilt with […]
June 28, 2019

Care for Older People in Other Cultures

Ever wondered what care is like for the elderly in different cultures? We are proud of our heritage as a care home provider in the South West of England. Nonetheless, what lessons could we learn from other corners of the globe? It matters to us that we have wine and […]
August 16, 2019

Tips for Managing Your Time When Caring for Elderly Parents

Caring for an elderly loved one brings many challenges. One such challenge is simply how to manage your time effectively. This is particularly true if you are in the ‘sandwich generation’ caring for both your elderly parents and dependent children who are still at home. Standard time management tips may […]
January 20, 2021

How to Prevent Falls in the Elderly

Recent research by the University of Sheffield has found that more than half of repeat hip replacements could be prevented with an osteoporosis drug. Hip replacements are commonly needed in elderly individuals especially after a hip fracture. Hip fractures are most commonly caused by a fall. Whilst the research provides […]