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 […]
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 […]
February 8, 2018

How to Get All the Essential Vitamins When Living in a Care Home

How to Get All the Essential Vitamins When Living in a Care Home Fundamentally, you should be getting all of the vitamins you need, and in the right amount, from your diet. In a care home, you may be concerned that this isn’t the case. It’s important, therefore, to choose […]
January 16, 2018

What to keep in mind when an elderly loved one has been diagnosed with dementia

What to keep in mind when an elderly loved one has been diagnosed with dementia To some, the news that a loved one has dementia does not necessarily come as a shock. After all, the diagnosis was likely spurred on by the suspicion that they were afflicted. But that in […]
January 9, 2018

What preparation is required for your move to a care home?

What Preparation Is Required For Your Move To A Care Home? It can be a trying time for all involved when a loved one finds themselves moving into a care home. Confusion, disorientation and isolation can easily take hold, especially among those contending with a mental affliction such as dementia. […]
December 19, 2017

Why should you consider assisted living for your loved one?

Why Should You Consider Assisted Living For Your Loved One? Daily chores can become increasingly difficult as the years creep up on us. Some of the routines we take for granted such as cooking, cleaning and even getting dressed can seem like mountainous tasks. Just because peeling potatoes or reaching […]
December 15, 2017

How many types of dementia are there?

How many types of dementia are there? The word ‘dementia’ is really just a blanket term covering a range of illnesses which can affect brain functions such as memory, thinking, language, and even mood and behaviour. Often accompanied by depression, symptoms depend on the type of dementia the sufferer has, […]
November 28, 2017

Why is specialist dementia treatment more effective?

Why Is Specialist Dementia Treatment More Effective? If you have been caring for an elderly relative with dementia then you will be painfully aware of how challenging it can be. One moment they are familiar and compassionate people, the next they can seem alien and aggressive. Even when they are […]