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14 Sep 2017

Advice For Planning The Most Incredible Care Home Event

Whether you are planning on getting involved in Macmillan's Big Coffee Morning, are organising an open day, or are planning another event, planning is crucial. If there is not a plan in place in advance, you will find organising a day that is fun and memorable, and allows you to achieve your goals, to...

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12 Sep 2017

7 Types Of Wound Dressings & When To Use Each

When it comes to wound healing, it is vital to ensure that healing is as fast and effective as possible, for this using the right dressing is crucial. The type of dressing used for dressing a wound should always depend on various factors, including the type of injury, the size, location, and severity. At...

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07 Sep 2017

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For August

Once again, we’ve research the many field safety alerts that have been filed over the last month and have put together a roundup of all of the most relevant MRHA updates and recalls. These focus on updates for health care products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other health facilities. Please...

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01 Sep 2017

10 Products Healthcare Workers Couldn't Live Without

In every industry, there are products that it would be impossible to get by without. In the care sector, there are an array of products that many health care workers could not live without because they are so vital to the care that is provided. With tens of thousands of products available, the question is:...

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14 Aug 2017

Gardening: The Secret To Better Mental Health For Care Home Residents

This week is National Allotment Week, so we thought that we would discuss the benefits that gardening has for mental health. Study after study has shown that gardening can have a positive impact on mental health, but the question is why is that - what makes horticulture so beneficial for mental health?...

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09 Aug 2017

How To Make Your Care Home More Eco-Friendly

15 years ago, we were told that we had damaged the ozone layer beyond repair due. However, in 2017 the ozone layer is finally beginning to heal itself, and all thanks to the fact that more and more individuals and companies have gone green and made every effort to lead a more eco-friendly and sustainable life. Each...

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07 Aug 2017

The Benefits Of Pet-Friendly Care Homes

Today is International Cat Day - a day dedicated to celebrating the love that one of the world’s oldest and most popular pets offer. For people of all ages, cats (as well as other pets) can provide love and companionship like no other. A lot of older people - aged over 65 - choose cats as their pet...

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02 Aug 2017

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For July

Once again, we’ve research the many field safety alerts that have been filed over the last month and have put together a roundup of all of the most relevant MRHA updates and recalls. These focus on updates for health care products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other health facilities. Please...

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31 Jul 2017

Dignity For Those With Dementia

For anyone who acts as a carer for a person living with dementia, either in a care home or a private home environment, it’s a constant battle to ensure that the person’s dignity is central to everything. The Oxford Dictionary definition of dignity is ‘the state or quality of being worthy...

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26 Jul 2017

The Psychological Benefits Of Friendship For Seniors

Loneliness is a common problem facing seniors across the UK, and the wider world. Studies have revealed that 17% of seniors are in contact with friends, relatives or neighbours once a week, with 11% in contact just once a month. With over half of all people aged over 75 living alone, these statistics demonstrate...

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20 Jul 2017

CLH Meet The Team - Adrian Bell

Name: Adrian Bell   How long have you been working at CLH? 10 Years What is your role at CLH / what does your job involve? Purchasing & warehouse management, re-ordering stock, general warehouse duties and supervising the loading of the vans. What do you enjoy most about your...

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12 Jul 2017

Dementia & Genetics: What's The Link?

In the UK dementia affects one in six people over the age of 80, while there are 40,000 people under 65 living with dementia. This means that in the UK there are currently 450,000 people coping with dementia. A common question about dementia is whether or not it is hereditary. The fact is that a lot of...

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