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09 Jan 2018

The Dangers Of Obesity In Seniors

As today is the start of National Obesity Awareness Week, we thought that we would share a blog post about the dangers of obesity in seniors, as well as some tips and advice for ways in which you can help an overweight or obese senior to lose weight and improve their health. Did you know that worldwide,...

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04 Jan 2018

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For December

As always, we have researched the various field safety alerts that have been filed over the past month and have put together a roundup of the most relevant MHRA updates and recalls. These focus on recalls and updates on products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other care facilities. Please...

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02 Jan 2018

Winter Illness: How To Prepare

January 2018 is here and we are now officially part way through winter, which means that the onset of winter illnesses is about to begin, if it has not already. For healthcare organisations, winter is a busy time, as it is the time of year when there is a spike in sickness, particularly in older people. It...

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22 Dec 2017

Furnishing Your Care Home: Things To Consider

Care homes should be comfortable and welcoming environments that cater to the various needs of their different residents. When it comes to caring for people with specific medical needs, such as people living with dementia or low mobility, having the right furniture and other tools in place, such as stand aids,...

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20 Dec 2017

Essential Advice For Choosing A Care Home

There is a common misconception that care home life is not enjoyable, but the truth is that if you select a care home that is of a high quality, you can ensure that the person you are choosing the care home for, leads a high-quality life that they enjoy to the full. The later years of life can be fulfilling...

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14 Dec 2017

Making Christmas Lunch Easier For Your Care Home

Christmas is coming - it is now just a couple of weeks away - which means that if you haven’t already, now is the time to start planning what you will be serving up to your care home residents (and their families) this Christmas. Just because your residents live in a care facility, that doesn’t...

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12 Dec 2017

The Importance Of Bathroom Safety For Seniors

According to NHS Choices, statistics show that one of the most common places where seniors fall is in the bathroom. With one in three over 65 year-olds suffering a serious fall that causes injury or even death - every hour an older person dies as a result of hip fracture from a fall. On average, every minute...

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07 Dec 2017

Thanks for 2017 from the CLH Team!

Thanks for 2017 from the CLH Team! With Christmas just a few weeks away, we can’t help but reflect on the past year. What an incredible year 2017 has been! We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for working with us over the past 12 months and we look forward to working...

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04 Dec 2017

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For November

Like always, we have researched the various field safety alerts that have been filed over the past month and have put together a roundup of the most relevant MHRA updates and recalls. These focus on recalls and updates on products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other care facilities. Please...

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27 Nov 2017

How To Beat Cholesterol: A Guide For Seniors

October was National Cholesterol Month, which aimed to raise awareness surrounding cholesterol and the impact that it can have on health, as well as ways that the risk that cholesterol poses can be reduced.   What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our bodies,...

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23 Nov 2017

Trips & Falls: When Should & Shouldn’t You Lift A Fallen Resident?

Trips and falls are common in seniors, which is why one of the most commonly asked questions in care homes is when is and isn’t it safe to lift a fallen resident. As a carer, your first response when someone has a fall is to help them up, but this is not always the best thing to do. Whether you should...

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