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30 Jan 2020

Fighting Flu: Hacks To Protect Yourself & Stay Well This Winter

What is flu? Flu is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract, usually characterised by a fever, chills, headache, aching muscles, joint pain and fatigue. It is a highly infectious virus different to the common cold, and spreads rapidly in closed communities and even people with mild or no symptoms...

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22 Jan 2020

Glaucoma Awareness Month: Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

This month is Glaucoma Awareness Month and your eyes are an important part of good senior health and an independent lifestyle. Senior health is all about awareness and prevention, and in no case is this more true than with glaucoma. Why is glaucoma awareness such an important senior health issue? Currently,...

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13 Jan 2020

Building Dementia Friendly Organisations

Make your organisation more dementia-friendly with this helpful guide! Dementia is one of the greatest challenges we face in society today. All businesses can contribute to tackling the social and economic impact of dementia. From retail to housing, utilities to entertainment, finance to transport, all...

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07 Jan 2020

Building Dementia Friendly Communities

Have you heard about the Alzhiemer's Society's Dementia Friendly Communities initiative? Their Dementia Friendly Communities recognition scheme celebrates the work of dementia-friendly communities across the country. Many communities across the UK have received formal recognition for being dementia-friendly,...

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07 Nov 2019

Top Tips For Choosing A Care Home

20 Tips For Choosing Your Care Home We know the key points to look out for when needing to choose a care home that will offer the best possible care and understanding to you or your loved one’s health and emotional well being – however, the final decision must be with the family and or health...

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23 Oct 2019

Oral Care Tips For Residents With Dementia

Maintaining good oral health is essential to your overall well-being. Daily care can help stop problems like painful cavities and infections before they arise, and helps avoid pain when eating, drinking and communicating. People living with dementia have a high rate of tooth decay and gum disease. This...

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08 Oct 2019

Top Care Quality Inspection Checklist

Ideally, you should opt to prepare for your next Care Quality Commission inspection from the moment your last one ends. Ensuring that your care home's quality remains high, should be an ongoing process. It's important to never take your eye off the goal.  When it comes to preparing for a CQC...

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18 Sep 2019

Digital Caregiving: How This Type Of Care Can Aid Aged Care

How Can Digital Caregiving As A Type Of Care Aid Aged Care With advancements in technology, the world as we know it has changed significantly. There isn’t one area of life in 2019 that hasn’t been touched by technology - not only do we have access to virtual learning, online banking, and remote...

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10 Jul 2019

Five Benefits Of Gardening For People With Dementia

5 benefits of gardening for persons living with dementia Living with dementia can be hard, but there are plenty of activities that those with this condition can do to maintain both physical and cognitive function, while feeling stimulated and valued. Here, Nicky Roeber, the Online Horticultural Expert...

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22 Mar 2019

A No-Nonsense Guide To Fighting Fatbergs

Today on the CLH blog, we are looking at Fatbergs! Fatbergs have been slowly increasing across the UK, with giant ‘bergs’ of fat, oil,l grease, wipes, nappies, and toilet paper being found in sewers across the country, including a mammoth one in local seaside town, Sidmouth. For businesses...

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11 Mar 2019

CLH Exhibiting At ICE 2019

ICE 2019 This week is an important one as CLH are taking part in the Innovative Care Exhibition which is being held on Wednesday 13th March 2019 at Westpoint here in Exeter. We've always supported the Care Network with the Torbay care managers events and those held more recently in Exeter as well...

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20 Feb 2019

Sensory Activities Can Help Aid Memory: Here's How

The concept of sensory stimulation is to use everyday objects to help awake the senses - hearing, sight, smell, taste and touch - with the main goal of doing so being to create positive feelings. For elderly people who suffer from memory loss due to various reasons, including dementia, everyday objects that...

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