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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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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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31 Oct 2017

Play Dough: A Recipe For Sensory Success

Everyone knows how much fun play dough can be; it’s a staple toy of almost every childhood. But the question is, can play dough be more than a children’s toy - can it be a therapeutic tool for aiding sensory development? Studies have shown that play dough can make a fantastic learning and play...

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17 Oct 2017

CLH Attend Caring UK Care Conferences

CLH were pleased to be present at conferences in both Bristol & Torquay at the beginning of the month. Organised by Caring UK, an event was held at the Riviera International Centre in Torquay on Wednesday 4th and then at Bristol Zoo Gardens in Bristol on Thursday 5th.   Representatives...

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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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12 Jun 2017

Providing Effective Care To Residents With Diabetes

This week is Diabetes Week, an annual UK-wide initiative which aims to raise awareness about living with diabetes, as well as raising funds for diabetes research. As it’s Diabetes Week, we thought that we would put together a post about providing effective care in care homes for diabetes sufferers. Living...

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12 May 2017

Getting Your Care Home Ready For Summer

The long term forecast for this summer is good - lots of sun and warm weather has been predicted by the Met Office. Summer is on its way, there’s no doubt about that, which is why now is the perfect time to start getting your care home ready for the warmer summer weather. The question is, what are the...

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21 Feb 2017

Visiting A Care Home - From A Relative's Perspective

Did you know that in the UK, the majority of long-term care for seniors is provided by care homes? According to the Laing and Buisson survey taken in 2016, there are around 416,000 people living in care homes in the UK - that equates to around 20 percent of the senior population. On top of this number,...

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09 Jan 2017

Say Goodbye To Trips & Falls In Your Care Home Part 2

Anyone can have a fall, but older people and people with reduced mobility are more vulnerable to them. Trips and falls happen for many reasons and can often be unavoidable. Not only can falls and trips cause physical damage - bumps, bruises, and fractured bones - but they can also have a psychological impact,...

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05 Jan 2017

Say Goodbye To Trips & Falls In Your Care Home Part 1

Anyone can have a fall, but older people and people with reduced mobility are more vulnerable to them. Trips and falls happen for many reasons and can often be unavoidable. Not only can falls and trips cause physical damage - bumps, bruises, and fractured bones - but they can also have a psychological impact,...

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04 Jan 2017

We’re excited for the year ahead…

A new year is upon us... We trust that you enjoyed the winter break. We’re happy to be back in the office once again and are looking forward to an incredibly exciting 2017!  2016 was a big year for us! Another year has passed us by, which means that another 29.46 million of our gloves...

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09 Dec 2016

Thanks for 2016 from the CLH Team!

With Christmas only days away we can't help but reflect on the past year.  What an amazing 2016 it has been!  We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for working with us over the past year and we look forward to working with you in 2017. End of year last delivery...

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