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12 Jun 2018

COSHH Training: Why Is It Important?

COSHH regulations come with the purpose of minimising the risks associated with substances that could be potentially hazardous to the health of you and your team members. The purpose of COSHH is to reduce the number of people who become unwell due to being exposed to harmful substances. The fact is that...

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24 May 2018

Dementia Awareness In The Community: What Are The Benefits?

This week from 21st to 27th May, it is Dementia Action Week 2018 and so we thought that we would focus on sharing a selection of blog posts that are designed to make life easier for people living with dementia, their loved ones, and their carers. With that in mind, below we have put together a guide...

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10 May 2018

CLH Receive Certificate of Pump Sponsorship

Thanks to AquAid, CLH have helped sponsor a new Elephant Pump in Zimbabwe. With every water cooler and bottle of water that we buy from AquAid (South West), a donation is made on our behalf to The Africa Trust. These funds are used to directly build fresh drinking water wells in areas in Africa where...

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28 Mar 2018

Pressure Ulcer Prevention: Advice From The Experts

March is National Bed Month, so we thought we’d share advice from the experts - our keynote speakers from the CLH Expo - about preventing and managing pressure ulcers and how the right bed can reduce the risk associated with pressure ulcers. At the #CLHExpo2018, we had the pleasure of hearing from...

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20 Mar 2018

CLH Celebrates Success With The CLH Care Expo 2018

Last week, at Sandy Park Conference Centre in Exeter, the CLH team held their first care expo since 2010.  Running from Wednesday 14th March to Thursday 15th March, this two day event was an incredible success. With attendees arriving from 9AM on both days, the #CLHExpo2018 was a resounding success,...

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13 Mar 2018

Managing People Seeking Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Many people who suffer from drug or alcohol addiction struggle to heal and are unable to get their lives back on track on their own. In many instances, people suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction do not get the help and support that they need. For the loved ones of people with alcohol and drug addiction,...

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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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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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