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Our Care Services

Our West Sussex care services include two care homes providing both residential and nursing care. This means that whatever the person’s individual needs, we can provide the care they require. This applies even when their care needs increase and makes it possible for a couple to stay together, even if they need a different level … Continue reading

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Mar 18

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Improving Residents Health With Animals

Fluffy ducklings are anything but ugly, according to a group of care home residents on the outskirts of Manchester. Inspired by research that shows how interaction with pets is improving residents’ health, staff hatched a plan. In fact, they hatched five cute and cuddly ducklings thanks to an innovative company called Incredible Eggs, which provided … Continue reading

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Mar 18

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Activities Help Improve the Quality of Life in Nursing Homes

Living in a nursing home should not mean that you have to give up all the hobbies and activities you enjoy. In addition to providing the care needed, nursing homes also offer plenty of enjoyable things for their residents to do. Nursing home activities are known to be beneficial to the older people who live … Continue reading

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Mar 18

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Coping with Behaviour Changes in People With Dementia

People with dementia have difficulty expressing themselves, but their needs are the same as other people: they get tired, hungry, bored, feel too hot or too cold and need their personal care needs met. Understanding Out-of-Character Behaviour Changes If a person with dementia shows behaviour changes, it is important to understand the causes; it may … Continue reading

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Feb 18

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The Reality Of A Nursing Home

Modern-day care or nursing homes are very positive places with an emphasis on engaging and socialising residents. They can be great places which really help people stay active in later life and maintain a social life with their fellow residents. Here are just a few other examples of how nursing or care homes help residents … Continue reading

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Feb 18

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Transitioning To A Nursing Home

Moving into to a nursing home or care home can be very challenging, both for you and your loved one. Care homes and nursing homes can seem very daunting to an older person whose only knowledge about them comes from hearsay or news reports. If you have been providing care yourself, you may experience feelings … Continue reading

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Feb 18

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How To Recognise the Signs of Depression in Older People

Depression in older people is surprisingly common, although it does not often feature in news reports. Whilst many people do experience depression as they grow older, it is certainly not inevitable, and recognising the signs and symptoms can be the first step towards finding the support and treatment you need. If you are having feelings … Continue reading

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Feb 18

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How To Know When A Nursing Home Must Be Considered

The subject of nursing homes can be a tricky one to broach with elderly relatives who require more care and time than you are able to give them. The subject is surrounded by opinions and emotions, causing your aging loved ones to worry and perhaps making you feel guilty. Maybe in the past you have … Continue reading

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Jan 18

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The Positive Impact Exercise has on the Physical and Mental Health of Older People

Exercise is important for everyone – not just for young and fit people. In fact, older people can benefit greatly from becoming more active even when they feel they are not fit enough to begin an exercise programme. Exercise in care homes and in the community can have many health benefits for older people, and … Continue reading

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Jan 18

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The Key Life Lessons we can learn from Older People

Older people can be a source of wise words and sage advice on dealing with and enjoying life to its fullest. Here are some of the things we can learn from our elders.   Courage in the Face of Adversity Life can never be about being happy every day, or else how would we be … Continue reading

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