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Tips on home adaptations for home care

hIt could come to a point in your or a family member’s life when certain home adaptations are needed to be made around the home to help with everyday tasks. If you have a home carer, one of the main benefits is that you can retain your independence and live at home. Yet there are ...
do I need a home carer

Do I/ A family member need a home carer?

If you are struggling to do the things you usually do at home, then it could be that you need home care services to come and help you out. Whether this is getting out of bed, cooking or cleaning, you might find that you are having trouble. Luckily our home care services are on hand ...
why is respite care so important

What Is Respite Care and Why Is It So Important?

Respite care is there to help family members or caregivers when they need a break from the demands of looking after a sick or disabled family member. Whether you are looking for respite care in your own home or at a day-care centre, respite can be organised in advance or in an emergency should you ...
Dental nurse jobs

Why A Dental Nurse Career Is A Great Choice

If you have always wanted to be in healthcare, why not consider a career as a dental nurse? A dental nurse is an important role and involves supporting the dentist in all of the aspects of caring for a patient. You will work alongside the whole dental team and your role is a varied one ...
Care at home services

Why is care at home rising in popularity?

When it comes to a point in yours or a loved one’s life that they can no longer cope living at home, you will have to consider what the next step is. The two main options are usually live-in care or care homes. While both offer the same fundamental propositions, there are many differences between ...
Top Tips for those with difficulty swallowing dysphagia

Top Tips for those with difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)

Dysphagia is a condition that means it is hard to swallow food or liquid. Not only is this distressing in itself, but if the person it is impacting is not eating it can lead to serious problems such as malnutrition, pneumonia or dehydration. This is why it is so important to try and assist with ...
Why companionship care is so important

Why Companionship Care Is So Important

A recent report by Age UK found that over 500,000 elderly people don’t see or speak to anyone else for five to six days a week. They also found there are presently 1.4 million chronically lonely older people in England. Human beings are social creatures and not made to be alone. This is why companionship ...
Top ways to make your home more dementia friendly

Top ways to make your home more dementia friendly

When a loved one has dementia, the home can have a big impact on them and how they live their life. When someone has dementia it can be a frightening and confusing experience both for them and their loved ones. They can often experience symptoms such as confusion, memory loss and difficulty learning new things. ...
Five Questions to ask your home carer before they start

Five Questions to ask your home carer before they start

When the time comes for you to introduce a home carer to your or a loved one’s life, it can feel like a big step. You probably have a lot of questions to ask and things you are thinking about before it happens. It can feel difficult, confusing, or a bit overwhelming, but this is ...

Secure Healthcare Solutions Top Five Tips To Stay Positive During Lockdown

Exercise Although it is winter exercise can be difficult and with gyms being shut it can become more difficult for individuals to be motivated to exercise. Getting outdoors is a great way to boost your mood. It is essential to keep active to improve your mental health and stimulate your brain. Lack of exercise can ...
24-hour care

How the Covid Pandemic Has Changed Our Values

The Covid pandemic has brought a tumultuous twelve months, turning most things that we knew or took for granted and turning them on their heads. It has been a year unlike anything we have ever experienced before and even once we go back to “normal” it is likely that our values, expectations, and priorities in ...
Domiciliary Care

All You Need To Know About Domiciliary Care Jobs

As people’s lives change, support could be needed in order to assist them to live as close to an independent life as possible. This could be at any stage of life, due to a disability, old age, or mental health problems. As a domiciliary care worker, you are there to make a difference in their ...
Healthcare solutions

All you need to know about being a healthcare assistant and deciding if it is the career for you

If you are a kind, patient and caring individual looking for a new role, then a healthcare assistant job might be the one for you. Wondering if you have the right traits and just what being a healthcare assistant entails? Here at Secure Healthcare Solutions we are one of the best home care agencies in ...
Live-in care agency

The benefits of having a live-in carer

There may come a point in your loved one’s life where they can’t live by themselves in the same capacity that they once did. Whether due to an illness or that they get concerned about their safety when going about their day to day tasks, there are many reasons this might be the case. Yet ...
Private hospital staffing

Why a nursing job is so rewarding

Being a nurse NHS is one of the most rewarding jobs out there. Yes, days can be stressful and you’ll need a break to rewind and refresh but you’ll never find a nurse who says they regret working in the medical profession. On a daily basis, you will be making a difference in many lives; ...

What is music therapy and how can it benefit older generations?

Growing up back in the 40s, 50s and 60s was vastly different to how people grow up nowadays. With no social media or access to their friends and family’s virtual lives 24/7, more time was spent valuing real-life encounters and relationships. One of the ways in which people used to socialise back then was to ...

7 ways to look after your feet as you age

Your feet are the foundations of the body, yet they are often neglected over the years. This can negatively affect our balance, increase the risk of falling and on the extreme end of the scale prevent us from walking; all things that become more difficult as we age anyway. It’s important to look after your ...

What is anxiety and when does it become a problem?

The word anxiety has become a real “buzzword” in recent years. As popularised by the Kardashian’s who describe not getting the perfect Met Gala dress as having “major anxiety”, it’s no wonder that we all seem to be a little confused when it comes to what the word means and whether we have legitimate reason ...

7 tips to quit smoking in 2020

Although the number of people who smoke has dropped significantly by 1.6 million over the last six years, according to Chemist 4 u, more than 15% of over 18s in the UK still currently smoke while 5.5% vape. “Current records state that smoking is responsible for around 96,000 deaths in the UK every year, and ...

What is internet ‘trolling’ and how can it affect our mental health?

In the aftermath of the shocking suicide of Caroline Flack on February 15th 2020, the world has been forced to take a look at what they share online and the impact that could have on the mental health of other users. Obviously the scale of the online abuse and trolling towards Caroline was heightened due ...