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How Winter Can Affect Dementia

Winter has a tendency to make the symptoms of dementia worse than they already are. If you have loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s, you may have noted their increased agitation, distress and general detachment during the winter. A long- standing theory, research has concluded that the winter weather has a direct impact on the symptoms ...

How Has the Budget Affected the Cost of Care?

As expected, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a 2018/2019 budget that did little to reassure the care industry and its users. Falling outside the government’s pledged NHS spending commitment, the Chancellor committed additional funds to social care for both this year’s budget and the 2019/2020 budget. Prior to this, the government had previously committed ...

What to Do if Your Elderly Parents are Being Scammed

According to research undertaken for Age UK in 2017, almost 5 million people aged 65 or over in the UK believe that they have been targeted by scammers. Additionally, the National Trading Standards Scams team report that the average age of postal fraud victims is 75 years old. For those with elderly parents who may be ...
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Nursing Jobs in Birmingham

Find your next job in nursing If you are a nurse who’s looking for their next role Secure Healthcare Solutions offer a nursing agency service in Birmingham and across the West Midlands and beyond. We have a wide range of temporary and permanent roles available and offer a wealth of benefits. Our nursing vacancies cover a ...
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Is Care at Home Cheaper Than a Care Home?

With the costs of residential care homes for the elderly increasing, a huge number of people are now considering care at home services to allow their relatives, parents and spouses to be cared for in their own environment. Being looked after at home can be incredibly beneficial for those who need support – being in ...
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How to write a nursing CV

When newly qualified, it can be daunting to put together your very first nursing CV. Whether it’s a case of being unsure of what counts as experience, how long your CV should be, and what qualities that you have which you should cover, there are several factors to consider when putting together your first nursing ...
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Elderly Care – How To Stay Well in the Summer

It’s officially the start of summer, and while many of us enjoy the warmer weather, with temperatures set to soar in the coming weeks, it’s also a time when those who are elderly or vulnerable may be at risk. The fact is, there are some groups who are more vulnerable to extreme weather conditions than ...
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5 Ways To Protect Against Dementia

Dementia is an umbrella term which is used to describe a number of brain conditions that affect cognitive ability.  There are around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, and this is expected to rise to 1 million by 2025. As the population ages, this is expected to rise to 2 million by 2051. ...
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5 Questions To Ask When Choosing a Home Care Provider

When you are looking for care at home services for yourself or a family member, it’s understandable that you want to ensure that you are finding the agency who will provide the best possible care. With many care agencies to choose from, it can be daunting trying to work out who will be the right ...
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Home Care Services in Derby

Secure Healthcare solutions are pleased to announce that we are now offering care at home services in the Derby area. Whatever your needs, our fully trained, compassionate and expert carers can assist. Our care at home services offer you, or your loved one the choice to stay at home with support which is completely tailored ...
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Respite Care in Wolverhampton

If you are looking for care at home services in the Wolverhampton area – Secure Healthcare Solutions can help you. Whether you require some time ‘off’ from caring from a loved one, or are looking for a longer term solution, our respite care services mean that the person you usually care for can stay comfortably ...
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Respite Care West Midlands

If you are looking for care at home services in the Wolverhampton area – Secure Healthcare Solutions can help you. Whether you require some time ‘off’ from caring from a loved one, or are looking for a longer term solution, our respite care services mean that the person you usually care for can stay comfortably ...
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What Type of Care At Home Do I Need?

If you have made the decision to seek a homecare provider for you or a loved one, it can be difficult to know which type of carer is right for you. With a range of services available, how do you choose what type of support you require? There are various types of home care services, ...
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What Type of Care At Home Do I Need?

If you have made the decision to seek a homecare provider for you or a loved one, it can be difficult to know which type of carer is right for you. With a range of services available, how do you choose what type of support you require? There are various types of home care services, ...
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What Are The Benefits of Agency Nursing?

If you work in the healthcare profession, you may, at some point considered using a nursing agency. Whether you are a RGN, a healthcare assistant, or any other type of nurse practitioner, at Secure Healthcare Solutions, we have a range of excellent roles available on an agency basis. But what are the benefits of working ...

24 Hour Home Care West Midlands

For those who require care to assist with living at home, it’s not likely that help is required just throughout daytime hours. If you or a loved one now need assistance to carry out tasks which may have previously been performed easily, you may require additional care at any time of the day to help with ...

5 Innovative Technological Devices for People with Dementia

Dementia is now the first and second leading cause of death in females and males in the UK. Over 850,000 people are living with dementia and this is set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. With no known cure for dementia, caring for someone with dementia can be difficult and present a whole ...

6 Tips To Dementia Proof Your Home

As our loved ones age, taking care of them becomes intertwined more and more with our everyday lives. When they develop diseases like dementia, it often brings a slew of unforeseen changes which we must adapt to quickly and this often includes making changes to their home environment. Dementia causes changes to the person’s judgement, ...
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Flexible Hours Work in the Midlands

For many workers, undertaking a 9 – 5 role, while trying to balance childcare, tackle busy transport, and generally live life can be exhausting and, at times, untenable. While employers are starting to look at flexible working patterns when their core hours of business are generally between 8am – 6pm it’s impossible for some employers to offer ...
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What Is Blue Monday and How to Beat the Winter Blues

It’s that time of the year again. Today is said to be the most depressing day of the year. Christmas is a long forgotten memory, while payday still seems a long way ahead. It’s cold, you’re miserable, and those diet resolutions you made in good faith back on the 1st are now making your stomach ...