It is essential for someone’s wellbeing to ensure that they remain as much of an individual as possible. Especially as we get older, opportunities and the ability to remain individual may wane, so it is important that there is a concerted effort made to promote
Staying active is important for our health, particularly as we age. The loss of mobility can have significant social, psychological and physical consequences. However, immobility can be prevented by regular physical activity and exercise, even if it’s only light movements for short periods of time.
Care is a very personal thing, and everyone should have the right to receive their care on their own terms. That’s why home care is the preferred option for many people. Not only does the flexible nature mean you can maintain your independence, stay in
Recognising that your elderly loved one needs care can be the single hardest thing you ever do. It’s unlikely that your loved one will ask for help themselves, so it is important that you are able to recognise the signs and get them the help
Activities and exercises can help people living with dementia to get fit, stay occupied and to maintain social relationships. It is beneficial for both physical and mental health, as well as improving quality of life. It should be encouraged for anyone in any stage of
Respite care is an important service provided by many home care services, including Minster Home Care. Balancing things like employment, a wider family and other commitments is a near-impossible task – which is why our family respite care can be called upon to give you
You might be considering the options available to you to ensure your loved one is receiving the care they need. Although traditionally care homes may have been the preferred option, more and more people are opting to receive their care at home. It is important
The weather is a preferred conversation starter for us Brits and most of us look forward to sunny days in the heat. However, hot weather can get even more dangerous for us as we age. What Could Happen in the Heat? Heat Syncope