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Finding balance when caring for your loved ones

When the people we love are afflicted with an illness or hardship, we want to be there for them and care for them as best we can; particularly when that person is somebody close to us such as a parent, sibling or child. Those that sacrificially cared for us when we were younger, sometimes become… Continue reading

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5 Daily Habits to Reduce Stiffness

One of the most frequent questions I get asked around this time of year is: “With the weather getting colder how do I prevent my joints from stiffening up and my mobility slowing down?” What is crucial about this type problem is understanding “why” this happens. Let me explain… The joints in the body are… Continue reading

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Cera’s Guide to Live In Care

When considering care for elderly relatives, your first thought may be a care home. However, live in care can be a cheaper and more comprehensive care option. Although there are certain requirements to be eligible to have this type of care, the majority of people are able to accommodate live in carers in their home.… Continue reading

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A Guide to Respite Care with Cera

Respite care refers to the temporary care that can be provided by domiciliary care providers or residential care homes, in order to allow regular family carers to take a break. This decision will depend on the carer’s needs as well as their loved one’s condition and support needs. There are different types of respite support… Continue reading

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New Partnership with UK Care Guide

The UK Care Guide website is designed to support those looking for help and information across a range of care related topics and part of their site helps people looking for home care agencies in the UK.  As this is our specialist area, it was very natural for us to partner together.  The site contains a lot… Continue reading

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Common Misconceptions About Home Care

The thought of having someone unfamiliar in your home can be quite daunting; you may also have reservations about other factors regarding home care. However, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding home care that we believe are important to address so that you can make an informed decision. Here are the three common misconceptions… Continue reading

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How important is companionship for the elderly?

According to the Campaign to End Loneliness, in the UK ‘17% of older people are in contact with family, friends, and neighbours less than once a week; 11% are in contact less than once a month; over 51% of those aged 75 and over live alone and two-fifths of all older people (approximately 3.9 million… Continue reading