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Managing Chronic Conditions with Visiting Care: Tips for Long-Term Health and Well-Being

April 24, 2024 12:15 pm

Chronic conditions can pose a considerable challenge in life for many individuals. Coping with long-term health issues necessitates a comprehensive approach that ensures the management of medical needs and the preservation of one’s overall well-being. In this blog, we’ll explore how visiting care services can play a crucial role in helping individuals with chronic conditions maintain their health, independence, and quality of life. Understanding Chronic Conditions The Impact of Chronic Conditions Chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and respiratory illnesses, can affect every aspect of a person’s life. Managing these conditions often involves medications, regular medical appointments, dietary restrictions, and lifestyle adjustments. This can be overwhelming, especially for those who wish to continue living independently at home. Chronic...

Enhancing Senior Life

Enhancing Senior Life: Exercise and Activity Ideas For Those Receiving Home Care

July 28, 2023 2:21 pm

Seniors often lose mobility due to health problems, weight or pain issues, or other illnesses that may come with age. When that happens, the hobbies and activities they used to do might be hard to do now. Instead, they may settle on sitting a lot or watching television. These inactive and sedentary lifestyles can lead to the elderly feeling bored most of the time. It can also impact their health and make things worse. Thinking of ways to incorporate exercise and activities might be challenging but worth trying. Improve the holistic wellness of elderly adults in your home and encourage them to have a healthier lifestyle with exercises and activities fit for their age. The Importance of Physical Activity for...

The Top Reasons Why Music Matters For Senior Care

Why Music Matters for Senior Care

June 19, 2023 12:42 pm

Music is a fundamental aspect of our lives; it is woven into the very fabric of our existence. It’s everywhere; from the fluttering rustle of fresh air to the dulcet melodies of birds, from its resonating rhythm in every beat of our hearts to deep within our souls, music has an unwavering influence on our emotions.  Music can make us laugh, cry, dance, or relax. However, its influence reaches far beyond mere entertainment, especially when it comes to senior care. This beautiful medium positively impacts mental health, memory, and cognition.  Integrating music therapy has been shown to improve senior care. This article will explore why music is significant for elderly care and how to incorporate it into practices. The Impact...

Senior Medication Management

Senior Medication Management: Mastering Safe & Effective Home Care

June 2, 2023 3:47 pm

Managing medication for seniors can be a sticky wicket, and we’re not just talking about the occasionally missed tablet. As we or a loved one ages, the number of medications taken can increase, and keeping track of the proper dosages and timings can become a challenge. So, in this blog, we’ll explore some top tips for managing medication for seniors, ensuring a safe and effective home care experience. Pill Organisers Pill organisers are a tried and true method for keeping medications in order. These handy devices come in various shapes and sizes, allowing for the daily or weekly organisation of tablets and capsules. By using a pill organiser, you can reduce the risk of missed or doubled doses, ensuring a...

10 Must-Know Home Care Tips for Caregivers and Seniors

March 17, 2023 1:26 pm

As our loved ones age, it becomes increasingly important to provide them with the best care possible to ensure they can live comfortably and safely in their homes. Whether they are dealing with health issues, mobility challenges, or simply the natural ageing process, there are a variety of home care tips that caregivers and loved ones can implement to create a safe and comfortable living environment.  This article will explore the top 10 home care tips for caregivers and loved ones to help them provide the best care and support to their ageing family members or friends.  Whether you are a family or a professional caregiver, these tips can help you create a positive and supportive environment that promotes health,...

HCP HealthInvestor Awards 2023 entry

February 27, 2023 11:31 am

Home Care Preferred are delighted to be finalists in Domiciliary Care Provider of the Year category at this year’s HealthInvestor Awards.

Home Care Preferred – Winning in 2022

February 25, 2022 5:25 pm

Domiciliary Care Provider, Home Care Preferred started the year in style with news of four awards in the first few months. The company is grateful to the award bodies for recognising the dedication and kindness of their entire team. “It means a great deal to our staff to receive these awards. It has been a challenging time in the care sector during the pandemic for the care profession and appreciation for our team is a great morale booster” commented the companies founder, Ken Waterhouse. Home Care Preferred has won awards most years since opening in 2012 and 2022 is no exception. As of February, for the year of 2022, the company achieved the following: Best Live in Care Provider 2022...

Home Care Preferred has opened a new office in Hertfordshire

November 11, 2021 1:03 pm

Home Care Preferred has opened a new office in Hertfordshire and is based at 3a Canberra House, London Road, St. Albans. The branch is now registered with the Care Quality commission and will be serving the community of St. Alban’s and the surrounding areas. Support is available from one hour per visit through to full time, live-in care. This branch is led by the Home Care Preferred founder, Ken Waterhouse, supported by the registered care manager, Faye Maurer and their team.   The branch is also recruiting carers. The branch is open for business and an official launch celebration will take place in January 2022. Anyone wishing to receive an invitation for this special evening should please contact ken@homecarepreferred.com All...