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Concerned a relative is showing signs of Dementia?

Did visiting relatives on christmas day make you worry they are showing signs of Dementia? In 2020 families became even more distant than ever before. Due to COVID – 19 and continual lockdowns we left larger amounts of time between visits, missing the opportunity to constantly check-in on our loved ones. This results in a […]

Why Choose Live-in Care?

As we get older, it’s normal for our health to begin to deteriorate, and many of us find ourselves needing a little extra help in our daily lives. Families are often faced with the difficult decision of whether to move their loved one into a care home or not. But there is another alternative – […]

Winter tips for the Elderly

Did you know each winter, one older person dies every 7 minutes from the cold? As a leading care in the home agency we understand the biggest problem for many of our elderly customers is not managing to stay warm enough in their homes. When the temperature drops, older people run a higher risk of health problems […]

Christmas gift ideas for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Christmas time can be a difficult time for families with a loved one living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. However, searching for the perfect Christmas gift for Alzheimer’s and Dementia doesn’t have to be difficult. At IP Homecare, we have years of experience caring for someone living with Dementia. To give you a helping hand we […]

7 Ways to Create a Dementia Friendly Home

For someone living with Dementia, the design and layout of their home can have a big impact on their daily life. Making simple changes around the home can make a significant difference, whether it’s removing trip hazards or making sure good lighting is in place. In this guide, we’ll be talking you through seven top […]

Care Homes or Live-in care?

Did visiting relatives make you decide they now need full-time care? Did you know there is an alternative to care homes called Live-in care? As we reach our eighties, it’s predicted that one in three of us will experience difficulties when carrying out five or more everyday tasks, without receiving aid whilst doing so; with […]

Live-in Care and the Coronavirus Outbreak

As the country prepares itself for another national lockdown, our attention is turned towards our elderly loved ones who are the group most at risk of serious illness. It is understandably a worrying time for anyone with a loved one who falls into this category, particularly if they have an underlying medical condition or age-related […]

Why Work in Care? 7 Reasons to Be a Carer

A career in the care sector is renowned for being one of the most rewarding jobs you can do, and for many good reasons. Being a carer means you are able to make a real difference to peoples’ lives on a daily basis – from cooking their favourite meal to making sure they are safe […]

What to Expect After a Hip Replacement Operation

While hip replacement surgery is becoming increasingly common in the UK, every recovery is different. This makes knowing what to expect after a hip operation difficult, with recovery time being dependent on a range of factors. These include the type of prosthetic hip you have, if any other soft tissues were affected during surgery, and […]