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Virtual Reality and Dementia

Research recently carried out by the University of Kent has found that virtual reality technology could help to improve the lives of those living with dementia. The study of virtual reality and dementia suggests that by recalling memories from the past, levels of aggression are reduced and interactions with caregivers become easier. VR can also […]

What is Independence for Older People

Independence is often something we take for granted – until we reach an older age. The challenges that arise as part of the aging process mean that elderly people often worry about losing the independence they’re used to. But what is independence for older people? We’ve outlined some of the ways you can ensure your […]

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 […]

8 Benefits of Home Care for the Elderly

If you’re in the process of deciding between residential care and finding a live-in carer for your loved one, read on to find out eight benefits of home care for the elderly in their own homes. 8 advantages of home care It’s better at homeYour home is a warm place, filled with rich memories, photos […]

Home Adaptions for Elderly People

As we get older, it can begin to feel a little harder than usual to comfortably move around our own homes. Home adaptations for elderly people make it easier and safer to carry out everyday tasks, with some of the smallest changes making the biggest differences. From widening doorways to grab rails for stairs, we’ve […]

What is Young Onset Dementia?

Young onset dementia, also referred to as early onset dementia, is defined as dementia diagnosed under the age of 65. According to Dementia UK, there are currently an estimated 42,000 people living with young onset dementia, even though the disease is one typically associated with old age. Signs of young onset dementia Because dementia is […]

Social Activities for the Elderly: Staying Active Over 65

We’re constantly being told that staying active is the key to maintaining good health – and it’s never too late to start. From cancer to heart and circulatory diseases, physical activity can help prevent and improve a range of health conditions, meaning that keeping active in old age is crucial to remaining healthy and independent. […]

Customer Satisfaction Survey 2019

98.4% of customers are satisfied with the care they receive from IP Homecare In order to ensure we are continually delivering the highest level of quality care. We ask all our customers to complete a customer satisfaction survey so that we can identify any areas for improvement. Thank you to all our customers who completed […]