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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 continues to hopefully come through the pandemic, our attention is still 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 […]

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 […]

Making a Dementia Memory Box

Many of us have old boxes stored away that are full of memories from our past. Whether it’s mementos from a favourite holiday, photographs from when we were young or a keepsake from a significant other, these boxes act as a way for us to revisit times gone by whenever we feel like reminiscing. For […]

National Live-in Care Agency of the Year 2020

We’ve won the National Live-in Care Agency of the year award! We are delighted and proud to announce that we have won the GHP Social Care UK Live-in Care Agency of the Year 2020 award! This is a fantastic achievement and testament to all the hard work that everyone at IP Homecare puts in. This […]