Golden Services Care – Wantage Oxfordshire

Golden Services Care Wantage, Grove Oxfordshire, Carers, Home Care, disability care, Family support, Dementia care, end of life care

Coronavirus Elderly Care Advice

Caring For The Elderly During Covid-19 It may not be our choice, but right now we’ve got to keep our distance from our senior relatives. With Covid-19 at the forefront of our day to day lives, it’s extremely important that we follow the latest guidelines and we all play our part to overcome Coronavirus. We know this is much easier said than done. Whether you’ve turned to FaceTiming loved ones or …

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Golden Services Care Wantage, Grove Oxfordshire, Carers, Home Care, disability care, Family support, Dementia care, end of life care

Ways to the Support the Elderly

When it comes to supporting the elderly, there are many ways you can help. Whether you are looking at ways you can support parents, grandparents, loved ones, friends and neighbours, there are little things you can do that can benefit the elderly in your life. From helping with their shopping to hiring home care help, this article will look at how you can support the elderly. Help With Shopping Elderly …

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Mobility Aids for Older People

There’s a range of mobility equipment available for those who are living with mobility issues. Mobility aids can vary depending on the individuals’ requirements, if mobility is mildly affected then a walking aid like a stick or a crutch may be enough to assist walking independently. If you’re living with a disability which makes it difficult to move without assistance, then equipment such as a slide sheet can help you …

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Importance of Home Care

Caring For People In The Home Home care can be difficult if you try to do everything yourself, with the right carers and home support it will alleviate the pressure off you and give the resident more freedom. We offer a range of home care services and there are a number of other services available that can also support elder residents. We’ve been listening to what people are saying and …

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Keeping Cool During the Warm Weather

During the summer months, the weather is warmer, the days are longer and there’s barbecues a plenty. However during the warmer weather, elderly people and those living with dementia tend to become quite uncomfortable. While overheating is uncomfortable, it can also be a problem for the elderly. Causing a number of health problems from dehydration to heat stroke, both of which are incredibly dangerous when it comes to the elderly. …

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Mobility Exercises for the Elderly

It’s no secret that as time goes by, and as people get older, things change physically and mentally for everyone. The memories that we hold might become a little hazier, it takes longer for us to complete tasks that used to take no time at all, bodies are slower to react and don’t react how they used to, particularly if you have lively grandchildren running around. One of the most …

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Birthday Celebrations For Someone Living With Dementia

There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK alone, and more people than ever before are being diagnosed with the condition. When it comes to celebrating important birthdays for your loved one with dementia, your loved ones can often be left feeling confused and unsettled. This isn’t necessarily because your loved one does not want to celebrate their, it could be that they cannot remember when their …

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Music and Dementia

How Music Helps Dementia Sufferers As incidence rates of dementia rise, ways of alleviating the symptoms are becoming increasingly more available to sufferers and their families. Research suggests that listening to music or singing along with a song can provide emotional and behavioural benefits for individuals who suffer from dementia. People of all ages, have a connection to music and listening to special sings and favourite music can bring back …

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How to Care for Someone with Dementia

When it comes to Golden Services Care Care, we’ve been caring and supporting families living with Dementia for a number of years. This means that we understand that caring for someone living with Dementia can be both physically and mentally exhausting, it affects every part of your life and can make you feel isolated, stressed and sometimes even depressed. One thing our experience has shown us is that there’s no …

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How You Can Help with Loneliness in the Elderly

You might not be lonely, but someone you know could be. Loneliness can profoundly impact the health and state of mind of an older person; this can sometimes be due to the death of a spouse or a close friend, or they may not just receive enough everyday social contact. If you think you know someone who is suffering from loneliness, its important you take action sooner than later – …

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Learning to Live Life with a Disability

Living with a disability can be very difficult but charities and government organisations are working to improve access, funding and resources for disabled people, this is to try to make their life as stress free as possible. Take a look at the points below which explore the effects of having a disability and will offer information and advice about where you can go for practical help and advice, as well …

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How Bucket Lists Can Help The Terminally Ill

  How Bucket Lists Can Help The Terminally Ill Bucket lists are inventories of things to do before you die, they’re often developed by people who know that they may have little time left. It’s thought of whether they’re good ideas and beneficial or if they cam cause harm. Is it useful to generate lists due to expense or illness, can these be perceived as unrealistic? Nowadays, the term bucket …

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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss can disrupt your daily life and can be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia, it’s a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory and how people think and reason. Take a look at these 10 early signs and symptoms, it depends on the individual as some may experience more than others to a degree. When memory loss is disrupting your daily life One of the …

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Caring for Older People at Christmas Time

Caring for Older People at Christmas Time December is finally here and everyone’s preparations for the festive month are well underway. When it comes to older people, they may require some extra support at Christmas time, whether it’s for daily tasks, or maybe a little bit of extra planning ahead is required to relieve some pressure. Take a look at our top tips… Christmas Decorations Everyone who enjoys celebrating Christmas, …

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CQC Report

Golden Services Care CQC Report

Golden Services Care have recently had an inspection of our care service and the results are in! We are pleased to say the results we have had back are very positive and we are extremely proud of what the team here have achieved. With that being said, we would love to let you in on the results of our report and showcase the feedback and reviews we have been given. …

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