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Why You Should Never Forget About Self Care

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When you think about care, both physical and mental symptoms come to mind. Self care is hugely important, no matter how old we are. Learning to take care of ourselves…

Keeping Cool in Hot Weather

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In summer, we all experience warmer temperatures and long, sunny days. However, it is always important to take care of yourself in hotter climates. Warm weather isn’t for everybody and…

Technology Advances and Caring

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Taking care of yourself or those that you care about isn’t always easy. Luckily, there have been so many advancements in technology recently that the process is easier than ever….

Animal Therapy and the Elderly

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Last week care home patients at Magdalen Park Nursing Home in Hull received some unexpected visitors. Two miniature ponies, known as Buttercup and Daisy, arrived bringing joy to everyone there….

Fighting Back Against Loneliness

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At some point in our life we’ve all felt lonely. As we grow older, loneliness and mental health still continue to have an impact on how we live. It is…

Caring For Those Living Longer

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A recent survey released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) this month revealed the impact of caring for those who are living longer. People are staying in work for…

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Living With Dementia: How We Can Help People Survive

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In the UK there are around 850,000 people living with dementia. By 2025, it is expected that this number will reach over 1 million. Caring for those with the condition…

Visiting the Elderly

Checking In On The Elderly During Winter

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The cold months are coming and as always, it is important to check in on your loved ones! During the colder months, having company from family and friends is perfect…

What Home Care Means to Horizon Care Agency

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Discover what home care really is with Exeter’s leading home care agency, Horizon Care Agency Ltd. The thought of ‘home care’ can be interpreted as a variety of different meanings…

How to Prepare for Your Home Care Job

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Below are some top tips on how to avoid carer burnout, how to take care of your mental health while at work and also how to make sure you deliver…

How To Become A Carer For The Elderly

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Becoming a carer for the elderly is a rewarding and exceptional role to hold and Horizon Care Agency in Exeter are here to help you on your career path. Learn…

Home Carers

What Does A Home Carer Do?

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No matter what age you are, being a home carer is a fantastic opportunity. But what exactly does the role involve and what characteristics do you need to be a…