Category: Carer Tips

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Top Gadgets for Self-Care

The top gadgets for self-care include: the long reach toilet aid, the foot cleaning mat, the pill dispenser, the zip-pull and button aid, and clothes from The Abel Label. The Importance of Self-Care Helping your loved one to remain independent is what we’re all about. It might be that you’ve...

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Gadgets to Help Your Elderly Loved One Outside

There are lots of gadgets to help your elderly loved one outside, from walking stick ice picks, to outdoor stair lifts, we look at 8 must-haves for elderly independence.  Getting out and about Home care isn’t about keeping your loved one inside, it’s about keeping them safe. Research shows...

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Home Safety Without a Carer

Ensuring home safety can be difficult without a carer, but there are measures you can put in place while you decide on the right home care solution for you. Home safety Nothing is quite like a person being on hand to physically help. Whether it’s cooking a meal, answering...

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Elderly Tech Solutions For Peace-of-Mind

A house cleaning robot, hairdryer stand, magnifying desk lamp, Hive heating and door sensor set, can all make a big difference to your loved one’s wellbeing as well as your peace of mind.  Tech solutions for peace-of-mind Your loved one might not be ready for a carer just yet,...

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Our Top Elderly Care Websites

  Three out five people in the UK will require care at some point in their lives. But when you or a loved one requires some form of care it can be difficult to know where to start. We have compiled a list of the top elderly care websites, to...

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Laundry and the Ageing Population, by Laundrapp

  Laundrapp are partnering with HomeTouch; get £10 off your first order when you use the code “Hometouch”   It’s no secret that the UK has an ageing population: according to a report from the ONS (Office for National Statistics), the population aged 65 and over has grown by...

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HomeTouch now offering new monitoring service for elderly

Canary Care and HomeTouch Today, we are thrilled to announce that we are offering Canary Care’s home monitoring service for all HomeTouch customers. The sensor technology monitors movement, door activity, and temperature levels to identify potential health risks or hazards, providing carers and families with the peace of mind...

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Winter safety tips for the elderly

During the winter, cold and damp weather can take a toll on the health of your elderly relatives. Counter the weather with our top 3 winter safety tips for the elderly. Winter can be a particularly challenging time for older people. Icy temperatures leave the elderly more susceptible to...

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HomeTouch Carer income

  HomeTouch, the UK’s largest online home care service, has released data from over 100,000 hours delivered through it’s platform, showing carer income by London borough. Average hourly earnings across London are at £12.04/hour, over 28% higher than the London Living Wage of £9.40. Carers working through the HomeTouch model,...

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Flu Jab For The Elderly

Flu can spread around like wildfire in the winter. It’s more than just a cough and cold, in the vulnerable it can lead to hospitalisation, disability and sadly death. Why it’s important to book a flu jab The elderly and infirm are particularly at risk of contracting the flu...