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Health benefits of knitting: plain or pearl

1) Knit to Reduce Blood Pressure and Stress. Better than yoga – a study from Harvard Medical School’s Mind and Body Institute revealed that knitting can help induce the relaxation response and lower the heart rate by an average of 11 beats per minute. The rhythmic and repetitive quality of knitting can create a space for contemplation and

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You are what you eat – Guide to a healthy diet for older …

To have five a day you need 80g (2.82 oz) for each portion of fruit or vegetables, which equates to: One apple, pear, banana or orange. Three tablespoonfuls of …

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Vitamins and supplements for old people to keep healthy

Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones, teeth and muscles, and especially for people with Osteoporosis ( see Good Old Bones). It is also necessary for …

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What is Delirium

Delirium is also more common in people who already have problems with their memory, including those with dementia. Some of the most common causes of …

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Guides to Elderly Illnesses and Ailments

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are two main types of diabetes – type 1 and type 2. Pneumonia Pneumonia is swelling (inflammation) of the tissue in one or both lungs.

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NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding in Hampshire

This involves a multi-disciplinary team of health and social care staff in Hampshire, who have been previously involved in your relative’s care. The team will assess in terms of 12 areas of need, to decide whether your relative has a primary healthcare need. In particular, the team will look at the complexity, intensity and predictability of

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NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding in Suffolk Elderly Care

Continuing Healthcare Funding in Suffolk. Continuing Healthcare means that the NHS pays for further care after hospital discharge, if the person is assessed as having a “primary health need” that is beyond what could be provided through Social Services. If eligible, the NHS will fund care by either providing specialist therapy, nursing and

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NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding in Kent Elderly Care …

Continuing Healthcare Funding in Kent. NHS Continuing Healthcare is a package of care which is arranged and funded solely by the NHS for individuals with long-term health and care needs. It is available in a range of non-hospital settings, including in your relative’s home or care home. To be eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare you must go

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What is a care plan for an elderly person

What is a care plan in health and social care? A. In a health and social care setting, a care plan lets professionals know what someone can do for themselves, what equipment they need and what they need help with. This means they will have everything they need, whether it is a zimmer frame to walk with or a full body hoist, as soon as they arrive.

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Continuing Healthcare Funding in Hertfordshire

They can provide you with personalised advice in regards to your relative’s application, and assist with some of the practical elements of your relative’s application in Hertfordshire. You can get in touch with the free Beacon NHS Continuing Healthcare Information and Advice Service on 0345 548 0300. On this page you can find out everything

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Surrey Dementia Care NHS Services & Surrey Dementia Charities

Telephone: 01483 458055 Mole Valley Wellbeing Centre The Centre in Mole Valley provides space where people can come along with their carers and be engaged in memory related activities on Tuesdays. Please contact using the number below for more details. The Centre is adjactent to the Conservatory Club run by the Mid Surrey Dementia Trust.

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Companionship & Befriending Services in Essex Elderly Care

Essex Befriends is a countywide befriending scheme that emerged through the collaboration of Action for Family Carers, Mind in West Essex, the Hamelin Trust and Independent Age. They offer a free service to older people and to those with mental ill health, offering telephone, face-to-face and email befriending.

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6 Best Personal Alarms for the Elderly [Updated for 2022]

With discount, the SureSafeGO 24/7 is £139.95 and the 24/7 Connect is £79 + £45 set-up fee. You can also call SureSafe using 0800 112 3201 and let them know Age Space sent you to get up to £30 off. Buy SureSafe Alarms Online 2. Careline365 Save £15 when you buy a Careline365 alarm using code “AS15”

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8 Sensitive Ways to Help an Elderly Person with Depression

Find out more at The British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists, 0161 797 4484, www.babcp.com. 2.Counselling Some people prefer counselling where they can discuss their feelings and get a chance to examine what has happenedto them and work through it. It helps people to understand themselves and cope better.

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Mobility Aids for the elderly and disabled

A good, simple, entry level boot scooter ideal for shorter journeys 4mph top speed 10 mile range Heaviest part is only 15kg No suspension as standard Price – £595 exc VAT Buy Now Motion Healthcare Alumina Top scooter in weight, comfort, range and convenience 4mph top speed 30 mile range Heaviest part is only 10kg Full suspension Price – £1,750

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Keeping Fit and Healthy In Mind And Body Sussex

The Sussex FA organises walking football sessions in Sussex with the aim of helping players to enjoy an active lifestyle and improving their health. For those with achy bones and joints, swimming could be the ideal sport.

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That Gut Feeling How your Digestive System can Affect your Mood

In fact, over 90% of our serotonin is made in our digestive system and this brain chemical has a direct impact on our mood and how we sleep. It can also affect our digestive function, appetite, our memory and how we manage stress. You probably thought that serotonin was just a brain chemical, closely linked to depression and other mood disorders!

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How to Book a Care Needs Assessment in Hampshire

A care needs assessment is arranged by firstly contacting the council to discuss whether care needs are ongoing or urgent. If so, a meeting is then arranged, and information is sent in advance to help prepare. Support Request Form. Telephone: 0300 …

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