Lower Blood Pressure

How To Lower High Blood Pressure

In the UK alone, 16 million adults suffer from high blood pressure. As such, high blood pressure is the biggest…

25 May 2022
Combatting Loneliness

Effective Ways To Combat Loneliness

In April 2021; results from an Opinion and Lifestyle Surveys advised the number of adults in the UK affected by…

22 Apr 2022
Why Work in Personal Care?

Why Work in Personal Care?

In the early months of 2022, employers are advising of a record number of vacancies. With so many employment opportunities,…

25 Feb 2022
Staying Safe This Winter

Why Personal Care is Important this Winter

As the nights become darker, temperatures plummet and something as simple as a warm cosy blanket becomes a necessity, so…

01 Feb 2022
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How Sensory Stimulation Can Be Beneficial

According to the World Health Organisation, Dementia is ‘the syndrome in which there is a deterioration in cognitive function beyond…

11 Jan 2022
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What are the Benefits of an Exercise Regime

Exercise is important, no matter what stage of your life. However, for older people, the need to maintain a keen…

01 Nov 2021
Personal Care

The Benefits of Socializing While Coping With Dementia

Humans are social creatures. Even the most introverted of us, those who prefer their own company, feel the benefit of…

28 Sep 2021

Knowing the Symptoms of Dementia

While it’s always best to speak to a proper medical professional, there are some key symptoms of dementia you should…

24 Sep 2021
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How To Talk To Someone With Dementia

A dementia diagnosis can be devastating. However, you shouldn’t think it’s the end of your relationship with your loved one,…

20 Sep 2021

Differentiating Between Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication

At Hands on Care, we've been providing health and social care services for individuals living with dementia, learning difficulties and…

01 Apr 2021