How to help people with dementia to sleep better

By |2020-12-30T18:48:47+00:00December 30th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

Sleep is vitally important to all of us and a good night’s sleep is essential for people with dementia. However, many people with dementia struggle to get a good night’s sleep for a variety of reasons. 8 tips to support a better night's sleep for people with dementia If your loved one is having trouble [...]

Coping with dementia over Christmas

By |2020-12-16T09:15:03+00:00December 16th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

While the festive season can be full of joy and togetherness, for someone coping with dementia it can also be very stressful. If you are looking after someone with dementia this Christmas, follow these tips to make sure they enjoy the festivities, too. 10 tips for coping with dementia over Christmas 1.      Keeping to your [...]

7 indoor activities to enjoy when caring for your elderly parents

By |2020-12-07T20:02:10+00:00December 7th, 2020|News and Views|

It's cold and wet outside and we can’t even cosy up in a restaurant or cinema at the moment. But there are plenty of activities we can enjoy while caring for elderly parents and still staying safe and warm at home. 1.      Have a Great British Bake Off with your elderly parents While going out for [...]

Live in care Christmas support for your loved one

By |2020-12-01T10:02:49+00:00December 1st, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

Christmas can be a magical time of the year when families get together and enjoy the midwinter festivities. But of course, Christmas can also cause additional stress and strain, especially if you have older relatives to care for. Mumby's live in carers provide practical support as well as reassurance, companionship and compassion at this special [...]

Elderly care tips for preventing cognitive decline

By |2020-11-24T15:04:52+00:00November 24th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

Cognitive health is an important but often overlooked aspect of elderly care. Cognitive health is our ability to clearly think, learn and remember. Our cognitive health has an impact on how we can perform everyday activities. Cognitive health can decline as we age and some people suffer from diseases which affect brain health, such as [...]

Loneliness in lockdown: how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the elderly

By |2020-11-19T12:17:51+00:00November 17th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

Many of us have experienced loneliness in lockdown. According to a survey by the Mental Health Foundation, one in four respondents said they had feelings of loneliness in the “previous two weeks”. This was up from one in ten before lockdown. We have adapted to using new technologies which have at least partly made up [...]

Older men’s health – living life to the full

By |2020-11-09T15:16:54+00:00November 9th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

They say that sixty is the new forty, so there is no reason that men in their sixties, seventies, eighties and beyond should not be enjoying a healthy and fulfilling life. To help older men to stay healthy and full of vitality we’ve put together a guide to older men's health with a list of [...]

Safe with homecare – Live-in care during coronavirus

By |2020-11-04T11:52:07+00:00November 4th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

All of us with older relatives have been concerned about their health and wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic. Lots of people with older relatives in care homes have been concerned that their loved ones may contract the virus. Also, many people have been unable to visit their relatives during this time. This has added to [...]

Mumby’s Homecare shortlisted for Innovation in Care at Care Hero Awards

By |2020-10-23T11:30:41+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

Here at Mumby’s Homecare, we are delighted to be shortlisted for the Innovation in Care at the Care Heroes Awards that honours innovations and recognises creative thinking by individuals or teams which helped ensure that service users continued to receive outstanding care during the pandemic. The Mumby's Directors, Ann, Trevor and Joel Mumby Mumby’s team [...]

What is Parkinson’s disease, and how can I care for someone with the condition?

By |2020-10-19T16:00:33+00:00October 14th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition. This means that it causes problems in the brain and gets worse over time. The condition develops when cells in the brain stop working properly and are lost over time. These brain cells produce a chemical called dopamine. Symptoms start to appear when [...]

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