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How to prevent malnutrition in the elderly with Live-in care

By |2021-10-13T08:54:34+00:00October 13th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

Malnutrition is a condition where a person is either not getting enough calories, or is deficient in nutrients, such as protein, vitamins and minerals. Malnutrition in the elderly is an increasing problem. This can have many serious health effects including: Increased frailty Reduced muscle and tissue mass Decreased mobility and stamina Breathing difficulties Wounds taking [...]

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Why recovery at home after surgery is better

By |2021-10-07T09:24:55+00:00October 7th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

Many studies have shown that patients recover better at home after surgery. There are several reasons for this. Here are some of the benefits of recovering from surgery at home. Benefits of recovering from surgery at home We all feel more relaxed and happier at home. Hospitals can be noisy and distressing places, and the [...]

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Who would benefit from live-in care?

By |2021-09-27T18:35:49+00:00September 27th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

Live-in care is becoming an increasingly popular and viable alternative to moving into a residential home. One of the main benefits of live-in care is that it allows a person to stay in their own home. However, there are many further advantages to live-in care. In this blog, we will outline the advantages as well [...]

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Support and Tips for Elderly Incontinence Care

By |2021-09-15T08:19:02+00:00September 15th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

As September is Urology Awareness Month, we take a look at how incontinence can affect the lives of many carers and cared for and offer some tips for Elderly Incontinence Care. In the UK, 24% of older people are affected by urinary incontinence. This increases to between 30-60% in the elderly population. This means that [...]

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Best Practice in Dementia Care at Home

By |2021-09-07T10:27:16+00:00September 7th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, making it the perfect time to discuss Alzheimer’s and dementia. Here, we will talk about how dementia and Alzheimer’s can affect people and share our best practice for Dementia Care at Home. Dementia affects many people in the UK and can be very distressing for those caring for loved ones [...]

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Summer sleep tips for the elderly

By |2021-08-23T07:45:40+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

Many older people find it harder to sleep in the summer. The daylight hours are long, and the weather is often warm, even at night. So, we’ve put together some summer sleep tips to help you stay well-rested in the warmer months. Why older people may have trouble sleeping As we age, our sleeping patterns [...]

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Mumby’s Live-in Care – the low carbon emission choice to help reduce climate change

By |2021-08-16T10:43:22+00:00August 16th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views, Surrey Live-in Care|

Immediate Action is Needed to Reduce Climate Change Last week, the IPPC reported their latest findings. The report states that climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying and that it is ‘unequivocally’ caused by human activities. Now we need immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions to stabilise our climate. It is therefore [...]

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Live-in Care or Care Home – Why live-in care is the preferred choice

By |2021-08-12T08:19:08+00:00August 11th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

When choosing care for a loved one you will weigh up the care that would be best for them. Your loved one has a choice of care including live-in care or care home. Live-in care is becoming a popular choice for a variety of reasons. This type of care allows your loved one to stay [...]

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Will social services pay for a live in carer?

By |2021-08-02T10:22:57+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

If you are wondering will social services pay for a live in carer, it is helpful to understand that social service will assess you for a live in carer in a similar way to how they would for any other care. When you choose to have a live in carer, your care can either be [...]

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Schizophrenia Awareness – What are the main schizophrenia symptoms?

By |2021-07-22T15:06:56+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

Many people are not aware of the main schizophrenia symptoms or how to support someone living with the schizophrenia condition. National Schizophrenia Awareness Day on 25 July 2021, aims to make people aware of the challenges faced by people living with a diagnosis of schizophrenia in the UK and worldwide. Schizophrenia is an often misunderstood [...]

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