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Epilepsy – Breaking the stereotypes

By |2022-05-27T09:12:01+00:00May 27th, 2022|News and Views|

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder affecting the brain activity and causing frequent seizures (bursts of electrical activity in the brain that generate abnormalities in the way it functions). In other words, your brain cells are constantly sending messages to each other through “electrical activity”. During a seizure, the brain gets a sudden burst of electrical [...]

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Respite care for dementia patients

By |2022-04-27T15:57:41+00:00April 27th, 2022|Live-in care, News and Views|

Caring for a loved one who has dementia can be challenging. We have put together this article to give you information about how respite care can help to relieve some of the pressures you might be facing. What respite care means In a nutshell, respite care for dementia means that you can take a break [...]

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What does a live-in carer do?

By |2022-01-19T14:57:31+00:00January 19th, 2022|Live-in care, News and Views|

What do live-in carers do? Live-in carers have one of the most rewarding occupations – they help to care for others and perform tasks for them like household chores and personal care. This means that the person being cared for can stay at home and enjoy the companionship and emotional support that a live-in carer [...]

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Dementia Effects and How They Impact Everyday Living

By |2022-01-11T20:05:07+00:00January 11th, 2022|Live-in care, News and Views|

The effects of dementia on daily life What are the effects of dementia on daily living? Dementia in itself is not an actual condition but is a term used to describe more than 100 different degenerative conditions, including the most common, which is Alzheimer's Disease. The most common dementia effects include memory loss, declining cognitive [...]

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Is live in care cheaper than a nursing home?

By |2022-01-06T12:46:46+00:00November 30th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

If you are wondering if live in care is cheaper than a nursing home here are some factors to take into consideration When choosing care for yourself or a loved one, you may worry about the costs involved. Many people ask the question is live in care cheaper than a nursing home? Many people prefer [...]

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Mumby’s Carer Leaders in Care Award Finalist

By |2022-01-06T13:01:27+00:00October 23rd, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

Mumby’s Live-in Carer, Danuta, is a shortlisted Finalist for Frontline Carer of the Year in the 2021 Leaders in Care Awards We are so pleased that Danuta's (Dani) is one of the Finalists in the Frontline Carer of the Year in the 2021 Leaders in Care Awards. Dani’s long service in the care sector demonstrates [...]

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A Care Managers Work is Never Done

By |2021-10-19T09:50:43+00:00October 19th, 2021|Live-in care, News and Views|

A Care Managers work is wide-ranging. They enjoy an important and busy role in which they fully support both our clients and carers every day. A Care Managers Responsibilities Our Care Managers are responsible for the assessment of new and the review of current clients' needs. In addition, they evaluate their risks at home whilst [...]

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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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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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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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