Category: Care Awareness Days

Carers Week 2022 highlights the vital job carers undertake


It’s Carers Week 2022 and this year we are coming together with six other charities to help make caring Visible, Valued and Supported! Every day carers tell us how difficult […]

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Home care is best placed to meet the needs of the older LGBT+ community


Social care services must take into account the sexual orientation of their clients and must avoid any form of discrimination in order to comply with the national standards. Huge thanks […]

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Supporting a person who is developing dementia – Dementia Action Week 2022


One of the biggest questions any family can face is: ‘Does my loved one have dementia?’ You may be asking this question because of reasons including changes in a relative’s […]

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Diabetes in Older Adults: A Growing Population with Special Challenges


With diabetes cases doubling in just 15 years, many healthcare professionals are warning that the UK is heading for an obesity crisis and that more and more members of the […]

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Men’s mental health and Covid: what should we be aware of?


Whether you’re a father, son, husband, uncle or brother, talking about your mental wellbeing may not come easily. In fact, many men still feel uncomfortable opening up about their own […]

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Really Pretty Walks Around Buckinghamshire to Celebrate National Walking Month


When it comes to improving our mood and mental health, there’s nothing quite like getting out into nature for a stroll, whether that’s just a short walk around the park […]

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3 Ways to Support Others – Inspired by Mental Health Awareness Week


Mental Health Awareness Week has been gaining momentum over the last few years. This annual event has offered a wealth of helpful advice and practical support to millions of people […]

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Bowel cancer in Buckinghamshire – why are survival rates improving?


April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in the UK 1 in 15 men and 1 in 18 women will be diagnosed with bowel cancer during their lifetime. Nearly everyone survives […]

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It has been a challenging year. Take a moment to reflect with us


Ashridge Home Care is proud to support the national #DayofReflection marking a year since the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown. Ashridge home care  We will be observing a minute’s silence and […]

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