News & Articles

Browse through our news & articles to see some interesting information about a wide variety of topics
OCT
09

Celebrating our team’s achievements

At All About Home Care, we believe in investing in the training and development of our staff. Well-trained and motivated carers are essential to provide the highest quality care; the right training gives them confidence about the care they deliver so they can give our clients the best care possible. We want to equip all our staff with tools that ca...
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JUL
25

How to look after your elderly relative in the heat

With the mercury rising this summer and temperatures are expected to soar , it's easy to get caught up in all the fun of summer. However, while you might be looking forward to enjoying these blistering days at the beach or relaxing with friends, they can be a challenge for many vulnerable people, including the elderly, according to the NHS .  ...
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JUN
04

Giving back for Volunteers’ Week

Helping people is a great way to give something back to your community, and what better way to help others than by volunteering.  This week is Volunteers' Week and we're showing our support and giving thanks to everyone who helps others, as well as encouraging everyone to get out and volunteer. Volunteers' Week Volunteers' Week  takes pla...
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MAY
16

Supporting Stroke awareness month

​At All About Home Care, we're keen to help support the local community on all issues affecting the elderly. One of those issues is stroke; with 59% of victims being over the age of 69, it's a disease we want to help spread awareness of.  This May, Stroke Association are encouraging people to wear purple for stroke awareness month and to raise...
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MAY
03

Dementia Action Week in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks

If you or somebody you know lives with dementia, it doesn't have to make you feel cut off from society. D ementia is something we should be tackling together and that's why we're acting.  From the 20 th to the 26 th May, the Alzheimer's Society is working to unite people across the community for Dementia Action Week and the All about Home Care...
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JAN
24

Keeping active as we age

We can't stop the ageing process but with a few changes to our routine we can counteract some of the effects.  Here are our tips for helping you – or mum or dad – keep active, so you enjoy the best possible health and quality of life. Regular physical activity Balance is an important sense we all have, but as we age our reaction times get slow...
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AUG
03

Living well in older age

'Old age is no place for sissies' – Bette Davies. Bette Davies was right – things do generally become more challenging as we get older. But not necessarily; more and more people are living active and fulfilling lives well into their 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond. Look at the latest statistics from the DVLA. More than 4.5 million people in the UK are dri...
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JUL
27

International Day of Friendship

30th July is International Day of Friendship; set up by the United Nations, the aim was to unite people and bring peace around the world. But friendship has many more benefits beyond promoting international harmony: it's key to our wellbeing – and it's central to the services that we provide for our home care clients. The benefits of friendship The...
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JUN
28

Keeping your elderly relative safe in the heatwave

The sun has finally come out to play and while it may be about time, it's important that you know the best way to care for your elderly loved ones in the ongoing heatwave. Here are some tips to help them stay safe. Keep cool Overheating is a massive problem but there are a few ways you can combat this: Keeping out of direct sunlight: make sure they...
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