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The Importance Of Dignity

The Importance Of Dignity

Here at Shaw one of our focal points is maintaining the dignity of our clients throughout the care that they receive from us, whether this is in one of our homes or in their own. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity, no matter the level of care they require or the tasks they have help with,…read more →

Dementia Care And Treatment

Dementia Care And Treatment

The word ‘dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that can include memory loss, confusion and difficulty thinking, problem-solving or language. It can be a frightening diagnosis for many, but it doesn’t mean the end of independence- there are many things that can be done to prolong the length of time someone can stay living in their own home. When the…read more →

Dealing With Life’s Challenges

Dealing With Life’s Challenges

People with disabilities often find themselves put into one generalised group, but actually every disability is different and each person has their own unique set of challenges and difficulties to overcome. Having a disability, however, doesn’t mean that someone can’t have a fulfilling and happy life. To many people this means having control of their daily activities and being able…read more →

Remembering To Take Medication

Remembering To Take Medication

Sometimes it can be hard to remember to take your medication, especially if you have to take multiple different tablets. Sometimes it’s hard to keep track and remember whether you’ve taken your dose of tablets, so here are a few tips to help you in remembering to take them. Pharmacists can provide you with a pill box organiser, or dosset…read more →

Keeping Mobile

Keeping Mobile

As we age, it’s important for us to take extra care of our bodies and our wellbeing. Life slows down as we get older, especially once we finish work and take retirement. A sedentary lifestyle puts us at risk of developing serious illnesses such as diabetes, heart conditions and mental health problems, such as depression or anxiety. Sitting for long…read more →

Shaw’s Services For Mental Health

Shaw’s Services For Mental Health

Mental health now affects a quarter of the british population, with anxiety and depression being the most commonly experienced disorder. Depression affects one in five of our older generation, which is an alarming statistic considering many of the elderly live alone and won’t access to help for this condition. Our mental health services cover a spectrum of needs, from those…read more →

The Care We Offer

The Care We Offer

Here at Shaw, we care for a wide range of people with different issues, whether they be long term or short term. If you need care, we can provide the solution and have many different options for you to choose from. We’re happy to talk you through these and help you decide which is best for you and your loved…read more →

Rehabilitation For The Elderly.

Rehabilitation For The Elderly.

Rehabilitation can be needed for many things, when a person suffers a stroke, has surgery or sustains injury. Rehabilitation for the elderly is particularly important and is designed to maximise the functional/physical ability of the person. Rehabilitation can include Physical Therapy, where the person is treated to improve a person’s function, whether that is related to bones, joints, muscles or…read more →

The Physical Damage Caused By Loneliness.

The Physical Damage Caused By Loneliness.

Everybody knows what it feels like to be lonely, but not everyone knows the extent of damage it can cause in older people. We all know the typical things to look out for when it comes to deteriorating health and we focus on the physical signs of problems such as stroke, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and reduced mobility, but there are…read more →

Finding The Right Care Home

Finding The Right Care Home

The decision to move into a care home can be an overwhelming, emotional and daunting one. We understand that looking for a care home can be confusing, especially when different providers offer different services and you aren’t sure what to look for. It’s essential to have an outline of what’s important to you before you begin searching, as this will…read more →