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Beat The Heat

Beat The Heat

Summer 2014 is close to becoming the record hottest summer for England since 2006 and although we all like to enjoy the heat, the rapid rising temperatures are a potentially harmful threat for the vulnerable, including the elderly. The problem with heat is that most older people don’t even realise that they are suffering from heat related symptoms. As you…read more →

Lancum House

Lancum House

Purposefully built for providing care to the elderly, including those with dementia, Lancum house is a quaint residential care home located in Wellingborough, Northampton. The building itself is a single story facility and offers single rooms complete with en suite, which then divide into smaller family sized wings. Each individual wing consists of its own kitchenette and lounge/dining area, complete…read more →

Celebrities back Dementia Campaign

Celebrities back Dementia Campaign

Some of the worlds best loved celebrities have taken part in a new remarkable campaign to help raise awareness for dementia. The campaign was first broadcasted on Wednesday 7th May. Public Health England have launched the Dementia Friends campaign to show that people who are diagnosed with dementia can still lead effective and fulfilling lives with a little support from…read more →

Ashfield House Care Home

Ashfield House Care Home

Located in Raunds, Northamptonshire, Ashfield Care Home is within walking distance of the local town, which hosts a variety of small shops, public houses, restaurants and coffee shops. The care of each individual is of highest priority at Ashfield House Care Home and every residents privacy and dignity is at the very core of the home’s philosophy. Care is provided…read more →

Ledbury Nursing Home

Also part of the Ledbury Community Care Centre, Ledbury Nursing Home consists of numerous outpatient departments, GP surgery, NHS dentist, intermediate care beds and an acquired brain injury unit.   Ledbury Nursing Home is located right in the centre of Ledbury and offers easy access to local shops and amenities. A beautiful secured and sheltered garden is located within the…read more →

3 Simple Ways to Help Someone with Dementia

3 Simple Ways to Help Someone with Dementia

It’s no secret that dementia is becoming a more increasingly common condition within the UK. It’s currently estimated that over 800,000 people have been diagnosed with dementia. Symptoms include memory loss, loss of understanding and poor judgement. These are just a few of the symptoms that are often associated with dementia, however it’s not just the symptoms that can give…read more →

The Bellview Acquired Brain Injury Unit

The Bellview Acquired Brain Injury Unit

A specialist acquired brain injury care centre, Bellview provides high quality accommodation which is also cost effective for adults aged 18 to 65. Located within the Hawthorns Care Centre in Evesham, individuals can seek short, long stay and respite services. Bellview facility is known for providing therapeutic support and care for those who have acquired a brain injury, either through…read more →

Work Places to become more Dementia Friendly

Work Places to become more Dementia Friendly

When an individual becomes affected by Dementia, chances are a family member or close friend will end up caring for them. New reports have suggested that thousands of working relatives and friends will end up taking care of someone diagnosed with dementia. In simple terms, they become a carer. These new reports from Public Health England have predicted that this…read more →

Acquired Brain Injuries

Acquired Brain Injuries

ABI, otherwise known as Shaw healthcare’s specialist acquired brain injury service, provides high quality residential care and transition living for adults aged 18 – 65 who have an acquired brain injury either through direct or organic trauma. Our ABI service meets the individuals requirements with supported living, nursing and re-ablement services, all of which are carried out in a post-acute…read more →

Maintaining Independence At Home

Maintaining Independence At Home

Here at Shaw, we respect and understand the decision of wanting to live more independently at home. The concept of care is a delicate topic for many people, which is why it’s important to consider all options that are available when it comes down to choosing the right level of care you require. Although living at home may seem ideal…read more →