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Depression in the elderly.

Depression in the elderly.

Depression is not a normal part of ageing. When people get older, more often than not they may encounter events such as the death of a loved one, increased isolation and medical problems that can really lower your mood and prevent you from enjoying life like you used to. Depression can go much further than altering your mood such as…read more →

Coping with Arthritis

Coping with Arthritis

Arthritis refers to a group of diseases that affect the joints, which have the common consequence of pain and reduced movement. Arthritis affects many of the elderly, so here we will explore some tips and advice on coping with it around the house on a daily basis. – Make life easier for yourself by making small adjustments to each room,…read more →

Memory Loss: Not An Inevitable Part Of Aging

Memory Loss: Not An Inevitable Part Of Aging

Everyone has moments where their memory fails them. Memory lapses can be frustrating, but generally they aren’t cause for concern. As we grow older, physiological changes happen in our brain that can cause glitches in functions that we’ve always taken for granted. It takes longer to learn and recall information and we’re not as quick as we used to be….read more →

Age & Obesity

Age & Obesity

In 2008 a 40th edition of Social Trends reported that more than three quarters of adults aged between 65 and 74 were obese or overweight. Obesity is characterised by: – Waist measurements in excess of 40″ in men and 35″ in women – Blood pressure of or above 130/85, fasting glucose level of 110 mg/dl or higher – HDL (‘good’…read more →

Shaw’s Specialist Services

Shaw’s Specialist Services

Here at Shaw we understand that some care needs require specialist expertise to ensure that the best possible care is given. We have a range of services that can make sure we deliver exactly the right type of care for the situation. We strive to make sure that all your needs are catered for and that we offer the right…read more →

Dementia Care at Shaw

Dementia Care at Shaw

We believe that wellbeing, dignity and privacy are important core values when it comes to care, which is why here at Shaw healthcare we care for those with dementia on an individual basis. We understand that a person’s experiences, feelings and values are unique, so when dealing with dementia that individual can feel a wide range of emotions that are…read more →

Shaw Red Hill

Shaw Red Hill

Shaw Hill is located in London Road, only 1.5 miles south east of Worcester city centre. Complete with good public transport, road links to the ring road and the M5, it’s extremely easy and quick to reach Shaw Red Hill. Shaw Red Hill is an established, purposefully designed care home that specialises in dementia nursing and continuing care for the…read more →

Funding Your Care – Formal Needs Assessment

Funding Your Care – Formal Needs Assessment

The level of care you require depends on how much you pay for care altogether. Your savings, income and personal circumstances such as whether you live with others or alone, are also taken into consideration. We understand that funding can be difficult to comprehend, especially as the systems vary across the UK. A formal needs assessment is the first step…read more →

Kent Lodge Care Home

Kent Lodge Care Home

Located in the London Borough of Ealing, Kent Lodge Care Home is within easy walking distance of local amenities and public services. In a leafy area of Pitshanger Lane, Kent Lodge Care Home was purposefully built for the provision of care for those who are physically frail, and those who suffer from dementia. The home consists of ground and first…read more →

Abbott House Care Home

Abbott House Care Home

Located on the outskirts of East Northamptonshire, Abbott House provides residential care for the elderly. Situated near the picturesque market town of Oundle, Abbott House is opposite the area’s renowned public school and is within short walking distance of the town centre, which has a variety of small shops, public houses, restaurants and coffee shops. Abbott House Care Home provides…read more →