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How Golf Buggies Scotland Are Helping Elderly People Get Around

Golf buggies in Scotland have their uses both on and off the green, especially for elderly people. Here at Abbeycare we use golf buggies in day to day life with some of the residents and are here to talk more about it and the benefits that this can have. A Bit More About Abbeycare Online Abbeycare online is a program that can provide care and support services at home, as well as in residential facilities. We provide different types of support depending on what is needed and your support plan can be changed at any time to match your needs.…

How to Keep Elderly Minds Stimulated

Arts and Crafts There are many different arts and crafts that you can introduce to older people. Everything from painting to origami to creating gifts. You can even create themes for certain holidays or events that are coming up – such as Christmas. Arts and crafts do not need to be elaborate or expensive and you do not need to bring in a teacher to do it. There are many different arts and crafts that can be found online and supplies can be picked up from local craft shops or even charity shops! An added bonus was because there are…

Helping Elderly Relatives around the House: What to Remember

When helping elderly relatives around the house it is important to remember to do the things that they might have difficulty doing. If they have home carers it could also help them as they wouldn’t have to do as much cleaning. For example, it may be a good idea to help them tidy around the house by hoovering. Lifting heavy objects that may be difficult for them to lift or even by washing dishes can be a great help to their day. It is important that elderly people don’t put too much strain on themselves as it can lead to…

Top Tips to Help the Elderly Adapt to Living in a Care Home

A lot of older patients are quite adamant about staying exactly where they are and the idea of moving to a place that is alien to them is terrifying. It can come as quite a blow if you spring it on someone one day without getting them ready. Care homes are necessary sometimes because of the skyrocketing costs and the dangers of staying at home, so preparing patients for the change they are about to experience is an important first step. Find the right care home Not all care homes are going to offer you the same facilities and the…