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Road Lay Fixed Our Driveway

This is the interesting story of when we had to get a new driveway at the home. We needed a new tarmac area after a cold winter had left our car park area outside our home even more potholed and broken that it was previously. For some reason, when the building was put in, the only area of fresh tarmac was put down outside the entrance, so that when you entered the building it was smooth and nice to work on. The building contractors had made the decision that the car park would be fine using the old ground that…

Glasgow Indian Restaurant Benefits To Healthcare

Within the elderly population, there are vast quantities of people who are losing sight of how important it is that care homes are able to function as well as they possibly can. Falling behind competitors isn’t an option which can be allowed by so many businesses worldwide. Due to the current pandemic which we are living through, the number of people who will become infected by this virus will be astronomical. Thankfully, Glasgow Indian restaurant is here to help and may stand to be greatly helped by the fact that many people are being forced to not leave their homes…

Care Homes Getting A Futuristic Make Over

Care homes should be made to be as comforting and stress-free as possible for their residents, and this is not always the case.  Overstretched staff and limited resources can often leave care homes lacking in certain areas, but thankfully the future is looking bright for the future of care homes. Technology is advancing at an incredible rate, and new developments are made in consumer technology on a daily basis.  Another important area is medical technology, which has seen huge investment in recent years as technology becomes increasingly accessible. For a facility like a care home, there are many exciting new…

Making the right decision for older relatives

The choice to place elderly members of the family into a designated care home is undoubtedly a tough decision for most people.  As relatives get older and their health starts to deteriorate, it becomes apparent to most people that the normal home environment is simply not adequate for their loved ones anymore. Many people choose to bring parents and relatives into their own homes while they live out their final years.  This is an admirable decision, and if the home environment is suitable and the family’s lifestyle allows, this can be an amazing way for the family to connect before…

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…