December 6 2018
Care UK does not accept the Competition and Markets Authority’s views on the matter of administration fees and will be defending any legal action the CMA may choose to take against us.
December 27 2017
From Skyping on Christmas morning to karaoke festive sing-alongs, Jason Axford, one of Care UK’s lead experts on older people’s care, believes that the increase in technology in all our households provides lots of opportunities for families to help older members keep in touch and to access the things they love.
He said: “Music, songs and films are wonderful ways for families to connect and for memories to be re-awakened. The festive season gives us some great ways to have fun that can establish patterns of re-connecting for the coming year.”
For many older people, the world has become a much smaller place in their lifetime due to communications technology and travel. Christmas is a time to really benefit from the opportunities this brings.
Jason’s five ways to use technology to support older people – including those living with dementia
Jason said: “I recently taught my father to use FaceTime and I was amazed when he used it the next week to contact me at a conference. It was wonderful, mum chipping in in the background, popping into view like a Jack-in-a-box. I could see they were well and we felt more connected than if we had made a phone call.”
December 5 2018
Local school children have created eye-catching artwork to decorate the marketing suite at Harrier Lodge.
December 5 2018
Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis are diseases of the gut that can be debilitating for many sufferers. These long-term conditions in which parts of the digestive system become inflamed are two types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).