Why become a Carer?
Why work in care? Whether you are looking to change your career, leave school or return to work, there are a variety of reasons to become a carer. Working in the care sector is renowned for being one of the most rewarding jobs you can do as you’re making a difference to people’s lives… every […]
How to explain dementia to a child or young person
The number of people living with dementia in the UK is set to increase to over 1 million by 2021 and over 2 million by 2051 and this number is increasing as people are living longer. When a relative or loved one starts developing dementia, every family member is affected and will be trying to […]
Concerned a loved one is showing signs of Dementia?
What are the signs of Dementia? Did visiting a relative over the bank holiday raise concerns they may be showing signs of Dementia? Unsure what dementia signs to look for? The modern family is quite literally growing apart and although emotional ties are strong, the time between family visiting elderly relatives is less frequent than […]
Top tips to keep elderly loved ones cool during the hot weather
With temperatures rocketing across the country, it’s important to check in on your elderly loved ones or someone you think might be vulnerable. According to the NHS, the over 75s and people living with mobility problems are particularly at risk as being dehydrated can lead to feeling faint which can lead to dizziness and falls. […]
Introducing June’s Carer of the Month
At Novus Care, we always strive to provide the highest quality care and we very often hear about inspirational individuals and teams who have gone above the call of duty to deliver that care. The difference our Carers make to the lives of our clients deserves recognition and one way that we do this is […]
Father’s Day Alzheimer and Dementia tips
If your dad or grandfather is living with Dementia, celebrating Father’s day can be especially heart breaking as it reminds you of the way things used to be. Unfamiliar faces, and disruption of daily routines can make those living with dementia confused and upset. This Father’s Day, try to focus on the positive. Here are […]
Live-in Care is the safest type of Care
As we adapt to living with Coronavirus, families are now becoming extremely anxious about where is the safest place for their loved one to receive care as evidence has shown that the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions are still at risk of experiencing severe symptoms of the disease.The current wave of Covid is […]
What happens after a Dementia Diagnosis?
If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia it is vitally important to give yourself time to adjust before making any life changing decisions. Share your concerns and feelings with family and friends before you sit down together and discuss an action plan for the future. It is crucial to do […]
April’s Carer of the Month
At Novus Care we always strive to provide the highest quality care and we very often hear about inspirational individuals and teams who have gone above the call of duty to deliver that care. The difference our Carers make to the lives of our clients deserves recognition and one way that we do this is […]
The Importance of Companionship
Companionship is important at all stages of life, but it becomes increasingly significant as we get older. Older people often suffer from loneliness for a variety of reasons – they may have lost their life partner, they could live alone, their family may be far away or they might have mobility issues, stopping them from […]