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A Loved One's DNR (Do Not Resuscitate)
A Loved One's DNR (Do Not Resuscitate)
A loved one’s Do Not Resuscitate order can be a hard thing for others to accept. Understanding what DNRs are, how and why the are issued, how best to alert others to…...
Abuse of the Elderly and Infirm
Abuse of the Elderly and Infirm
The feature offers a summary of different types of abuse that the elderly, disabled and infirm may suffer. It describes possible signs of abuse and how remedial action…...
Coming Out Of Hospital
Coming Out Of Hospital
The article describes the hospital discharge procedure and what help can be expected for a vulnerable person returning home and the circumstances that may necessitate…...
Common Health Problems for Carers
Common Health Problems for Carers
The article describes how poor health is common among carers due to depression, back injury, anxiety and isolation. It suggests ways to help remedy the problems....
Do You Lead a Healthy Lifestyle as a Carer?
Do You Lead a Healthy Lifestyle as a Carer?
Carers by definition look after others, but this does not mean they can’t look after themselves too. Reflecting on their lifestyles should help carers find out how…...
Encourage Your Loved One to Keep Mobile
Encourage Your Loved One to Keep Mobile
The feature offers advice on ways to keep fit and how disabled people can be encouraged to get out more. There are also details on public transport for the disabled…...
Ensuring Your Loved One Maintains a Healthy Diet
Ensuring Your Loved One Maintains a Healthy Diet
An article explaining that a good and well-balanced diet is important to carers and those they care for....
Going into Hospital and Your Rights
Going into Hospital and Your Rights
The articles explains which state benefits may be affected by a hospital stay and describes a patient's rights with regard to medical treatment....
Health Services Available for Carers
Health Services Available for Carers
The article describes services availbale under the National Health. It also mentions where charges may be levied and under which circumstances these may be waived....
Limited Mobility and Common Health Problems
Limited Mobility and Common Health Problems
The feature describes common health problems associated with mobility problems and suggests ways to prevent and treat them....
The Consequences of Caring for an Ageing Population
The Consequences of Caring for an Ageing Population
Currently, our ageing population is a hot topic in terms of what the effects will be on healthcare, care services and pensions. We look at some of the issues....
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