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Help Older People Stay Safe This Christmas

Christmas Day across the UK is a time when friends and families come together to celebrate, catch up and enjoy each other’s company. But for many people over the age of 65, Christmas can be a lonely and isolated time and one that can lead to safety fears.

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Reduce the risk of a fall

It is an unfortunate fact that as we get older we become more prone to slips, trips and falls within the home and garden. Our carelines will be called automatically by the equipment once it detects that a customer hasn’t moved for some time or has fallen.

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Tourism is for Everybody

A new campaign has been launched in a bid to make holidays and day trips easier and more accessible for the millions of disabled people who live in Britain. The Tourism Is for Everybody campaign aims to promote a better understanding of the needs of disabled people amongst those working in the travel and tourism industry.

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The benefits of telecare to hospitals

The problem of bed blocking is one we hear about only too frequently, here we look at how telecare could help people to stay safer in their own homes and to alert professionals quicker in the event of an emergency.

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10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Many people know someone who has Alzheimer’s disease and have experienced how this can affect both the individual and the family. Others may be unaware of the early signs of the disease, but here are ten warning signs to watch out for if you are concerned about a loved one.

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Research Reveals Over 85’s are Becoming Increasingly Isolated

A recent study undertaken by researchers from the University of Lincoln and Sheffield Hallam University has revealed that many people over the age of 85 suffer from isolation.

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Telecare is Vital for Alleviating Pressure on Elderly Care

Various innovations, from smartphones to lifelines, can be used to enable vulnerable elderly people to live in their homes for longer, meaning less pressure on health and social care services

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Adapting Your Home for an Elderly Relative

Elderly relatives moving in with family members is an increasingly popular option in the UK - it allows the individual to remain in a familiar environment and ensures relatives can help with any day-to-day issues. But what adaptations might need to be made to the home to keep them safe?

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