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The Career of a Care Home Nurse

The Career of a Care Home Nurse Every member of staff in a care home is vital to the health and wellbeing of its residents, but one role that’s particularly valuable is that of a staff nurse. In nursing homes, registered nurses provide round-the-clock care for residents, and they may also be responsible for supervising […]

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Blogs are for Marketing purposes and may not reflect Randolph Hill Groups views and opinions If you’ve been caring for a loved one then making the decision to place them in a nursing home can be stressful and fill many people with guilt. However, in many cases nursing homes can improve the lives of the […]

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What is Palliative Care?

Caring for a loved one during the last few months of their life is naturally upsetting for all those involved, and it can be stressful trying to balance the best possible care while looking after your own needs. This is where professional palliative care can step in, relieving some of the weight from friends and […]

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How retirement homes can help carers as well as patients

Choosing to send a loved one to a retirement home will never be an easy decision. You may have preconceptions that you are relinquishing your loved one’s freedom, and one of the hardest things to accept is that they are unwell and they need extra help. Of course, the large majority of retirement homes and […]

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What is dementia? Dementia is one of the most devastating conditions of the mind for both patients and their families. Rather than being a specific disease, the term is an overarching label for a band of symptoms that are associated with a decline in cognitive ability and, in particular, a loss of memory. If dementia […]

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What is respite care?

Caring for elderly or ill relatives and loved ones can be stressful and tiring, especially if they have additional medical needs. Everyone deserves a break from time to time, and respite care can give both patients and carers a much needed rest and change of scene. Respite care is there to give carers a rest […]

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Making the decision to place a loved one into a nursing home can be a stressful and upsetting experience, but 2017 figures produced by Alzheimer’s Society showed that one in six people aged 85 and over had permanent residency in a care home. This figure is evidential that although the initial choice can be emotionally straining, it […]

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