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“I’m worried that my family member may be developing dementia”
To help you feel more informed at this frightening and overwhelming time, we've highlighted the signs and symptoms to be aware of and explained the diagnostic process.
Inge Coetzer - Recommend a Friend
Consultus carer Inge Coetzer, the winner of our June 2018 Recommend a Friend prize draw. Here, she shares how she spent her prize.
Carer Tips: Personal care
Good personal hygiene is critical for health and wellbeing, but it can be difficult to maintain our standards as we get older. Here are some tips to help you support your clients with their personal care.
Stay on your feet: How to prevent a fall
Despite the shocking statistics, falling is not an inevitable part of ageing. There are steps you can take to help minimise the risk of yourself or your loved one having a fall.
Exercise for a Busy Carer
We understand the demanding working hours that being a live-in carer calls for, but are you using your time off to care for yourself?
The Consultus Care Training Centre has two new qualifications, available from February 2019.
Nicky Campbell - Recommend a Friend
We received the most wonderful email from our third Recommend a Friend winner, carer Nicky Campbell. Nicky won a Red Letter Days voucher in October, and used her voucher to take a break away in north Wales.
Urinary Tract Infections: Symptoms and Prevention
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most frequent clinical bacterial infections in women, accounting for nearly 25% of all infections. Around 50–60% of women will develop UTIs in their lifetimes, but there are some simple ways to help prevent UTI.
Moving & Positioning: a safeguarding perspective
It is Consultus policy that carers undertake an annual moving and positioning refresher course. In this article we highlight the importance of regular training and how it benefits both the clients and their carers.