Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 – Anxiety

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This week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 and the theme this year is Anxiety. First and foremost, anxiety is a normal emotion that many, if not all of us, feel from time to time. However, it can ...


Dementia UK’s Time For A Cuppa Week 2023

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Did you know, over 944,000 people in the UK are affected by the condition? (Dementia UK, 2023)   This week is Dementia UK’s, Time For A Cuppa Week, where they encourage everyone to hold an annual...


National Walking Month – #WalkThisMayTalkThisWay

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It is National Walking Month and with the nights being lighter and the evenings getting warmer, it’s the perfect time to get walking! We have decided to give #WalkThisMay a twist, so instead, welcome ...


What Qualities Make A Great Carer?

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Being a carer is a rewarding profession that allows you to support others. Like any job, it can also be incredibly challenging in some areas, however, it is also a very sociable and personal job. You will meet and help some interesting and true characters along the way, making care a great profession for someone with plenty of personality who thrives when working with people from all walks of life.


How To Manage Stress When Caring For Others

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Helping others as a care assistant or support worker is extremely fulfilling and rewarding, but like many other roles, the stress and pressure caused by the job can have an effect on your health and well-being if you don’t look after yourself correctly. The good news is that there’s a range of strategies and tips available out there which cover stress management for carers.


4 Things A Good Care Agency Should Provide

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When you’re looking for homecare providers, it is important to do your research so that you can make the right choice. The homecare care agency you choose has to be able to provide all the services you need whilst being caring, friendly, and responsive. At Clarity Homecare, we aim to treat all our service users as if they were family. We do our best to go above and beyond to provide the highest level of support possible.


Home Care Vs Residential Care Homes: The Difference

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Whether you’re looking for home elderly care services for yourself or a loved one, there are a couple of options to choose from, either having a carer to help with life at home or going into a residential care home. It’s important to carefully consider the differences between the two to ensure you or your loved one is getting the support that is most suitable for them.  

In this article, we’ll explain the similarities and differences between home care and care homes. 


How To Look After Your Relative With Dementia

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Taking care of a family member with Dementia can be difficult. However, there are many ways that you can help, including home care which can make the process easier for everyone involved.


Managing Your Chronic Health Conditions At Home

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If you are suffering from a serious health condition, debilitating or otherwise, you may be struggling with everyday tasks which are now causing you pain or fatigue. Chronic health conditions in older adults are fairly common, and while getting support from a carer, family, or friends for your needs is the most sought-after option.


Sign Language Week 2023

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  13th-17th March 2023 was Sign Language Week and we decided to share some simple phrases that could help aid in communication between speaking and British Sign Language (BSL) users. Did you know...