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live-in care

How to Find the Best Live-in Care provider for your needs

June 16, 2020 3:34 pm

Seeing as how live-in care is the number one choice when it comes protecting your relatives form COVID-19, professionals are currently in high demand. Finding the best provider of live-in care services can be a daunting task, but don’t worry – we’ve got just the thing. This entire article is, in fact, dedicated to helping you find the expert that will best suit the needs of your loved ones. We’ve got both the question that you should be asking and the answers that you’re looking for right here. A Custom-tailored experience The first and most important question to ask your future live-in care provider is whether the service is fully customisable. Companies can offer a varying degree of customisation, depending...

What is a Pandemic?

April 14, 2020 1:35 pm

  A pandemic describes an infectious disease where we see significant and ongoing person-to-person spread in multiple countries around the world at the same time. The last time a pandemic occurred was in 2009 with swine flu, which experts think killed hundreds of thousands of people. The 2002-2003 outbreak of SARS, which is also a coronavirus, was contained enough to avoid that classification. Pandemics are more likely if a virus is brand new, able to infect people easily and can spread from person-to-person in an efficient and sustained way. The WHO (World Health Organisation) pandemic phases were developed in 1999 and revised in 2005. The phases are applicable to the entire world and provide a global framework to aid countries...

Coronavirus

The ABCs Of Coronavirus

February 24, 2020 9:50 am

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. As it’s a new illness, we do not know exactly how coronavirus spreads from person to person. Similar viruses spread in cough droplets. Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.  Detailed investigations found that SARS-CoV...

Care Options – Home Care or Nursing Home

January 23, 2019 2:26 pm

It is often hard to choose care option when you know so little of what is available. We have created a useful breakdown detailing some of the pros and cons of living in a care home or receiving home care, to help you understand your choice and how to plan for your care. Let’s look at Home Care Pros Cons  You get to stay in your own home and keep all your items   If you enjoy social contact, you may find living alone lonely. Unless you make use of the wide range of community activities available!   You get to stay in your own home and keep all your items You may need to modify or adapt your home...