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Safety at home

What can be done to ensure peace of mind for older people and their supporters?

Gas leaks – hazards, prevention and treatment

Natural gas is one of the world’s most commonly used fossil fuels. The fuel is widely used for heating, cooking, cutting, welding, and processing products. The use of natural gas can be found anywhere – from our workplaces to our homes. While gas greatly benefits us, like all other sources of energy, it can be […]

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How to help elderly parents navigate their daily bathroom routine

In collaboration with Showerbuddy There are few daily routines quite as personal as using the bathroom. Privacy during bathing or using the toilet is part of maintaining our dignity and privacy. When someone experiences a loss in mobility, they are often required to rely upon others to manage such activities. Living with our elderly parents […]

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Is it time to upgrade your parent’s boiler?

Collaborative Post The winter causes concern for anybody with elderly parents, especially those living in their own home. There may be a reluctance on their behalf to move out of their home, placing a certain emphasis on their children to ensure they are warm and safe as the colder weather kicks in. We explored this […]

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Home hacks for your elderly parents

Collaborative Post It’s natural for the elderly to want to stay in their own homes as long as possible to maintain some independence. It’s also natural to worry about elderly parents coping at home alone, but there are some changes you can make to make their home safer for them. This gives you peace of […]

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Advice on keeping cool in a heatwave

It’s July 2021, and the Met Office has just issued its first new-style alerts for extreme weather – in this case, heat.  While we generally experience some very hot weather in parts of the UK most summers, these new hot weather alerts suggest that we should be extra vigilant, especially for our more vulnerable relatives […]

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