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Why is it important to tackle loneliness?

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No one should feel they have no one to turn to, but we also know that loneliness can have a big impact on our mental and physical health. Older people are especially vulnerable to social isolation &#8...

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Loneliness Awareness Week

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This week is Loneliness Awareness Week, which runs from 17th June – 21st of June. Here at Premier Care we think it’s important to raise awareness and change the way we think about loneline...

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Cupcake Day 2019

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It’s that time of year again! We celebrated cupcake day in aid of Alzheimer’s Society yesterday. In the average time it takes to bake a batch of cakes, six people will develop dementi...

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Looking after yourself as a carer

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When you’re a carer yourself, sometimes it’s hard to find the time and energy to look after yourself properly. It’s important to look after yourself so you can do the things you enjo...

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World War Two – Margarets Story

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Margaret, one of our service users, was kind enough to talk to us about her time during World War Two. Margaret was one of the many aircraftswomen who worked at Bletchley Park. However, it’s only rece...

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When is it time for extra support?

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Is your loved one struggling with day-to-day living? Are you concerned for the welfare of someone you care about? Sometimes it’s difficult to accept that it might be time to seek extra help and ...

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Edith Hazard on her retirement

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We’ve had a lot to celebrate here at Premier Care recently! One of our long-serving members of staff is celebrating her retirement from the company, Edith Hazard. Edith popped into the office and we h...

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Dementia Action Week Pyjama Party

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We mentioned at the start of the week our plans for Dementia Action Week. Today we had our Fundraising day for the Alzheimer’s Society! We hosted a pyjama party in our Mansfield office today. A ...

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What is sundowning?

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If you spend the early evening with someone who has dementia, you can notice changes in their mood or behaviour. It’s very common, one in five people living with dementia experience these sympto...

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What is a Dementia Friend?

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Dementia Friends is a programme ran by the Alzheimer’s Society. It’s the biggest ever initiative to try and change peoples views about dementia. Its aim is to change the way people think, ...

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