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Mental Health Awareness Week

From 9th-15th May, it’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme this year is loneliness. A large amount of us in the UK are being affected by loneliness, which can affect both our mental and physical ...

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National Walking Month – #WalkThisMay

It’s National Walking Month, where we are all encouraged to be more active through walking, whether it’s something we already do frequently or would be taking up a new hobby. It’s also a great time of...

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World Hand Hygiene Day – 5th May

Every year since 2009 on 5th May, we have celebrated World Hand Hygiene Day. Its aim is to continually promote and maintain sustainability of hand hygiene in health care and to bring people together t...

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Deaf Awareness Week: Supporting the Deaf Community

One in five adults in the UK is deaf or has hearing loss, meaning 12 million people in the UK are affected. The communication struggles caused by deafness can result in feelings of frustration, loneli...

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Severe stress and the actions to take – blog 5

For our final blog in the Stress Awareness Month series, we want to highlight that stress can become serious, but that getting professional help is not a sign of weakness – it is sometimes the best op...

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In depth guidelines for handling stress – blog 4

For our fourth blog in the Stress Awareness Month series, we want to take a more in depth look into what stress is and provide you with more detailed guidelines for how to help. We want you to feel eq...

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How to support the elderly with stress – blog 3

For the third blog in our series for Stress Awareness Month, we are focussing on our service users, looking at the stress they suffer from and how to support them. Everyone experiences stress, from al...

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Dealing with stress as a care worker – blog 2

Continuing with our blog series for Stress Awareness Month, we want to look closer at stress in the workplace and to acknowledge and appreciate the stress that our care workers endure for their job. I...

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What is Parkinson’s Disease? / World Parkinson’s Awareness Week

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Many of us will have heard of Parkinson’s Disease, but we might not necessarily know what it is or understand what it means for the people who have it. As it’s World Parkinson’s Week, it is the perfec...

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Stress Awareness Month: Spotting the Signs of Stress – blog 1 of series

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Everyone has experienced some form of stress in their lifetime, whether it’s been mild or severe. April is Stress Awareness Month, which has been held every year since 1992. It aims to raise further a...