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 health. When we think of what loneliness really is, it’s not down to the amount of friends we have, the […]

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 year to start walking more with the evenings becoming lighter and longer. Not only will it encourage you to […]

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 to support hand hygiene improvement around the world. This year’s theme is recognising that through cleaning our hands we can add […]

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, loneliness, and isolation. Deaf Awareness Week, from 2nd – 8th May this year, is an opportunity to celebrate deafness, highlighting the […]

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 option. We’ve given tips for self-help techniques when coping with stress, which you can find in our other blogs […]

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 equipped to be able to look after your mental health in such trying times. To read […]

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. It can be both physically and mentally exhausting, which can sometimes lead to Caregiver Burnout. Being a care worker involves having […]

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

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 perfect opportunity to raise awareness and funds for those who suffer with the disease in the hopes of […]

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

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 awareness around the causes and cures of stress, making it an open and honest topic for everyone. To help raise awareness […]

React Homecare’s Valentine’s Day Message

  Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day where people celebrate their love for one another. However, here at React Homecare, we want to use this day to share our admiration for our very own workforce.   So, our Valentine’s Day message goes out to all our staff, Carers and Service Users:   Every day, […]

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