The Flu Jab and Your Health

The Flu Jab and Your Health If you’re a carer, you are entitled to the flu jab As a care worker, employed by the NHS, independent organisation or for someone else, it can be easy to overlook your own health. Flu can knock even the healthiest people off their feet for a couple of weeks,…

Sports and the risk of dementia

There is much debate and speculation over what causes dementia in people and if there are ways in which we can prevent the disease from developing. However, it can be difficult to pinpoint the root causes of dementia and whether our lifestyle contributes to this. In recent history there has been attention given to a…

Keeping Warm This Winter

At this time, as the end of October encroaches and we are deep into the autumn months, you may have noticed the beginnings of a few winter chills in the air. Indeed, you may have already started to turn the heating up at home. It can be difficult to ensure that your house stays warm…

Food and Mood

The 14th October 2019 marks the beginning of chocolate awareness week here in the UK. While we all enjoy chocolate, it is interesting to know that the foods we love and hate really can affect not only our health but also our mood. The foods we eat each and every day are able to influence…

Anxiety and Your Caring Role

Anxiety is a natural feeling and we all experience sensations of worry, fear or even panic at times. In fact, anxiety can be a positive emotion as it motivates us to achieve and demonstrates that we care. However, it is when emotions such as panic, worry and fear start to take control that anxiety becomes…