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The Benefits of Lifelong Learning For Seniors

The Benefits of Lifelong Learning For Seniors

There are many benefits to lifelong learning for seniors. Let’s take a look at some of them. When people begin to get older, this usually precedes a period of mental decline. This is largely due to the fact that as the body ages, the brain begins to slow down, and...

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Eye tests for the elderly

Eye tests for the elderly

For anyone who has older people in their life who haven't seen an Optician in a while, we recommend an eye test at least every two years (or as recommended by an Optometrist). It is not just about getting a pair of glasses, it is about improving confidence and quality...

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What Are Good Hobbies For Seniors?

What Are Good Hobbies For Seniors?

When it comes to our senior residents, we’ve put a lot of time into finding the best hobbies for them to enjoy in their free time. Part of this is making sure they are both engaging enough to keep our residents’ minds active and enjoyable enough to become an important...

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Accredited Living Wage Employer

Accredited Living Wage Employer

Recent awards and accreditations Great Park Homecare is extremely proud to be honoured as Berkshire's first homecare provider accredited as a Living Wage Employer. “For Adrian and I, it was the first thing we committed to as an employer when founding the company so we...

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How Assistive Technology in Care Can Improve Your Life

How Assistive Technology in Care Can Improve Your Life

Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution still holds today - our long-term survival depends on our ability to adapt. We can see this theory play out in the medical field. Researchers are creating life-changing assistive technology. Those who embrace it can hope to survive...

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The benefits of being supported in your own home

The benefits of being supported in your own home

As each year progresses and the days become longer and brighter, you may be thinking about decluttering, recycling or putting your tax affairs in order (slightly less exciting). The time comes when there can be no more procrastination so you can get on with your daily...

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Finding rewarding work in the caring sector

Finding rewarding work in the caring sector

Finding work caring sector There are so many jobs in the health and social care sector, and many people find careers in the industry that give them a lifetime of rewarding work. Because everyone is different and we all find various kinds of work fulfilling, it’s...

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Women Heroines

Women Heroines

Women heroines Celebrating unsung heroines on International Women’s Day International Women’s Day celebrates the global social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world. It is a time to reflect on the steps that have been made toward...

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Plan for later life

Plan for later life

According to the ONS (Office of National Statistics), the population of the UK is ageing, and it is projected that by 2050, one in four people in the UK will be aged 65 years or over. With this in mind, it’s wise to think about your plans for later life with the aim...

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