By Marion Foreman We take exercise into care homes. That’s a very simple statement – but there is so much more to it than that. We meet and assess most of the residents of the care homes we work in. We get to know them; we find out who they are and what matters to [...]
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Just as there are huge pressures on the NHS so there are on the Social Care system. A report carried out by an independent MP, Frank Field found low wages, zero hours contracts and a heavy work load amongst carers visiting people in their own home. Those who work for the private sector have different [...]
Muscle mass can begin to decline from the age of 40. This is known as sarcopenia and can quickly lead to the loss of function and a consequent loss of independence. Strong muscles can go a long way to helping to prevent falls and all the damage that can occur. Strong muscles also encourage mobility [...]