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Jun

Radfield Home Care supports Awareness Days

Hannah MacKechnie Read 1147 times

Radfield Home Care have been busy supporting the many awareness weeks that fall at this time of year.

Dementia Awareness Week  was run by the Alzheimer's Society and does an incredible job of raising the profile of dementia in our community and making the general public aware of the condition and how it affects people.

We were proud to support Dementia Awareness Week and one of our home care supervisors in our Shrewsbury branch completed her training to become a Dementia Champion and in this capacity she will be running some dementia information sessions for the public to attend at our Shrewsbury office in Frankwell which we will post the dates for in due course.

Overlapping Dementia Awareness week was Arthritis care week  which again we were proud to support as so many of our clients experience the pain and discomfort and limited function that arthritis causes. Raising awareness of the many types of arthritis and what support is available to support people with the condition is very important and to help achieve this we created an arthritis information sheet which can be downloaded from our Useful Information page on the Radfield Home Care website.

This week we are supporting Falls Awareness Week  by releasing our guide on how to prevent falls which includes many top tips and helpful hints on how to prevent falls from happening. Falls can cause a great deal of both physical and psychological harm with many people who experience a fall losing confidence and not being able to maintain their previous quality of life. Any ways in which falls can be prevented is clearly crucial to help people remain independent for as long as possible which is why we hope that our Falls Prevention Guide will help with this.