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Coping with grief at Christmas

Monday, December 20th, 2021
Christmas is a painful time for those coping with grief. While grief never fully goes away, there be times when emotions are much more heightened than others...
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Spread a little kindness this Christmas

Thursday, December 16th, 2021
We recently discussed how Christmas is often a very commercially focused Holiday, in which we put too much value in how much we each spend...
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Struggling with foggy lenses when you wear a face mask? Take a look at these 5 top tips...
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This Christmas, Kare Plus Preston are fundraising to help those who are elderly and lonely...
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Whether you have been directly affected through a breast cancer diagnosis or someone close to you who has, your stories describe the individual experiences of people living with breast cancer...
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Kare Plus #Hallo-win Competition

Sunday, October 10th, 2021
This October we want to see you getting creative…
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The 100th anniversary of the opening of the first-ever nursing register in the UK is being marked today...
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Breast Cancer Awareness - Signs to look out for

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it's important to be breast aware so you notice any changes as soon as possible.
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Whether you have been directly affected through a breast cancer diagnosis or someone close to you who has, your stories describe the individual experiences of people living with breast cancer...
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COVID-19 Response: Autumn and Winter Plan 2021

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response - Autumn and Winter Plan 2021’ setting out plans for autumn and winter 2021/22 in England...
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At Kare Plus HQ, we will be walking, running or cycling 150k over 3 weeks to raise funds for Breast Cancer Now...
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Is water always the best choice on a hot day?

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021
In hotter weather, the risk of dehydration is greater. But is water always the first thing you should be reaching for?
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7 easy tips to stay hydrated

Monday, September 6th, 2021
Our bodies are 60% water, so even the slightest bit of dehydration can affect how we function, from energy levels to digestion and even immunity...
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8 tips for staying cool in the hot weather

Monday, September 6th, 2021
While sun-seekers are enjoying basking in the sunshine, the hot weather can lead to health problems and heatstroke, something that is particularly dangerous for the elderly....
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As of today, Monday 16th August 2021, people who are double jabbed or aged under 18 will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if they are identified as a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case.
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In the modern working world it is far too common for individuals to wonder what it is they can offer businesses...
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Being invited into a customer’s home as a carer is a huge privilege...
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This summer we want carer’s and customers to get out and about (safely) exploring your home and surrounding areas...
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Win a Gibbs & Graze picnic box worth £200!

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
Summer is here and we want care homes across the UK to get involved...
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Guidance on the management of staff, patients and residents who have been exposed to COVID-19...
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Exciting news regarding UK government-funded training courses...
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Hot weather: How to sleep in the heat

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
With much of the UK experiencing high temperatures, the difficulty of getting a good night's sleep will be on many people's minds...
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7 easy tips to stay hydrated

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
Our bodies are 60% water, so even the slightest bit of dehydration can affect how we function, from energy levels to digestion and even immunity...
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Heatwave: A Survival Guide for Nurses

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
Wherever you work and whatever you work as, the hot weather affects everyone...
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Get your NHS COVID Pass letter

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
You can use this letter if you're travelling abroad, or going to an event, and need proof you've had your COVID-19 vaccination...
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A Day In The Life Of A Carer

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
Carers are a huge part of our front-line team of amazing individuals working day in, day out to provide care to those who need it most. Not everyone is cut out for it and therefore, we need to take the time to appreciate those who dedicate their lives to helping others.
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#TrueCompanion - With Kare Plus

Friday, June 4th, 2021
The relationship between care givers and care customers can be like no other. Due to the pandemic restricting loved ones from seeing those who are vulnerable, healthcare workers have become even more so True Companions.....
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Dr Louise May, Director of Kare Plus Wirral and Liverpool, and her parents, Lew and Hilda, have kindly agreed to share their story about living with, and having a loved one with dementia...
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This week is #DyingMattersWeek, a chance for organisations, individuals, and partners to come together to open up the conversation around dying, death and bereavement....
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The word “dementia” is something we hear banded around within the Homecare sector with many businesses stating that they specialise in Dementia when, often this is simply not the case...
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Diversity In Nursing | By Kare Plus

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
#InternationalNursesDay With Kare Plus Here at Kare Plus, our nurses are part of a front-line team of amazing key...
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No Covid-19 Bonus For Englands' Nurses

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
Nurses in England will not receive a one-off bonus for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic like their...
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Over the Christmas period, at Kare Plus we ran our Poetic Memoir competition. The nominations we received were overwhelming, with so many brilliant poets writing about how they have found the COVID19 pandemic. Please read our amazing winner Sue Lees at Beaufort House's poem here!...
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COMPETITION - Bloom-In-Care with Kare Plus

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
Now the flowers are in bloom and spring is upon us, it is time to take the beautiful colours of nature, and get a little creative! Send flowers in bloom via a photograph, sculpture, drawing or even cross-stitch... anything which celebrates the amazing colours and full bloom of spring!
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Living with Epilepsy, a Mother's Story

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
This Friday is Epilepsy Awareness Day (also known as Purple Day), originally created by Cassidy Megan in 2008, a young girl from Canada living with epilepsy who wanted to encourage people to learn more and talk about the condition...
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Join us today for the National Day of Reflection, to reflect on our collective loss, support those who’ve been bereaved, and hope for a brighter future. This annual day will enable us to pause and support each other through this difficult time.
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Kare Plus Careers - How to Apply!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
With 2021 in full swing, there’s never been a better time to find a new career. Whether you’re in full-time work, or you’re currently unemployed, this is the perfect time to change things up and find a career you truly care about...
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Famous Random Acts of Kindness

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
In a world where the news cycle is dominated by a lot of negative stories, it’s often easy to forget that day-to-day life is filled with random moments of kindness between strangers...
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February marks National Heart Month, an awareness event which aims to highlight the importance of heart health and the dangers of heart disease. Many of us take our heart for granted. As we go about our day-to-day lives, we’re happy to let it tick away,
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Time to Talk Day - Speaking Out

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
Speaking out or sharing feelings about your state of mental health may sound simple enough, but for many people it can be a real battle to be open with their emotions. For some, speaking out can be a sign of weak...
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January marks National Mentoring Month, which is an annual campaign that aims to promote the benefits of mentorship. Mentoring is an everyday part of life, whether you’re learning from a superior in the workplace, or passing your knowledge and expertise on to your children.
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If there’s one thing many of us love a little too much, it’s sugar. Whether it’s adding an extra teaspoon in your morning brew, or having an extra slice of cake, sugar is a major part of a daily diet...
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Dementia, What is the Montessori Way?

Monday, January 18th, 2021
Finding a cure for dementia has always been at the forefront of the collective focus of science, healthcare and the general public, but one aspect many don’t consider for those with neuro-degenerative conditions is the care they receive...
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Five Reasons to Stay Positive in Lockdown

Monday, January 18th, 2021
With 2020 in the rear view mirror, many of us were looking towards 2021 in the hope we would start to see some normalcy in our day-to-day lives. Unfortunately, a mutated strain of COVID-19 is currently making its way across the country...
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#ShareKare via a photo this Valentines for a chance to win a Hotel Chocolat. Hamper!
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5 Reasons to Join Kare Plus in 2021

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
2020 has been a year like no other. A global pandemic took grasp of countries across the world and confined us to our homes, creating a new...
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The festive period is an important time for many people of all faiths and none who come together over the holidays. The...
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Are you struggling for ideas on what to get your loved ones for Christmas? In Britain each year, countless people...
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If you hadn’t already guessed from the title, it’s National Self-Care Week. Many of us often put others before our own personal needs, because it’s often easier to spot when others need help.
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With a second lockdown underway, 2020 will be remembered as one of the most isolated years on record. Families have...
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