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  • Christmas Jumper Day 2019

    On December 13th the office staff at Acquire Care Ltd. arrived to work dressed in all their fun Christmas finery – it was Christmas Jumper Day. In exchange for items to donate to the local food bank, the usual dress code was put on hold […]

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  • Help Relatives and Friends To Be Safe From the Internet, Postal or Phone Sales and Scams

    At this time of year, many people are encouraged by salesmen to buy goods they do not want or need. Black Friday or Cyber Monday special offers have been mentioned everywhere on the internet or in newspapers recently. Special bargains are advertised in every possible […]

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  • Free Flu Vaccinations For Social Care Employees and Others Again This Year

    Once again, it’s time to think about having a flu vaccination, especially if you work with elderly or vulnerable people. According to the NHS, flu is an unpredictable virus that can be very unpleasant. Whilst people who are generally healthy usually have no problem getting […]

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  • Thank you!

    On Friday 27th September we were part of Macmillan’s The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. We have raised to date £142.60 and are still counting. Thanks to everyone who joined us and enjoyed a cuppa, cake and chat.

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  • Your Invitation to our Macmillan Coffee Morning

    All are welcome to visit the Acquire Care Office at Shotover Kilns to meet the team over a cuppa and piece of cake on September 27th and raise valuable money for Cancer Support. Our last coffee morning raised a fantastic £160.80 and we’d love to […]

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  • Campaign Against Loneliness

    Many elderly people do not speak to anyone all week; not even a ‘hello’ or ‘how are you today’? Many people live alone and are vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation. Age UK, have been trying to inform the public about this for sometime, and […]

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  • Creative Activities

    Having a hobby or an interest can be very beneficial to people who are elderly and unable to get out and about easily. By keeping the mind active and being interested in something or by being creative can help improve a person’s mental health as […]

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  • Now That Summer Has Arrived

    Following on from the recent article ‘Coping with Dementia and Hot Weather’, as summer is now with us, it is time to check that elderly friends and relatives are coping well with the changes of temperatures. For example, as mentioned in the previous article, are […]

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  • Coping with Dementia and Hot Weather

    Although it is raining as this is being written, the weather forecast for the next few days is sun and more sun. Whilst most people cope well with higher temperatures, those who have dementia can find hot weather a challenge. The advice given by The […]

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  • Loneliness

    According to Age UK more than 2 million people in England over the age of 75 live alone. More than a million older people say they go for over a month without speaking to a friend, neighbour or family member. This can have a serious effect […]

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