How to keep your loved one mobile at home. Advice from Burley’s Home Care

Keeping mobile as you age

From staying independent to maintaining physical health, staying mobile and active has many benefits, which is why it is so important as you age. But as they age, your loved one might find it harder to stay mobile as they start to lose muscle strength, energy and motivation to move. So here are a few […]

Activities to improve memory: Advice from a Dorset Home Care Agency

Activities to help improve your memory

As you age, your mental well being is just as important as your physical wellbeing, as it helps maintain your independence, mental health, relationships and memory. Your brain is just like any other muscle in your body, if you don’t use it, it will weaken but if you regularly exercise it and feed it knowledge […]

Why independence still matters as you age and how home care can help

Independent elderly people on a walk

It is understandable that when a loved one starts to need care, they worry about losing their independence. Independence has such positive impacts on an individual, so it is really important that a loved one remains independent for as long as possible. It can be helpful to understand the reasons why independence is so important […]

Why choose Burley’s home care in 2022?

Burley's Home Care

With the New Year in full swing comes new responsibilities and new goals for 2022 and for many, arranging the right home care for a loved one may be on that list. Following a busy Christmas period, it may have brought to light some of the reasons your loved one may need extra support or […]

Why dementia care at home is particularly important over winter

Dementia care in winter

Starting to notice the colder days, darker evenings and the aroma of pumpkin and cinnamon wafting from your local coffee shop? All sure signs winter is fast approaching. While for most of us this doesn’t make too much difference to our everyday lives, for someone living with dementia, winter can unfortunately be a time of […]

How to support a loved one with a dementia diagnosis

dementia diagnosis and when to consider dementia home care

Has your loved one recently been diagnosed with dementia or early-onset dementia? Getting this diagnosis can be a daunting and scary time, not only for the individual getting the news but also for their loved ones. In this article, we wanted to provide you with some advice on how to cope with the diagnosis, support […]

Signs that your loved one needs home care

Signs your loved one needs home care

Spotting the signs that your loved one may need some support in the form of home care is a good first step. But, what are these signs? And how do you know when it’s the right time?  In this article, we are here to give you all the information you need to make an informed […]