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Welcome to our caring insights page. Here, you’ll find our latest news, as well as advice articles, information on our latest projects, care funding guidance, and resource materials for our lovely staff.

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Caring for Someone With Dementia |  How to Strengthen Your Relationship

Caring for Someone With Dementia | How to Strengthen Your Relationship

09 August, 2022

Are you caring for someone with dementia? In this blog, we’re exploring mechanisms to help you cope, whilst strengthening your relationship with one another.

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Fun Summer Activities for Adults | 6 Ideas for the Older Generation

Fun Summer Activities for Adults | 6 Ideas for the Older Generation

13 July, 2022

Are you looking for some fun summer activities to try with your loved one? Keep reading to discover 6 ideas for you to try together in the coming weeks.

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Why Are Memories Important? | Local and Community History Month

Why Are Memories Important? | Local and Community History Month

13 May, 2022

Why are memories important? For Local and Community History Month, our service users have been reminiscing on the past and recalling their favourite memories.

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What is Home Care? | An Insight into What a Home Care Visit Involves

What is Home Care? | An Insight into What a Home Care Visit Involves

12 May, 2022

What is home care? You may be exploring care options for your loved one. This week, we're exploring what a typical home care visit involves and how it’s beneficial.

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Working in Health and Social Care | Celebrating Our Superheroes

Working in Health and Social Care | Celebrating Our Superheroes

10 May, 2022

Working in health and social care during the pandemic was, at times, challenging; so, we held an internal awards ceremony to celebrate our amazing staff.

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Supported Independent Living: The Benefits of Care at Home

Supported Independent Living: The Benefits of Care at Home

29 April, 2022

Rather than moving into residential care, some people receive domiciliary care at home. Here, we look at the benefits of supported independent living.

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Reablement Services | Introducing Our New ‘Wellbeing and Reablement’ Package

Reablement Services | Introducing Our New ‘Wellbeing and Reablement’ Package

21 March, 2022

This week, we’re introducing our new wellbeing and reablement services as we expand to include the transition from rehabilitation to domiciliary care.

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Elderly Care Services at Home | Celebrating Our Support Workers (Part 2)

Elderly Care Services at Home | Celebrating Our Support Workers (Part 2)

01 March, 2022

Here at CHD, we offer elderly care services at home. This week, we’re continuing to share the wonderful ways our support workers make a difference for our service users.

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Elderly Care Services at Home | Celebrating Our Support Workers (Part 1)

Elderly Care Services at Home | Celebrating Our Support Workers (Part 1)

15 February, 2022

Here at CHD, we offer elderly care services at home. This week, we’re sharing the wonderful ways our support workers make a difference for our service users.

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4 Best Stress Management Techniques For When Your Loved One Needs Care at Home

4 Best Stress Management Techniques For When Your Loved One Needs Care at Home

09 November, 2021

Does your loved one receive care at home? A life transition such as this can be a worrying time for everyone involved; here are our 4 best stress management techniques.

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Health at Home: How to Adapt Your Loved One’s Space

Health at Home: How to Adapt Your Loved One’s Space

04 October, 2021

Are you looking after your loved one's health at home? This week, we're looking at the different ways of adapting their home to help support their needs.

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Exploring the Benefits of Home Care for Seniors

Exploring the Benefits of Home Care for Seniors

17 August, 2021

What are the benefits of home care for seniors? This week, we're exploring the different services of home care and how they can benefit your loved one.

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Senior Care at Home: 5 Ways to Support Your Loved One’s Wellbeing

Senior Care at Home: 5 Ways to Support Your Loved One’s Wellbeing

08 July, 2021

World Wellbeing Week: Does your loved one need senior care at home? Here are 5 tips for supporting them with their overall wellbeing during this time.

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24 Hour Care at Home | 6 Coping Mechanisms For Coping When Your Loved One Needs Round-the-Clock Care

24 Hour Care at Home | 6 Coping Mechanisms For Coping When Your Loved One Needs Round-the-Clock Care

24 June, 2021

Is your loved one in need of 24-hour care at home? We explore some effective coping mechanisms to help you manage when your loved one needs round-the-clock care.

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What is Care at Home, and How Can it Help Your Loved One?

What is Care at Home, and How Can it Help Your Loved One?

04 May, 2021

What is care at home? Find out how your loved one may benefit from receiving treatment in the comfort of their own home.

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Dementia Care at Home: 5 Ways to Make Your Loved One Feel Comfortable

Dementia Care at Home: 5 Ways to Make Your Loved One Feel Comfortable

15 April, 2021

Are you looking to care for your loved one in their safe, familiar surroundings? Learn how you can deliver effective dementia care at home.

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Happy National Careers Week! Meet Two of Our Wonderful Carers | CHD Care at Home, Surrey

Happy National Careers Week! Meet Two of Our Wonderful Carers | CHD Care at Home, Surrey

01 March, 2021

It’s National Careers Week - and for us, at CHD Living, that means it’s our chance to share the realities of working in care, and just how rewarding it can be.

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CHD Living, digitises ‘Adopt a Grandparent’ campaign and calls for ‘virtual volunteers’ amidst Coronavirus crisis 

CHD Living, digitises ‘Adopt a Grandparent’ campaign and calls for ‘virtual volunteers’ amidst Coronavirus crisis 

23 July, 2020

We’ve digitised our “Adopt a Grandparent” campaign and are calling for additional ‘virtual volunteers’ amidst the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, in efforts to continue providing their elderly residents with companionship during this difficult time.

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Advice & How To guides

Advice & How To guides

From living a healthier lifestyle to introducing the older generations to technology, we’ve designed our advice and how-to articles to help you and your loved one live your lives to the full. So, grab a cup of tea and take a few moments to flick through our latest reads.

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New Homes and Future Projects

New Homes and Future Projects

At CHD Living, we’re always thinking about how we can improve our services for those who live with us. Whether it’s building a brand new residence to suit specific needs, or developing our current homes to improve our care offering, we’re always thinking about our next move. Browse our articles to keep up-to-date with our latest projects.

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Care Funding and Guidance

Care Funding and Guidance

At CHD Living, we understand that the need for professional care often comes without warning. This can take its toll financially, and may leave families feeling worried about the future. Whatever your situation, we’ve supported families like you in their transition to a care environment. If you’re feeling concerned, take a look at our articles for some guidance.

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Employee Resources

Employee Resources

If you’re part of the CHD family and need to access your portal, or would like to access online training materials, you can do so here.

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Covid-19

Covid-19

Since the onset of Covid-19, we’ve done our utmost to align our policies with the government guidance. This has meant that we’ve been adopting stringent visiting procedures and incorporating safe practices into our services. If you’d like to find out more about how we’ve adapted to the current climate, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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News

News

There’s always something going on across our CHD Living residences; whether that’s carrying out a new experience wish, or pairing up with the local school to help combat loneliness - all COVID-safe, of course. To find out more about what we’ve been getting up to, take a read of some of our press coverage.

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Policies & Frequently Asked Questions

Policies & Frequently Asked Questions

Choosing a care service can feel like a daunting process and it’s natural to have lots of questions. Click below for information on our policies along with articles addressing the frequently asked questions that we receive.

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