News posts for 'July 2021'

Monday, July 19, 2021
As we get older, it can become more challenging to get a good night's sleep, especially in summer. After all, the increased hours of daylight and the heat of some evenings can really disrupt sleep for some, often leading to a variety of physical and mental health problems. So, here's our sleeping advice for care residents. Why care home residents and the elderly sometimes struggle with sleep It’s already hard enough for care home residents to Keep Cool During The Day In Warm Weather, and these difficulties can easily overlap with evenings and nights.  Whilst we need the same amount of sleep when we’re older as we’ve always done, the heat can disrupt our usual patterns. This can sometimes mean, especially for ca

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How to put up Roman Blinds?

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