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Looking forward to outings after lockdown

Looking forward to outings after lockdown

With the huge advances in the roll-out of vaccines against Covid-19 and the success this is having in stopping the spread of infection, many are now looking forward to the freedoms ahead and to finally be able to venture on outings, day trips and holidays with friends and family.

2 days ago
What’s in a nap? is daytime rest good for you?

What’s in a nap? is daytime rest good for you?

As well as helping us to increase our productivity, experts have found many health benefits of a daytime snooze.

5 days ago
Eating and food preparation for a healthy heart!

Eating and food preparation for a healthy heart!

Heart UK recently found that one of the causes of high cholesterol can be an unhealthy lifestyle, they also said that by making significant changes to your diet, you should see a slight reduction in your cholesterol levels within as little as 3 or 4 weeks.

12 days ago
Keeping your mind active, it’s all in what you do…

Keeping your mind active, it’s all in what you do…

Do you love playing board games? Maybe a bit of scrabble or chess is your preference? A widely held belief is that as we grow older, it is important to keep one’s mind active – and so playing such mentally stimulating games can be a good idea and certainly can’t do any harm.

Taking up new activities may bring benefits such as increased engagement, in fact, you could say it’s a ‘no-brainer’ to train your brain! 

26 days ago
Why is gardening good for your health?

Why is gardening good for your health?

Gardening provides a wide range of health benefits to people of every age, both physically and mentally. A recent study conducted by Bakker Spalding, found that for 88% of people, mental wellbeing is one of the key benefits of spending time working or just enjoying time in the garden. 

Indeed, many charities are using gardening to bring about positive changes in people’s lives who are living with disabilities or ill health.

1 month ago
Easy steps to making bath-time safer…

Easy steps to making bath-time safer…

With all the water, combined with hard, unforgiving surfaces it’s no wonder that the bathroom is one of the home’s accident hot-spots.

Bath mats are a great idea to turn the tables on slippery surfaces, making the bathroom much safer, after all, why should keeping clean and hygienic involve risking your safety?

1 month ago
Trionic Walkers, making your outings easier

Trionic Walkers, making your outings easier

Trionic walker rollators have revolutionised the walker market, bringing high quality build and feature rich models that users have praised heavily across the UK and the world.

2 months ago
What should be in a first aid kit and why do I need one?
Hand sanitizers - do they really work?

Hand sanitizers - do they really work?

In recent times, with Coronavirus and all of the surrounding publicity, we are in the midst of lots of advice and guidance about how to stay safe and how to keep the Covid-19 virus safely at bay.

Hand sanitizers have been around a very long time, and within hospital settings, we’re all used to using them as they are often at the entrance to wards and usually next to the main entrances of the hospital and have been a regular fixture there, long before coronavirus.

3 months ago
What is a barrier cream?

What is a barrier cream?

Just like the function of healthy skin, a barrier cream forms a protective layer over the skin that augments the natural barrier function of the skin itself.

Barrier creams have many applications, not just in general skin care, for example, sometimes occupations that put the hands in contact with substances that could cause harm, need a good barrier cream to protect the skin from potential chemicals, impurities and caustic irritants.

4 months ago