National Love Your Pet Day

Pets have been a part of human life for many years and is becoming more popular to own one. Pets can offer unconditional love and help to make a home feel welcoming and inviting. Pet owners take the time to show appreciation for them by celebrating on national love...

Therapy Dogs

Therapy dogs are trained to offer comfort and support. They improve mental, physical, social and functioning. Therapy dogs are trained to interact with all kinds of people and make things better. They remain calm, provide affection and healing in difficult times....

Training and Development

At Farrell Healthcare all our carers undertake Health and Social Care training. They complete high quality training and development online courses. These educational courses are designed to improve job performance and to advance their knowledge, skill set and...

Dementia Training

People with dementia can find themselves disorientated and become confused or distressed. Visual changes influence the person to embrace unusual behaviours. Adults with dementia may not be able to calculate the distance of an object that is actually on the floor. They...

Snow showers

Snow showers continue to fall and cause disruption. A warning for ice has been issued and tonight it’s predicted to be the coldest night of Winter so far with temperatures falling below zero! Temperatures this week are lower than usual for this time of year. The...

Christmas Donations

Being able to give back to those in need is something close to our hearts. Donating can help better somebody’s life and bring them happiness and joy. As much joy as the holiday season brings, it can also bring sadness and stress. Charitable giving is a selfless...

Christmas Party

Christmas parties are great for team building. It’s a celebration of a special occasion! It gives us the chance to catch up, share conversations and strengthen relationships. It encourages better communication in a less formal setting. Parties create positive...

Winter Time

Winter is the time for comfort, good food and warmth. Keeping loved ones warm in Winter, comfortable and safe is absolutely necessary. The elderly feel sensitive to cold temperature from general ageing, health conditions and medication side effects. As you get older,...

Elderly Care At Christmas

Christmas can be a magical time of year for some people. It can also be an unwelcome reminder of loneliness. It can be hard for people who may not have family live nearby or don’t have a wide social circle, so everyone should consider the wellbeing of older...

Dementia

Early Symptoms of Dementia Memory problems particularly remembering recent events Increasing confusion Reduced concentration Behaviour changes Loss of ability to do everyday tasks Finding it hard to carry out familiar daily tasks Mood changes Struggling to follow a...