Category: Health

Choosing the Walking Stick that is Right For You

Posted on: April 29, 2022

As we get older, one of the things that people often experience is a loss in their mobility. This is all part and parcel of ageing, but it certainly doesn’t mean that we need to lose our independence or stop doing many of the things that we love! Fortunately, there…

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How to Use a Cane to Help With Mobility

Posted on: March 20, 2022

To help yourself move with your cane, you should position your cane or stick slightly forward of your position and about 2 inches to the side. You may be tempted to stare at the floor while walking, but this is not a good technique. You should instead lift your head…

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What is a Peer-Reviewed Scientific Paper?

Posted on: February 25, 2022

There are two basic types of peer reviewed papers. Articles are written for a general audience and use everyday language. Technical terms are defined and used in a casual tone. Papers are written for professionals in the field and use formal language and lots of technical terminology. They often have…

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Why Mobility Aids Are So Important

Posted on: January 12, 2022

Many people who need mobility assistance are in need of a mobility aid. These devices can help them move around the house and stay active, reducing stress and increasing physical activity. Lack of activity can lead to a variety of health problems, so it is important to keep yourself active…

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How to protect your staff in the summer

Posted on: November 25, 2021

As the world beings to inevitably heat up, the demands on the care of the workforce are also going to rise. At the moment, in the UK, there is a minimum acceptable temperature that people can be expected to work in. If it drops to below this, staff can walk…

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Why you need a first aider at work

Posted on: October 6, 2021

It is an employers responsibility to make sure that their employees are safe in the workplace.  For the most part it means providing a safe environment where there are few hazards.  Even then, it is essential that these hazards are acknowledged and this is done by completing risk assessments, standing…

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You can be rewarded for your time

Posted on: September 15, 2021

There are plenty of ways that you can help by giving up your timeout to help others. One way of doing this is to participate in Paid Research Studies. These are where you help by taking an experimental drug or treatment and then record the results. Image credit On the…

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How To Prevent Back Pain at Work

Posted on: September 6, 2021

When you are sat down at the desk all day, your back can really suffer if you don’t take the necessary precautions that support your spine. As humans, we are designed to spend most of our time moving around, not for our current sedentary lifestyles. This can put a number…

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What You Can Do to Help the Environment

Posted on: September 3, 2021

More and more of us are becoming aware of climate change as it starts to affect us directly. The temperatures are increasing across the world, and some countries are close to disappearing. As we become more eco-conscious and proactive about preventing climate change from worsening, you will probably want to…

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Why is Food Hygiene So Important?

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you work at a supermarket, a restaurant or are cooking at home, food hygiene is important. Handling food safely with the necessary precautions can prevent serious illness caused by contamination. It is more important than ever to raise awareness of the importance of food hygiene as there are more…

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What is it Like to Work With People With Dementia?

Posted on: August 2, 2021

It can be an extremely difficult and upsetting task to try to work with people with dementia. It can be even more difficult when you are looking after a loved one with the condition. When you are a caregiver, it is important that you get used to this situation because…

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How Teeth Whitening Can Help You Feel More Confident

Posted on: July 27, 2021

Having whiter brighter teeth is a great way to improve your confidence and it can also do wonders for your self-esteem. When you smile you are able to show off your beautiful smile and this helps to increase your confidence levels. This is because when you have more confidence, you…

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What To Look For In The Perfect Office Chair

Posted on: June 26, 2021

So you want a comfortable office chair, but you are on a budget and you don’t want to break the bank. It can be difficult to know what is the best office chair because there are so many different styles and brands out there, making it difficult to decide which…

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Why Obesity Is Bad For Your Health

Posted on: June 21, 2021

There is a growing body of scientific research that suggests that obesity, or weight gain, is not only a risk factor to your overall health but also directly affects your immune system and can even cause cancer. One of the most compelling reasons being that obesity is a systemic disorder…

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Tips on How to Manage the Relocation of Hazardous Chemicals

Posted on: May 25, 2021

Managing the relocation of hazardous chemicals can be daunting. Especially when dealing with toxic materials and knowing how to transport them safely is essential. There are many companies that specialize in transporting hazardous substances and they have the necessary machinery and safety precautions to move them safely. It is very…

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What Exercise is Good For a Bad Back?

Posted on: May 5, 2021

So what exercise is good for a bad back? The key word here is to be able to identify what back exercises for back pain relief are necessary. For instance you can do core strengthening with low impact aerobics to help repair your back after an injury, but you might…

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