Cera Blog

Apr. 13, 2018, 5:27 PM

Overcoming Social Stigma Around Disabilities

Often, when talking about those with disabilities, their achievements will be listed alongside words such as: ‘despite’, ‘limited’, ‘defied’, ‘overcame’ and ‘courage’; leading to the idea that having a disability means that one is defined by it.

Apr. 06, 2018, 10:22 AM

UK Care Guide

 The UK Care Guide website is designed to support those looking for help and information across a range of care related topics and part of their site helps people looking for home care agencies in the UK.  As this is our specialist area, it was very natural for us to partner together. 

Mar. 29, 2018, 11:22 AM

How to Navigate Life with a Serious Illness

Getting diagnosed with a serious condition is really difficult, as it doesn’t only impact you physically, but also mentally and in the various roles of your life as a parent, child, colleague, or friend. A serious illness can create some chaos, but it’s important to try and keep your head above ...

Mar. 16, 2018, 11:42 AM

Finding balance when caring for your loved ones

When the people we love are afflicted with an illness or hardship, we want to be there for them and care for them as best we can; particularly when that person is somebody close to us such as a parent, sibling or child. Those that sacrificially cared for us when we were younger, sometimes become ...

Mar. 14, 2018, 12:02 PM

Sir Nick Clegg joining as Chairman of Cera's Advisory Board

Cera are proud to announce that Sir Nick Clegg, former deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2007 to 2015, will join Cera as the Chairman of our Advisory Board.

Mar. 02, 2018, 4:27 PM

Technology at Cera: Our Focus on Providing Safe & Excellent Quality Home Care

It’s our top priority to provide the safest care possible. We understand that most of our service users are dependent on their carers arriving on time to help them out of bed, to wash, or to eat. It is also important that our clients’ families know what is going on in their loved one’s home, how ...

Feb. 16, 2018, 4:17 PM

The Importance of Good Nutrition for the Elderly 

Elderly people are at a higher risk of becoming malnourished, due to the increased likelihood of them having pre-existing conditions—such as dementia, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and depression—or as a side effect of medication they are taking. Research conducted by BAPEN between ...

Feb. 02, 2018, 3:37 PM

What are the benefits of choosing transport as an addition to my loved one’s home care package?

Care for elderly loved ones goes beyond just help in the household and with personal care.  They need support to help them keep pursuing social activities outside the home, and to be prepared in case they need to visit a GP at short notice or go to the hospital. Many care homes and domiciliary care ...

Jan. 24, 2018, 5:47 PM

5 Daily Habits to Reduce Stiffness

One of the most frequent questions I get asked around this time of year is:

Jan. 24, 2018, 5:40 PM

How Can Domiciliary Care Improve Well-being for those Suffering with Diabetes?

Diabetes can affect people at any age, but a large proportion of newly diagnosed diabetes is amongst the elderly and their treatment requires a unique approach due to susceptibility to illness; impaired physical functioning; difficulty in adapting to a diet and age-related changes that make ...