By: admin On: August 1, 2019

Harry’s Story Harry came to our Move More assessment day so that we could ensure that he was suitable to attend the course. He was obviously very frail and came in walking on 2 crutches – he was very unsteady and was accompanied by his daughter who just looked...

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By: admin On: June 24, 2019

Sharing Positivity in Care and Health For those that know me (Helen Tite The Wellness Anarchist) you will know that I am extremely positive, cup half full, always a silver lining, speaks from the heart kind of girl. Someone who truly believes that no matter what, there is good...

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By: admin On: April 29, 2019

When Hope is denied When you are told there is nothing else that can be done then all hope is lost, Right? Or if you give positivity, then that is false hope, Right? False hope is something that can’t always be given because of Ethics and then when good...

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By: admin On: October 21, 2018

You fall … whats next? Our job is to keep you steady on your feet, no matter what age you are. But what happens when you fall and you are scared you can’t get up? Having taught balance and stability classes for years we like to think we have...

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By: admin On: September 4, 2018

The Backward Chaining Method for Falls Prevention Backward chaining techniques in preventing falls are used to teach the older adult a task and to actively involve the older adult in the task. In this case, this is getting onto the floor safely and more importantly getting off the floor. They begin...

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By: admin On: July 1, 2018

He was my elderly gentlemen Obviously, I have a soft spot for our older population. I witnessed the till operator (a lady in her mid to late 50’s) being rude to an elderly gentlemen. It wasn’t the time to pick a discussion with the operator.   Parkinsons Disease Based...

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By: admin On: June 17, 2018

Evidence-based! You are making an improvement and recording evidence but that is sometimes considered wooly. What have we learnt from the non-medicalised model? The famous phrase, evidence-based. This starts as a new, nervous person attending a class but quickly changes. Friendships form instantly. It is watching old friends catching...

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By: admin On: May 22, 2018

Mum. Affectionally known as The Duchess. My Mum has cared for my Dad for over 25 years. When I say cared… that is changing socks daily, getting him dressed and then undressed, dealing with personal care and all the accidents especially after radiotherapy bowel damage, making the call whether...

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