By: admin On: September 27, 2019

iCareiMove the New Training provider for BlueBird Care Wellness Anarchist, Helen Tite, the Health and Wellbeing entrepreneur, is the new training provider with BlueBird Care Franchise Group. Business disruptor, Helen  and her small team, are taking the care sector by storm with their innovative approach to health and ageing...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
By: admin On: August 26, 2018

Prevent falling and Play Hopping and jumping over the rock pools brings out the child in me.  I am always delighted that for a moment the spring chicken in me is preventing my older me from falling.  Prevention is not just for older adults by the way. Balance helps...

Read more
By: admin On: August 26, 2018

 Staying safe with your IT systems by Pat Taylor I was a breach of my accounts on my first 12 1/2 hour shift working as a bank nurse at a local community hospital. My brain was in overdrive, trying to take everything in, manage my workload and learn new...

Read more
By: admin On: July 29, 2018

Our working future What will I look like at 68 when I supposedly retire from working? When I was a kid I thought 68 was ancient. Now I have friends who are in their 60’s and quite frankly, fabulous.  60 is the new black.  I know we are all...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more