The Care Hub in Goring is OPEN

The Care Hub in Goring is officially OPEN. December 1st 2017 marked our opening day to coincide with the village Christmas shopping evening. The night was very successful with lots of friends of Q1Care popping by and we also had several people pop in to see what we...

Massage: Tried and Tested Over Millennia

Huge thanks to Wendy Rooke from Rook Holistic Therapies for being our guest blogger this month. Massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, particularly the muscles, for the promotion and restoration of health. For the older person confined at home...

Stay well during cough and cold season

You may have read in the news over the past week that we are expecting a worse than usual flu season. This BBC News article offers some good advice – click here to read. As well as the flu, our elderly loved ones are susceptible to the common cold and as Autumn...

Robert’s Story

Our Client Robert is in his 70s and is suffering from Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia with Lewy bodies, which sadly has left him fully immobile and in need of 24 hour care. Parkinson’s as well as other health needs have left Robert confused, frightened and at times...

Summer advice for the elderly

Whilst the Great British Summer is living up to it’s reputation of being, let’s say mixed, temperatures are still hitting the 20s in many areas and these temperatures should be considered ‘warm’ and those vulnerable should follow some basic...

Date announced for Autumn Later Life Event

After the success of our Later Life Care event earlier this year we are pleased to announce another event this time being held in Pangbourne. The expert panel will discuss issues around care, finance and legal aspects of later life. Funds will be raised for the...

Dementia Awareness Week 2017

This Dementia Awareness Week, the Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against dementia. Dementia is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer but awareness and understanding remains low and many families...

The Sandwich Generation

Are you part of the “sandwich generation”? If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are you might be. The sandwich generation is those of us who are raising our own children but also caring for our parents, or other relatives. It can be a stressful time and...