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2509, 2020

#itswhatwedo Diabetes & Healthy Eating

September 25th, 2020|

Diabetes & Healthy Eating What is Diabetes & Healthy Eating  Diabetes is a condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. There are two types of Diabetes: Type 1:  where the body's immune system attacks and destroys the cells that produce insulin Type 2: where the body does not produce enough insulin, or the body's cells do not react to insulin Facts and Figures Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the [...]

1309, 2020

Roald Dahl Book Day

September 13th, 2020|

Celebrate Roald Dahl Story Day with us at Cura-Care on Sunday 13th September 2020.For many people, Roald Dahl was a huge part of their childhood, and the stories in which Roald Dahl wrote have, as we know, been made into famous movies such as: Matilda, The BFG, James and the Giant Peach & Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.We asked our staff what they're favourite Roald Dahl Story is and why...Kerry: "Got to be BFG" "Because he steals dreams and bottles [...]

1009, 2020

#itswhatwedo Epilepsy & Seizures

September 10th, 2020|

Cura-Care's support team know that having the skills and knowledge to support an individual with Epilepsy is important. What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes abnormal brain activity can cause seizures, unusual behaviour or sensations. Seizures may be: Absences - Where the individual may lose awareness of their surroundings Tonic Clonic Seizure - Tonic means loss of consciousness and Clonic means jerking of limbs and possible loss of bowel control What causes epilepsy? Seizures may be [...]

1009, 2020

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th, 2020|

World Suicide Prevention Day What is World Suicide Prevention Day? World suicide Prevention day begun in order to create awareness all around the world. All over the world, there are different ways that people can raise awareness, raise funds for charities who support those who have attempted suicide and families of those who have. Facts and Figures It can be eye opening when looking at the facts and figures of suicide, but it is reality. Suicide is preventable not [...]

109, 2020

#itswhatwedo We promote your independence

September 1st, 2020|

Cura-Care's support team know that maintaining freedom of choice is important for an individual's self-growth. Here are our top tips for promoting independence. Start Slowly & Achieve Small Things Start by setting small goals, ensuring they are achievable and can be easily recognised as successes. Be patient, taking things step by step and allowing time for each new skill to become fluent enables people to feel more confident to move onto more challenging tasks. Build a good network of [...]

2908, 2020

#itswhatwedo Learning Disabilities Awareness

August 29th, 2020|

Week 2 of Cura-Care campaign highlights our work with people who have a Learning Disability (LD). Mencap have a clear definition of what it means to be diagnosed with a Learning Disability, they say that ''A learning disability is a reduced intellectual ability and difficulty with everyday activities – for example household tasks, socialising or managing money – which affects someone for their whole life. People with a learning disability tend to take longer to learn and may need [...]