The Importance of Hydration

At West Park Care we operate a Think Drink policy at all times and make sure that our care team are encouraging our clients to keep hydrated. It is important for everyone to keep hydrated but especially elderly people and for this reason we focus heavily on hydration during our care visits. Improving hydration in […]

Preventing Falls at Home

Falls are common amongst elderly people over the age of 65 and falling can have serious consequences such as: • Fractures • dislocations • Injuries to the head • Sprains and bruising • A fall can create a lack of confidence in an elderly person that leads to them not wanting to do their usual […]

Discussing Home Care

Having to arrange care and the thought of having strangers come into your house can be very daunting for both the person in need of care and the family and loved ones. It is often the case that people don’t want to ask for help or feel embarrassed that they may need some care. People […]

West Park Care Do’s and Don’ts

Here’s what we do to give excellent service ……… We agree a price for packages so there are no sneaky added extras. We are upfront about cost as we don’t want the price of care to be a barrier for quality and consistency. We pride ourselves on giving a minimum of 1 hour of care […]

Care Funding Options

The cost of care is a subject that is regularly discussed and often misunderstood making it hard to understand the best options. At West Park Care we believe we add a lot of value into our care packages with full time and fully trained care staff, a comprehensive software system to monitor the quality of […]

Signs of Alzheimer’s

What is Alzheimer’s disease and how do we spot it? Dementia is a term used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of Dementia. Alzheimer’s puts people at risk of behavioural disorders and often leads to people acting out character, […]