Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 2

Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 2

Following on from last week’s blog, we continue to explore the topic of understanding our elderly parents. Learning how to look at things from your parent’s point of view and making slight adaption’s to your behaviour can help to avoid a great deal of frustration and ...
Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 1

Understanding Your Elderly Parents – Part 1

Isn’t it strange the way the coin can flip in certain relationships, like the one between children and their parents, sometimes resulting in a complete reversal of roles. Many adult children find themselves entirely baffled by the decisions their elderly parents make...
Avoiding Hip Fractures

Avoiding Hip Fractures

Over the past two blogs we’ve looked at hip fractures in some detail, a general introduction and then the recovery process. This week were looking at how to avoid this horribly common injury, so here are some simple suggestions that could help you or a loved one to...
Treatment & Recovery Following A Hip Fracture

Treatment & Recovery Following A Hip Fracture

In last week’s blog, we explored some of the risk factors and causes associated with hip fractures, along with some of the symptoms and signals that indicate an individual has suffered a fracture. This week we are focussing on the treatment and recovery for those who...
Find Out About… Hip Fractures

Find Out About… Hip Fractures

Each year in the UK, more than 70,000 people are admitted to hospital with a hip fracture. The majority of these fractures occur to adults who are aged 60 and above. The hip joint is a ball and socket joint, which attaches the femur (thighbone) to the pelvis. When a...