1502, 2016

Slow cooked Lancashire Hot Pot

 

Ingredients

750g boneless leg of lamb, diced (1.5 to 2lbs)
50g plain flour (2 ounces)
2 onions, sliced
2 sticks celery, sliced
1 carrot, cubed
100g swede, cubed (3 ounces)
30ml dry sherry (1.5 tablespoons)
1/2 teaspoon prepared English mustard
1 large pinch ground nutmeg
3 bay leaves
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
400ml beef stock (3/4 pint)
3 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper, […]

1502, 2016

Believe in the power of food

Home cooked meals help the elderly
The whole mealtime experience is one of the most important contributions to an elderly person’s health and happiness.

Gone off food? Can’t be bothered? Eating badly? Has someone said the kitchen is not a safe place anymore? 

There is no need to give up.  Firstly we recommend slow cookers because they are […]

902, 2016

Slow Cooker

by CARON on FEBRUARY 8, 2016

Making cooking easier for someone elderly.

I love my slow cooker. Bung all the ingredients in together and leave it to do all the work. The result is always hot, tasty and nourishing. Looking for ways to help keep the elderly independent for longer. A slow cooker is an ideal kitchen aid ensuring healthy tasty […]

802, 2016

Post Office Card Account

by CARON on FEBRUARY 6, 2016

The Post Office Card Account to remain until 2021
Two million people per week collect their pension using this card, yet did you know this service was due to cease in March 2015 ?

Now, thanks to a new deal struck with the Post Office, people will be able to continue using this service until 2021. […]

402, 2016

Dementia and couple

Dementia and couples
by CARON on FEBRUARY 4, 2016

Dementia and how it affect couples.

One of the things I most enjoy about writing this blog is how I meet so many interesting people with similar interests. Recently I was introduced to Damian Murphy who offers dementia friendly training and consultancy.

He has worked in the dementia field for many years and […]

302, 2016

Food for thought

by CARON on JANUARY 31, 2016

 

We all love good food don’t we ?
The smell of a delicious meal cooking tempting the taste buds and stimulating the appetite. I have previously written about cooking for the elderly and how to encourage someone elderly to eat well who has lost their appetite.

I had the prime example of an elderly person […]

102, 2016

Caron Cares – Advice And Information For Anyone Caring For The Elderly

Advice And Information For Anyone Caring For The Elderly
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2201, 2016

Male bladder weakness – Caron Cares

  Men’s bladder weakness and Tena shields for Men Did you know that one in ten men over the age of 40 suffer experience some bladder weakness. Tena, who specialise in products to help people with varying degrees of incontinence, have designed a discreet shield for men to wear in their underpants. Tena Mens protective […]

2511, 2015

what is warfarin and when was it developed and what is it used to treat.

Thousands of people take Warfarin daily but how does it work and what should you avoid whilst taking it?
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1311, 2015

Showering with a wound or cast – Caron Cares

Showering with a wound or cast is no longer a problem. With a range of waterproof covers that can be fitted alone ensuring independence and hygiene.
Source: Showering with a wound or cast – Caron Cares