International Nurses Day

2022-05-13T13:58:58+01:00

#TheBestOfNursing My name is Julia Agbaria, and I am the Community Liaison Manager at Visiting Angels West London. I am also a nurse by background and have been working in nursing capacity in the community as well as hospital settings in the past. I fell in love with nursing at the age of 12 when [...]

International Nurses Day2022-05-13T13:58:58+01:00

Ramadan Mubarak

2022-04-25T15:07:51+01:00

What is Ramadan? Ramadan is one of the holiest months of the year in Islamic culture. For Muslims, Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection and growth. It is a month to help those in need, to spend time with loved ones and to reconnect with God. In Ramadan, Muslims remember the revelation of [...]

Ramadan Mubarak2022-04-25T15:07:51+01:00

Complimentary & Alternative Therapy

2022-03-25T16:01:18+00:00

National Complementary & Alternative Therapy Week Complementary and Alternative therapy or CAM is a term used when referring to any treatments that are not traditional, mainstream medicine or techniques. CAM could either be used alongside conventional medicine or instead of it. People may use CAM to help cope with the side effects of mainstream treatments, [...]

Complimentary & Alternative Therapy2022-03-25T16:01:18+00:00

LGBTQXI+ History Month

2022-02-18T10:34:01+00:00

Caregiver Blog, Edward Whitehead What does it mean to care and what it means to be part of the community, (LGBTQXI+) has always felt very similar to me. Being in the community allows us to be heard by people who respect us, care for us and importantly love us, and want the best for [...]

LGBTQXI+ History Month2022-02-18T10:34:01+00:00

6 Healthy Recipes For Older People

2022-02-07T12:42:05+00:00

We believe that food is something that should be enjoyed at any age, which is why we have created a list of healthy recipes for you to make your older loved one.  We hope these recipes give you inspiration and motivation for cooking meals from scratch at home. See our Top 6 Healthy Recipes [...]

6 Healthy Recipes For Older People2022-02-07T12:42:05+00:00

Motor Neurone Disease Care

2022-01-12T13:00:45+00:00

Motor Neurone Disease is a life-changing and a progressive illness. We at Visiting Angels understand the emotional and practical challenges an individual and their family members may face living with MND. What is Motor Neurone Disease? Did you know: MND currently affects about 5,000 people across the UK. The onset is usually around 60 years [...]

Motor Neurone Disease Care2022-01-12T13:00:45+00:00

5 Festive Day Trip Ideas for Older People

2021-12-23T16:49:15+00:00

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year with many festivities going on around the world from Christmas lights being switched on to Christmas markets! Fun can be had by the whole family at Christmas time, no matter how old you are! However, it’s important to consider that older people may be more limited in [...]

5 Festive Day Trip Ideas for Older People2021-12-23T16:49:15+00:00

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

2021-11-16T14:28:41+00:00

Did you know: pancreatic cancer is the 10th most common cancer in the UK and more than 10 500 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. That is around 29 mothers, daughters, fathers, sons, husbands, wives, sisters, brothers, colleagues or friends diagnosed every day. November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM) and we [...]

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month2021-11-16T14:28:41+00:00

Caregiver Induction Day

2021-10-29T11:09:30+01:00

Welcome To Our New Induction Sessions Did you know at Visiting Angels, we handpick all our carers and spend quality time with them to ensure our clients get the best carers possible. Our Interactive Induction sessions allow us to create real relationships with our carers. Our carers are at the heart of all we [...]

Caregiver Induction Day2021-10-29T11:09:30+01:00

Caregiver Burnout And Stress

2021-10-20T12:35:21+01:00

Tips on how to take care of yourself Ever since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the healthcare sector has been given the spotlight and people have gained a much broader understanding of the importance of caregivers. However, even after this time, many people do not understand the full extent of what it means [...]

Caregiver Burnout And Stress2021-10-20T12:35:21+01:00