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Sydenham House Blog August 21 Seniors benefits of Animals


Have you ever considered the benefits animals bring to our elderly loved ones? It has been proven by numerous studies that animals have incredible mental and physical health benefits for seniors.

It is crucial to keep on top of your elderly loved one’s health, that is why it is always good to learn about new and exciting ways in which you can do so. You may also be looking for a responsible care home to do this for you too.

Sydenham House Keeping on top of their diet Blog July 2021


There will come a time where our loved ones begin to rely on us to provide them with the knowledge and advice they need to keep good care of themselves. Too often, people find themselves with this responsibility and it starts to make them feel a bit overwhelmed.

Looking after your elderly loved one’s health does not have to be as challenging as it first may seem. There are a few steps that we recommend you take that will help you manage their health.

Here are our brilliant tips to help you keep on top of your elderly loved one’s health!

The transition from a private home to a residential home can be a worrying thought for some. There is a fear that the residential home cannot feel like a real home. This is not the case and there are many things you can do to help make the new home feel cosier and more familiar for your loved one.

Elderly Communication BLOG SYDENHAM HOUSE


It can be difficult to know how to effectively communicate with your elderly loved one.

Communicating often becomes an issue with age. Many elderly people become hindered by the aging process, with sensory loss, memory decline, lessening of power and being unable to process information easily. This can often cause them to struggle with communication with friends, family and carers.

Choosing a care home is a big life decision. It’s important you are able to choose one where you feel happy and comfortable as well as knowing they will be able to offer the care you need now and potentially in the future.


New Vacancy

Sydenham House Residential Home is looking for a kind and caring person to join our fantastic team. This is a part time position to include one night (Thursday) and two evenings per week 21.5 hrs. You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays on a rotational basis.

A job description is available on request, but your duties would be to promote inclusion and equality to the residents in your care also providing company, safeguarding, and giving tender loving care/. You will also be required to carry out some domestic duties as required of the shift you are on.

Previous experience is welcome but not a necessity as a full training and induction programme will be provided. Rate of Pay £8.92 to £9.10 per hour.

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