Tag: elderly

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All Salford care homes have been vaccinated, says Salford CCG

All care home residents in Salford who were willing to get the vaccine have now been given the COVID-19 vaccine, […]

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Salford primary schools “brighten residents’ day” with personalised messages for care home residents

Primary schools around Salford have joined a national scheme to combat social isolation by writing personalised messages for care home […]

Older women denied breast cancer screenings due to Covid-19 restrictions

Older women denied breast cancer screenings due to Covid-19 restrictions

Women over 70 are being denied self requested breast cancer screenings due to the restrictions from the Covid-19 pandemic.  COVID-19 […]

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Age UK Salford joins campaign to tackle malnutrition among older people

Age UK Salford has urged people to look out for the signs of malnutrition and dehydration during Malnutrition Awareness Week. […]

Agnes Hopkins Centre tackles isolation in Swinton community

Agnes Hopkins Centre tackles isolation in Swinton community

The Agnes Hopkins Centre is tackling social isolation and trying to establish a welcoming community in Swinton by holding lots […]

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Salford gives Christmas gift of care to older people in the community

Elderly people in Salford are set to have a Christmas they won’t forget this year after a group of local […]

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“This is your home, stay here” – Home Instead Salford sheds light on care problem with new TV campaign

A Salford healthcare organisation is hoping to “change the way that we conceptualise getting older” through a new national TV […]

A 'Craft and Chat' session in full swing

“Anybody who wants to come along and join in can” Arts and crafts sessions looking to combat loneliness in Salford

Lead Image: Imogen Holland A Salford fire station is hosting weekly arts and crafts sessions in order to help lonely […]

Salford Royal joins in with Nutrition and Hydration Week

Salford Royal joins in with Nutrition and Hydration Week

Nutrition and Hydration Week is aimed at bringing people together to educate them on the value of maintain health through food and drink.

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Salford’s PaperWeight Armband invention saving lives from malnutrition

Age UK Salford is celebrating as the roll out of its PaperWeight Armband is set to save thousands of elderly people and others from malnutrition.