Help & Advice

Expert Solutions & Guidance From Connected Health’s Professionals

We understand how difficult it can be to decide which mix of homecare services are right for you or your loved one.
That’s why in this section you will find a series of articles with helpful tips and guidance, as well as detailed answers to the questions we are most frequently asked.

  • family care

    6 Ways Home Care Makes Family Caregiving Easier

    Embarking on the journey of family caregiving is an act of profound love and commitment toward our cherished elders.

  • prioritising self care

    Prioritising Self-Care as a Family Caregiver

    Caring for yourself is one of the most important—and one of the most often forgotten—things you can do as a caregiver. When your needs are taken care of, the person you care for will benefit, too.

  • 5 Tips to Manage Stress

    April marks Stress Awareness Month to bring attention to the negative impact of stress. In today's society, stress and change

  • The Benefits of Reablement Care at Home

    The Benefits of Reablement Care at Home

    The road to recovery following an illness or injury necessitates more than mere physical healing. It calls for a holistic approach that attends to emotional wellbeing and champions independence. Within this transformative landscape, Connected Health's reablement care services emerge as a beacon, offering dignified and personalised support during this critical transitional phase, with a primary focus on empowering individuals to regain control over their lives.

  • Supporting the Emotional Wellbeing of Homecare Clients

    Supporting the Emotional Wellbeing of Homecare Clients

    Within healthcare, where the essence of caregiving lies in acknowledging the emotional needs of individuals, fostering and supporting their emotional wellbeing becomes an integral aspect. As families seek personalised and compassionate solutions, it becomes paramount to address not only the physical but also the emotional aspects of care.

  • Navigating Grief in the Workplace

    Grief is an undeniable part of the human experience, one that inevitably spills over into our professional lives. At Connected

  • Getting Help at Home from a Paid Carer

    Getting Help at Home from a Paid Carer

    When a family member needs care, it's not just their life that changes - yours does, too. You're faced with decisions that impact their health, happiness, and dignity.

  • How to Discuss Home Care with Your Loved Ones

    How do you broach the topic sensitively? How can you ensure that your loved one feels heard and respected? This is not just a discussion about practical care arrangements; it's a profound expression of love and concern. It's about navigating a change in life's journey with grace and understanding.

  • Self-Directed-Support

    Empowering Independence: A Guide to Self-Directed Support and Managed Budgets for Private Home Care Funding in Northern Ireland

    In Northern Ireland, self-directed support or managed budgets are approaches that empower individuals to have more control over their care and support services. These approaches enable you to make choices and decisions about the support you receive, tailoring it to your specific needs and preferences.

  • Post-Stroke Care at Home

    Post-Stroke Care at Home with Connected Health

    Facing life after a stroke presents numerous challenges, but amidst these challenges, home care emerges as a significant support system.

  • Palliative Care End of Life Care at Home

    Choosing Palliative Care at Home with Connected Health

    For many facing end-of-life decisions, the desire to spend their final days at home surrounded by familiar comforts and cherished

  • Recovering Comfortably at Home: Joint Replacement Care with Connected Health

    Recovering Comfortably at Home: Joint Replacement Care with Connected Health

    Joint replacement surgeries, such as hip and knee replacements, can be life-changing procedures. However, the road to complete recovery can be challenging, especially in the post-operative period. You may require assistance with daily tasks, mobility, and overall care.