June 15, 2018

We are raising awareness for Diabetes Week, 11-17 June 2018

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where your blood glucose level is too high. There are two main types,Type 1andType 2. They’re different conditions, but they’re both serious

What causes...

June 14, 2018

Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safet...

June 13, 2018

BNF Healthy Eating Week is running from 11-15 June 2018.

What is BNF Healthy Eating Week?

The purpose of BNF Healthy Eating Week is to encourage all UK workplaces, universities, schools and nurseries to come together to focus on healthy eating and drinking, and physical...

May 10, 2018

Arthritis is the breakdown of tissue inside the joints. It can cause pain, inflammation, restricted movement of the area and an apparent weakness within the joints affected. Arthritis is very common in the UK, affecting around 10 million people of all ages.

There are tw...

April 26, 2018

Here at HG Care we understand that the care of our elderly can be very stressful and challenging at times. This can be because their needs and level of care can vary. This includes helping them with their personal care and also taking care of their daily routine. It ma...

April 12, 2018

We are looking for caring, kind and compassionate people based in Manchester to join our team to work within the M16, M18 and M20 areas. Working as a carer for HG gives you the flexibility of working full or part-time. 

Becoming a carer is a rewarding career,...

April 11, 2018

What Is Parkinson's? 

Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition. This means that it causes problems in the brain and gets worse over time. 

The number of people diagnosed with Parkinson's in the UK is about 145,000. That's around 1 adult in every 350.

There are...

March 26, 2018

Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. Last year, people in d...

March 20, 2018

Nutrition and Hydration Week has taken place every March since 2012.

Its purpose is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun in order to highlight and educate people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and well being in health and social...

March 14, 2018

 Wednesday 14th March, marks the popular National No Smoking Day. The very first No Smoking Day was held back in 1984 and the movement, if you will, has gone from strength to strength. The difference this year? We’re seeing e cigarettes advertised, by the NHS, as a val...

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