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About Our Authors: Olivia

Olivia worked as a freelance writer for several years before joining Health and Care. She has lived in London her whole life, earning her BA in Philosophy at King's College London and then an MA in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths College where she was shortlisted for the annual Pat Kavanagh prize. She enjoys airport novels, huge mugs of tea and visiting city farms.

Working at Health and Care has given her an opportunity to indulge her hypochondria and to purchase the electric blanket she’s wanted for such a long time. She looks forward to a future of medical minutiae and toasty warm feet.

Sunday, 27 December 2020  |  Paul
Dry and Cracked Hands? Four Remedies You Haven't Tried 2021

Not only do dry hands slow you down, but they can be uncomfortable and irritating. No matter what the cause of your sore skin, Health and Care has a solution to get your hands back to working order ASAP.

Friday, 18 December 2020  |  Paul
How to Work From Home In Comfort This Winter 2021

Are you working from home this winter? Many people are experiencing the same issues and concerns with their home-office setups, so we've collected them all into this blog and proposed some amazing Health and Care solutions!

Tuesday, 1 December 2020  |  Paul
Best Thermometers for Home Use

With the new innovations in thermometer technology it's much easier for to get an accurate reading on your thermometer. Read our guide to the best thermometers for home use here.

Friday, 25 September 2020  |  Paul
Which Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Compression Stockings Are Right for Me?

No matter your condition, gender or style preferences, our range of Sigvaris Essential Comfortable Unisex Compression Stockings will offer you the ultimate in comfort and ease of wear. The ultra soft fabric glides smoothly on and off, wicking away moisture and promoting skin health.

Wednesday, 26 August 2020  |  Paul
Which Face Mask is Best for School Children?

New government regulations have many parents wondering how to ensure their child's safety at school. Our guide to the best Coronavirus mask for your child will put your mind at rest, and show you the first steps to keeping your family healthy.

Friday, 3 July 2020  |  Paul
Top 5 Ankle Supports with Impact Protection

Rolled, twisted and sprained ankles are a huge concern for anyone involved in high-impact sports. Health and Care's top impact protection ankle braces will prevent injuries to your ankle as well as speeding your recovery times.

Friday, 3 July 2020  |  Paul
Top 5 Torn Ligament Ankle Supports

If you've torn your ankle you'll recognise the distinctive sensation of a snap deep within your joint. Health and Care's list of best torn ligament ankle supports will get you on the fast-track to full recovery.

Monday, 4 May 2020  |  Paul
Menthol Cigarette Ban 2020: What Do I Need to Know?

Time is running out for menthol smokers to find other alternatives. Fortunately, e-cigarettes still offer flavoured smoke at a fraction of the cost to both your wallet and your health. Whatever flavour, design or strength you're looking for, there'll be an e-cigarette ideal for your lifestyle. 

Friday, 27 March 2020  |  Paul

While they may seem simple, the humble bed wedge can be your ticket to a deep and trouble-free night's sleep. Find out why with our infographic!

Wednesday, 11 December 2019  |  Paul
Do SAD Lamps Work?

Many people are realising they don't just have winter blues, they have seasonal affective disorder. One of the most popular treatments is daylight therapy provided by SAD lamps, but do they actually help lift symptoms of SAD?

Wednesday, 11 December 2019  |  Paul
Top 10 Walking Sticks as a Gift

Walking sticks aren't just for mobility! They can be a thoughtful, classy, functional gift for more people in your life than you'd expect. Whether it's your nature loving mum, whimsical aunt or sports-fan uncle, there's one for everyone! 

Monday, 2 December 2019  |  Paul
Best Home IPL Hair Removal

IPL hair removal has been used by professionals for fifteen years, and has been proved to be effective, safe and long-lasting. Now this amazing hair removal technology is available in your own home, with our stellar home IPL devices.

Monday, 2 December 2019  |  Paul
Best Professional Skincare Gadgets

Our modern lifestyles can often be very unhealthy for our skin, with inflammatory foods, pollutants and stress round every corner. These professional quality skincare gadgets will help protect your skin from the worst effects of your environment.

Monday, 25 November 2019  |  Paul
Best Pamper Kit Ideas

We'd all love the luxury of a regular spa visit, but money and time means that's not always possible. Here are five luxurious pampering products which will turn your living room into a high-class spa!

Monday, 18 November 2019  |  Paul
Best Postpartum Maternity Clothes

These five essential items of postpartum clothing are sure to ease the first few months of being a new mother. Health and Care has selected stylish and discreet postpartum clothing to help support both your physical and your fashion needs.

Friday, 1 November 2019  |  Paul
Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Don't understand your mum's taste in jewellery? Try Heath and Care's list of Best Mother's Day Gifts to find things she'll want to use even when you're not there to visit!

Friday, 1 November 2019  |  Paul
Best Medical Dolls For Teaching

Anatomical skeletons are invaluable tools for understanding the way our bodies fit together. This selection of educational medical dolls cover many different parts of the body, each with almost as much detail as their real-life counterparts. 

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Best Gifts for Care Home Residents

If your relative has recently been admitted to a care home a thoughtful gift can make all the difference as they start to settle in. Here's a list of the Best Gifts for Care Home Residents

Wednesday, 30 October 2019  |  Paul
Best nico Design Extra-Long Shoehorns

Bending down to pull on tight shoes can be difficult for those suffering from back pain. Our Best nico Design Extra-Long Shoehorns let you put on shoes without bending down, and are available in a range of striking styles.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019  |  Paul
Top 5 Ortho Movement Insoles

Swedish Insole brand Ortho Movement want to help you carry your weight healthily. Read through our list of best Ortho Movement Insoles 2019 to find the pair most suitable to your sport.