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Check out the latest care related news, tips and articles from the Butterflys Care Group - supporting residents and carers across Essex.
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How to Support Someone With Epilepsy

01 March 2024
There are currently 600,000 people living with epilepsy in the UK and 87 people are diagnosed with it every day.
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How to Help Someone With a Physical Disability Socialise

19 September 2023
A physical disability can impact a person’s life in many ways. For those helping a loved one living with a physical disability, you will ...
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Top Care Assistant Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

23 February 2024
Interviews are an important part of the recruitment process in the caring world, so it’s no surprise that there is a great deal of pressu...
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How to Support Someone With a Learning Disability

17 August 2023
There are approximately 1.3 million people in the UK with a learning disability, including 950,000 adults aged 18 or over. To narrow that...
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A Guide To Respite Care

25 January 2024
“For unpaid carers, time is a precious commodity, but in order to give loved ones the support and care they need, it's important to take ...
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What Support is Available for Individuals With Learning Disabilities

31 July 2023
If you are caring for someone with a learning disability, we understand that sometimes it’s not easy. Professional support might be somet...
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How to Get a Blue Badge in Essex

27 November 2023
For many people living with disabilities, a Blue Badge serves as a lifeline to increase their mobility and access convenient parking spac...

What’s the Difference Between Supported Living and Residential Care?

13 June 2023
If someone close to you is living with a disability, illness or age-related issues, you may be wondering what route to take when it comes...
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What Is the Difference Between a Learning Difficulty and a Learning Disability?

10 October 2023
The terms “learning disability” and “learning difficulty” are used interchangeably and it is often thought that they have the same meanin...
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What Kind of Tasks Do Home Carers Help With?

02 February 2023
When making the decision to choose home care for either yourself or a loved one, a deciding factor may be the tasks that the carer could ...

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