LAST MINUTE DIY HANDMADE #CHRISTMAS JAR IDEAS FOR SOMEONE ILL OR IN PAIN…

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Here are some great last minute personalised DIY handmade #christmas jar ideas for someone you know who maybe in pain or not well.

This is a great gift in a jar which I found on Pinterest is easy to personalise and easy to make. Fill the jar with hot cocoa supplies, PLUS comfy sweats, soft socks, a cozy scarf, toasty warm gloves, or even a snuggly hat!

Or how about this lovely Happy Jar which has the inscription on the front to make anyone feel better – to be used when your feeling low, in sunshine rain or snow, just pluck one out and soon you will see, a happy message to you, from me.

You could also fill a jar with energy foods and sweets that you think might pick someone up if they are having a bad day of chronic fatigue. Think of something that can give…

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BUY CHRISTMAS GIFTS THAT KEEP GIVING SOMETHING BACK…

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What could be better than giving someone their independence this Christmas? Well, that’s exactly what daily living aids are designed to do.

You might have a grandparent who’s finding it increasingly difficult to walk unaided. Perhaps you have a friend who is differently abled? Or maybe you know someone who has just left hospital and will be recuperating at home over the festive period.

From larger equipment, such as rollators, to nifty gadgets, like jar openers and grabbers, daily living aids come in all shapes and sizes with the aim to make everyday tasks that little bit easier.

The best thing is that most daily living aids are now designed to fit seamlessly into a modern environment, with a contemporary look and feel, making them perfect Christmas gifts for your friends and family.

NRS Healthcare have put together a handy gift guide which you can browse through to decide…

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LIVING WITH A CHRONIC ILLNESS – WHAT DOES THIS ACTUALLY MEAN?…

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What does livingwith a chronic illness actually mean?

A chronic illness is an illness that is persistent and long lasting. It is a permanent illness/condition that may not be life threatening in the foreseeable future, but it’s something you will have to suffer from and live with. The chances are there is no cure for it but you will control it with a cocktail of remedies from drugs to alternative therapies.

Some chronic illnesses get worse over time, and others come and go over months or years. There are lots of different chronic illnesses, and each has different causes and symptoms. Some examples are:

  • epilepsy
  • asthma
  • cystic fibrosis
  • cancer
  • diabetes
  • depression and other mental health issues
  • Fibromyalgia

Chronic illness can also influence your ability to work. Morning stiffness, decreased range of motion, and other physical limitations may force you to change your work activities and environment. A…

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