What to do after receiving Parkinson’s Diagnosis?

The diagnosis If you or your loved one has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, you may have unusually felt an unexpected feeling of relief While relief is the last thing one would think a Parkinson’s diagnosis would garner, the relief can be attributed to the long and arduous process of actually reaching a correct … Read more

When should palliative care be offered?

End-of-life (palliative) care should be offered to your loved ones when there is a life-limiting condition or chronic illness and they require intense treatment to both ease the pain and manage the condition. This form of care can begin at any point of your or your loved one’s diagnosis and will occasionally result in end-of-life … Read more

Home care might be the best decision for you!

Why choose home care? As you or your loved ones get older, naturally there comes a time when you find it difficult to perform everyday tasks such as cleaning and cooking. Age and illness may be our biggest enemy as it limits many aspects of our life. Whilst some may be able to get help … Read more

Is there really a limit to human lifespan?

For more than thousands of years, all throughout the record history, people have done various researches in order to find ways to live longer. We already made remarkable tries most especially in the past centuries. On the other hand, according to the analysis published on the 5th day of October in Nature, we might now … Read more

Home Care Hits Headlines

Watchdog Calls for Longer Home care Visits NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have spoken out about how 30 minute home care visits ‘were not acceptable’ unless it was part of a bigger package in which the person was receiving extra care. According to recent information that has come to light, 8 councils … Read more

5 Tips For Older Adults To Stay Healthy This Winter

Helping Seniors Stay Healthy This Winter With colder weather than usual in store for much of the county this winter, it is important for seniors to take extra precautions to stay safe and healthy. The older we get the more susceptible we are to bacterial and viral infections. We also lose heat and dehydrate faster. … Read more

Exoskeleton Suit Helps Man Walk For The First Time In 2 Years

A wheelchair bound father had the pleasure of walking up to deliver his speech at his daughter’s wedding. A state of the art ”exoskeleton suit” was used to help Irving Caplin. See the heartwarming video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACTC8xqvaJE Video courtesy of the BBC  


The Rivendell Care & Support team had great fun at the Brunch With Sinatra event we ran at Harmony Close. With a great team and lovely tenants there was food, dancing and singing with the amazing renditions from So Sinatra. Here are some images from our event

Work with us – We are looking for new carers!

Rivendell Care & Support are looking for new carers in the borough of Barnet to cover the following areas: Barnet, Hendon, Mill Hill, Finchley, Golders Green, Temple Fortune, Edgware, Whetstone, Colindale, Burnt Oak, Garden Suburb, Brunswick Park, Totteridge and Childs Hill. Rivendell Care & Support is a fresh and innovative care agency. We believe our … Read more