Supporting our Customers With Diabetes

Published: 22/05/2019

At Bluebird Care, we understand that managing diabetes means making significant lifestyle changes. Following a healthy diet and taking regular exercise are especially important. We provide a range of care and support services to help you manage the challenges of living well with this condition.

Our care workers provide:
Help with making healthy food choices, shopping and cooking
Regular meals and drinks to keep you hydrated and balance your blood glucose levels
Encouragement to enjoy an active lifestyle which will improve self-care, promote mental health and prevent falls
Practical support to manage day-to-day symptoms such as fatigue, blurred vision, hunger and weight loss
Assistance with medication and checking your glucose levels
Help identifying signs of hypoglycaemia such as: confusion, changes to personality, frequent headaches, speech and self-care difficulties, poor appetite, aggressive behaviour, unsteadiness and falls or loss of consciousness
Liaison with health care services to help you get the best treatment
Our care workers are also more than happy to provide a listening ear when you need it.

At Bluebird Care, our care workers can support you and your family to manage these risks and reduce the impact of everyday symptoms so you can continue to enjoy a normal and active life.