Doro Brings Increased Freedom to Telecare Users

Doro Brings Increased Freedom to Telecare Users Simplified dual sim device introduced to mobilize Doro’s care strategy for 2014 is to encourage more people to leave their homes by making telecare truly mobile. This will give greater freedom for the user and will add peace of mind for loved ones. Doro, the global leader in […]

Caribbean centre carers take up Dignity Action challenge

Community carers at a Midlands Afro Caribbean have been playing their part in the National Dignity Action campaign. A team of domiciliary workers, who serve the boroughs of Sandwell, Dudley and Birmingham, took part in a training workshop organised by West Midlands Care Association, the umbrella body that represents private social care providers. The role-play […]

High streets to become more dementia friendly as major shops sign up to Dementia Friends

Our high streets are set to become more dementia friendly following a commitment from major British businesses today. Argos, Homebase, Marks and Spencer and Lloyds Banking Group, backed by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, have committed to create over 121,500 Dementia Friends in shops and banks across the UK. A recent study by Alzheimer’s Society found […]

3% increase in National Minimum Wage places further strain homecare providers

The Low Pay Commission’s recommendation of a 3% increase in National Minimum Wage by the Low Pay Commission will, if accepted by Government, benefit low-paid workers, including many who work in social care.  However, without these additional costs being recognised by local authorities, who purchase the majority of homecare, they place a further strain on the […]

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