When care and support goes beyond home care

A Barnsley care provider stepped in at the last minute to help their 94 year old client attend her granddaughter’s wedding. Home care providers may offer a broad range of services including personal care, shopping and cleaning.   Yet this is only a portion of the valuable service that many care companies provide.  Very often companionship […]

Colleagues scoop awards at prestigious care event

Two committed team members from the same care company have scooped awards in a coveted ceremony organised by Care Forum Wales. Care worker Leighton Sanders from Mountain Ash and Julian Edwards from Abergavenny, who is a health and safety officer, both work for Q Care Ltd. They were each presented with Silver Awards at the […]

Degree of success for pioneer dementia carer

Ilford carer Iffat Manzoor is celebrating after becoming the first person to graduate from a pioneering dementia care scholarship.   The senior care assistant at Bupa’s Seabrooke Manor care home in Ilford, has become the first person to graduate with a BSc in dementia studies from Bradford University under the company’s new dementia care course. […]

CQC Chief Inspector to highlight ‘good’ care inspections

Early ratings of ‘Good’ adult social care in England encouraging so far, says the Care Quality Commission   The Care Quality Commission’s Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Andrea Sutcliffe, will highlight the first ever ‘Good’ adult social care ratings across the country when she makes her official speech today at the National Children and […]

Better care plans to help elderly and reduce hospital visits

The plans, which will also provide more dignity for older people and reduce the length of stay in hospital, are funded by the government’s £5.3 billion Better Care Fund. It was originally set at £3.8 billion but has increased significantly following additional local investment. It will bring GPs, community nurses, and care workers together so […]

Crawley support worker scoops top care award

Crawley support worker Lisa May has been presented with a coveted local care award in recognition of her hard work and dedication.   The 5th West Sussex Care Accolades Awards, held at Arundel Wetlands, paid tribute to a number of people working in health and social care who go the extra mile and exceed expectations. […]

Bield Fundraisers Go The Extra Mile

A team of sure-footed fundraisers – including an 82-year-old resident – have gone the extra mile to raise more than £2,000 for Bield, one of Scotland’s leading providers of housing and care services for older people. Bield’s Fundraiser Kevin Rowe put together an enthusiastic 12 person team to complete a 24 mile stretch of the […]

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