Saturday, May 15, 2021

Tag: Home Care

Focussed training and support – Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Around 145,000 people currently live with Parkinson's in the UK. Furthermore, for every hour that passes, on average another two people are diagnosed. That’s why awareness, staff training and high-quality support are so important.

Telford based Hands on Care celebrate 10 years in social care

Telford based home care company Hands on Care celebrate 10 years in social care

Award-winning home care workers are a pair of GEMs

Two carers have been praised for “going an extra 10 miles” for their service users and being the sort of people “who make the world a better place”.

Lack of digital social care offered by care providers and councils means people and practitioners are missing out, says Commission

Not enough local authorities or care providers are using available technology within social care to keep people safe, happy and healthy at home, according to the final report of a Commission exploring the issue.

Alcedo Care Group ambitious expansion plans continue across the North West

Continuing with its ambitious expansion plans across the North West, Alcedo Care Group has opened three new offices in Wigan, St Helens and Bury.

Leading group of Bluebird Care franchises appoints Managing Director

Scarlett Cabrini is appointed Managing Director of five of the leading franchises within the Bluebird Care franchise network.

North West’s Alcedo Care appoints head of quality and compliance

Fast growing Alcedo Care Group has appointed Catherine Hill from Chester as head of quality and compliance.

Music for Dementia leads the way on how to use music with people living with dementia

Two new guides, launched by Music for Dementia, which are supported by the National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP), describe how link workers can assess music needs and signpost people to music-based activities and services.

Social care law – legal rights to a community living- Comment

A comment from Yogi Amin, head of public law at Irwin Mitchell, regarding the legal rights of people with disabilities to be able to live in the community. His comments come at a time when lockdown restrictions look set to be eased and local authorities set their annual budgets

Institute of Health and Social Care Management to give a voice to Care Industry Leaders and Managers

the Institute of Health and Social Care Management to give a voice to leaders and managers working throughout both health and social care.

Calls for the Budget to help care sector

The Budget offers Rishi Sunak the opportunity to be bold and to go down in history as the Chancellor who finally began to tackle the crisis in social care. “Covid-19 exposed a care sector in crisis

Key role of housing in health and care recognised in White Paper

Our health system needs to be focussed more on keeping people healthy, well and independent, rather than waiting until they get ill. This delivers better outcomes for the health and care systems, saves money in the long-term and crucially, means that more people can enjoy a better quality of life.

Satisfaction and engagement at an all time high at Home Instead

Against the backdrop of arguably the toughest year for the social care sector, leading home care provider Home Instead is celebrating its highest ever client advocacy score and world class employee engagement scores.

Care provider expands Essex presence with launch of new branch

In Home Care’s Chelmsford branch will be officially launched in January. The branch will provide hourly, overnight, and live-in care services for individuals with physical disabilities and learning difficulties. These services also include tailored dementia care and companionship, as well as elderly care.

Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers on extension of self-isolation period-Coronavirus

Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers on extension of self-isolation period “In symptomatic people COVID-19 is most infectious just before, and for the first...

Belong at Home expands wellbeing support for older people

A home care service provider is helping older people to stay active and independent during the coronavirus lockdown. Customers of Belong at Home, the...

Could you host a graduate in your care organisation?

It’s run in partnership between Skills for Care, the NHS Leadership Academy, and supported by the Department of Health and Social Care. It includes...

Fixing the Care Crisis- A vote winner?

Social care is one of the most controversial topics in British politics – but one that urgently needs to be addressed. In a new report...

CQC inspectors publish reports on 101 adult social care services in the Central region

In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 101 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care...

Home care can cost far more than living in a care home with 24 hour support

New analysis reveals that providing just a few hours of care visits a day for elderly people in their own homes may be costing...

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