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Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

Businesswoman and home care franchise owner Visha Keshwala is to trek the arduous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on 1st July, to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. The increasing number of clients in Visha’s home care business who struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s made her want to support the charity and take up this challenge. […]

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Charities join forces to build carer friendly communities

Charities join forces to build carer friendly communities

Eight major charities have combined forces to get communities across the UK involved, encouraging people to register events and pledge support in the run-up to Carers Week 2017 (12-18 June) – a national awareness week that celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by the 6.5 million people across the UK who currently provide unpaid […]

March 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC award more GOOD ratings to Caremark franchises

CQC award more GOOD ratings to Caremark franchises

The Care Quality Commission recently released two further reports on inspections made to Caremark offices in Berkshire and Essex, awarding both businesses GOOD ratings across all 5 elements. Caremark (Slough & South Bucks) and (Southend & Rochford) deliver care and support to a diverse range of people of differing ages, ethnicities and abilities, enabling many […]

January 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
West Sussex council adult social care managers joins home care workers on home visits

West Sussex council adult social care managers joins home care workers on home visits

As part of West Sussex County Council’s “back to the floor” campaign this month, several senior managers from County Hall have shelved meetings in favour of learning what it is like to be a home care worker and how the care is actually delivered on the ground. Tracie Thomas, Head of Adult Social Care and […]

December 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

A West London domiciliary care service has been rated as overall Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited, based in Chiswick, was rated Outstanding for being caring and well-led. It was rated Good for being safe, effective and responsive, after the inspection in September. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited provides a range of […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Super 7 CQC Outstanding Ratings for Home Instead Senior Care

Super 7 CQC Outstanding Ratings for Home Instead Senior Care

Home Instead Senior Care is thrilled to announce it is the only homecare provider to hold 7 outstanding ratings from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The super 7 ratings pay testimony to the national elderly homecare provider’s mission – to change the face of ageing and to its ethos of delivering dignified, relationship-led care. The […]

October 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Home care provider SureCare unveils four new franchisees

Home care provider SureCare unveils four new franchisees

Leading home care company SureCare has announced four new franchisees. The four new franchises cover the territories of Hillingdon, North Leeds, Rugby and North Warwickshire and Coventry and South Warwickshire. They are the latest franchisees to join SureCare which is expanding rapidly across the UK. The family owned business is led by Managing Director Gary […]

October 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
City & Country Healthcare secures new £25m funding for strategic acquisitions

City & Country Healthcare secures new £25m funding for strategic acquisitions

City and County Healthcare Group (CCH), the UK’s third largest independent provider of home care services, has secured funding for a new £25 million facility to finance strategic acquisitions. The funding has been raised from a consortium of banks comprising HSBC Bank plc, Investec, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.   The […]

August 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Fast growing SureCare opens new franchise in Barnet & Brent

Fast growing SureCare opens new franchise in Barnet & Brent

Two brothers have joined forces to run leading care company SureCare Barnet & Brent. Shaun and Kevin Ali have taken on 10 carers since they opened the franchise and are looking for more highly trained and experienced carers to join the team. They recently recruited registered care manager Farah Yatally to ensure a safe and […]

July 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
High 5 scored for Home Instead with latest Outstanding Rating from CQC

High 5 scored for Home Instead with latest Outstanding Rating from CQC

Home Instead Senior Care is proud to be the only homecare provider to hold 5 Outstanding Ratings from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   It is thrilled to celebrate its latest Outstanding achieved by Richard and Jo Aram, its East Notts and Melton Mowbray owners who opened their business four years ago.   Holding 5 […]

July 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
SPACE lands in Slough and partners with ategi Homeshare to make a real difference to those in need

SPACE lands in Slough and partners with ategi Homeshare to make a real difference to those in need

SPACE is a new consortium of 40 organisations looking to make a real difference to those people in the local community of Slough who need advice, care and support. ategi Homeshare works by matching the elderly living alone who need extra support, with young professionals who are struggling with spiralling rents and are willing to help. […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Home Instead starts wish granting charity for older people

Home Instead starts wish granting charity for older people

Pure joy as wish granting charity for older people raises £100K Homecare provider Home Instead Senior Care has set up a charity with a sole mission – to bring the joy and fun back into ageing.     The Bring Joy Foundation was set up just over a year ago to help groups and organisations […]

June 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
National Trading Standards partners with Home Instead to tackle elderly fraud

National Trading Standards partners with Home Instead to tackle elderly fraud

A new partnership between the National Trading Standards Scams Team and home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, will place Home Instead’s 8,000 caregivers at the forefront of a new scambusting initiative. This will see Home Instead’s caregivers trained to combat mass market scams and arms the company’s caregivers with the ability to report suspected […]

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
9 out of 10 elderly people enjoy retirement living

9 out of 10 elderly people enjoy retirement living

Around 9 out of 10 elderly people say they love their experience of living in retirement housing or enjoy it most of the time, according to a new report by the NHBC Foundation.   The report found that there is high demand in the UK for more quality retirement housing with residents citing companionship and […]

May 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Redcar and Cleveland resident reveals the secret to living at home on 100th birthday

Redcar and Cleveland resident reveals the secret to living at home on 100th birthday

A centenarian from Redcar and Cleveland has celebrated her 100th birthday at the home she’s lived in for more than 30 years, thanks in part to the support of Coast & Country Housing’s Independent Living Service, HomeCall. Isabelle Brown, who was born on 21st March 1916, first moved into her Bankfields home in the 1980s […]

March 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
First London homecare provider to receive CQC Outstanding Rating

First London homecare provider to receive CQC Outstanding Rating

First London homecare provider to receive CQC Outstanding Rating – makes daughter’s dream come true   A HOMECARE company founded by a mum-of two after she experienced poor care when she lost both her parents in the same year, has become the first London homecare provider to receive an Outstanding Rating from the Care Quality […]

February 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bluebird Care awards Exeter based charity with £500 grant

Bluebird Care awards Exeter based charity with £500 grant

Bluebird Care, an Exeter and East Devon based home care agency have awarded a grant of £500 to the Soundwaves Music Project to enable them to purchase new musical instruments so they can continue providing music activities and help unlock the creative potential for adults with and without learning difficulties. Bluebird Care opened in Exeter […]

November 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Half of carers may be missing out on vital support they are entitled to, research finds

Half of carers may be missing out on vital support they are entitled to, research finds

Research carried out by the charity Carers UK shows that half of carers in the UK may be missing out on vital support which they are entitled to. £1.1 billion of Carer’s Allowance (the main benefit available to carers) goes unclaimed every year and 95% of carers who are entitled to funding through Carer’s Credit […]

November 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Bradford Care Association threatens legal action as local authority pays ‘well below’ local rates

Bradford Care Association threatens legal action as local authority pays ‘well below’ local rates

Bradford Care Association Chairman and Managing Director of Czajka Care Group Konrad Czajka whose company Czajka Care Group owns nursing homes in the Bradford area has spoken out about local authority payments to home care firms. Konrad Czajka said “Some home care businesses that look after the elderly in their own homes are already being […]

October 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Bluebird Care Exeter and East Devon announces expansion of its Live-In Care Service

Bluebird Care Exeter and East Devon announces expansion of its Live-In Care Service

Bluebird Care Exeter and East Devon, a brank of national provider of care in the home have recently announced the appointment of Sophia Rolfe into an exciting new role of Live-In Care Service Manager. Reporting into Bluebird Care Exeter and East Devon’s Director William Flint, Rolfe (pictured) will be responsible for overseeing and supporting the […]

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