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Home care boss takes part in Cheltenham’s Memory Walk for Alzheimer’s Society

Home care boss takes part in Cheltenham’s Memory Walk for Alzheimer’s Society

Michael Folkes, Managing Director of new home care company Caremark (Cheltenham & Tewkesbury) joined hundreds of other walkers earlier in October, in the Cheltenham Memory Walk, showing a united front in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. More than 1500 people gathered at Pittville Park in Cheltenham to walk either the 6.5km or 3km walk, raising […]

19th October 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC give ‘Outstanding’ rating for Guisborough home care provider

CQC give ‘Outstanding’ rating for Guisborough home care provider

Management, staff and care workers at Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland), the Guisborough based home care provider, are feeling elated following the result of their latest inspection by their regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The company, which employs over 200 staff and delivers 4000 hours of care and support each week to vulnerable people […]

10th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Dedicated care workers receive a personal letter of thanks from the company CEO!

Dedicated care workers receive a personal letter of thanks from the company CEO!

It is not often that the head of a national home care provider feels moved to write a personal letter of thanks to care workers in his organization but then, there is a first time for everything. Kevin Lewis, CEO of Caremark Limited, was so impressed and touched by testimonials he saw regarding three care […]

7th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Care England warns about CQC next phase

Care England warns about CQC next phase

The closing date has now passed for the Care Quality Commission’s recent consultation on their next phase of regulation. This was the second consultation on proposed changes to the way the CQC regulate health and adult social care services. They asked for views on how the CQC should respond to our changing society and the […]

10th August 2017 | By | Reply More
General Election-No party offering clear plan to rescue social care says care provider

General Election-No party offering clear plan to rescue social care says care provider

There are just days left to save the care of older and vulnerable adults in this country, an influential social care provider warned today, ahead of Thursday’s General Election. Mike Padgham says politicians have failed to promise the root and branch overhaul of social care that is needed. And with the election now almost upon […]

6th June 2017 | By | Reply More
As politicians grasp at solutions the demographic crystal ball shows elderly care crisis set to deepen, fast

As politicians grasp at solutions the demographic crystal ball shows elderly care crisis set to deepen, fast

By James Bloodworth of  the New Scientist Since 1975, Britain has changed a lot. Today the country is leaving the European Union, whereas 42 years ago it was reaffirming its membership of the European Economic Community. It is also considerably older as a nation. Back then, 14.1 per cent of the population were 65 or […]

25th May 2017 | By | Reply More
New domiciliary care service launched in Windsor

New domiciliary care service launched in Windsor

This week saw the launch of a new domiciliary home care provider; Nest Homecare based in Windsor, Berkshire. Nest Homecare will provide home care support services such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s care, Hospital to Home care, Palliative care and general home care support to clients in Windsor and the surrounding areas. Nest is being run by […]

10th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Outstanding Care By Us

Outstanding Care By Us

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Care By Us Limited, in Bishops Stortford, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in June. Care By Us Limited is registered as a domiciliary care agency providing support and personal care to people living in their own homes in East […]

27th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Experience first-hand just what people with dementia go through on a daily basis

Experience first-hand just what people with dementia go through on a daily basis

Visitors to this year’s Care & Dementia Show (11-12 October, NEC, Birmingham) can experience first-hand just what people with dementia go through on a daily basis with a Virtual Dementia Experience.   The first of its kind in the UK and only the third in the world, the experience takes place onboard a mobile unit […]

21st September 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Grasp the nettle of social care funding’ says care group

‘Grasp the nettle of social care funding’ says care group

The Independent Care Group says a recent report, by The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust, was the final wake up call to a situation which is leaving people without the daily care they need. Politicians from all sides are calling for a health and care tax to properly fund NHS care and social care […]

19th September 2016 | By | Reply More
CQC inspectors publish reports on 103 adult social care services in the Central region

CQC inspectors publish reports on 103 adult social care services in the Central region

CQC inspectors publish reports on 103 adult social care services in the Central region In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 103 reports the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the Central region. Following recent inspections, 72 of these care homes and homecare agencies have been […]

1st September 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 […]

25th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Free cake and coffee for Chipping Sodbury residents

Free cake and coffee for Chipping Sodbury residents

People living in Chipping Sodbury are being invited along to the local Baptist Church on Friday morning to enjoy free coffee and cake.   The event has been organised by Bluebird Care, an organisation that provides care and support to people living in their own home.   Jack Whitfield, Managing Director of Bluebird Care South […]

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