RSSCategory: Homecare News

    Doncaster homecare workers bring taste of Italy into community

    Doncaster homecare workers bring taste of Italy into community

    Two Doncaster homecare workers have bought a taste of Italy to some of the people they care for.   Alison Haigh and her colleague Emma Knot recently introduced the annual Virtual Food Cruise into the homes of service users.   The food cruise is an initiative in place across the Hull-based Hica Group care organisation, […]

    13th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bluebird Care Maidstone launches companionship service to reduce loneliness

    Bluebird Care Maidstone launches companionship service to reduce loneliness

    One of Kent’s leading home care providers, Bluebird Care Maidstone, has launched a new service to provide companionship and support to its customers when they are in hospital, in order to reduce feelings of isolation, loneliness and anxiety.    The new service, which will be delivered to customers free of charge, will see Bluebird’s Care Assistants visit customers when […]

    15th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Home Instead Senior Care joins forces with the End of Life Partnership

    Home Instead Senior Care joins forces with the End of Life Partnership

    Home Instead Senior Care has joined forces with the End of Life Partnership charity to launch a brand new City & Guilds accredited programme in end of life care to support its 9,000 caregivers.   As demand for end-of-life care at home rises, the UK’s leading homecare provider has unveiled the bespoke training programme to […]

    12th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Family team open new home care business in Bromley with help of HSBC

    Family team open new home care business in Bromley with help of HSBC

    SureCare, one of the UK’s fastest growing care companies, has opened a new franchise in Bromley. SureCare Bromley will supply people in the area with a range of dedicated care services including person centred care for the elderly and vulnerable, child care, home services and staffing solutions for care homes. The new franchise, based in […]

    6th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Homecare provider Clarriots Care appoints new Chief Operating Officer

    Homecare provider Clarriots Care appoints new Chief Operating Officer

    National homecare provider Clarriots Care has appointed James Fry as Chief Operating Officer, in a move to sustain significant future expansion across the UK. The move comes as part of a large investment and development plan to enhance the infrastructure and technology across the company’s network of centrally owned and franchised offices as it approaches […]

    2nd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    South Gloucestershire Council names Brunelcare as primary social care provider

    South Gloucestershire Council names Brunelcare as primary social care provider

    The charity Brunelcare is celebrating the news that South Gloucestershire Council has named Brunelcare as the primary provider responsible for delivering care, support and reablement services within the following areas: Hanham, Kingswood, Longwell Green, Cadbury Heath, Warmley, Downend, Emersons Green, Wick and Marshfield. Brunelcare is a well established care provider and in over 75 years […]

    1st March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Ombudsman offers practical guidance on contracts for social care providers

    Ombudsman offers practical guidance on contracts for social care providers

    Care providers can now download new guidance from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman to help them provide clearer cost information in their contracts for service users. Based on learning from its investigations, the Ombudsman’s guide offers good practice on how to approach Funded Nursing Care (FNC) payments and ensure contracts properly reference them. […]

    16th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Northumberland homecare organisation invests in new branch offices

    Northumberland homecare organisation invests in new branch offices

    A Northumberland homecare organisation has invested in new branch offices in the east and west of the county as it embarks on a major expansion programme.   Helping Hands Community Care, which provides general and specialist services to allow people who are elderly, disabled or suffering from dementia live in their homes, is now looking […]

    12th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bluebird Care Swindon has appoints a new director

    Bluebird Care Swindon has appoints a new director

    Care at home provider Bluebird Care Swindon has appointed a new director.   Katrina Simms, who joined the company in 2014 as care manager, becomes operations director, supporting founder and managing director Ben Curtis.   “Katrina has, in the time she has been with Bluebird Care Swindon, played a huge part in helping make it […]

    12th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    New Malden home care service rated Outstanding by CQC

    New Malden home care service rated Outstanding by CQC

    A west London care service has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission. Home Instead Senior Care provides domiciliary care and support to 185 people living in Wimbledon, Kingston and the surrounding areas. CQC inspectors rated the service as Outstanding for being effective, responsive and well-led. It was rated Good for being safe […]

    29th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bridging the gap between schools and adult social care employers- are you ready?

    Bridging the gap between schools and adult social care employers- are you ready?

    Are you looking to get on the radar of your local schools, colleges and University? January is the perfect time to do this, as students start to make decisions about their careers or further education. One way to do this is by joining I Care…Ambassadors. This initiative is facilitated by Skills for Care, and supports […]

    28th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    LGA responds to latest Which? report on home care providers

    LGA responds to latest Which? report on home care providers

    Responding to a study by Which? on private home care providers, Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, said:   “This study sadly reflects the harsh reality of the social care crisis, which is affecting the quality of care provided and its availability. It is a further warning on the […]

    18th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Councils must meet all assessed care needs says Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

    Councils must meet all assessed care needs says Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

    People who need care should not be asked to choose which of their needs, identified through an assessment, their council should meet, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has said. An investigation by the Ombudsman found a man was placed in this situation, incurring him more than £17,000 in costs, by Northamptonshire County Council. […]

    18th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    ‘Outstanding’ rating awarded to North west London home care provider

    ‘Outstanding’ rating awarded to North west London home care provider

    North-west London care agency, SweetTree Home Care Services, has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission. SweetTree, which was established 15 years ago, provides home and live in care services across London and serves more than 350 clients including the elderly and those with complex needs. Following the inspection in October 2017, the […]

    16th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Home care provider ends 2017 with more awards in care

    Home care provider ends 2017 with more awards in care

    The plaudits keep coming for at home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, who  finished 2017 on a high having picked up two more accolades as the year draws to a close. They have been named as ‘Best Employer in Care’ and the number one franchise company.   The company has been recognised as ‘Best Employer […]

    11th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    CQC finds Suffolk home care service ‘Outstanding’

    CQC finds Suffolk home care service ‘Outstanding’

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Home Instead Senior Care (Ipswich, Woodbridge & Felixstowe) to be Outstanding following an inspection in September.   Home Instead Senior Care (Ipswich, Woodbridge & Felixstowe) is a large domiciliary care service which provides personal care and support to people living in their own […]

    2nd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Prime Minister Theresa May called to put our eldest and vulnerable at the top of her New Year resolution list

    Prime Minister Theresa May called to put our eldest and vulnerable at the top of her New Year resolution list

    A social care provider is calling on the Prime Minister to make looking after our oldest and most vulnerable top of her New Year resolution list in his third letter to her. Mike Padgham has told Theresa May that the crisis in the care of our oldest and most vulnerable continues to get worse and […]

    27th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Centenarian recalls memories of meeting Churchill and Eisenhower during birthday bash

    Centenarian recalls memories of meeting Churchill and Eisenhower during birthday bash

    A Southampton woman who told the 34th President of the United States, Dwight Eisenhower, to wait in line for his mail has celebrated turning 100 years in the comfort of her own home thanks to the assistance of Promedica24 carers. Daisy Elizabeth Gallop, otherwise known as “Babe,” recalled the times when she touched base with war […]

    26th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Outlook Care’s domiciliary services across London found ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

    Outlook Care’s domiciliary services across London found ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

    A leading regional health and social care provider is celebrating after achieving a top rating following an inspection by a government watchdog. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated leadership of Outlook Care’s domiciliary services across London as ‘Outstanding’.   Headquartered in Billericay, Essex, the not-for-profit organisation, which operates in London and Essex, provides domiciliary […]

    14th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    ‘Elf & Safety’ top of the agenda for healthcare professionals as they support The Alzheimer’s Society

    ‘Elf & Safety’ top of the agenda for healthcare professionals as they support The Alzheimer’s Society

    Bluebird Care Shropshire is supporting The Alzheimer’s Society this Friday (Dec 8) as they take part in ELF DAY to offer support and raise awareness of dementia. The award-winning company provides at-home care to people living in Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Oswestry, Ellesmere and the surrounding areas. It will be holding activities at its head offices […]

    Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
    5th December 2017 | By | Reply More