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    SweetTree Home Care Services scores hat-trick with IiP Gold award

    SweetTree Home Care Services scores hat-trick with IiP Gold award

    They’ve done it again! SweetTree Home Care Services, which provides home and live-in care services to people across London, has been re-awarded the Gold Investors in People accolade, recognising the company’s commitment to helping its staff deliver their best performance in the workplace. It comes just months after SweetTree was announced as one of the […]

    7th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Sunday Times UK’s Top 100 Best Companies to work for lists social care provider

    Sunday Times UK’s Top 100 Best Companies to work for lists social care provider

    It’s official! North-west London care provider, SweetTree Home Care Services, is one of the UK’s Top 100 Best Companies to work for. SweetTree is the highest-ranked health and social care provider at 35th in the Sunday Times list. The accolade follows just one month after SweetTree was rated ‘Outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission […]

    12th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Lancashire live-in care provider receives ‘Good’ CQC rating

    Lancashire live-in care provider receives ‘Good’ CQC rating

    A national live-in care provider is delighted to have received an overall ‘good’ rating following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.   Promedica24’s Lancashire office was deemed to be safe, effective, caring and responsive, with live-in care workers seen to demonstrate a good understanding of how to safeguard adults and give them maximum […]

    7th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Live-in carer enables Dorset lady to carry on sailing!

    Live-in carer enables Dorset lady to carry on sailing!

    A Dorset lady with a passion for sailing has been able to carry on her love of the water sport thanks to the help of a live-in carer from Promedica24.    Valerie meets regularly at her local Sailability club to take to the water with a group of sailors, including fellow Promedica24 client, Joan, and […]

    10th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Cheshire based care provider becomes a Dementia Champion

    Cheshire based care provider becomes a Dementia Champion

    The owner of a Cheshire based live-in care provider will be making a positive difference in the community following his successful completion of becoming a Dementia Friends Champion. John Pughe, who set up the Cheshire and North Wales Promedica24 branch, will use his knowledge and experience to raise further awareness of dementia by holding free […]

    3rd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Health and well-being transformed by live-in care

    Health and well-being transformed by live-in care

    A 98-year old woman has seen her health and well-being transformed, thanks to the care and support received from live-in care provider Promedica24. Elizabeth Wood celebrated her 98th birthday recently and is enjoying her second year of receiving care at home with Promedica24 carers.   Following a previous fall, Elizabeth originally required respite care and […]

    31st October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Tonbridge MP praises local home care provider’s new live-in care service

    Tonbridge MP praises local home care provider’s new live-in care service

    Tonbridge MP Tom Tugendhat has praised a local home care company for launching a new premium live-in care service, which means older people who need round-the-clock care no longer need to leave the comfort of their own homes.  Mr Tugendhat visited local home care provider Bluebird Care Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells to learn more about […]

    25th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Promedica24 plans to remodel the delivery of care in Wokingham and Bracknell

    Promedica24 plans to remodel the delivery of care in Wokingham and Bracknell

    The founder of a local live-in care provider has described how his mission to keep elderly couples together sparked off his new business venture. The Wokingham and Bracknell branch of Promedica24 was set up by Leigh Slocombe, who after spending 25 years working in the voluntary sector for charities including The Samaritans and St John […]

    18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Promedica24 plans to remodel the delivery of care in the Ribble Valley

    Promedica24 plans to remodel the delivery of care in the Ribble Valley

    The founder of a Ribble Valley live-in care provider has described how his own family’s experience of loss spurred him on to embark on a new business venture in the sector. The Lancashire branch of Promedica24 was set up by Gary Derbyshire and his partner Gill Clements, who following the sudden death of her father […]

    6th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Maidstone & The Weald MP praises live-in care service

    Maidstone & The Weald MP praises live-in care service

    Maidstone & The Weald MP Helen Grant has praised a local home care company for launching a new premium live-in care service, which means older people who need round-the-clock care no longer need to leave their own homes to move into residential care homes.  Helen Grant visited local home care provider Bluebird Care Maidstone last […]

    21st August 2017 | By | Reply More
    How live-in care service keeps elderly couple together

    How live-in care service keeps elderly couple together

    An elderly couple who have recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary are enjoying married life in the comfort of their own home, thanks to a national live-in care provider. Promedica24 accommodates the needs of Jack and Franziska Mower from Hersham, Surrey, by providing them with quality live-in care. The live-in care services enables them to remain […]

    10th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Fears grow that Brexit could cause staff shortages in social care

    Fears grow that Brexit could cause staff shortages in social care

    A Dorset care provider has spoken out over fears escalating recruitment problems and vacancy rates in the care system could get worse after Britain leaves the European Union. Brian Westlake, chairman of Dorset and Somerset care organisation Altogether Care said: “Social care has benefited from free movement of labour across the EU, hence the vision of […]

    2nd August 2017 | By | Reply More
    South Gloucestershire older people supported to stay at home longer

    South Gloucestershire older people supported to stay at home longer

    Thanks to homecare provider Bluebird Care provider, older people who need around-the-clock care no longer need to leave the comfort of their own homes. Bluebird Care in South Gloucestershire has introduced a new live-in care service, where staff live with customers in their own homes, for anything from two weeks to ongoing long-term care and […]

    10th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Award-winning NorseCare appoints de Poel health+care

    Award-winning NorseCare appoints de Poel health+care

    Norfolk’s largest care home provider, NorseCare Ltd has appointed the UK’s leading independent experts in managing the supply of temporary staff to the healthcare sector, de Poel health+care.   Based in Norwich, NorseCare manages 23 residential care homes and 14 housing with care schemes across the Norfolk area providing 24-hour care and support for all […]

    28th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Red & Yellow Care support research ‘Women and Dementia, a global research review’

    Red & Yellow Care support research ‘Women and Dementia, a global research review’

    The Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) review titled, ‘Women and Dementia, a global research review’ was supported by Red & Yellow Care, a UK based pioneering care provider for the over 50s. The review shows that the impact of dementia on women including those in the UK is significant and highlights the need to provide women […]

    5th June 2015 | By | Reply More
    The future of care at home? Robot with emotion and memory developed by university

    The future of care at home? Robot with emotion and memory developed by university

    Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have developed a prototype of a social robot which supports independent living for the elderly, working in partnership with their relatives or carers. The robot uses a state of the art service platform called Care-O-bot® 3 and works within a smart-home environment. Dr Farshid Amirabdollahian, a senior lecturer in […]

    15th February 2015 | By | Reply More
    Elderly supported to stay at home longer

    Elderly supported to stay at home longer

    Thanks to one local homecare organisation, elderly people who need around-the-clock care no longer have to spend their life savings on moving into a residential home. Bluebird Care has introduced a new live-in-care initiative, where staff will live with customers, sometimes for up to five weeks at a time. Linday O’Brien who spent a number […]

    10th October 2014 | By | Reply More
    What does quality Live-in care look like?

    What does quality Live-in care look like?

    Our news story this week, highlighted a report from Consultus Care and Nursing, ‘The Care Choice Gap’. The report called for Commissioners to offer care that meets an individual’s needs and for families to think more about how they will achieve the type of care they want. Consultus a live-in care and nursing provider called […]

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