Entries by David

Carer Spotlight: Karen Howell

Specialism: Celebrating 30 years in the care industry Branch: Ystradgynlais Time in the industry: Karen Howell began her career as a carer for Powys County Council’s domiciliary care services in 1989 and worked for 25 years there, before joining a private care provider in the area, purchased by Abacare in 2016. Fifty-seven-year-old Karen said: “Thirty […]

Carer Spotlight: Brett Severn

Specialism: Changing Lives Award winner at the Care Heroes Awards, 2019 Branch: Rhondda Cynon Taf Time in the industry: Brett has been working at Abacare since 2017. Background: Brett has been caring for one of our clients for more than two years and provides him with daily support. Brett has supported him mentally, physically and […]

Carer Spotlight: Jodie Evans

Specialism: Care Coordinator of the Year Award winner at the Care Heroes Awards, 2019 Branch: Bangor Time in the industry: Jodie has worked for Abacare since 2014. Jodie was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 just as we were about to enter a large tender with Anglesey council. Jodie has worked through all of her treatment, […]

Join the Abacare recruitment afternoon – 2 October 2019

Calling all Care Assistants! Abacare will be holding a recruitment afternoon looking for full and part-time home care Care Assistants in Llanfair Caereinion and surrounding areas. Drop by and say hi, meet the team and chat about career opportunities. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. When: Wednesday, 2 October 2019 15:00-18:30 Where: The Public Institute, […]

Cadbury teams up with Age UK to tackle loneliness

Tackling loneliness and social isolation is important to us. We love to hear about any initiatives and ways that we and the general public can help. More than 1.4 million older people in the UK struggle with loneliness. 225,000 often go a whole week without speaking to anyone. Cadbury is donating the words from its […]

#GetGardening – Making gardening easier for the elderly

Although autumn is fast approaching, there is still lot to be done in the garden at this time of year. As part of our #GetGardening series, we’ll be giving you lots of helpful tips and advice on what you can be planting during the cooler days of autumn and what jobs you can be doing […]