Call for ‘chat benches’ to combat loneliness in Wales

We’re calling for a new initiative to help tackle loneliness and isolation to be implemented in Wales. ‘Chat benches’ have been set up across Somerset by Avon & Somerset Police to help spark conversation between people in the county and we think the idea would work in Wales too. Loneliness and isolation is an epidemic […]

Delun completes level five management course in record time

Delun Davies from Brynamman received her level five award in Business Management. She completed the course in the record time of eight months. The course is run by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and is designed for practising middle managers. It helps them develop skills and experience and prepares them for senior management […]

We welcome news that young are keen on care

We are looking to attract more under 30s into the industry in Wales. A recent report revealed the young are most likely to consider a social care career (October, 2019). The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) recently surveyed 2,020 people in England and found half of people aged 18-24 (57%) and 25-34 (56%) […]

We’re searching for 100 new carers at recruitment open day

We’re looking for 100 new new carers to help keep the elderly and vulnerable at home in Wales. It’s vital people who wish to remain living at home are able to do so. Evidence suggests those who do have a better and more fulfilling life as they are surrounded by their own things, family, friends […]

Care jobs for former Triumph employees

We are offering employees losing jobs following the Triumph Furniture closure in Merthyr Tydfil a lifeline as we are looking for new care staff to start immediately with retraining provided (October, 2019). This is a great opportunity for those who have found themselves out of work to retrain in another industry and we are hosting […]

We’re calling for more carers as we head into our busiest time of the year

We are calling for more carers to join us as we enter our busiest period of the year with a target to take on 100 new employees by November 1, 2019. We’re looking for kind and caring individuals to take on a job in care and help look after our elderly and vulnerable service users. […]

William encourages more men to sign up to become carers

William Betters from our Flintshire office says he wants to break the stereotype that a position in care is more suited to women and is encouraging more men to become carers. The 49-year-old has worked as a care worker for five years. He looks after the elderly and vulnerable in the area. He said: “It’s […]

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, […]

Julie and Niki chosen as Care Workers of the Month

Julie McKay and Niki Holbrook, who have both worked for us since 2013, were chosen as Care Workers of the Month  for September, 2019 at our Ebbw Vale office, for their hard work and dedication. Samantha Price, Branch Manager at our Ebbw Vale office, said: “We selected Julie and Niki as our Care Workers of […]

We’re encouraging people to celebrate elderly on Silver Sunday

We’re encouraging the people of Wales to celebrate the older generation on Silver Sunday (October 6, 2019) in a bid to combat loneliness. On Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Easter and Christmas we urge people to consider spending more time with their loved-ones. However, we need to be ensuring older people feel valued all year […]