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 […]

Brett and Jodie win big at Care Heroes Awards

Two of our staff members are celebrating after recently (August, 2019) winning awards at the Care Heroes Awards. Brett Severn from our Rhondda Cynon Taf branch won the Changing Lives Award and Jodie Evans from the Bangor branch, won the Care Coordinator of the Year Award. We’d like to say a huge ‘congratulations’ too Brett […]

Search on for 100 new carers at recruitment open day

One hundred new carers are needed to help keep the elderly and vulnerable at home in Wales and we are hosting a recruitment event for people looking to help make a difference (August, 2019). Our staff will be at Conwy Business Centre at Junction Way in Llandudno on September 9 from 9am until 4pm to […]

Fred retires after 13 years in care work

Fred Tyson from Ystalyfera celebrated his retirement recently (August, 2019) after providing care in Wales for more than 13 years. Fred started working in the care industry in 2006 and joined us in 2016. Joe Jenkins, Branch Manager at our Ystradgynlais office, said: “Everyone here is incredibly sad to see Fred go as he has […]

Care work will always be available

We are reassuring our current and future staff about the stability of our care work after it was revealed that a new home care model has been proposed by Gwynedd Council (August, 2019). The new model would see private care companies, like us, put themselves forward to take on some of the care services in […]

We’re warning people against using untrained carers

We’re concerned thousands of elderly and vulnerable people are being cared for by untrained staff after it was revealed experts fear 500,000 inexperienced carers are advertising services online (July, 2019). Our service users are in safe hands with ours fully trained carers and anyone seeking care for themselves or a loved-one should always use a […]

Free ‘keeping cool’ tips

Elderly are one of the most vulnerable age groups in hot weather. Our ability to regulate our body temperature decreases with age and our brain function also slows, making it harder for us to respond to temperature changes. It is essential that older people stay cool, especially if there are several hot days and weeks […]

Alfred pens poem to thank his carers

Our service user, Alfred Tubb, from Killay has thanked his carers who look after him with an original poem. The 96-year-old is looked after by our carers Kelly Barrow, Beverley Davies, Jayne Williams, Kimberley Corrick and Daniele Thomas and is able to remain independent at home because of their care. We were extremely impressed with […]

We’re encouraging more businesses to employ people with dementia

We’re encouraging businesses to consider employing people with early onset dementia or keep on those who may have received a diagnosis. With some reasonable adjustments, it’s still possible for people with the condition to continue working and they shouldn’t have to give up work immediately if they are not ready. According to the Alzheimer’s Society, […]