How our carers are protecting the NHS

Our work in the communities we serve across Wales is essential and protects those who need care at home, as well as the NHS. By having carers visit them on a daily basis, our service users are shielded from the coronavirus, helping to alleviate additional pressure on hospitals. It is a blessing for many elderly […]

Don’t stop gardening in autumn and winter

We’re big on encouraging the elderly, who are able, to get out and do some gardening, especially during the recent pandemic when we’re spending more time at home. Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean gardening has to be. It can continue well into autumn and winter and there’s lots to be getting on with. […]

Take extra care of elderly when clocks change

We are urging people to take extra care of their elderly relatives and neighbours when the clocks go back an hour at the end of this month (October 2020). From October 25 the evenings will get darker earlier, which could impact on the well-being of older people. Through visiting our service users, we know that […]

Reading can be good for your health

Reading is a fantastic hobby for people who are getting older. It can improve memory, reduce stress, improve sleep and delay cognitive decline. It can also transport you to different worlds in your imagination and will help you pass the hours by. Plus it’s a great distraction for many, as we’re all spending more time […]

Why caring is a career for all genders

Unfortunately, due to outdated stereotypes, many people believe caring is a career mostly suited to women. This is because they’re seen as the more kind and caring genders. However, we have lots of male staff members who are equally as kind, caring and professional. We have many male service users and having male carers helps […]

How your skills can transfer to care

Unemployment figures are continuing to rise. Those who work for non-essential retailers and in tourism, catering and hospitality are suffering the most, but they don’t realise their skills can transfer to care. That friendly, caring persona you have in front of customers is exactly what we need in the care industry. Your hardworking ethos shows […]

Create a wildlife haven in your garden

We recently shared our tips on making your garden hedgehog-friendly, but if you want to also attract other wildlife to your plot, read on for our handy advice. The creation of a wildlife garden will attract a diversity of wild creatures. It will go some way towards redressing the balance of human interference with nature, […]

We’re part of WeCare Wales campaign to fill social care vacancies

We have joined a growing list of care providers coming together to help fill hundreds of social care vacancies as part of the WeCare Wales campaign. The social care sector is under increasing pressure from an ageing population, and the current pandemic, to provide care to vulnerable individuals across the country. This is why we’re […]

Call for carers for our busiest time of 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, 2020. Autumn and winter are our busiest times of the year. This year, we have the added pressure of the coronavirus pandemic. As the weather […]

Carers vital in helping prevent malnutrition in elderly

Malnutrition in the elderly is rife. It can often go unnoticed but helping prevent starvation in Wales are our carers. There is a common misconception that older people naturally lose weight. Causes of malnutrition, such as illness, loneliness and loss of mobility are more common. While column inches in our national newspapers and magazines are […]