The benefits of live-in care

Live-in care is just one of the many services we offer. It’s a great alternative to care homes and service users can receive personal support in the comfort of their own home. It is ideal for people, particularly those with dementia, who like to see a familiar face. Having a different carer coming to you […]

Be prepared for snow

We have recently seen snow fall across Wales and there is more predicted to be on the way. If you or an elderly loved-one, friend or neighbour, lives alone, it’s important to always be prepared for adverse weather conditions. The British weather likes to surprise us, so you may have been caught out by the […]

Staff spotlight: Kimberley Corrick

Kimberley Corrick Specialism: Kimberley joined us three years ago as a carer and made her way up the ladder to a senior carer and is now a Recruitment Administrator. In her current role Kimberley pre-screens potential new care workers and if successful, she invites them to the branch for interviews. Throughout her time with us, […]

We’re calling for Swansea carers

People in Swansea considering a role in the care industry are invited to our open day at our offices at 8, West Street, Gorseinon, Swansea, SA4 4AA on Wednesday, March 11 from 10am until 4pm. We’re always looking for reliable, hardworking and caring individuals to join our team. During the open day people will have […]

Business as usual despite bad weather

Elderly and vulnerable people in Wales will not be left unattended despite warnings of more flooding and bad weather in the country thanks to our dedicated home care teams. Our highly trained professional carers have provided support to service users during the recent flooding and are preparing for more proposed bad weather to come. Many […]

What to expect from an Abacare interview

People who have successfully applied for a position with us will be invited to an interview at one of our regional branches. Here you will get to have a closer look at what we do. We will give you a grand tour of the office and you’ll be able to meet some of the staff, […]

Girlguiding raising awareness of dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Society, one in three young people know someone with dementia. The number of people in the UK with a diagnosis is 850,000. It’s a confusing and often scary condition to have. It can also be confusing for friends and family of the person diagnosed. This is why we think it is […]

Wales’ retail redundant can transfer skills

Shopworkers from Wales can transfer their skills to care after it was revealed more than 125,000 retail job losses are predicted nationwide this year (2020). Experts claim high street retailers are facing a terrible year ahead with more than 7,000 store closures anticipated says Abacare, which provides care to elderly and vulnerable individuals across Wales. […]

Search is on for new carers at recruitment day

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. We are inviting potential candidates to visit our Ebbw Vale branch at Suit 1, Access 465, Rassau Industrial Estate, NP23 5SG on Tuesday, March 3 […]

Tips for lone care workers

Working in domiciliary care or home care can often mean our staff members are out in the field alone. There are benefits to this as many of our carers have told us that working one-to-one with a service user is very rewarding. It also gives them a good opportunity to build and sustain relationships. It […]