How you can help prevent loneliness

Here we are big advocates of helping to prevent loneliness, especially among the elderly. Our carers visit service users on a regular basis and can sometimes be the only smiling face they see that day, so we’ve put together some handy advice on how you can help towards the battle to prevent loneliness in your […]

Our at a glance guide to knowing the signs of dementia

Early detection of dementia is extremely important, so we’ve put together a list of signs you can look out for: Memory loss that upsets day-to-day living Issues solving problems Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home or work Confused about the time or place Trouble understanding visuals and spatial relationships New problems with writing or speaking […]

Tips for elderly to keep warm in winter

Many of our service users are elderly individuals and the cold winter weather can affect them greatly, so we’ve put together some top tips on how to keep warm this winter that we hope you can use or share these with someone you might know who needs them. Heating – having a warm home if […]

A five minute catch-up with Sam Evans…

This week we caught up with Sam Evans, our Manager Designate for Powys. Sam has a degree level qualification in Strategic Management and is a recognised BILD accredited trainer in physical interventions in adult settings. In spring 2014, we won a significant contract to supply care in North Powys for Powys Council. Sam joined Abacare in […]

Karina joins Abacare Recruitment Team

KARINA Barrett from Abercynon has recently (January, 2017) been appointed as a Recruitment Administrator for an award-winning care company in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT). The 28-year-old will be responsible for recruiting carers for Abacare, which last year (2016) won a 10-year framework to provide care in the area. Karina, who is originally from Nelson in […]

Carers needed to meet growing demand for care in RCT

A CARE provider that has recently taken on a 10-year framework to care for individuals in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) is looking for new staff to help meet the growing demand for care in the area (January, 2017) Abacare currently employs 130 staff in RCT and is looking for 30 more carers to join its […]

The person-centred care approach

At Abacare we’re big champions of the person-centred care approach, which aims to see a person with dementia as an individual, rather than focusing on their illness or on abilities they may have lost. Instead of treating the person as a collection of symptoms and behaviors to be controlled, person-centred care considers the whole person, […]

Q&A with the man at the top

Under the entrepreneurial drive and direction of CEO, Peter Angelides, we operate a professional Care Management Team in England and Wales committed to providing high quality care to individuals in their own homes. We caught up with him recently to find out what drives him and what his vision for our future is. Q. Peter […]

Abacare scoops Top Award for 3rd Year running

STAFF at a Welsh care agency are celebrating after picking up the award for Most Outstanding Care Agency in the UK Over 50s Housing Awards recently (November, 2016). Abacare’s staff and Directors attended the ceremony at Conrad London St James where they scooped the top award. Peter Angelides, CEO of Abacare, which provides care across […]

Live-in Care Workers

Abacare calls for live-in care workers RHONDDA Cynon Taf (RCT) and Merthyr Tydfil folk looking for employment as a live-in care worker are this month (October, 2016) being invited to contact a care provider in the area. Abacare has more than 100 vacancies to fill and is looking to employ more live-in care workers. Peter Angelides, […]