Good weather activities for the elderly

As we all know it’s important to make the most of any good weather days we have here in Britain so we’ve put together some ideas for activities you can do with an elderly friend or loved one to help get them out of the house and into the fresh air. Walking Walking is a […]

Tips for carers to alleviate stress

Caring for another person is a tough job and we applaud anyone who takes on the role, but it’s important to remember that you need to take a break in order to rest and relax too. If you’re stressed on the job, you won’t be able to provide your highest quality level of care. Whether […]

Tips for elderly to eat well

As well as personal and hygiene care, our carers also take on tasks such as preparing meals for our service users. It’s extremely important that the elderly are well hydrated and eat the right meals, ensuring they get all the nutrients they need. You can follow some of our top tips for the elderly on […]

Meet our new recruit, Betty

We recently appointed Elizabeth Sidwell (Betty) as an Operations Executive at our Bangor office and had a sit down and a cuppa with her to find out her story… She said: “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what […]

Drop in sessions for Dementia Awareness Week

PEOPLE from Wales who would like more information on Dementia or have any questions regarding care can drop into a care provider’s offices next month (May, 2017) for free advice. Abacare, which has offices in Bangor, Newtown and Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT), is supporting Dementia Awareness Week, which takes place from May 14 until 20, […]

Abacare enables vulnerable students to continue studying

UNIVERSITY and college students needing care in Wales can from this month (April, 2017) continue with their studies and receive visits from social care workers. Abacare, which has offices in Bangor, Newtown, Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) and Ystradgynlais, is able to provide care for vulnerable students studying away from home at university or college. Peter […]

A quick natter with Nerys

Nerys Hughes, who has NVQ Level 2 and 3, joined us in 2003 and is currently an Operations Executive. Her role covers all areas of care from palliative to domiciliary to learning disabilities. She started as a carer with us and, due to Nerys’ commitment, hard work and dedication, she was promoted to Operations Executive. […]

Advice for elderly to avoid scams and fraudsters

The elderly are some of the most vulnerable when it comes to falling for scams and being a victim to fraudsters so we’ve put together a helpful guide that you can use or pass on to any elderly people you might know. Always be suspicious If it sounds too good to be true then it […]

Abacare supports Bisto’s Open door Sunday campaign

STAFF at a care provider in Wales are getting behind a campaign to help battle loneliness in communities (May, 2017). Abacare is supporting Bisto’s Open door Sunday campaign and is encouraging people to invite neighbours, especially the elderly, round for a roast in attempt to boost community spirit. Peter Angelides, CEO of the award-winning Abacare, […]

Abacare champions dementia techniques in care

EXPERTS at a leading Welsh care provider are championing a variety of different techniques to use when caring for people with dementia (April, 2017). Abacare, which has offices in Bangor, Newtown, Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) and Ystradgynlais, says it is important to use different techniques for people with the condition and the company has rolled […]