How photos can help in the early stages of dementia

Photos can play a helpful role for someone in the early stages of dementia. It can make them feel they are still engaging with life and help trigger memories. We encourage our carers to look at old photographs with our service users and if you have an elderly relative or friend, you can also help […]

Improving outcomes through learning and development

We operate a professional Care Management Team that is committed to providing high quality care to individuals in their own homes. Our training is extensive and something we are very proud of. All potential carers take on a week-long training programme, put together by our talented trainer, Michael (Mick) McNeil, who is a registered nurse […]

Looking for a career change?

WORKERS in Wales looking for a change of career are being invited to contact a care agency that provides services across Wales this month (April, 2017). Abacare has more than 30 carer positions it is looking to fill across the country and is asking anyone interested in switching professions to get in touch. Peter Angelides, […]

How gardening can help the elderly

Many people might be under the illusion that gardening is back-breaking work, only for the young and more mobile among us but they couldn’t be more wrong! Gardening is great for people of all ages and has many benefits for the mind and body. Our carers regularly encourage service users to get into the garden […]

Our Connect & Collect scheme for carers

One of the perks of working for Abacare is having access to our Connect & Collect scheme, which allows you to save money on products and get exclusive discounts with major retailers, including Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Boots and Argos, that aren’t available anywhere else. As a member of staff, once you have signed up […]

Everybody needs good neighbours says care firm

A CARE firm in Wales says anyone can become a good neighbour by signing up to provide care to their community (April, 2017). Abacare, which has offices in Bangor, Newtown, Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) and Ystradgynlais is offering people the opportunity to train as a carer and provide its services in their neighbourhoods. Peter Angelides, […]

Dementia sufferers can stay at home thanks to our care

Thanks to the care we provide, more and more dementia sufferers are able to stay in the comfort of their own homes rather than move into long-term residential care. We offer one-to-one bespoke support for people living with the syndrome so they do not need to leave their familiar surroundings or their pets. People with […]

What we’re looking for in a carer

It takes a special kind of person to become a carer and we can spot the right candidate from a mile away. While no training in the care industry is necessary in order to join our team as we provide it all free of charge, there are some attributes that we look out for in […]

Abacare encourages visits to the elderly this Easter

PEOPLE from Wales are being encouraged by a care provider in the country to visit the elderly this Easter as it can be one of the loneliest times of the year for them alongside Christmas (April, 2017). Abacare says that many older people fear being lonely as people often go on holidays during the Easter […]

Get free advice on respite relief

CARERS in Wales (RCT) are next month (April, 2017) being offered free advice on respite relief by a care agency in the area. Abacare is hosting a Respite Care Awareness Week from April 10 until 14 and will be advising people on the topic. Peter Angelides, CEO of the multi award-winning care provider, said: “Lots […]