Meet Ffion

Ffion Evans started her career with us here six years ago as a carer, then became a supervisor and worked her way up to the Registered Manager role she currently has. She has completed successfully undertaken her Level 5 in Care Management while continuing to work full-time. She manages the day-to-day running of the company […]

Care firm says future for workers is flexibility

PEOPLE residing in rural areas with other commitments that might prevent them from taking up a full-time job make ideal employees says an award-winning care provider in Wales (March, 2017). Abacare, which has offices in Newtown, Bangor, Ystragynlais and Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) and provides care across Wales, says, to get the best from staff, […]

Claire swaps reception for recruitment

CLAIRE Archer from Cwmbach in Aberdare has recently (March, 2017) been appointed as an Recruitment Administrator for an award-winning care company in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT). The 34-year-old, who previously worked as a receptionist in Cardiff, has joined Abacare, which last year (2016) won a 10-year framework to provide care in the area, and will […]

Abacare helps unemployed get back to work

A WELSH care agency has revealed (March, 2017) it is offering re-training to unemployed individuals who are looking for work. Abacare, which has offices in Bangor, is looking to re-train people, who are currently unemployed, as carers. Peter Angelides, CEO at the award-winning care agency, Abacare, said: “We believe that offering people re-training in a […]

Stay safe in your own home

Many of our service users live alone and although they have carers popping in on a daily basis, there is a majority of their time when they are at home alone. Older and vulnerable people are more prone to accidents in and around the home, so we have put together a list of top tips […]

Taking care of carers

Many people who care for loved ones often don’t give themselves a well-earned rest. Looking after someone can become physically and emotionally overwhelming especially if the carer also has work and other family commitments. It is extremely important that a caregiver has their own life away from caring in order to normalise themselves, even if […]

Dementia sufferers stay at home thanks to specialist care

PEOPLE from Wales who suffer with dementia can receive care at home thanks to a training scheme run by a care provider in the area (March, 2017). Dementia sufferers can remain at home while receiving care rather than having to live in a residential home due to specialist training social care workers receive from Abacare. […]

Providing personality matches for our service users

Elderly people are the most at risk of loneliness and social isolation and it can leave them feeling cut off from the outside world. According to the Campaign to End Loneliness more than 51% of people aged 75 and over live alone. Research has also found that two fifths of older people say the television […]

Keeping your home secure

Many of our service users live at home alone so it’s important they feel safe and secure in their own homes. If you or anyone you know lives alone, follow our handy tips to make sure the home is as secure as possible from opportunist thieves. Our carers who visit service users are urged to […]

A helping hand for the elderly and vulnerable in Wales

The elderly and vulnerable may not always be aware of the help that is available to them so we have put together a handy list of places you can get help should you need it.   Did you know if you’re over 60 you can travel on buses for free? If you need help claiming […]