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 […]

The benefits of working for us

At Abacare our staff and care workers are just as important as the service users we care for. We’re all part of a team and we want to make sure everyone who works for us is happy in their position and has the same opportunities as others. If you’ve been wondering whether working in care […]

How music can help dementia

According to Age UK, the number of people in the UK with dementia is predicted to be in excess of one million by the year 2021 and while there are no long-term cures, there are ways to help alleviate symptoms. The use of music is a popular method in dementia care. The auditory system of […]

The best at home hobbies for keeping the elderly mind active

It can be daunting for an elderly person to have a whole day stretching out before them with no plans in place, so we’ve put together a list of possible hobbies they could take up at home to not only keep them occupied during their spare time, but to also help keep their minds active. […]

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, […]