We’re supporting the nursing cadet scheme backed by Prince of Wales

We are supporting a new nursing cadet scheme launched by the Royal College of Nurses (RCN) and backed by the Prince of Wales. The scheme, which is being trialled in Wales in partnership with the Wales Army Cadet Force, is a step in the right direction as it is trying to attract young people to […]

Scott follows in his mum’s footsteps to become a care giver

Scott Renney from Aberdare has followed in his mum’s footsteps and recently (September, 2018) joined our team at our Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) office as a care giver. Eighteen-year-old Scott was recommended to us by his mum Debbie Renney as part of our refer a friend scheme. He said: “I am thrilled to have joined […]

Ageing population means care work is a job for life

Care has become a job for life due to the on-going growth of the ageing population in the country (July, 2018). According to official statistics Wales has the fastest growing proportion of older people in the UK – by 2039 there will be 44% more people aged 65 and above compared to 2014. As a […]

Carers offered free advice on respite relief

Carers who look after friends, neighbours or loved-ones are next month (May, 2018) being offered free advice on respite relief during our Respite Care Awareness Week from Monday, May 7 until Friday, May 11. There are many people in Wales who are caring for family members alongside full-time jobs and family commitments, which can be […]

Newtown needs you!

People from Newtown in Wales looking for a new challenge working in the care industry can attend our recruitment event at our offices at St David’s House on New Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 1RB on Thursday, March 15 from 2.30pm until 6.30pm. If anyone out there is looking for a new challenge in a position that […]

Harriet joins us in time to provide care for Christmas

Harriet Carter from Holyhead has recently (December, 2017) joined us as a carer in time to provide care during the Christmas period. Christmas is our busiest time of the year and Harriet will be helping to ensure our service users still receive expert care during the festive period. She said: “I am thrilled to have […]

Zoe promoted to Operations Executive

ZOE PAINE from Penrhiwceiber has recently (September, 2017) been promoted to Operations Executive at an award-winning care company in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT). The 23-year-old previously worked as a Regional Manager but will now go on to be responsible for managing a team of carers in the lower Cynon and Pontypridd areas. She will also […]

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, […]

Abacare calls for 200 carers

A WELSH care provider is calling for kind and caring individuals from the country to put themselves forward for a care worker position. Abacare, which has offices in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT), Newtown, Bangor and Ystradgynlais, is looking to hire 200 new carers to provide care to its service users. Peter Angelides, CEO of the […]