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How our carers are protecting the NHS

Our work in the communities we serve across Wales is essential and protects those who need care at home, as well as the NHS. By having carers visit them on a daily basis, our service users are shielded from the coronavirus, helping to alleviate additional pressure on hospitals. It is a blessing for many elderly […]

Why caring is a career for all genders

Unfortunately, due to outdated stereotypes, many people believe caring is a career mostly suited to women. This is because they’re seen as the more kind and caring genders. However, we have lots of male staff members who are equally as kind, caring and professional. We have many male service users and having male carers helps […]

Could you or your loved-one benefit from respite care?

Short-term respite care might help you if you are an unpaid carer, looking after a family member alongside your own job and other family commitments. It is important, if you are providing care for someone, that you ensure you get a well-earned break. If you don’t, you won’t be able to provide the care to […]

The benefits of live-in care

Live-in care is just one of the many services we offer. It’s a great alternative to care homes and service users can receive personal support in the comfort of their own home. It is ideal for people, particularly those with dementia, who like to see a familiar face. Having a different carer coming to you […]

Business as usual despite bad weather

Elderly and vulnerable people in Wales will not be left unattended despite warnings of more flooding and bad weather in the country thanks to our dedicated home care teams. Our highly trained professional carers have provided support to service users during the recent flooding and are preparing for more proposed bad weather to come. Many […]

Why take on a role in the care industry?

There are so many benefits to working in care. In the current climate, job security is not often a given. As we have an ageing population, the need for carers is growing every day. The number of elderly people over the age of 80 is expected to increase by 44% in Wales by 2030. Job […]

Newtown recruitment day to find new care workers

We recently announced our support for the NHSE and NHSI’s Winter Pressures Plan to find new carers to ensure people can come home from hospital and be looked after by experts. As part of our support we are hosting a recruitment day on Thursday, January 23 from 11am until 3pm at our Newtown offices at […]

Carer spotlight: Mel Edwards

Carer: Mel Edwards Specialism: Care ambassador Branch: Newtown Mel, who works at our Newtown branch, providing care to service users in the area, is also one of our Care Ambassadors and offers free talks to schools and colleges about care.  The talks provide an insight into the industry for any students interested in working in […]

Tracey clocks up 30 years in care industry

Tracey Webster, Registered Manager at our Flintshire office, has shown that care work can be a job for life after celebrating 30 years working in the industry. Tracey worked for Cherry Tree Residential Home in Manchester in 1989 and then Access Homecare. She moved to Flintshire in Wales in 2000 to become a carer and […]

We’re celebrating 10 years looking after elderly in Wales

We are celebrating 10 years of providing care to the elderly and vulnerable in Wales this year (2019). We were established in 2009 and opened our first branch in North Wales, providing care in the surrounding areas. We have opened a further six offices across the country and employ more than 1,000 carers. Back in […]