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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 […]

Carer spotlight: Jane Jones

Carer: Jane Jones Specialism: Branch Manager Branch: Newtown Jane joined Abacare in 2014 as a Care Co-ordinator and worked her way up the career ladder to Operations Executive. She was promoted to Branch Manager in 2018 where she oversees staff and supports them in their roles. She said: “I feel I have really started to […]

Carer Spotlight: Karen Howell

Specialism: Celebrating 30 years in the care industry Branch: Ystradgynlais Time in the industry: Karen Howell began her career as a carer for Powys County Council’s domiciliary care services in 1989 and worked for 25 years there, before joining a private care provider in the area, purchased by Abacare in 2016. Fifty-seven-year-old Karen said: “Thirty […]

Carer Spotlight: Brett Severn

Specialism: Changing Lives Award winner at the Care Heroes Awards, 2019 Branch: Rhondda Cynon Taf Time in the industry: Brett has been working at Abacare since 2017. Background: Brett has been caring for one of our clients for more than two years and provides him with daily support. Brett has supported him mentally, physically and […]

Carer Spotlight: Jodie Evans

Specialism: Care Coordinator of the Year Award winner at the Care Heroes Awards, 2019 Branch: Bangor Time in the industry: Jodie has worked for Abacare since 2014. Jodie was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 just as we were about to enter a large tender with Anglesey council. Jodie has worked through all of her treatment, […]

Fred retires after 13 years in care work

Fred Tyson from Ystalyfera celebrated his retirement recently (August, 2019) after providing care in Wales for more than 13 years. Fred started working in the care industry in 2006 and joined us in 2016. Joe Jenkins, Branch Manager at our Ystradgynlais office, said: “Everyone here is incredibly sad to see Fred go as he has […]

We’ve taken on care services in North East Wales

We will now be providing care in Wrexham, Flintshire and Denbighshire to complement the award-winning services we already provide elsewhere in the country. Thousands of people are currently supported by us in North, Mid and South Wales and following our successes in these areas we will now be handling provisions in North East Wales. We’ve […]

We’re celebrating five years providing care in Powys

Our staff at our Powys office are celebrating (May, 2019) reaching five years of successfully delivering the main care contract in the county. We won the contract to provide care services for Powys County Council in 2014. What a fantastic five years we have had in Powys. It has been hugely successful, and our dedicated […]

Karen clocks up 30 years of care work

A member of staff at our Ystradgynlais office has shown that care work can be a job for life after celebrating 30 years of working in the industry (April, 2019). Karen Howell began her career as a carer for Powys County Council’s domiciliary care services in 1989 and worked for 25 years there, before joining […]

Care industry can be one of the most rewarding

The care industry can be one of the most rewarding to work in and it provides a job for life to the right candidates. Care givers list job satisfaction, building friendships with those they work with and care for and the chance to further their qualifications as the key benefits of working in the profession. The recent ‘Social […]