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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 […]

Organisers of virtual festival donate PPE to our carers

Staff at our Newtown branch received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other essentials from the organisers of a virtual festival (July, 2020). Safe & Sound showcased musicians from Welshpool playing to help raise money for equipment for frontline care givers. SallyAnn Rogers, who organised the Safe & Sound festival, said: “When the […]

We’re celebrating one year looking after elderly in Swansea

We are celebrating one year (July, 2020) of successfully looking after elderly individuals in their own homes after we took on care services in Swansea. We expanded our care services into Swansea and the surrounding areas in 2019, taking over an outgoing service provider with offices in Gorseinon. We have been providing care for a […]

We’re praising unpaid carers during Carers Week

We are praising unpaid carers who have been looking after their elderly and vulnerable loved ones during the current restrictions. We want to raise awareness, as part of Carers Week, which takes place from June 8 until 14, of the amounts of people out there who are caring for their loved ones on a daily […]

Ashlee treats caring hands with donation of hand creams

Ashlee Bevan from Forden near Welshpool is helping ensure the hands of our frontline care workers are kept well moisturised with donations of hand creams. The 32-year-old donated 15 Body Shop hand creams to carers at our Newtown branch. Ashlee said: “I am a Body Shop At Home consultant and wanted to do my bit […]

Our Ebbw Vale branch calls on businesses for donations of masks, gloves and aprons

In addition to the equipment they already have, frontline staff working for our Ebbw Vale branch are asking businesses to donate any items they no longer need into a donation box outside Penallta Rugby Club. There are many businesses out there who might use gloves, masks or aprons on a daily basis, but have had […]

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 […]

We’re calling for Swansea carers

People in Swansea considering a role in the care industry are invited to our open day at our offices at 8, West Street, Gorseinon, Swansea, SA4 4AA on Wednesday, March 11 from 10am until 4pm. We’re always looking for reliable, hardworking and caring individuals to join our team. During the open day people will have […]

Tips for lone care workers

Working in domiciliary care or home care can often mean our staff members are out in the field alone. There are benefits to this as many of our carers have told us that working one-to-one with a service user is very rewarding. It also gives them a good opportunity to build and sustain relationships. It […]

What qualities make a good carer?

The demand for care is growing as our population ages. According to Reed.co.uk more than 1.6million people work in the adult social care industry in the UK. This number is expected to increase by more than 40% by 2035. But what is it that makes a person a good carer? We’ve jotted down the most […]