New Year’s resolutions for carers

As the festive season approaches, it’s time to start thinking about goals and resolutions for 2021. 2020 has been quite a year, especially if you’ve been caring for someone. It’s easy for carers, whether they’re paid or unpaid, to forget to give themselves credit for the wonderful work that they do. We’ve put together some […]

Looking out for loved-one’s mental health

It’s super important that we look out for our elderly loved-one’s mental health. Especially as we have recently come out of our firebreaker lockdown in Wales. A recent survey by the Alzheimer’s Society of around 2,000 people with dementia found that 45% said the lockdowns have had a negative impact on their mental health. We’ve […]

Advice for undercover carers

There are thousands of people out there who are ‘undercover’ carers. These are people who are caring for loved ones while also dealing with other family commitments, children and even working full-time. This can be extremely time consuming and stressful. It’s important to make sure you’re not afraid to ask for help. If a team […]

We’re supporting Carers Rights Day

We are supporting Carers Rights Day on Thursday, November 26. Carers, especially those who are unpaid and looking after family members, need to know their rights and how to get support. We are always keen to raise awareness of the amount of people out there who are caring for a loved one. Often unpaid, while […]

Reasons you should become a carer

If you want to make a difference to people’s lives during these uncertain times, here are our top reasons why you should consider becoming a carer: Protecting the NHS By caring for people in their own homes, you will be supporting our colleagues in the NHS. Our carers ensure service users are taking prescribed medication […]

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 […]