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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 […]

Winter tips for our carers

Our carers brave all sorts of conditions to get to our service users to provide them with the expert care they require. Those we look after need care whatever the weather and we never let them down. But we also care about our team members, so have put together some top tips for them, and […]

Kick off 2020 with a new career

The New Year is the opportune time for people to shake things up a bit and so we’re calling for all the caring individuals out there to come forward and find out more about making a career for themselves in the care industry. We offer fantastic training and the opportunity for internal advancement. Anyone who […]

Carer spotlight: Jackie Price

Carer: Jackie Price Specialism: Jackie is responsible for following up on all recruitment enquiries we receive into our Bangor office and ensuring that successful enquiries are fully compliant with our recruitment process. Branch: Bangor Time in the industry: Fifty-year-old Jackie previously worked as a Regional Manager and was promoted to the role of Recruiter in […]

Stacey, Amy, Siwan and Ruby urge young people to sign up to become carers

Ruby Vaughan-Norris from our Ystradgynlais branch, Siwan James from our Newtown office, Amy Dowd from our Flintshire office and Stacey Elliot who works for our Ebbw Vale branch are encouraging more young people to consider a career in the care industry. According to the Social Care Wales workforce survey, 11% of social care workers in […]