When should you consider getting Care for your loved ones?


Please don’t leave it too late to introduce care One of the saddest situations that we encounter as we did this week, is when care is introduced just too late, leading to a deterioration in health to such an extent that the person ends up in hospital, is then assessed to need 24-hour care, [...]

When should you consider getting Care for your loved ones?2024-03-06T12:25:08+00:00

Good Customer / Client Experience


Q: What does good customer experience look like? A: It looks like whatever the client expects it to be! Let me explain…………. This weekend I treated myself to a facial. Despite being a promoter of the need self-care, I still experienced the guilt and internal wrangle about ‘self-indulgence’, repeatedly justifying to myself that it is [...]

Good Customer / Client Experience2023-10-10T10:57:27+01:00

Tina Turner Tribute Day


Today I visited a 65-year-old man living with dementia, diagnosed when he was 55 years old. He’s a new client so we don’t know him that well yet, so I was a little nervous about getting it right for him. (I find it interesting that after 30 years in this dementia world, I’m still a [...]

Tina Turner Tribute Day2023-05-26T10:51:38+01:00

Dementia Awareness Week


Who are the real experts in dementia? This Dementia Action Week, I have reflected on the past 30 years that I have worked with people and families living with dementia and how the recognition of dementia as a disease rather than a symptom of old age has changed (for the better!). A measure of how [...]

Dementia Awareness Week2023-05-19T10:08:19+01:00

Stay Independent: Ditch “Care Homes Near Me” for In-Home Care


Are you or a loved one in need of care but feeling hesitant to look for "care homes near me"? You're not alone. Many people feel uncomfortable with the idea of leaving their homes and moving into a care facility. But what if we told you that you don't have to? In-home care is [...]

Stay Independent: Ditch “Care Homes Near Me” for In-Home Care2023-05-12T14:09:34+01:00

Top 10 Tips for Choosing a Home Care Provider for Your Loved One – Visiting Angels UK


Choosing a home care provider for your loved one can be a challenging decision. You want to ensure that your family member receives the best possible care in the comfort of their own home. With so many options available, it's important to be informed and make the right choice. In this blog post, we will [...]

Top 10 Tips for Choosing a Home Care Provider for Your Loved One – Visiting Angels UK2023-05-12T14:14:36+01:00

A List of Recommended Apps for Seniors: Boost Your Health and Wellness


It's critical to keep active, involved, and entertained as we get older. Fortunately, there are numerous apps available to assist elders in achieving these objectives. These apps for seniors  can help keep healthy, well, and engaged in areas ranging from fitness and nutrition to mental health and entertainment. Here are some of our top suggestions.: [...]

A List of Recommended Apps for Seniors: Boost Your Health and Wellness2023-05-12T14:15:12+01:00

Things to Consider before getting Homecare


It isn’t just about nice people helping out, there are justifiable regulations and legal responsibilities that need to be followed to safeguard vulnerable people living in the community. The provision of ‘personal care’ is considered a regulated activity by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and involves supporting people in their homes (or where they’re living [...]

Things to Consider before getting Homecare2021-09-03T14:21:25+01:00

Beware the shadow you cast.


For many years I have thought about the impact that our interactions with each other have, even during the time when we are apart. For much of my professional career I have said “beware the shadow you cast” meaning that the way you treat someone when you are with them can have a positive or [...]

Beware the shadow you cast.2019-06-17T13:51:37+01:00

Tell me about your hobbies?


Over the past month we have been recruiting lots of lovely caregivers to support the clients needing home care in South Yorkshire. Whenever we are recruiting we are fortunate to get lots of interest. We invariably spend more time ensuring we take the right caregivers than we do with anything else. It is important to [...]

Tell me about your hobbies?2019-06-17T13:51:37+01:00