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Community Care Live 2019

We’re delighted to be exhibiting at the Community Care Live show at the Business Design Centre in London on 15th/16th October. The show provides 2 days of CPD training and learning and covers a wide range of topics across children and family social work, adult social care and social work management. Why visit the Community […]

Why Work in Care? 7 Reasons to Be a Carer

A career in the care sector is renowned for being one of the most rewarding jobs you can do, and for many good reasons. Being a carer means you are able to make a real difference to peoples’ lives on a daily basis – from cooking their favourite meal to making sure they are safe […]

How to avoid doorstep scams

According to AGE UK, 85% of the victims of doorstep scams are aged 65 over. Doorstep scammers ofter target older people and they usually have the gift of the gab and will try to befriend your loved one with a convincing story. Doorstep scams can be very distressing especially for older people and the impact […]

Concerned a relative requires extra support at home?

Did visiting over bank holiday make you worry a relative is needing extra support at home? Did you know after each bank holiday, homecare services across the country see a sharp rise in call numbers? Families call with concerns about the well-being of loved ones having spent time with them over the bank holiday. As […]

Explaining dementia to a child

Having a friend or family member who is living with dementia is difficult, and everyone will have their own way of dealing with those diagnosed with it. Coping with a dementia diagnosis or finding out someone close to you has dementia is distressing – even for the most thick-skinned individuals. Explaining dementia to a child […]

Supporting students with disabilities

Can you get support at university? Having a disability doesn’t need to be a barrier if you want to go to university. Whether you need support with cleaning and cooking, getting to and from lectures or just need some help taking notes, there is an abundance of support you can access. Can I get access […]

What is sundowner’s syndrome?

Sundowner’s syndrome, or sundowning, is a type of confusion that can happen in the late afternoon and evening. It can affect people living with early on-set Alzheimer’s or Dementia, but can affect the elderly recovering from surgery in hospitals or in unfamiliar environments. Sunset is typically a time where people go through the transition after […]