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Employee of the Month Winners – May 2021

At IP Homecare we always hear about inspirational individuals who have gone above the call of duty to deliver care. The difference our staff make to the lives of our customers deserves recognition and one way that we do this is through our employee of the month program. It’s a wonderful opportunity to thank you […]

IP Homecare appoints a new Registered Manager

IP Homecare, a fast growing provider of homecare services is delighted to announce a new Registered Manager has joined Independent People Homecare. Irene Kist is originally from the Netherlands and has been working in health and social care for over 11 years and is incredibly passionate about supporting the elderly and vulnerable people in the […]

Why Choose Live-in Care?

As we get older, it’s normal for our health to begin to deteriorate, and many of us find ourselves needing a little extra help in our daily lives. Families are often faced with the difficult decision of whether to move their loved one into a care home or not. But there is another alternative – […]

Worried a relative is showing signs of Dementia?

Did you know that each Easter, social services departments and home care agencies across the country see a sharp spike in call numbers? Due to COVID – 19 families became even more distant than ever before and we left larger amounts of time between visits, missing the opportunity to constantly check-in on our relatives. This […]

A Day in the Life of a Live-in Carer

One of the most common questions we get asked here at IP Homecare is: “What is a live-in carer? And what do they do?”. Perhaps the best answer is another question: what don’t they do? Live-in care involves the provision of 24-hour support in the comfort of your loved one’s home, but it’s about much […]

Concerned Mum Requires Extra Support at Home?

Does mum need extra support and care at home? Did you know after each mother’s day and bank holiday, homecare services across the country see a sharp rise in call numbers? In 2020 families became even more distant than ever before. Due to COVID – 19 and continual lockdowns we left larger amounts of time […]

5 Myths About Old Age You Shouldn’t Believe

In society today, stereotypes of old age are rarely positive. Whether it’s helplessness, forgetfulness or loneliness, myths about aging can have a negative impact on the wellbeing of elderly people – and are oftentimes untrue. While it’s normal to slow down slightly as we get older, aging shouldn’t have to mean giving up the activities […]

Concerned a relative is showing signs of Dementia?

Did visiting relatives on christmas day make you worry they are showing signs of Dementia? In 2020 families became even more distant than ever before. Due to COVID – 19 and continual lockdowns we left larger amounts of time between visits, missing the opportunity to constantly check-in on our loved ones. This results in a […]