Good news stories and innovation from the homecare sector – Early August 2020

Here are some of the good news stories our members have been sharing on social media in the past few weeks. If you’d like to be featured in a future “Good news stories and innovation” blog please email [email protected]

Children send in letters to clients of Home Instead Tavistock

Local schoolchildren from Mount Valley Prep school aged 5-6 have been sending in letters to clients of Home Instead Tavistock during the lockdown.

Carer Catherine, said “Joan was absolutely delighted to receive the beautifully written letter from Rohan.”

Arts and crafts challenge for Surrey’s Trinity Homecare clients

Trinity’s Arts and Crafts challenge was set-up during the COVID-19 lockdown and will be continuing throughout summer. The aim of the challenge is to get as many live-in carers and service users involved in creating works of art, in order to improve their mental well-being.

Pamela and her live-in Careworker, Imbi, are pictured above with their handmade bracelets. They plan to put these to auction, donating funds to the NHS.

Bridgewater Carer dubbed “Super Sam” in letter writing competition

https://www.facebook.com/bridgewaterhomecarewigan/posts/1665229880309631

Tortoise visit for Caremark Chichester client

https://www.instagram.com/p/CB26-WuoTx8/

Trip out shopping for shielding client in Letchworth

Learn Chess donations to Right at Home Medway

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDGHlhbgcgh/

CBU dolls boost for Care by Us clients

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDbYAqtJBur/

Cupcake prize for Ashridge carer and client

Donations to charity AOK Community (Solent) Charity Shop from Bluebird Care Fareham

https://www.facebook.com/bluebirdcarefareham/posts/2601370863444513