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

During this uncertain period, here are ways in which the homecare sector is responding to these unprecedented times caused by COVID-19. Here are some of the good news stories our members have been sharing on social media. If you’d like to be featured in a future “Good news stories and innovation” blog please email [email protected]

Vermuyden Care surprise a client who lived through World War II

As a child in WW2, 88 year old Doreen (a Vermuyden Care client) had her most precious possession thrown onto a fire due to her being infected by an evacuee. Vermuyden Care were duly inspired to act.

Helping Hands Sutton Coldfield’s gifts for their clients

https://www.instagram.com/p/CAvORWAA-nG/?igshid=10inf26t8ankf

70th anniversary celebrations in lockdown with Trinity Homecare in Worcester Park

91-year-old Dennis and 89-year-old Pat were able to celebrate their 70th anniversary during the lockdown, with the help of Trinity Homecare. The couple are currently receiving Trinity Homecare’s live-in care service after Dennis was diagnosed with bowel cancer and Pat had two strokes.

Rainbows for clients of Inter-County Rustington

Staff at Inter-County’s Rustington office made rainbow pom poms for their clients.

Ashridge Home Care’s thank you to their staff

PPE donations to Caremark Colchester

“Ear Saver” donations to Bluebird Care, Exeter, Exmouth and East Devon

https://twitter.com/BluebirdCareExe/status/1267428231809990657?s=20

Donations to Home Instead York

https://www.instagram.com/p/CAdLajAJC1W/?igshid=5ber6dqn4z8h

Gardening and art donations to clients of Right at Home Stevenage, Letchworth and Hitchin

https://www.instagram.com/p/CAxqobegxj3/

Carebridge’s food donations to clients

Carebridge Staffing have donated food parcels, including homemade cakes, to clients during their visits.