Good news stories and innovation from the homecare sector – Easter round-up 2021

Time has flown since Easter but we still wanted to highlight the amazing stories that UKHCA members have been sharing on social media. If you’d like to be featured in a future blog send in your good news stories and examples of innovation to [email protected]

Easter egg donations to Cadog Homecare staff

Published on the South Wales Guardian

School children brighten up Easter for Home Instead Cheltenham clients

Local school children from Bishops Cleeve Primary School and Grangefield Primary School have brought cheer to older people throughout the area by writing them Easter cards and letters. The project was the idea of Home Instead Cheltenham and Cotswolds, with the cards and letters being sent directly to their clients. Link to full article.

Easter treats for Complete Care Agency clients

Caremark Worthing & Adur donate Easter goodies to charity

Caremark Worthing & Adur teamed up with Brighton police forces to donate more than a car full of Easter treats to Worthing Soup kitchen.

Easter egg fun for Helping Hands Letchworth clients

Chess challenge for Right at Home Barnet careworker and client

Bluebird North Hampshire celebrate World Scrabble Day

100th birthday for Guardian Angels client

Charity donations from Bridgewater Homecare

Bridgewater Homecare recently arranged a collection for local charity Daffodils Dreams. The clothing collection will go towards children and their families who find themselves living in hardship in Wigan.

Christies Care becomes lateral flow test centre for its careworkers and clients

Christies Care’s Saxmundham Head Office has been certified as a Lateral Flow Testing site to deliver rapid response testing for its local careworkers and clients. It will also allow local careworkers to continue to take part in their residential induction training in a safe setting.

The launch of this facility has been led by Registered Manager, Charlotte Driver-Young and Michelle Souter, Head of Quality and Safeguarding, who have worked closely with Public Health England and Suffolk County Council to make this happen.

Mumbys rebrands to Mumby’s Live-in Care

Mumby’s has rebranded to Mumby’s Live-in Care.

Ann Mumby, Director of Mumby’s Live-in Care, said: “We are proud of the positive impact we’ve had on the many lives of people who need extra support to stay living in their own homes. This new brand identity is about tailoring our business name to more accurately reflect the care service we offer and our core values. It is a testament to our desire to provide the best outstanding live-in care for our clients so that they are as healthy and happy as they can be. We are really excited about this.”