Good news stories and innovation from the homecare sector – Late-July 2020 – part 2

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]

First outdoor trip in months for Caremark Worthing client

Liverpool care worker retires after spending over two decades in homecare

Carol Rice has been supporting vulnerable Liverpool City Residents since 1998, spending 22 years as a care assistant in the home care sector. 

Carol now in her 70’s has dedicated the past two decades to visiting people in their own homes and providing care and support for local charity Caring Connections. Carol has always been highly resilient and passionate in providing people with the highest quality of care. All families whom Carol has supported have always praised Carols caring and friendly approach often seeing her as a member of the family rather than that of a care worker.

Bluebird carer voices national Test and Trace radio campaign

Bluebird Care Docklands, Stratford and Wapping carer Claudia Fielding is the voice of the Government’s Test and Trace radio campaign.

She said: “This was such a fantastic opportunity, I never thought I would be doing this a few months ago. I felt like a celebrity going into the studio, it was so professional. 

“This campaign was so important to me. I really believe we all need to follow the guidelines to ensure we all maximise protection from this virus for ourselves and one another.

Trips out for Right at Home Bromley client

https://www.facebook.com/RightatHomeBromley/photos/a.1767067730233500/2671118819828382/

Farming rehab for client at Helping Hands Homecare

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

Colouring for Home Instead Northwich clients

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

Raffle held by Cera Wiltshire for Dorothy House

https://www.facebook.com/ceracarewiltshire/posts/2733380363597747

Flowers for Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland client

https://www.facebook.com/RadfieldHomeCareStamford/posts/642439409710582

Westmorland Homecare to produce “Meet the bees” sessions for their clients

Kendal-based Westmorland Homecare is planning to offer ‘meet the bees’ sessions to elderly clients at social events once they eventually restart after the end of lockdown restrictions.