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£500m announced to help with hospital discharge – Our experience

A survey, conducted on over 75,000 inpatients across 143 NHS Trusts, found that hospital discharge delays and access to support once home are a huge worry for people, even though most respondents were happy with the care they received in hospital.
Fit enough for hospital discharge?
One third of frail patients are not receiving the support they […]

Caring for the elderly during lockdown

Caring for the elderly during lockdown has been on everyone’s mind. Now people are more worried about what’s happening next. We want Care to remain high on the agenda, so we thought we’d share some of the processes that we think helped us the most. We have achieved local press and outstanding reviews from customers […]

Happy Mealtimes

Happy Mealtimes
Happy mealtimes are the holy grail in any setting. I recently met an amazing group at Age UK and John’s campaign who invest heavily in their residents’ experiences around food.
Supporting clients to live the lives they want to live in the comfortable and reassuring surroundings at home is what we do.  Sometimes homes seem […]

Community Pharmacists

This week 2942 trainee pharmacists qualified in the UK.
The pass rate was 72% this year, down from previous years. Qualified pharmacists have  intensive training and testing because a pharmacist’s role in the community has never been more important.
 Looking at reasons why pharmacists dispense more and more medical items, our expert pharmacist wrote on how an ageing population […]

Franchise opportunities

Franchise Opportunities in the UK
The International Franchise show at Excel (IFS) is one of our favourite place to go to meet enthusiastic people looking for a home for their talents and their futures.  Excel is a perfect catchment for our current drive to reach people in South East and East of England looking for franchise […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for independent mums

With Mother’s Day just around the corner (Sunday 31st March) we have added to our original Mother’s Day Gift Guide suggestions designed specifically with seniors’ needs in mind.

We have kept our customers’ favourites in our Mother’s Day Gift Guide because nothing is better than recommendations. The products have been designed, tried and tested with independence […]

Franchise upgrade for Seniors Helping Seniors

Associate Membership
The BFA announced “Seniors Helping Seniors® UK  has an established franchise model, policies, procedures and systems capable of supporting multiple franchise outlets. The improvements made to the business, its growth and development are recognised by The British Franchise Association with Associate Membership” because has the care company is proven in the UK in addition to […]

Dementia Action Week 2018

There is growing awareness but sadly no cure’s in sight. In-fact cure wise, nothing major has happened for 15 years.

Prevention and self-help advice comes thick and fast and there is a growing determination to create a dementia-friendly UK, where people with dementia are included and family members are supported.

We chose a craft activity for Dementia […]

1 Million Minutes

How long does it take pass the time of day with someone? There are 1 million lonely people in UK and the call is for 1 Million Minutes to help solve the crisis .. One million minutes

It’s called 1 Million Minutes because there are more than 1 million older people in the UK don’t speak […]

People’s Champion Award 2017

With four years under our belts and a thriving enterprise that thrills us every day, it is humbling to be shortlisted People’s Champion for the 14th Startups Award.

I was made redundant shortly after my 50th birthday (there’s plenty to reveal about all of that which I’m saving for another day!)  Redundancy and midlife adjustments were, thankfully, in […]