#KnowAlzheimers

#KnowAlzheimers

#KnowAlzheimers Every September, people come together from all around the world to raise awareness and to challenge the stigma that persists around dementia. September 2021 marks the 10th year of this vital global awareness raising campaign. 21 September also marks World Alzheimer’s Day.The theme for the 2021 campaign is Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s and it is all about the power…

Mental Health IS important.

Mental Health IS important.

Mental Health IS important. Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021. During this pandemic, millions of us have experienced a mental health problem, or seen a loved one struggle. And we’ve seen that the support we all need just isn’t out there. We must work together to step up the fight for mental…

Keeping our community safe.

Keeping our community safe. We understand that this is a worrying and stressful time for families who have loved ones that receive or require care, which is why we are here to reassure our Clients and their families that safety will always be our number one priority. We are doing everything we can during the pandemic to continue providing safe,…

Valuing your feedback.

Valuing your feedback.

Valuing your feedback. In September 2020 we sent out our annual survey to clients and staff for feedback on our performance and our services. Feedback is really important from the surveys we send out as not only does this show us where we are hitting top marks but also on any areas that our staff and clients feel need some…

Learning is key.

Learning is key.

Learning is key. This week, our staff have been fortunate enough to have an online talk, assessment and demonstration on PEG, mic- key button and pump training. This was carried out for us by the nurses at Abbott. As a training like this one would normally be provided in person with a practical, Abbott have adapted to the current times…

The Equicare family just grew…

The Equicare family just grew…

The Equicare family just grew… We are excited to announce the acquisition of another domiciliary care company operating in the same area as us.We are really thrilled with this merger as it brings together a set of experienced staff and valued clients into our established brand.Given the synergies between the companies, the process from intention to completion has been really…

Compliance and up-to-date Policies & Standards is important to us..

Compliance and up-to-date Policies & Standards is important to us..

Compliance and up-to-date Policies & Standards is important to us.. We have recently invested in a multi-year membership to the full policies and compliance suite from QCS (Quality Compliance Systems), industry leaders in the field of care policies and standards. This will provide us with fast access to up-to-date policies and procedures whilst ensuring we remain compliant with ever changing regulatory standards. Both…

Keeping our community safe.

Keeping our community safe.

The COVID-19 pandemic raised challenges for our clients, their families and the staff that look after them.  As a provider of essential care this is not something that can be put on hold! To ensure that we can still provide care effectively and safely in line with the current government guidelines, we have been working around the clock to make…

Diversity and Equality.

Diversity and Equality.

Each one of us has an important role to play in promoting equality and diversity.   We respect our service users all as individuals and each with their own distinguishing traits. At Equicare we always strive to make sure our client’s diverse needs are met and ensure they have fair and equal access to all our services. Strong equality and diversity…

Investing in our staff.

Investing in our staff.

We are always looking at new and innovative ways to keep out staff current with the latest training and best practice, Offering key learning opportunities is important to help get the best out of our staff. Working in partnership with both established on-line training companies and local bespoke trainers who can provide hands on training, we want to ensure that…