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AUG 25/2020

So You’re Thinking of Becoming a Care Worker?

So you’re thinking of becoming a care worker? Discover what skills and qualities you’ll need to become a first-rate care worker and what roles you’ll undertake in your new career. 

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AUG 20/2020

Identifying and Preventing Elderly Malnutrition - How Can Homecare Workers Help?

Malnutrition is a real issue in the UK. It's estimated that around one in ten people over the age of 65 are malnourished or are at risk of malnutrition. So who is at risk and what can we do in Homecare to aid prevention? 

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MAY 15/2020

Five Steps to Improving Your Mental Wellbeing

With life for everyone feeling a little crazy at the moment, maintaining your mental health and wellbeing is more important than ever. Luckily, NHS research suggests that there are steps we can all take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. With reflections from our very own mental health nurse and resident mental health blogger, Christopher Bye, here are five simple steps healthcare professionals can take to help make the most out of life at this challenging time...

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DEC 03/2019

Medacs Healthcare Celebrates Homecare Day 2019

The end of 2019 is drawing closer and the Medacs Healthcare, Homecare team are excited about what’s around the corner in 2020 and how we can improve the future of homecare. But before we move in to the New Year, we reflect on our proudest moments, especially as we celebrate everything that’s great in the sector.

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OCT 09/2019

Mental Health in Society: What Support is Available for Healthcare Professionals?

Mental health awareness is becoming more prominent in society, but what help is available for doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals? Find out more about mental health support services for you.

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OCT 07/2019

How Relationships Promote Good Mental Health

Good mental health can be difficult to achieve in modern society. As a doctor, nurse or AHP, learn how relationships can help promote positive mental health in your career and home life.

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AUG 29/2019

Moving to the Middle East: A Guide to Living and Working for Doctors, Nurses and AHPs

Is your dream to live and work abroad? Discover the reasons to move to the Middle East and find out how becoming a doctor, nurse or AHP in the UAE, Saudi Arabia or Qatar could be for you with our handy living and working guide.

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APR 04/2019

Would You Make a Good Agency Nurse?

Have you ever wondered if you would make a good agency nurse? Learn more about the finer points of agency nursing, from working in new environments to achieving the right work-life balance and discover whether it is the ideal career for you.

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APR 02/2019

Zanda Ladu: Caring Teaches You About Yourself

“I have been a carer for most of my adult life. I’ve had care ingrained into my life from the day that I became a primary carer at the age of 25 for both my Mum and Dad, who are sadly no longer with us. As for my current care journey, it was just a natural fulfilment of my burning desire to help others. For 15 months now, I have been a care worker and I intend to continue to my small days.” Continue to read Zanda’s homecare journey here.

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APR 02/2019

Bridget McCann: A Manchester Star Care Worker

Bridget had always considered herself to be a kind-hearted person. For two years, she worked voluntarily as a care worker for the elderly at a care home. Bridget delighted in seeing people thrive through independence and enjoyed her time so much that she decided she wanted to join the profession and support more vulnerable people within the community. Through her actions, Bridget was nominated and won Manchester Star Care Worker for Q4 2018. Here’s why…

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