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.
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?
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...
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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“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.
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…
Increase in Demand for A&E Doctors in Lancashire
Supporting NHS organisations with additional Occupational Health capacity during the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic
So You’re Thinking of Becoming a Care Worker?
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