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So You Want to be a Carer? Chapter 1: Making the Decision

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"Well … what took you so long?" Christies Care carer, Denise McCrory, has shared her story about being a live-in carer with us. From her initial decision to become a carer, deciding that Christies was the care company for her, the application process, preparing for and travelling to [...]

Christies Care are Winners at the Suffolk Care Awards

October 8th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A massive congratulations to our wonderful Training Team on winning the Excellent Training award at last week's Suffolk Care Awards. "This live-in care service recognises that having outstandingly-trained carers will improve its service to carers and clients and allow growth, despite competition. Its induction programme takes place over [...]

Free Flu Vaccinations for Adult Social Care Staff

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

NHS England have confirmed that free flu vaccinations are available in 2018/19 for social care workers who offer direct care to people using services. Who is eligible? Health and social care staff, employed by a registered residential care/nursing home or registered domiciliary care provider, who are directly involved [...]

Jem & Jo on the Go for Alzheimers

September 21st, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jem and Jo are the children of Christies Care clients. The clients? Their mother and father who are both living with Alzheimer's. This year over 110,000 people walk united, against dementia. We aim, with your help to raise over £9 million to help anyone [...]

Praise For A Job Well Done

September 14th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We recently received an email from a clients son about the positive impact one carer had to his mother's quality of life.  "No one, except her immediate family, has managed to get Mum out and about for circa five years (actually, if ever). So what does [...]

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk

September 7th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sophie Gilbert, the sister of one of our clients, recently participated in the Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk. "My sister Becky was diagnosed with Fronto Temporal Lobe Dementia at the age of 31 in August 2016. In September 2017, we organised an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk [...]

Jan’s Triathlon 2018

August 24th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

One of our clients, Jan Locke, is once again challenging herself to fund-raise for charity. This is the 11th year that Jan has a completed a sponsorship, and so far the total she's raised is over £11,500 ... truly amazing! Jan is ready for this year's 'Triathlon' challenge [...]

Wesley’s Sponsored Bus Ride

July 27th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

UPDATE 28/08/18 "I’ve just about recovered! It was a fantastic day. We raised a lot of money (£745 and counting) and, more importantly, awareness of carers, young carers and some of the difficulties disabled people face when using public transport. The only blot on a wonderful day was [...]

The Importance of Training in Care

July 16th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , |

When Princess Anne presented Lin Barnes, director of Christies Care, with the Princess Royal Training Award last year, it felt like a validation that the wider community understood the importance of training in care. It’s very nice to receive, but royal acknowledgement isn’t the reason Christies Care puts so [...]

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So You Want to be a Carer? Chapter 1: Making the Decision

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"Well … what took you so long?" Christies Care carer, Denise McCrory, has shared her story about being a live-in carer with us. From her initial decision to become a carer, deciding that Christies was the care company for her, the application process, preparing for and travelling to [...]

Christies Care are Winners at the Suffolk Care Awards

October 8th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A massive congratulations to our wonderful Training Team on winning the Excellent Training award at last week's Suffolk Care Awards. "This live-in care service recognises that having outstandingly-trained carers will improve its service to carers and clients and allow growth, despite competition. Its induction programme takes place over [...]

Free Flu Vaccinations for Adult Social Care Staff

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

NHS England have confirmed that free flu vaccinations are available in 2018/19 for social care workers who offer direct care to people using services. Who is eligible? Health and social care staff, employed by a registered residential care/nursing home or registered domiciliary care provider, who are directly involved [...]

Jem & Jo on the Go for Alzheimers

September 21st, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jem and Jo are the children of Christies Care clients. The clients? Their mother and father who are both living with Alzheimer's. This year over 110,000 people walk united, against dementia. We aim, with your help to raise over £9 million to help anyone [...]

Praise For A Job Well Done

September 14th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We recently received an email from a clients son about the positive impact one carer had to his mother's quality of life.  "No one, except her immediate family, has managed to get Mum out and about for circa five years (actually, if ever). So what does [...]

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk

September 7th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sophie Gilbert, the sister of one of our clients, recently participated in the Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk. "My sister Becky was diagnosed with Fronto Temporal Lobe Dementia at the age of 31 in August 2016. In September 2017, we organised an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk [...]

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So You Want to be a Carer? Chapter 1: Making the Decision

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"Well … what took you so long?" Christies Care carer, Denise McCrory, has shared her story about being a live-in carer with us. From her initial decision to become a carer, deciding that Christies was the care company for her, the application process, preparing for and travelling to [...]

Christies Care are Winners at the Suffolk Care Awards

October 8th, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A massive congratulations to our wonderful Training Team on winning the Excellent Training award at last week's Suffolk Care Awards. "This live-in care service recognises that having outstandingly-trained carers will improve its service to carers and clients and allow growth, despite competition. Its induction programme takes place over [...]

Free Flu Vaccinations for Adult Social Care Staff

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

NHS England have confirmed that free flu vaccinations are available in 2018/19 for social care workers who offer direct care to people using services. Who is eligible? Health and social care staff, employed by a registered residential care/nursing home or registered domiciliary care provider, who are directly involved [...]

Jem & Jo on the Go for Alzheimers

September 21st, 2018|Categories: Live-in Care, Live-in Care Jobs UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jem and Jo are the children of Christies Care clients. The clients? Their mother and father who are both living with Alzheimer's. This year over 110,000 people walk united, against dementia. We aim, with your help to raise over £9 million to help anyone [...]

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