Families going through the emotional stress of placing a spouse or relative into care, often tell us they find the terminology confusing so this blog aims to help explain the different types of care available. Understandably, most elderly people want to live independently in their own homes for as long as they can. But many people are not aware of what their local options are.
Saturday 26th June from 2-4pm. The Open Day will take place in our beautiful nine-acre gardens at Birchwood House in Speldhurst, on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells.
We’ve provided some frequently asked questions to guide you through the initial stages involved in finding a home care provider. The care assessment is an important step and it can helpful for you to know what to expect.
Meet Domestic Support Worker – Mary Enabling people to retain their independence and stay in their own home is one of the aims of Birchwood Care Services. The team do this by offering personalised support packages, which may include domestic support. Mary is a Domestic Support Worker and spends her time visiting clients at homeContinue reading “Meet Domestic Support Worker – Mary”
Every day is different and rewarding, says Care Co-ordinator and Relief Supervisor Bethany, who has worked for Birchwood Care Services for just over a year.
Elderly people can benefit from using Aromatherapy as relief from certain ailments and discomforts such as stress, arthritis and circulatory or respiratory problems – and those suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia can especially benefit from regular aromatherapy.
Holly is one of three Care Co-ordinators at Birchwood Care Services and enjoys being part of a small team.
Since the arrival of Covid-19 and having to live through lockdown in the last 12 months, the reliance on the internet and technology has massively increased and become the norm.
Whether you’re looking for a good care provider or thinking of starting a career in care, it’s important to remember caring is all about people.
We’re delighted to kick off a new initiative to show the smiling faces of our staff behind their masks to help our residents and clients recognise their support and maintain positivity.