Meet Care Co-ordinator Georgia

Georgia is one of three Care Co-ordinators at Birchwood Care Services and has worked with the organisation for 10 months. She is undertaking on the job training and is currently working towards her Safe Handling of Medication accredited Level 2  – which all care staff are asked to complete –  as well as their mandatory medication trainingContinue reading “Meet Care Co-ordinator Georgia”

Tips for keeping the elderly safe during extreme heat

Tips for keeping the elderly safe during extreme heat Here in Britain, we are simply not used to high temperatures we sometimes experience during the summer – and while heatwaves are enjoyable for some, for the elderly they can be especially dangerous – often because we are not prepared.   And after staying at homeContinue reading “Tips for keeping the elderly safe during extreme heat”

Your questions answered about a care assessment

We understand a lot of different terms are used within the industry when it comes to home assessments and what is involved at each stage. 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 canContinue reading “Your questions answered about a care assessment”

Meet Mary, Domestic Support Worker at Birchwood.

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 one of our Domestic Support Workers and spends her time visiting clients at home and assisting with householdContinue reading “Meet Mary, Domestic Support Worker at Birchwood.”

Meet Bethany – Care Co-ordinator at Birchwood.

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. Bethany is one of the team that supports clients to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. She liaises with clients and carers, and enjoys buildingContinue reading “Meet Bethany – Care Co-ordinator at Birchwood.”

The Power Of Aromatherapy For The Elderly

The Power Of Aromatherapy For The Elderly. Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plants or essential oils to promote wellbeing through scent and has been used for centuries – it’s also known to improve sleep and digestion, as well as reduce stress, pain levels, anxiety, and depression. Elderly people can benefit from using it asContinue reading “The Power Of Aromatherapy For The Elderly”

Meet Holly, Co-ordinator at Birchwood Care Services.

Holly is one of three Care Co-ordinators at Birchwood Care Services and enjoys being part of a small team. She has worked for Birchwood Care for nearly four years alongside Manager Wendy and fellow co-ordinator, Beth. Most days Holly is in the office, but when she does go out in the community she says, “itContinue reading “Meet Holly, Co-ordinator at Birchwood Care Services.”

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