Cutting the cost of care?

How can you cut the cost of care and still deliver a quality service? This was a question that was raised by a relative of one of our clients. His parents receive care from Social Services and were due to transfer over to the new provider in September. However once meeting with the new provider and finding […]

Home Care in Suffolk

What is happening to Home Care in Suffolk? Over the last few month people receiving care in Suffolk will have had a letter through their door telling them that from September 2015 their home care provider will be changing. This is because Home Care in SuffolkSuffolk County council have awarded Support to Live at Home […]

The Care Cap

What the Cap on Care Costs will really mean to you At My Care at Home we have been recently seen an increase of the number of clients and individuals who contact us for advice. They believe that due to the implementation of the Care Act 2014 Care Capthey will be protected by a “Care […]

Social Care Commitment

My Care at Home sign up to the Social Care Commitment My Care at Home have signed up to the Social Care Commitment. The Social Care commitment was launched by the department of health.Social Care Commitment It is an agreement between employers and employees, where both sides sign up to seven clear commitments to develop […]

Launch of the Care Certificate

Launch of the Care Certificate The new Care certificate is being launched on April 1st 2015. It is a qualification for all support workers that work in social care and health in England. Following the Francis enquiry it was found My Care at Home Logothat there was inconsistency in the training and support that care […]

The Cost of Homecare

The Cost of Homecare What should you expect to pay for Quality Care? The cost of Homecare is always a tricky subject. No one wants to have care at home, but when you need that extra support to help you stay in your own home the need for care can be inevitable. Cost of HomecareResearch […]

GEM Awards

Awards Ceremony for the GEM Awards On 21st of January we attended the GEM awards ceremony. These awards are run by the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board hold an Awards evening that celebrates home care workers and companies that Go the Extra Mile. The GEM Awards provide the opportunity for providers of supported living, very sheltered […]

Support your parents in their decision to have home care

How to support your parents in their decision to have home care. Having spent time with family at Christmas you may have seen that maybe your parents need more help to keep them independent at home. This can be a difficult time with emotional challenges and practical implications. As well as wondering what caused the […]

Dementia Care and Christmas

Having a loved one with dementia to stay for Christmas Christmas is an important social occasion, but they can be stressful for people with dementia, their carers and family. It is important that people with dementia are able to celebrate with the family and that they shouldn’t be excluded. Here are a few tips on […]