Tag: My Care at Home

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 […]

GEM Awards

Shortlisted for the GEM Awards Every year the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board hold an Awards evening that celebrates home care workers and companies that Go the Extra Mile, these are called the GEM Awards. The GEM Awards provide the GEM Award Entryopportunity for providers of supported living, very sheltered accommodation and home care, who are […]

Suffolk Carers

Here is a day in the life of a Suffolk Carer A diary from Melanie, one of our carers. “My day begins at 7.30 in Stowmarket when I call to see Maude. I let myself in using the key safe calling out hello as I enter the house. Maude is always pleased to see me […]

Spotting the signs of dementia

Spotting the signs of dementia Spending time with loved ones at family gatherings could be a time when you spot signs of dementia, what should you do if you have concerns about a relative. When you see friends and relatives you haven’t seen in a while you might notice if they have lost weight or […]

The CQC report is in

The CQC report is in   We are proud and pleased to share with you our CQC report for our Suffolk Home Care service. The full report can be downloaded here but here is an over view of the report. We were inspected as part of a routine check and inspected on the following standards in May […]

CQC Inspection

Our first ever CQC Inspection Two weeks ago just as I was taking my lunch break I received the call that I was dreading – it was the call about our first inspection with Care Quality Commission! The CQC are the organisation that check whether companies that work within the care industry are meeting the […]

Suffolk Age UK Challenge 65

Afternoon Tea for Suffolk Age UK Challenge 65 On 12th March My Care at Home held a charity afternoon tea event for Suffolk Age UK as part of their Challenge 65 campaign. This is the second charity event that we have held since we launched in July 2013. The event was held in the Village Hall […]

Rapid Response Care

How quickly can we get care put in to place? in this article we are going to go look at the process of getting care put in to place and how quickly we can get started. We had a call on a Monday morning from a son that was worried about his mother. He had […]

My Care at Home Christmas meeting

Busy week at My Care at Home this week. On Monday we had our staff meeting at the office in Middlewood Green, Stowmarket with all our home care workers. We all put on our Christmas Jumpers to show our support for the Suffolk Family Carers 8 days a week appeal. Then on Tuesday we joined Ipswich Round […]