Archive for author: Olivia Murphy

Why a good night sleep is important for carers

The nature of a care role means that you will work different shift times and patterns, which can be quite a strange adjustment if you’re not used to it. What we’re talking about in this bl...

Keep an eye out for coronavirus scams!

As if COVID-19 hasn’t brought us enough challenges yet, there are now criminals using a range of nasty coronavirus scams targeting the elderly wh...

World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimers Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a whole month of activities to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. During this month we encourage the whole world to talk about deme...

We’re hiring across the nation!

We’re proud to be well-known in the areas where our branches are for making a difference in our local communities. What you may not know, is that there are over 20 Human Support Group branches that we...

Friendship Month – what friendship means to our customers

September is Friendship Month and we thought we would reflect on what friendship means to those who use care services. As you become older, your opportunities for socialising become more limited. I...

Creating the Perfect Work/Life Balance

If you are finding that you are struggling to get the balance right between your work and home life, you might benefit from making some changes to help stick to a better routine. When you are feeling ...

What to Expect From a Career in Care

Working in the care sector can be so rewarding for the right people but before applying for any type of new work, it is important to get a full understanding of what the role entails to allow you to d...

Dignity in care – what does it mean?

For those working within the care industry, dignity in care is an extremely important concept to adhere to. Dignity in care is the practice of ensuring an individual whilst supported in their living r...

What good care means to us

July is Good Care Month and in honour of that, we thought we would share what good care means to us and our teams. We have always prided ourselves on allowing people who are vulnerable to live thei...

Together we can help fight the battle against loneliness

Loneliness week started on the 15th of June, a week dedicated to raising awareness around loneliness and to help people tackle this upsetting feeling.  There will be moments in everyone’s...

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