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Care Information Seminar: Funding Care, Care Options, Wills & Lasting Power of Attorney

October 18, 2016 12:26 pm

People concerned about the cost of care are invited to a presentation at Enfield Golf Club on Thursday 27th October. Experts in wills, care fee planning and lasting powers of attorney will be amongst the guest speakers at this free to attend event. This is a very informative event that can help those looking to fund care for themselves or loved ones to understand what benefits they are entitled to and how best to fund their care, maybe through a combination of benefits and personal assets and savings. The running order of the event is as follows: 11am: Arrive Tea/coffee 11.45am: 1st speaker – Wills & Lasting Powers of Attorney ( Barnes & Partners Solicitors) 12.15pm: 2nd speaker- Care Options...

Macmillan Coffee Morning Success

October 3, 2016 4:26 pm

Friday 30th of September 2016 saw businesses and individuals up and down the country drinking copious amounts of coffee and polishing off multitudes of cake, all in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.’ Supporting a cause close to our heart, Home Care Preferred revelled in hosting our own Coffee Morning in order to raise funds to support the fantastic work Macmillan nurses do in supporting cancer patients and their families. We’re pleased to announce the event was a huge success with in excess of 20 people passing through our doors to support the cause, sample the array of sweet treats on offer and help us raise over £120 for the charity. The energy was fantastic with many...

Home Care Preferred wins Best Care Agency 2016 award

September 20, 2016 3:49 pm

Home Care Preferred was named as ‘Domiciliary Care Provider of the Year’ at the 2016 HealthInvestor Awards at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The prestigious black-tie award ceremony was hosted by BBC broadcaster, John Humphrys. Over 1,200 people were in attendance including leading figures from social care, clinical services and advisory finance groups. The company’s success is testament to its adept delivery of care in peoples’ homes. It provides hourly and live-in care as well as carrying out its impressive charity work in the London community. Its innovative high street shop also offers 6,000 independent living equipment products.  

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

September 20, 2016 3:45 pm

Come down to Home Care Preferred on Friday 30th of September at 10:30am for copious amounts of cake, tea, coffee & chats in support of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macillan Cancer Support. More details from Laura Brassett on 020 8364 3670

Home Care Preferred team member Sue Peck completes charity run

September 20, 2016 3:39 pm

Sue Peck is familiar with dementia having cared for her own Dad as well as many clients at Home Care Preferred. She recently raised money for Alzheimer’s Society in a fundraising run.  Everyone at Home Care Preferred is very proud of Sue and her committment to help find a cure for dementia.

Top tips to avoid elderly parents being scammed

September 20, 2016 3:06 pm

Scams target people of all ages, backgrounds and income levels without discriminating. However, the elderly and vulnerable are particularly at risk. The best way to help fight the scammers is for you and members of your family to take steps to help you not get caught in the first place.  Top tips  

A trip down memory lane

September 20, 2016 3:00 pm

A lovely photo of one of our clients reliving his youth – taken by his live-in support assistant on a recent day trip to the RAF Hendon Museum

A wonderful community centre

March 1, 2016 1:13 pm

The Ruth Winston Centre is a registered charity whose mission is to promote independence, well-being and activities for the over 50s in Enfield. Ruth Winston Centre has around 1100 members and offers 60 classes and/or activities per week exclusively for the over 50s. In addition to learning and staying connected with others, we promote healthy living and well-being through our faciliation of additional services such as blood pressure checks, chiropody, hairdressing, flu jabs, stroke clinic, health trainer advice and support to name but a few. Ruth Winston Centre is a place where information of interest to the over 50s may be presented and exchanged. For those who otherwise would spend their days at home alone it is a vitally important...

Jean Dawson says it’s yoga, which she started aged 67, that’s helped her to reach her 100th birthday!

February 24, 2016 1:12 pm

Jean first started yoga after seeing an advert in her local area. She credits yoga with changing her life, saying that it has “helped cure aches and pains.” Aside from easing pain, Jean also says the yoga has helped her posture, balance, concentration, flexibility and stamina. Attending regular classes also means Jean has made some great friends. According to Jean’s yoga instructor, Christine, Jean is a role model for others – proving to everyone that if she can do it, so can they. Jean added that it’s about doing what you can, “A few years ago, I could do all the handstands and everything but I have to stop doing those now due to my blood pressure, but yoga has...