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First Nomination of 2020 for Home Care Preferred!

December 23, 2019 11:30 am

Christmas may have come a few days early for the 27 companies that have made the list of Finalists for the Home Care Awards 2020. They have all passed through first stage judging and their short-listed entries in various categories will now go forward to final stage ratification. All are to be congratulated on being named a Finalist: 1 Oak Group Ashridge Home Care Bluebird Care Bluebird Care Birmingham East Bluebird Care Croydon CareLineLive Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) CarePlanner Cera Care Consultus Care Training Centre Cura Homecare eNano Health Limited Fresenius Kabi and Calea Good Oaks Home Care Heritage Healthcare Franchising Limited Home Care Preferred Home Instead Senior Care Lifted Mobile Care Services Ltd Nest Homecare Promedica24 Right at Home...

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Christmas Round Up

December 12, 2019 3:08 pm

As Christmas approaches and the end of the year starts to loom, now is the perfect time to reflect on the fantastic things that Home Care Preferred Winchmore Hill has achieved in the year 2019! Events Here at Home Care Preferred it has always been important to us to host events. We love to give back to our team as well as our local community. Throughout this year we have raised money for charity by hosting some super fun events: Zumbathon Sonia Tonge (a close friend of Home Care Preferred) hosted a marathon dancing event with Home Care Preferred! Together with Sonia we raised £300 for the North London Hospice as well as getting loads of locals on their feet...

Greater London Enterprise Awards 2019

Home Care Preferred 2019 Awards

September 26, 2019 10:55 am

  Although the year has not ended Home Care Preferred have already received four awards Health Investor Award 2019- Home Care Provider of the Year Finalist 2019 (February ) The year started with this great news. This is the fourth year of being involved with this prestigious award and as always it is thrilling to be included To find our more about the Health Investor Awards: Click here Greater London Enterprise Awards 2019: Best Home Care Provider 2019 (July) This is the first year of participation in this particular award and is a great accolade for the company Leaders in Care Awards 2019 Shortlist: Executive Of the Year 2019 (September) Ken Waterhouse, Managing Director, was at the receiving end of...

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How To Cope With Stress Winchmore Hill

July 8, 2019 8:00 am

According to the Mental Health Foundation; “Stress is a feeling of being under abnormal pressure. This pressure can come from different aspects of your day to day life. Such as an increased workload, a transitional period, an argument you have with your family or new and existing financial worries. You may find that it has a cumulative effect, with each stressor building on top of one another.” During situations of stress, you may feel threatened or upset and it can cause a variety of physical and emotional experiences which can change the way you behave. The first thing to do is to identify your symptoms and find out what is causing you to feel more stressed. As stress affects each...

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Supporting Carers In The Community

July 4, 2019 8:00 am

At Home Care Preferred, we understand that not all families can afford at home care for their loved ones and often result in taking on the carer role themselves. With last month’s Carers Week raising awareness we wanted to highlight some key statistics and share some information about the unpaid carers of the UK. According to Carers Week, a registered charity in the UK: “Almost 72% of carers in the UK said they had suffered mental ill health as a result of caring, whilst well over 61% said their physical health had worsened.” National Charities  have warned that “unless more support is provided, the UK’s carers won’t be healthy enough to care for loved ones in the future.” In addition, “The...