Home Care News

In this Category you can find articles relating to home care news. Here you will find advice on dealing with stress and anxiety in older people, information on dementia care, mental health care services and much more.

Our news also includes tips on staying well, hydration for the elderly and nutritional advice. If you have concerns for Covid 19 Safety measures in care homes, GPHC are perfect for you. Read how our care workers have put in place measures for those that pay for care at home, and how we understand the importance of following guidelines to the letter, as well as effectively adopting to situation changes in a way which brings comfort and reassurance to our clients and staff.

Looking for work in the care sector? We do not suffer from staff shortages but are always looking for outstanding private home care staff who care with compassion and will go the extra mile for our clients. You will need a full driving licence to travel to individuals for their home-based care, good written and spoken English, and of course be naturally compassionate. If you are interested, please read full details in our news section and then contact us. We can fast track train you if you have no caring experience.

You can also find in our home care news, details of the care awards we are affiliated with and our latest reports from the Care Quality Commission. The CQC are the independent regulator of all health and social care services across England. Their job is to ensure that the care provided in our clients’ homes meets the National Standards of quality and safety.

Winter home safety tips for the elderly

Winter home safety tips for the elderly

Getting ready for the winter weather   The winter months are nearly upon us and as the weather gets colder, Keeping warm and safe becomes increasingly important for our seniors. If you have a loved one that is elderly and lives alone, helping them stay safe is...
The Importance of Social Interaction For Elderly People

The Importance of Social Interaction For Elderly People

The Importance of Social Interaction For Elderly People What is the importance of social interaction for elderly folks? Let’s talk about it. When it comes to social interactions, most of us don’t think about them too deeply. We go and see friends, family, or even just...
Berkshire’s first home care provider to gain a GBC accreditation

Berkshire’s first home care provider to gain a GBC accreditation

Recent awards and accreditations Great Park Homecare is Berkshire’s first home care provider to gain the national Good Business Charter accreditation, indicating our commitment to responsible business behaviour. This entails committing to 10 components: real living...
Accredited Living Wage Employer

Accredited Living Wage Employer

Recent awards and accreditations Great Park Homecare is extremely proud to be honoured as Berkshire’s first homecare provider accredited as a Living Wage Employer. “For Adrian and I, it was the first thing we committed to as an employer when founding the company...
Women Heroines

Women Heroines

Women heroines Celebrating unsung heroines on International Women’s Day International Women’s Day celebrates the global social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world. It is a time to reflect on the steps that have been made toward...
Plan for later life

Plan for later life

According to the ONS (Office of National Statistics), the population of the UK is ageing, and it is projected that by 2050, one in four people in the UK will be aged 65 years or over. With this in mind, it’s wise to think about your plans for later life with the aim...