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​Reward and Recognition in the Healthcare Sector

The health and social care sector is currently facing a serious staffing crisis. Currently, one in ten job vacancies in the UK are for jobs in the sector and if these aren’t filled, there is a hig...

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Attracting and Retaining Talent to a Career in Healthcare.

The UK was experiencing a shortage of healthcare workers prior to the pandemic however this has been exacerbated by the levels of stress and burnout placed on healthcare professionals throughout th...

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Things to consider when choosing a home care provider

Choosing the right care provider for you or a loved one is one of the most important things you can do. It’s attached to so many emotions and can feel like an overwhelming decision to make.Since ...

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The importance of CPR and Defibrillators

​Whether you’re a football fan or not, the hype around the Euros 2020 has been impossible to avoid. However, one of the most shocking things we’ve seen on the pitch this tournament wasn’t a goal or...

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Paterson Homecare - The Benefits of Using our Homecare Services

​Choosing the right care option for yourself or a loved one is a significant life decision. There are lots of factors to consider before making the decision including the level of care required, va...

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Top Tips for making your home more dementia friendly

​The Coronavirus pandemic hit care homes extremely hard, particularly in the initial months of the outbreak. As a result, many people are rethinking the types of care best suited to themselves or t...

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What is respite care and how could you benefit from it?

Respite care, sometimes known as replacement care is when someone else looks after the person you are caring for, enabling you to have a break from caring duties for a period of time.As a primary c...

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​How Technology is Revolutionising Home Care

Innovations in technology have been enhancing care services for years but the last 12 months have seen a rapid take up of tech solutions by care providers and users. Increased demand from service u...

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Inspired by a career in nursing? Here’s what you need to know…

​It has recently been reported that a record number of people have applied to study nursing at UK universities during the coronavirus pandemic.Statistics show that applications for nursing courses ...

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The Impact of the Pandemic on People with Autism

​April is Autism Awareness month and it got us thinking about how the pandemic and the impacts of lockdown have affected people with autism specifically.Autism is a spectrum disorder meaning the sy...

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Combating loneliness as it reaches a record high

​At the start of November, it was recorded that 8% of adults felt "always or often lonely." Staggeringly, this represents 4.2 million people in the UK.[1]Feelings of loneliness and isolation are ju...

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The Benefits of Care in your own Home

We recently wrote a blog discussing the future of care homes following the devastating number of coronavirus deaths in residential homes across the UK.A survey conducted by The Policy Exchange and ...

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​Will the coronavirus crisis stop people seeking residential care?

The impact of the coronavirus in care homes has been devastating.The latest figures suggest more than 11,600 people have died from coronavirus in UK care homes.In the week ending 1 May, the number ...

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​Prioritising Selfcare and Mental Wellbeing for Healthcare Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The are 1.4million NHS healthcare professionals working on the frontline in the UK’s fight against the Coronavirus. Whether or not the Government is doing enough to protect their physical and ...

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