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A guide to understanding complex care

​Complex care, also called continuing care, is a form of individualised care provision that is typically provided to those suffering from long-term and/or incurable illnesses or conditions, for exa...

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How to support people that have learning disabilities

​Just under 1.5 million people in the UK are diagnosed as living with a learning disability. While there are many different types of learning disabilities, they can all be characterised by a reduc...

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Debuting our branch restructure and more exciting changes!...

We’ve made some exciting changes and wanted to share them with you!Following their move to new offices last year, we are pleased to announce that our Bicester Branch has now become our new Head Off...

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Prioritise your brain health with the help of Alzheimer’s Research UK

​According to the Alzheimer’s Society, there are currently 900,000 people living with Dementia in the UK. This is projected to rise to 1,600,000 by 2040, so it’s more important than ever to priorit...

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Over 25% of the older generation don’t mention their falls to family members

​More than a quarter of older people in our community fail to disclose a fall at home to the people closest to them. It’s said to be for a number of reasons: from a study of 2,000 people aged 65+, ...

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Our fundraising cause for 2024: Alzheimer’s Research UK

​Paterson Health & Social Care spent 2023 raising money and awareness for the wonderful work of Ronald McDonald House Charities UK. We hosted 7 events for our team and workers throughout the year i...

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PHC supports the end of exploitation of overseas workers in the care industry

​The care industry has come under scrutiny in the UK in recent months for the exploitation of overseas healthcare workers. Given the global economic climate, many vulnerable people are being forc...

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PHC is bigger and better than ever, following the recent acquisition of Acumen Care Group in Wales

​Following the recent acquisition of Acumen Care Services by Personas Group, and their integration with Paterson Health & Social Care, we’re taking a look at all the benefits of having a brand-ne...

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Personas Group, parent company of PHC, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Acumen Care Services

As part of their continued growth and development, Personas Group, parent company of Paterson Health & Social Care, is delighted to announce the recent acquisition of Wales-based Acumen Care Servic...

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Hear from Sophie, Nurse with PHC for over 2 years

​Paterson Health & Social Care has been delivering permanent and temporary recruitment services for roles like Healthcare Assistants, Support Workers, and much more since 1994, but did you know t...

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Thank You to Lyndsey!

This week we would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Lyndsey Hendon who has been part of our Homecare division now for 2 years.Lyndsey is a key member of our team and is based in our Bicester branch...

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​The Online Evolution of Paterson Health and Social Care

As Paterson moves with strength and purpose into the post-lockdown world, their online platforms evolve and solidify too.The Bicester and Milton Keynes Facebook profiles are changing, and we don...

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​Working in Care: Learning Disability Nurse

As part of our Working in Care series we’ve been taking a closer look at the roles and responsibilities of different jobs in social care.This time we’re exploring what a Learning Disability Nurse ...

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Working in Care: Support Worker

What is a Support Worker?A support worker plays an important part in enhancing the daily lives of the people in their care. For many of our clients, a support worker empowers people to live as in...

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What is a personalised care plan and what are the benefits for patients?

​There’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to health and social care. Every individual has their own needs and requirements, and these impact the type of care and the level of care th...

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​Samantha Gomm Joins our Homecare Division as Lead Nurse

As part of ensuring we always deliver the best levels of care and quality of service we’ve been making some key appointments within our team.One of these is Samantha Gomm who is joining our Homec...

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Why work for a healthcare staffing agency?

Working with a healthcare staffing agency such as Paterson Health and Social Care comes with a range of benefits. It’s no secret that demand for health and social care workers is at record levels...

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​Supporting vulnerable people to stay warm this winter.

It’s been impossible to escape the news about the energy crisis and with bills increasing, this can be a cause of anxiety for many elderly and vulnerable people. They might fear their energy sup...

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Paterson Health and Social Care – Reflecting on 2021

2021 has proved to be an exceptionally challenging year, particularly for the healthcare sector. With continued pressures posed by the pandemic, record levels of staff shortages, underfunding and...

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