Entries by Hilary Kavanagh

Covid 19 Emergency Fund and Crisis Grant Fund

You may be aware of the normal hardship grant available for care staff ; however you may not be aware that an additional line of support has been launched to cover any staff who work in social care who may be struggling financially due to Covid 19. For example, somebody on SSP or who is […]

Thinking yellow

“Losing someone is hard enough, but not being able to hold your family close when you do is the most gut-wrenching pain I’ve ever felt in my life.” Carer bereaved by Covid 19, Guardian Newspaper 20th March 2020 At a time when even grieving is impacted by social distancing, a family has come up with […]

Poems in a Pandemic

  A collaboration of social care providers, along with support from Care Talk, are running a poem competition for front-line social care staff and support workers. The competition has been split into 10 categories, with the winners of each category having their work published in a book. The proceeds of the books will go to […]

The Rainbows have landed

Something truly wonderful has been happening at the Care at Home Services and Beechtree branches. An amazing display of creativity, competition and compassion. A new gallery is on the website so you can all have a look at the fantastic work across the branches. If you click on the image under each branch it will […]

Beech Tree Total Care receives Excellence Award

A huge congrats to one of our sister companies , Beech Tree Total Care , who was awarded runner up in the Hypo Awareness Week Excellence Award 2018. Hypo Awareness Week is an annual campaign that raises awareness of hypoglycaemia in the UK by educating healthcare professionals. Beech Tree Total Care recognised the need to provide staff […]

Veronica Boyd receives 20 year service award

Veronica Boyd’s dedication was recently recognised by receiving her 20 year service award on Friday, 24th August. Veronica started working for the company in the Bexhill office in 1998 and is now the Senior Coordinator there.  She loves her job and is a brilliant ambassador for the company. She received a framed certificate, a 20 year service […]

Margaret House Extra Care residents bandstand trip

On Sunday, 9th September, 7 residents from Margaret House Extra Care in Uckfield went to the Eastbourne Band Stand to listen to the brass band.  Accompanied by two care staff and a family member, they had a lovely afternoon in the sunshine as the weather was definitely onside.  The outing was initially planned for the previous […]

Congratulations Lisa Mouzer on 20 years of service

Congratulations to Lisa Mouzer who has been with the company for 20 years. She was presented with flowers, various gifts and a 20 years’ service certificate. Lisa stated that the reason she stayed with Care at Home Services for such a long time, was that the clients are delightful, her colleagues are fantastic and a […]