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The Cardiff Times this month provides a page of editorial supplied by Everycare Cardiff on the rewarding nature of working within the care sector.
An increasing number of younger people including students are now working within the industry which provides both a rewarding career but also flexible working condtions to fit alongside otehr commitments such as University, childcare etc.
To view the Cardiff Times magazine and read the full Everycare article follow this link.
Mary Cottrell, Everycare UK’s Managing Director, is to travel to Belize to join the team from the company’s Eastbourne office who will be at the Octavia Waight Centre in San Ignacio providing help and support to the elderly in the nursing home and also in the community.
Mary said ‘I am delighted to be able to support the fantastic efforts of the entire Eastbourne team in this fabulous endeavour. I know how much time and effort the team there have put in to fund raising and planning this whole amazing trip and I know that the help and support they deliver will make a real difference to the elderly in the home and to the wider community in San Ignacio’
A team of 13 will be travelling from the Eastbourne office to Belize in Central America for the whole of March to provide support and training to the staff and residents of the Octavia Waight Centre.
To keep up to date on the Everycare Eastbourne trip to Belize which will see 11 staff and 2 Managers travelling to work in a nursing home for two weeks – visit our Facebook page.
The majority of councils in England are paying less than the industry recommended minimum for home care services, a BBC investigation suggests.
Rhod Gilbert will make an appeal on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Society to encourage listeners to donate to the charity.
He said: “With 800,000 people in the UK living with dementia and that number set to rise to 1.7million by 2051, it’s an illness that will touch all of our lives in some way at some point. I know dementia can have a huge impact on people’s lives so I was so pleased to help Alzheimer’s Society in this way.
‘The BBC Radio 4 Appeal is a fantastic opportunity to raise funds for services such as their Dementia Cafés, as well as raise awareness and understanding of dementia. Please tune in and listen to the Appeal. If you can make a donation to help people living with dementia, it’d be hugely appreciated.’
The radio appeal for the Alzheimer’s Society will be featured on BBC Radio 4 (92.4-94.6 FM) on Sunday, 12 January at 7.55am.