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“EVERYCARE IS MY EVERYTHING” as reported by ITV News

“EVERYCARE IS MY EVERYTHING” …. a quote from a service user at our East Surrey branch when interviewed by ITV yesterday.

Whilst the quote wasn’t actually broadcast the client confirmed in the report  how much she appreciated the Everycare support stating “Please don’t say they are never going to come”. It is heartening to know in such difficult times we are still here making a difference to the lives of so many.

Covid report ITV news EverycareGill worked really hard with her team and spent over three hours filming yesterday, so it was naturally a little disappointing that they showed so little of the piece. None the less there has already been positive feedback to the Everycare office this morning as people recognized the team.

Gill said she didn’t want to be personally famous but she did want Everycare to be famous. Isn’t that just the unique team spirit of Everycare!

Little by little the service users that decided to cancel care because of the perceived risks of having contact with care staff are returning. The strain and pressure on relatives and friends is starting to show and some just can not cope any longer without help.

Although the risks of contracting Covid 19 in care homes has been much publicised the actual incidence of the illness in users of community care services has been extremely low.

We are very confident that all our service users can rely on our extreme diligence in taking every possible precaution when delivering any form of care and can be confident that our help is only a phone call away if we are needed.

 

Clap for Carers – Thank you

carers applauseAt 20:00 BST on Thursday, households across the UK stood on their doorsteps and balconies and applauded the efforts of the NHS and care workers in treating those affected by Covid-19.

The initiative was devised by Annemarie Plas, from Brixton, south-west London, who was inspired by same event happening in her home country of the Netherlands, and in many other countries.

Annemarie posted details of the event on her social media channels, and enthusiasm for taking part quickly spread across the UK.

“I hope that it creates a positive boost for those on the frontline,” she said.

“But also [when] you hear your neighbours applauding you know that we are together in this, because we are currently all in our houses.”

For the full story visit the BBC website.

Luke’s poem explores what it’s like to care

Luke a 26 year old realised he wanted a job that made him happy and was useful to other people…he approached Everycare in Winchester and started a career in care. Check out his story below.

homecarer poem

TechFest65 – Tackling Modern Technology for Over 65s

Techfest EverycareLaptops, tablets & smartphones

Do you own a tablet but struggling with how to use it?

Or maybe you’re finding it difficult to get to grips with your new smartphone or laptop?

Join us this September for free, personalised demonstrations on using your tech gadgets

  • Get to grips with your tech gadgets
  • Bring your own smartphone, tablet and laptop
  • Learn how to stay in touch with family and friends
  • Watch your favourite shows and films

Also joining us on the day will be the Mayor and Mayoress of Winchester.

Book your tickets online by visiting the Booking Page or call us on 01962 842548.