Know Your Rights with Bridgewater Home Care
Bridgewater Home Care is delighted to be celebrating ten successful years in the UK home care business this October. Phil Eckersley, the Managing Director, and founder of Bridgewater Home Care would like to thank everyone at team Bridgewater, particularly over the last 6 months, for working so hard during such challenging times. The management and care teams dedication and professional support has allowed their home care clients to continue having peace of mind, safety, and independence in their own home.
Bridgewater Home Care has recently been recognised in a major North West competition for their efforts as an employer of choice by receiving two accolades at the virtual Greater Manchester Business Awards 2020 on Friday 4th September 2020 for “Employer of the Year “and “Wellbeing in the Workplace.” Bridgewater Home Care are also thrilled that they have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards which recognise outstanding achievement and excellence within the health and social care sector.
It is now compulsory in England for anyone aged 11 or over to wear a face covering on public transport, in NHS facilities as a visitor or outpatient, or from 24 July 2020 inside shops, supermarkets and indoor shopping centres . It will also be compulsory to wear a face covering when buying food and drink to takeaway from cafes and shops.
This week should have been Dementia Action Week. Even though it is not taking place, we still think it is important to take the opportunity to highlight the support required by people living with dementia. Bridgewater Home Care offers award winning quality care at home which can have a positive impact on those living with dementia.
Mission Christmas are collecting for 22,000 children this year to ensure they all have a present to open on Christmas Day!
Summer can be a busy time for families, with holidays away and often additional childcare responsibilities to juggle. It can be difficult to always find the time for older relatives or to make them feel included in the summertime activities. It can also be a time when warmer temperatures (or incessant rain!) can make exercise and the usual outside activities more dangerous or unpleasant.
You’ve decided that your loved one would benefit from care at home, but you might be wondering what the difference is between getting a personal assistant or a specialist home carer to support them?
In this article, we aim to explain how much more tailored support your loved one would receive from using a home care provider such as Bridgewater Home Care rather than the uncertainties one might face if using a personal assistant.
Whether your friend, relative or loved one is living at home or in a care environment, the impact of living with dementia can be difficult for all involved.
This April is National Pet Month and what better month to discuss the positive impact that pets have on our lives, with an emphasis on those living with a form of Dementia.
We like to make sure that treating all our home care clients with the utmost dignity is always at the forefront of our minds. At Bridgewater Home Care we use our ongoing training to seek out ways in which we can improve quality of care for all our clients and their families. Every individual, no matter what their personal circumstances, must be treated the respect and dignity they deserve throughout their time with us.
Are you looking for a flexible new career now the kids have gone back to school?
September always feels like a great time of year, time for new challenges without the pressures of January. The kids return to school, the house is quiet, and our thoughts turn to new adventures and possibilities. It is the perfect time to begin something new, to boost your family income, and explore an exciting new career.
Our very own Phil Eckersley, Managing Director of Bridgewater Home Care, received a surprise nomination at this year’s E3 Business Awards in July and we couldn’t be happier for him and the team.