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JUL
14

All About Home Care retains prestigious award for the third year running

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We're delighted to have been awarded a 'Top 20 Recommended Home Care Provider (South East England)' by leading review website, Home Care UK – one of only three in Kent to make the grade, and with cu stomers judging our services as 10 out of 10! ​ The homecare.co.uk Top 20 Home Care Provider Awards 2020 shine a light on the most recommended home car...
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JUN
25

Part-Time Care Assistant Required

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JUN
25

Full-Time Care Assistant Required

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APR
16

Care Quality Commission gives All About Home Care highest rating in West Kent for a second time

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We are pleased that, following a CQC inspection in April, our service is rated as 'Outstanding' overall for a second time. As well as the overall rating, inspectors' rate five individual aspects of the service. All About Home Care was rated 'Outstanding' for being safe, caring, well-led, and responsive to people's needs, and as 'Good' for being eff...
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APR
09

Staying safe and well during the Coronavirus outbreak

We know these are worrying times for our clients, their families and our staff as the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve.  The Queen's rare address to the nation reinforces the importance of us all to follow the Government's advice.  At All About Home Care, we're doing everything we can to minimise the risk of infection and keep our c...
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OCT
09

Celebrating our team’s achievements

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At All About Home Care, we believe in investing in the training and development of our staff. Well-trained and motivated carers are essential to provide the highest quality care; the right training gives them confidence about the care they deliver so they can give our clients the best care possible. We want to equip all our staff with tools that ca...
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AUG
07

All About Home Care retains prestigious award for the second year running

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We're delighted to have been awarded a 'Top 20 Recommended Home Care Provider (South East England)' by leading review website, Home Care UK – one of only three in Kent to make the grade, and with cu stomers judging our services as 10 out of 10! The homecare.co.uk Top 20 Home Care Provider Awards 2019 shine a light on the most recommended home care ...
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JUL
25

How to look after your elderly relative in the heat

With the mercury rising this summer and temperatures are expected to soar , it's easy to get caught up in all the fun of summer. However, while you might be looking forward to enjoying these blistering days at the beach or relaxing with friends, they can be a challenge for many vulnerable people, including the elderly, according to the NHS .  ...
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JUN
04

Giving back for Volunteers’ Week

Helping people is a great way to give something back to your community, and what better way to help others than by volunteering.  This week is Volunteers' Week and we're showing our support and giving thanks to everyone who helps others, as well as encouraging everyone to get out and volunteer. Volunteers' Week Volunteers' Week  takes pla...
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MAY
16

Supporting Stroke awareness month

​At All About Home Care, we're keen to help support the local community on all issues affecting the elderly. One of those issues is stroke; with 59% of victims being over the age of 69, it's a disease we want to help spread awareness of.  This May, Stroke Association are encouraging people to wear purple for stroke awareness month and to raise...
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MAY
03

Dementia Action Week in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks

If you or somebody you know lives with dementia, it doesn't have to make you feel cut off from society. D ementia is something we should be tackling together and that's why we're acting.  From the 20 th to the 26 th May, the Alzheimer's Society is working to unite people across the community for Dementia Action Week and the All about Home Care...
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MAY
03

Living well following a diagnosis of Dementia

Everyone forgets things from time to time – we might not remember where we last put our keys or walk into the kitchen and completely forget why.  But if you notice mum or dad starting to forget things more commonly and you think it's affecting their everyday life, then that might be a sign of dementia.   One of the challenges facing peopl...
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APR
17

‘I have the support I need to feel like I am doing a good job’

Something we pride ourselves on at All About Home Care is our excellent carers and the friendly atmosphere we provide for them. This is something that one of our staff members, Sarah, was drawn to when she joined us.   Seeing Sarah not only enjoy her job so much but also grow and progress into a new role has brought a smile to our faces. It's ...
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JAN
24

Keeping active as we age

We can't stop the ageing process but with a few changes to our routine we can counteract some of the effects.  Here are our tips for helping you – or mum or dad – keep active, so you enjoy the best possible health and quality of life. Regular physical activity Balance is an important sense we all have, but as we age our reaction times get slow...
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NOV
08

World Diabetes Day 2018

Would you know how to look after a family member with diabetes? That's one of the questions being posed as part of World Diabetes Day 2018. This year's theme is about helping families prevent, spot and manage the condition, which is more prevalent among the elderly. On the 13 th November, our local group supporting people living with diabetes in Se...
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AUG
23

'All About Home Care is almost too good to be true'

'All About Home Care is almost too good to be true'
'All About Home Care is almost too good to be true' 'I previously worked for a company which was providing 15-minute visits, which was just enough time to give someone their tablets, sign the book and then leave to get to the next appointment. You become a carer because you care about people, and I didn't like that I was rushing in and rushing out ...
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AUG
13

Reducing falls risk with Parkinson's

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The number of people diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in the UK is about 145,000; that's around 1 adult in every 350. People with Parkinson's don't have enough of the chemical dopamine because some of the nerve cells that make it have died. One of the common symptoms of Parkinson's is reduced mobility, which increases the risk of falls. Loss of m...
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AUG
03

Living well in older age

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'Old age is no place for sissies' – Bette Davies. Bette Davies was right – things do generally become more challenging as we get older. But not necessarily; more and more people are living active and fulfilling lives well into their 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond. Look at the latest statistics from the DVLA. More than 4.5 million people in the UK are dri...
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JUL
27

International Day of Friendship

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30th July is International Day of Friendship; set up by the United Nations, the aim was to unite people and bring peace around the world. But friendship has many more benefits beyond promoting international harmony: it's key to our wellbeing – and it's central to the services that we provide for our home care clients. The benefits of friendship The...
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JUL
09

'I simply love my job'

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Jenny has been in the care industry for 20 years and had been on the point of leaving the industry, when she came across an advert for All About Home Care. From the interview, she knew we were different. "I worked for one domiciliary care company for 15 years. It continually changed hands and I felt the clients weren't getting the things they neede...
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