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The Great British Care Awards – Winners of this Year’s Award

19.11.2019

We are so pleased to announce that Sonia our Head of Care has won the Home Care Registered Manager Award at The Great British Care Awards. Sonia has been leading the ENA Hourly Care Team since 2017 and recently become […]

ENA Care Group donates to Dementia Group, CST Today

07.10.2019

ENA Care Group recently paid a visit to CST Today in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. The trip was to see the vital work they do in the community providing services to those living with Dementia. The event held on the day […]

Brexit Guidance for Care Staff

17.09.2019

The UK Government has published an update on EU citizens who wish to come to live and work in the UK after the UK leaves the European Union on 31st October 2019. These arrangements are in addition to those already […]

ENA Care Group rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission

16.08.2019

ENA Care Group (European Nursing Agency) has been rated ‘Good’ following its recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission in July 2019. The rating forms part of the hard work that the team have been applying over the past twelve […]

ENA Hourly Care rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission

03.06.2019

ENA Hourly Care has been rated ‘Good’ following its recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission in May 2019. The rating forms part of the hard work that the team have been applying over the past two years to improve […]

Easter Holidays – How to make this holiday work for everyone

19.04.2019

Easter with the family and Activities for People with Dementia Bluebell Forest at Ashridge Estate Hertfordshire With Easter approaching, many families are getting together over the long weekend to spend time with each other. Family times can be busy, chaotic […]

Thousands of Falls in Elderly Could be Prevented

12.03.2019

It can feel like a slippery slope once an elderly parent takes a fall at home. What may have initially been a minor injury, can lead to; repeated visits to the hospital, an increase in medical prescriptions and the sense […]

ENA Statement in Response to CQC Inspection

22.01.2019

At ENA Care Group, we take pride in the quality of care that the company has delivered since being first founded in 1994, and have delivered ‘Good’ CQC ratings consistently, since its introduction in 2008. Our unannounced CQC inspection in […]

Christmas is for Caring

25.12.2018

Caring for Someone at Christmas Our winner of this year’s Christmas Card Competition was Sarah Mills who submitted this design: ‘I live in Devizes, Wiltshire. I have a degree in German, Art History and Classical Mythology from The Open University. […]

What is an advocate in health and social care?

30.10.2018

The role of an advocate in health and social care is to support a vulnerable or disadvantaged person and ensure that their rights are being upheld in a healthcare context. This may include individuals who are physically disabled or wheelchair-bound, […]

Confidentiality in health and social care: how is it ensured?

23.10.2018

Confidentiality in the context of health and social care intrinsically means not disclosing information about a client to anyone who should not know, or does not need to know. Health and social care providers are given extensive training regarding what […]

What are the primary duties and responsibilities of a care assistant?

16.10.2018

Care assistant job description The primary role of a care assistant is to assist elderly or disabled clients with practical tasks that they cannot manage themselves or may need encouragement to complete independently. These tasks vary from helping with washing, […]

Caring for someone with dementia: a guide

12.10.2018

Dementia currently affects more than 570,000 people in England – 1 in 6 people over 80. It mainly impacts older people, although about 12,500 people under 65 display symptoms – this is known as early onset dementia. Both men and […]

Homecare Christmas card competition

26.09.2018

Following the success of our homecare Christmas card competition last year with Christmas card designs submitted by our talented clients and carers, we are running another competition for the upcoming 2018 festive season. This year, we will be selecting one […]

How Much Does Live in Care Cost?

26.06.2018

Price is a key consideration when you are choosing at-home care. The exact cost of a live in carer will depend on the level of care and the amount of care you need. Live in care can often be more […]

What to Look for When Choosing a Live in Care Provider

26.06.2018

Finding the right live in carer is crucial, as you must feel comfortable living with them at home. When you’re looking for a live in care provider, research is essential as there are several key factors to consider. Does the […]

What Is Live in Care?

26.06.2018

If you need support at home to enable you to live independently, you may choose to opt for live in care. An alternative to hourly care – also known as domiciliary care – live in care provides you with a […]

Healthy Tips for Wheelchair Users

12.06.2018

When we eat well, we can’t deny that we feel the physical and emotional benefits of exactly what we are consuming. But for wheelchair users, working off that extra piece of cake can be a little trickier. Staying healthy, on […]

Dementia Care within your own Home

11.06.2018

Thinking about dementia care? – Let’s discuss live in care! A dementia diagnosis whether recent or not, can be an incredibly daunting and confusing time. Not only for the patient but their family and friends as well. During the next […]

Online Timesheet

10.03.2018

As we move over to our new site, there are some changes that will affect our current carers in work. We are creating an online portal where you can update your refresher training, fill in holiday request forms, access online […]

The difference between Live-in care and Domiciliary care

05.02.2018

A Domiciliary care service, is provided locally to a client in their own home, also known as hourly care. The care is often provided for various durations, but generally for a minimum of 30 minutes up to 1 hour and […]

Carer of the Month – December 2017

05.02.2018

Congratulations to our winners of our Carers of the Month award for December – Eulene Griffin and Jennifer Oosterhoff. They were nominated by Gemma, their Care Coordinator, for Carer of the month: “My nomination for this month would be split between Eulene […]

Jocelyn Carer of the Month for July 2017

14.09.2017

Jocelyn joined ENA Care Group in 2010 and since then she has been working long term with her current client Giles. This year it will be a total of 7 years, this is an amazing amount of time and just […]