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What is an advocate in health and social care?


What is an advocate in health and social care?: The role 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 […]

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


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?


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


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


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?


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 cost […]

What to Look for When Choosing a Live in Care Provider


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?


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]