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Keeping warm in the winter

Keep Warm in the Cold Snap

Here are some top tips to help you stay warm in a cold snap. Wear layers. Try wearing several thin layers of clothing, rather than one big jumper – the layers trap hot air keeping you warmer for longer. To keep heating bills down, consider wrapping up in a blanket or wearing more layers, rather than turning up the thermostat.

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Be A Santa To A Senior Campaign

Be A Santa To A Senior 2021

This year more than ever, with shielding, limited access to social activities and a general reduction in social interaction, we all need to remind ourselves to take care of the most vulnerable in our community. Home Instead have launched its annual initiative to provide Christmas presents to the elderly people whilst spreading some Christmas cheer to all.

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COVID 19 Information Update

COVID-19 Office Update

During the lockdown period our office in Newport will remain open and operational as we continue to support clients and CAREGivers out and about in the community.

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Elderly woman using phone apps

HISC partners with leading health app organisation

Home Instead has today (1st October 2020), launched its latest social care innovation – the sector’s first Digital Health Library and tablet scheme through a partnership with the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA)

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National Office Covid Taskforce

Home Instead’s Covid Response Shortlisted for Award

We are absolutely thrilled that our National Office Covid Taskforce, set up at the start of the pandemic, has been shortlisted for a Care Heroes Awards 2020 in the Home Care (Innovation) category.

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CAREGiver Anniversary Certificate and Chocolate

Anniversaries for 2020

Due to COVID-19 we've been unable to celebrate CAREGiver anniversaries at each of our CAREGiver Days this year.

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Sponsored Walk up the Malvern Hills

Siobhan's Sponsored Walk

On Saturday the 26th, Siobhan our Community Engagement Manager completed her sponsored walk up the Malvern Hills for Alzheimer's Research!

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Elderly woman throwing a lemon

Record number of nonagenarians & centenarians in UK

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) publishes population estimates once a year for the group they call ‘the very old’. The 2019 data has just been published and there is plenty to celebrate!

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Home Instead Shortlist Awards at LaingBuisson Awards

Home Instead shortlisted for 3 national awards

We are delighted that Home Instead has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards which recognise outstanding achievement and excellence within the health and social care sectors.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning Cancelled

Event Cancellation: Macmillan Coffee Morning

With the latest Government updates in regards to Covid-19, a decision has been made to CANCEL the Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 25th September 2020.

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New office team member

Introducing Demelza, Our CAREGiver Field Supervisor

We are please to announce we are welcoming Demelza back into the office team as a CAREGiver Field Supervisor!

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Man smiling with dog

Supporting people coming out of shielding

From 1 August, The Department of Health announced that the 2.2 million people on the shielding list in England will no longer be advised to shield. Although people on the shielding list should continue to remain home ‘as much as possible’ and of course local lockdown situations may change, shielding people can now visit shops and other public venues whilst continuing to adhere to strict social distancing measures.

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