News & Events

Read the latest news and find out what events are happening in the Home Instead network.

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Record number of nonagenarians & centenarians in UK

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) publish 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 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.

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Home Instead partners with University of York

We are delighted to announce a partnership between ourselves and the University of York which will see us launching a three-year social science research study into home care for older people.

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Celebrating the work of professional care workers

This week (1st – 4th September) is Professional Care Worker’s Week when the social care sector will come together to celebrate and recognise care workers and the fantastic contribution they make to the lives of so many people.

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Brits are bold about getting old

We all know that reaching your later years can be a positive time. And thanks to our new survey, we can confirm it to be true!

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Supporting people coming out of shielding

We want people who have been staying home to feel confident to go out again if their local area lockdown restrictions allow it. We want to share a few tips to help.

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Letter to The Sunday Times – Shielding for over 50s

When the government announced plans for the over 50s shield our CEO Martin Jones, who himself falls within the age bracket, had issue with the impact this would have on the country’s economic and social wellbeing.

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Preventing hospital visits

An innovative collaboration between a Home Instead office and its local ambulance service to reduce unnecessary hospital visits for older people has been published in an international journal.

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HISC Greenwich Awarded London Healthy Workplace Award

Home Instead Greenwich and Bexley has been recognised for showing outstanding dedication to the health and wellbeing of their staff with a London Healthy Workplace Award.

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Tips for fighting fraud at home

Scams can be difficult to recognise, but there are things you can look out for. Here's some advice for older people.

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Outstanding is a fitting tribute to Symone

Symone was truly dedicated to improving the lives of older people and leaves behind a legacy of truly exceptional care. This legacy has seen her office achieve a CQC Outstanding for the second time.

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Proud to be a homecare top 20 group

Top Home Care Group Award

We are so pleased to be named by review website as one of the Top 20 Home Care Groups in the UK.

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