News & Events

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

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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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Bringing younger people into care

One of our local Home Instead franchise owners has been featured in today’s Daily Telegraph online talking about the success of his partnership with national training provider Impact Futures.

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UK Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020 - 5th-12th Oct

2020 will be the third year of UK Malnutrition Awareness Week (#UKMAW2020), and we’ll be supporting the initiative across our HISC network by sharing the campaign’s great advice.

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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.

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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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