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#Unretire Yourself

Hired Not Retired

Are you retired and feel like you’ve got more to give? Do you want to spend time making a real difference to someone’s life? Why not consider becoming a CAREGiver with Home Instead Southend like Rowena.

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Home Instead CAREGiver

CAREGiver Spotlight Judi: "The support I received..."

We caught up with our wonderful CAREGiver Judi recently, who had mentioned the amazing support she received from our office member Becky during the pandemic and the ways in which she was able to keep herself busy through those difficult months.

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World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

This World Kindness Day, we bring to you a “kindness insight” on the kindness shown by one of our wonderful CAREGiver's Maria.

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Celebrating Home Care Day

Celebrating Home Care Day

We were proud to be backing #CelebratingHomeCare Day on 22nd September which was all about celebrating the amazing difference home care makes in people's lives every day.

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Chairty Bake Sale

"We'll Eat Again"- Charity Bake Sale

On 21st July we hosted a small charity bake sale “We’ll eat again” – with an open invite for all members of the community to come along for cake and a natter.

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International Day of Friendship

International Day Of Friendship

Our CAREGiver Sarah shares a little thought about the friends she has made during her time here at Home Instead Southend.

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Lesley's Story

Lesley's Story - Chapter 2

Thank you Lesley for another fantastic read, not only giving us insight to the day in the life of a Home Instead CAREGiver but touching on your experience working through the pandemic and just how varied your role can be.

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CAREGiver Hobby

CAREGiver James and his new found hobby

When asked James about his hobbies in his interview, James replied that he had recently taken up a new hobby with a sewing machine. We checked in with him recently and here is what he had to say…

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CAREGiver Dementia Training

City & Guilds Dementia Training

We asked our training manager Becky to share a few words around our Dementia training programme and the impact she feels it has for our CAREGivers and our clients.

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Dementia Action Week 2021

Interview with our CAREGiver - Caren

In line with Dementia Action Week, we sat down with our Lovely CAREGiver Caren. We asked Caren a few questions around supporting a client living with Dementia, the impact she feels a CAREGiver can make to the life of an older person and why she enjoys her role as a CAREGiver…

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Spring Into Summer

Celebrating summer on ITV

With winter well behind us, spring bringing new hope (we need it this year more than ever) and the prospect of summer to look forward to, we are delighted to be partnering once again with ITV to be the sole programme sponsor for Spring Into Summer.

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Easter Comp

CAREGiver Easter Competition

A BIG well done to all our CAREGiver's who took part in our Easter competition last week.

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