News and events

65-year-old Home Instead Wigan caregiver Stephen Carey

Biker Stephen is celebrated for years of caring

CAREGiver and keen motorcyclist, Stephen Carey, is being celebrated for his many dedicated years of providing care and companionship to elderly individuals throughout the local community.

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Home Instead Wigan client Nora with her husband and plantable thank you card.

Plantable thank you cards were a big hit!

Our clients were delighted to recently receive a thank you card with a twist.

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Home Instead Wigan CAREGiver holding 'join our team' board

Boosting employment in Wigan

We hope to improve the local employment rate, with 50 jobs on offer for people with or without sector experience.

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Home Instead client and CAREGiver talking and reading

A Wonderful Review

We recently received a wonderful review from a client’s family member. It’s always wonderful to receive a positive testimonial, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, when things have been difficult for many.

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94-year-old Home Instead client, Stuart, after his vaccine.

Going the extra mile to get clients vaccinated

Due to the current COVID-19 guidelines, many of our clients have no one to take them to their vaccinations, so our wonderful CAREGivers have been stepping in to take clients to their appointments.

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Five Star Employer award from an independent survey run by WorkBuzz

We’re a Five Star Employer!

We’re over the moon to be celebrating a Five Star Employer award from an independent survey run by WorkBuzz!

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crocheting hearts for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Wigan Hospital.

Crocheting hearts to help those who lose loved ones

Shirley, our Client Lead, has kindly been crocheting hearts for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Wigan Hospital.

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Lewy Body Dementia Research

Lewy Body Dementia Research

Lewy Bodies disease is the second most frequent cause of age-related neurodegenerative dementia. Approximately 130,000 people in the UK are thought to

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Dementia Friendly communities

Dementia Friendly communities

As part of Wigan Councils aim to make Wigan a Dementia Friendly Community, Standish and Shevington district already have an agenga for related activi

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New Research in Dementia

New Research in Dementia

The Alzheimer’s society have funded some research in the development of a form of frontotemporal dementia. Frontotemporal dementia is one of the most

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Pension Scams

Pension Scams

This week the government’s pension reforms will give the over-55’s the freedom to cash in their personal and company pensions. This will of course giv

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Our New CAREGivers

Our New CAREGivers

New CAREGiver team presentation, Lisa, Trish and Linda. This week we are delighted to welcome our newly trained CAREGivers to our team. Having complet

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