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Stay Nourished 2019

Malnutrition Awareness

According to independent research, 1 in 10 older people experience malnutrition, which can lead to more serious problems. #MAW2019 attempts to tackle this problem.

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October Introduction Programme

October Introduction Programme

We've had a busy start to the week here at Home Instead York & Ryedale with five brand new recruits taking part in our monthly introduction course.

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10th anniversary Lord Mayor visit

Birthday visit at Home Instead Senior Care York

We recently had a bit of a do to thank some of the organisations who have worked with us over the last 10 years at our offices on Clifton Moor. The Lord Mayor of York made an appearance and so did the local MP Julian Sturdy as well as representatives from various local organisations such as St Leonard's Hospice and the Alzheimer's Society.

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Reiki and massage for York care company

Care team treated to wellbeing sessions at work

A York home care company focussed on the wellbeing of its employees organised a "wellbeing afternoon" with massage, Reiki and relaxation therapists available for an afternoon at Home Instead's York office.

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National Trust

National Trust joins forces with Alzheimers Society

500 National Trust sites in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are set to receive dementia-friendly makeovers.

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Home Instead York 5* Employer

Home Instead York recognised as a 5 Star Employer

Home Instead Senior Care York has been recognised as a 5 Star Employer by WorkBuzz, as a result of positive feedback from their employees.

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York Balloon Fiesta 2019

York Balloon Fiesta

The skies of York will be transformed once again this year when the city welcomes its hot air balloon festival at the York Knavesmire.

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Companionship Cafe successful launch

Successful launch of the Companionship Cafe

The first Home Instead Companionship Cafe held in The Bothy at Deans Garden Centre proved a big hit! Thanks to everyone that attended it was lovely to meet you all. The aim of the Cafe is to encourage older people to get out and socialise, make new friends and get involved with fun activities.

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Barbara's apples

Barbara's Apples

We like hearing about our CAREGivers and their hobbies. Our lovely CAREGiver Barbara enjoys gardening in her spare time and spends hours on her allotment.

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Deans Land

Home Instead York & Ryedale Launches Companionship Cafe

Home Instead Senior Care York & Ryedale, has teamed up with Deans Garden Centre in York to provide a monthly companionship Café. Held on the second Monday of each month, the companionship café has been set up with the aim of encouraging older people to get out and socialise, make new friends and take part in fun activities.

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CARE Badge - L

Wear Your CARE Badge with Pride

The CARE™ badge is a unifying symbol of pride in you as care champions and is aims to raising awareness of the those who work as carers in their communities. Care England, a registered charity, is the leading representative body for independent care services in England. Working on behalf of small, medium and large providers, Care England speaks with a single unified voice for both members and the whole care sector. They launched the CARE badge as a unifying symbol of pride and quality in care. We are encouraging all our CAREGivers to wear the care badge to show that we are committed to quality in care and so others recognise the importance and value of those working in care roles. Badges are available in the office for our CAREGivers to collect, wear and help us raise the profile and recognition that they do a job that really counts.

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Top 20 Award

Our reviews have scored us a top award! Providing award-winning care in Yorkshire & The Humber

Home Instead Senior Care York & Ryedale has received a top award for the number of glowing reviews received by its clients. The team at Home Instead are thrilled to be placed in the Yorkshire & The Humber Top 20 home care providers which are judged purely on the reviews received. Some of the wonderful comments received from clients, their friends and family include: - I have, over the last 20 years, used a number of care agencies to look after elderly friends and family but have never come across an agency which operates across the board at such an outstandingly good level. – Karen C - Home Instead Senior Care (York & Malton) have been absolutely amazing and I can't praise them highly enough. Every member of the team has shown respect, concern and a determination to do their absolute best for my parents. As a result, mum and dad feel secure seeing the same friendly faces every week and this allowed me to feel more relaxed knowing they are being so well looked after. Thank you. – Christine B - My father was in the early stages of vascular dementia. As a family, we were keen to keep him in his home environment for as long as possible. Home Instead provided carers who not only delivered a high level of care, warmth and problem-solving initiative, they also had a great can-do attitude. The office staff and on-call facility were both professional and understanding. As a former RGN myself I cannot recommend Home Instead highly enough. – Sarah S The awards are based on nearly 17,000 independent reviews. They are from the most important people - our clients, their friends and family, who have wholeheartedly approved of the care services we provide. Here at Home Instead York & Ryedale we are extremely proud of our score rating of 9.8 out of 10.

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