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  • Are you organised for Christmas?

    Christmas and the New Year are almost here and most people have already got the tree decorated. Other people might need some help to make this time of year the magical experience that we all hope for. Are you finding it difficult to cope at […]

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  • Remember to Look After Yourself – It’s Self Care Week

    This week is Self Care Week. The idea of this is to bring attention to the need for people to look after themselves and take time out for yourself. This is especially true when families have elderly relatives, full time jobs and children to care […]

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  • Great British Care Awards: South East Region

    Forget about the Great British Bake-offs – here at Acquire Care, we have been cheering on our colleague, Dot Cox, for the Great British Care Awards. Dot has been a member of Acquire Care’s office team for many years so we were thrilled to hear […]

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  • Homecare Day 18: Your invitation to get involved

    This year, on October 24th, UKHCA are working together with Scottish Care to extend Homecare Day 18 across the United Kingdom. The aim is to celebrate and raise awareness of homecare throughout the counties. Date: October 24th 2018 Location: Twitter use #homecareday18 Both UKHCA and […]

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  • Acquire Care Ltd. is now rated as Overall Good by the CQC

    It was our turn in July to be inspected by the CQC. To our delight, Acquire Care Ltd. is now rated as Overall Good. We have the good or green mark against our name. All health and social care services are regulated by The Care […]

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  • Keep your home safe this winter

    Now that Autumn has come and Winter is fast approaching, we are all keeping the windows shut and making our homes snug and cosy. Summer has been and gone so now, winter woollies are being worn rather than shirts and shorts. Make sure, though that your house is safe as well. Before the cold weather comes, one of the most important things to do is to check your gas boilers, gas appliances, paraffin heaters as well as solid fuel cookers and open fires or wood burners. Central heating systems should also be inspected.

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  • Influenza vaccination for Social Care Employees and Others

    Do you work with elderly or vulnerable people? Do you need to have a flu jab because of the work you do? Influenza can be a very serious illness, especially in vulnerable people, potentially causing deaths and complications such as pneumonia. However, although influenza is […]

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  • Respite Care and Carer Holidays

    Are you looking after a member of your family or a loved one? If so, you may need a break from caring for them. Carer breaks are essential to maintain your health and well-being plus continue you to live your life. After all, if you […]

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  • Helping People in Hot Weather

    Most of us look forward to the arrival of the summer months in the hope of enjoying long, balmy days and pleasant hot weather. Care must be taken, though, if the temperatures go high and result in a heat-wave. Health risks and heat-related illnesses can […]

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  • Calling all bakers and takers!

    Cupcake Day: June 14th 2018 Cupcake Day is fast approaching – will you be ready when it arrives? The Alzheimer’s Society is organising Cupcake Day across the U.K on June 14th. The aim is to raise lots of ‘dough’ to help beat dementia. The staff […]

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