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Getting the price right: Calculating the cost of home care

With councils setting their budgets for next year, we are encouraging our local authority commissioners to watch UKHCA's new webinar, "Getting the priceright: Calculating the cost of homecare".


Award winning home care provider launches groundbreaking app for their care teams

Award winning home care provider Bluebird Care has created a ground-breaking staff guide mobile app for their care teams. To celebrate the launch, Bluebird Care have released a promotional video, highlighting the key benefits of this new innovative tool providing further support to their care teams.


Bluebird Care Hull & Beverley "shocked and saddened" after social care left out of Budget

We’re shocked and saddened that the crisis in social care, which is leaving countless vulnerable people without the help they need and crippling the NHS, didn’t even warrant a mention in today’s Budget. As a member of the UK Homecare Association we fully support chief executive Bridget Warr CBE’s call for urgent government action to stop social care collapsing. 


Bluebird Care Hull & Beverley opens city's first customer and carer centre

'First of its kind' care centre opens in Holderness Road The Bluebird Care base will provide social care customers information and support.


Bluebird Care Hull customer speaks to press after council tries to move her to cheaper company

Bluebird Care Hull and Beverley customer Hilary Tobin has spoken to the Hull Daily Mail about her distress at council plans to move her care package to a cheaper company. Ms Tobin came to Bluebird Care in December after we took on 30 customers following an emergency request from Hull City Council. The move came after the council’s “preferred providers” were placed into special measures.


"A sense of satisfaction": Discovering a second career as a care worker

Home support worker Paul Read talks about his experiences as an older care worker and explains why the sector needs more men. 


Bluebird Care runners beat the heat to complete Hull 10k

A massive well done to the Bluebird Hull and Beverley 10k team!! After getting up first thing on a Sunday morning, they completed the Jane Tomlinson 10k Run for All on the hottest day of the year. Not an easy task!    


BBC Panorama investigation highlights social care crisis

The crisis facing the care system in Hull and the rest of the country has been highlighted in a recent BBC investigation, which can be viewed online.  "(The film) makes a very simple point," says Bluebird Care Hull and Beverley director Mike Thompson. "We have a problem in social care."


Bluebird Hull and Beverley featured in the Big Issue

Two of our fantastic carers, Karen and Jody, were featured in a Big Issue article about the crisis within social care. They did us proud and more importantly demonstrated the vital work carers perform everyday with very little public recognition.  .


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