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Care Team Dog Walk
Team dog walk along Goodrington Beach.
We Support Carers Rights Day 2016
Bluebird Care Plymouth & South Hams is supporting Carers Rights Day 2016, on Friday 25th November. Each year Carers Rights Day takes place to inform carers in local communities of their rights and how to get the help and support they need.Caring is part of being human. Here at Bluebird Care, we feel strongly about acknowledging and celebrating good care.We are proud to support this campaign. We are proud to care, and we are here to help families in our community provide the best possible care for their loved ones.Please reach out to our Plymouth or Torbay office if you need help or advice on caring for your loved one.
Tackling Loneliness this Winter
Winter and the festive season is a time to enjoy and celebrate with friends and family. But a poll carried out by Bluebird Care earlier this year discovered that a startling 1.3 million older people across the UK are lonely, and will be during this cold winter season.In response to this, Bluebird Care are launching a campaign to recruit more Care Assistants in order to increase customer visits this winter.We need your help! Please let your friends and family know that Bluebird Care Plymouth & South Hams are looking for Care Workers this Winter. A caring, helpful and respectful personality is all we need. Full training is given.
Supporting Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2016
This week we are supporting Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2016 which runs from the 7 - 14th November, with the aim of raising awareness of local community pharmacy services. According to the National Pharmaceutical Association (NPA), up to 3000 local pharmacies are at risk of closure, which is nearly 25% across the UK. This will add a staggering 1 million patients EVERY MONTH to struggling GP and NHS services. Local pharmacies are a key part of local communities and they are a very good first port of call for advice on many of our common health issues. Pharmacies’ can offer a range of services within their community, including expert advice, delivering medication and long opening hours. It is important we make use of these facilities, preventing further closures and putting pressure on local GP and NHS services. At Bluebird Care Plymouth & Torbay we are supporting local pharmacies in our area, and helping to raise awareness of the campaign. Focus on your local Pharmacy this week, and show your support! Visit the Ask Your Pharmacist Week 2016 website, to find out more about the campaign and how you can get involved.
Bluebird Care "enormously caring" say CQC
Our Torbay team celebrate receiving a glowing report following their latest Care Quality Commission inspection. The CQC report said Bluebird Care are "enormously caring", and rated our service Good across 5 core areas. Very proud of what they have achieved, our staff at Bluebird Torbay will continue to work hard to provide first-rate service.
Customer Virginia preparing her presentation to Torquay staff on MS
Thank you to our expert trainer and customer Virginia Williams for her time and wisdom in teaching the care team about Multiple Scelorosis. THANK YOU
Bluebird Care Torbay support National Eye Health Week
Bluebird Care Torbay is supporting National Eye Health Week which takes place from 19th – 25th September 2016.
Bluebird Care Torbay support Deafblind Awareness Week 2016
Bluebird Care Torbay is supporting Deafblind Awareness Week 2016, an annual event run by the charity Deafblind UK, from the 27 June - 3 July 2016.
Bluebird Care Torbay support RA Awareness Week 2016
Bluebird Care Torbay is supporting RA Awareness Week (RAAW) 2016, an annual campaign led by National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society, from 13 – 19 June.
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