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Live-in Carer Job Description

Considering a role in live-in care? Wondering what it’s like being a live-in carer? Discover the Abbots Care live-in carer job description, uncovering the live-in carer responsibilities, and how live-in […]

No place like home with Abbots Care
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Complex Care for the Elderly: What you need to know

What is Complex Care? The definition of Complex Care is “home care for those with lasting serious healthcare issues.” With complex care, also known as continuing or long-term care, we […]

What is Dementia
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What is Dementia?

Seeing a loved one struggle with Dementia can be difficult, but there are lots of ways you can help and support them in living a comfortable and fulfilling life. We […]

Palliative Care
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End of Life Care: All you need to know

What is End of Life Care? End of Life or Palliative Care is the support and care given to those who are nearing the end of their lives, helping them […]

Spinal Injury Care | Abbots Care
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What is Spinal Injury Care?

What is Spinal Injury Care? Spinal Injury Care is designed for those who have suffered an injury to their spine or spinal cord. Spinal injury care often involves one or […]

Live in Carer at Abbots Care
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Home Care vs. Care Homes: The Difference Between Home Care and a Care Home

Are you choosing between home care or care homes for yourself or a loved one? Finding care for a family member or friend is an important decision that requires time, […]

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Coping with Post Lockdown Anxiety

Lockdown restrictions have started to ease across the UK, and some of us are looking forward to getting back to routine and familiarity. But many people will also be feeling […]

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Dementia Awareness Week: Dementia Activities to do with your loved one

It’s Dementia Week and the perfect time to spread awareness about this life-changing affliction whilst showing support for anyone affected. So if you’re currently caring for someone with dementia during […]

National Walking Month
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National Walking Month May: Accessible Walking Routes for the Disabled

Throughout May, it is National Walking Month so to raise awareness we have compiled a list of some of the best walking routes in Hertfordshire that are accessible and suitable […]

What is Dementia
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Keeping well during lockdown.

Tips for physical and mental wellbeing at during lockdown.  This year we have had to adapt to a slightly different life to the one we are used to, staying home […]

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How can a live-in carer support you and your relative?

Our friendly carers lend a helping hand so your loved one can live in their house and focus on doing what they love. Live-in care offers round-the-clock, 24-hour support. You […]

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7 Mother’s Day Activities to do with your Elderly Mum

Celebrate Mother’s day by spending time with one of the most important women in your life! There’s no better way to show love and affection than with a fun, memorable […]

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Mental Health of a Care Worker

Mental health is a pertinent issue, becoming more recognised by the day. According to the Mental Health Foundation, every week one in six adults will experience some kind of mental […]

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The Best Cathedrals and Churches in England

Explore our list of the best cathedrals and churches in England. This includes grand structures in the capital and less well-known but equally beautiful churches. Take your loved one to […]

Accessible Attractions in the UK
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Most Accessible Attractions in the UK

There’s loads of exciting things to see and do all over the UK, with plenty of them being easily accessible. If you’re looking for a way to spend some quality […]

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The Top 6 Christmas Activities for the Elderly in Hertfordshire

The festive season is about having fun with friends and family. But you don’t have to be a spring chicken to get involved, so we’ve created a list of the […]

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Home Care at Christmas; How to Make the Season Enjoyable for All

The festive season is just around the corner, and whether you work in care, or have a loved one who receives care, you can never be too prepared. We’re not […]

Elderly Care Services
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So You Want to Become a Care Worker: What to Think About Next

In the UK today, there are over 1.34 million social care workers [1] – that’s an incredibly huge amount of adults who are choosing a health and social career. For […]

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Encouraging Independence Through Home Care

The conversation about independence is a frequent one around anyone being cared for, or who has a loved one receiving care. After all we’re all human; and we all want […]

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Respite Care for Children: What You Need to Know

It is never an easy decision to leave a family member or loved one in someone else’s care, even if it is only for an afternoon or one day, as […]

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How to Find the Right Round-the-Clock Home Care Support

Finding the right round-the-clock home care support is extremely important for those who require help around the house, but it is also a process that needs to be undertaken carefully. […]

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The Right Career Path in Home Care

Social care is an extremely rewarding career path, and one that is also becoming increasingly important in the United Kingdom, where an ageing population and increased strains on the National […]

New Care Workers
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Newsletter Spring/Summer 2018

Hello, Camille Leavold, Managing Director/Co-Founder After a cold and snowy winter, Spring has definitely sprung in Hertfordshire. We’ve had a really busy start to the year with 61 new care […]

Customer Care Consultant
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Meet our Customer Service Co-ordinator

At Abbots Care we have an organisational culture of respect and appreciation of our front line care teams. All of our Directors have held front line care roles and understand […]

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Gender Pay Gap

Abbots Care is committed to displaying with full transparency the diversity they show throughout their recruitment process. The focus is not just on gender for equal pay and benefits but […]

Recruitment and Retention
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Recruitment and Retention – with bells and whistles!

The secret to success of any small business are their people. Our mantra, at Abbots Care has always been “find good people, pay them well, value them, offer endless training […]

Social Career Industry
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A truly rewarding recruitment career within the Social Career Industry

Working as a recruiter within the care industry is very different to most industries.