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20 Apr 2018

Five things you should know (but probably don’t) about Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s is regularly featured in the national media. We hear frightening statistics and, often, the focus is on the negative impact of the disease both for sufferers and their families. It can all seem quite scary and, in all honestly, a little bleak.
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14 Nov 2017

Have you heard of The Herbert Protocol?

Here we take a look at the new national scheme to help people living with dementia and those who care for them.
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31 May 2017

Caremark rated in Top 10 care providers across 5 regions of the UK

National home care provider, Caremark Limited has been rated in the Top 10 home care providers across 5 UK regions by the online homecare directory, Homecare.co.uk.
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19 May 2017

Caremark joins the celebrations of the NatWest (EWIF) Encouraging Women into Franchising awards

For the second year running Caremark Limited was proud to sponsor an award in the Encouraging Women into Franchising awards event held earlier this week.
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07 Mar 2017

Taxis, assistance dogs and the law

Assistance dogs support people with a variety of disabilities wherever they go, such as in banks, offices, restaurants, and libraries, but how many have you seen riding with their owner in a taxi or minicab?
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07 Feb 2017

Male Care Worker shortage? Only 15.3% of workforce are men

With men making up just 15.3% of the care workforce, we ask male Care Worker Matthew Carter what made him choose a career in the home care industry.
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04 Nov 2016

Looming care crisis forces radical re-think of future social care funding

The looming crisis in our social care sector and the shortfall in funding from the Government to cover the expected costs of future social care needs is leading to a change in thinking.
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02 Nov 2016

The increasing pressures of the grandparent generation

Life for working, 'caring' septuagenarians is becoming as hectic as their salaried years.
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05 Sep 2016

Loneliness - The new poverty of the developed world

Despite the world becoming smaller in terms of communication, loneliness is increasing and has been termed as “the new poverty of the developed world”. So much so that the Government, together with various organisations are now referring to “the missing million” – the 1,100,000 people over the age of 65 who feel deeply lonely.
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15 Feb 2016

Marion's care story: From stamps to social care

Marion Drydale, recently promoted Field Care Supervisor with Caremark (Oldham) has not always worked in social care. In fact, her career started in the public sector where she was the Manager of a Post Office which she enjoyed for sixteen years. When the job became more about having to hard sell to every customer that walked in than provide good service, Marion realized it was time to move on.
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06 Jan 2015

Outstanding client feedback for Caremark (Plymouth)

A recent survey issued by Caremark (Plymouth) to its clients and Care Workers has returned very positive results, with questions ranging from the quality of service provided to the quality of support care workers receive from management
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22 Oct 2014

Doctors to be rewarded for dementia diagnoses

Rewarding GPs with £55 per dementia diagnosis has lead to some labelling the incentive as an ‘ethical travesty’. We've collected views from around the web about this important issue.
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10 Oct 2014

Caremark team attends LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards

Care Manager Julie Parsons was a finalist in the 'Extra Care Provider' category
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24 Sep 2014

Caremark (North Down, Ards & Belfast) nominated for business award

Managing Directors Richard and Emily Magrath have been notified they are finalists in their category of Best New Business for the North Downs Business Awards
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10 Sep 2014

Alzheimer's YouTube video goes viral

The touching video has now been viewed over 6 million times
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01 Sep 2014

Angela Rippon commends dementia friendly Caremark (Plymouth)

Newsreader and television host Angela Rippon hosted an event to celebrate Plymouth leading the way in becoming the UK's first Dementia Friendly city
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08 Jul 2014

Tips for visiting someone with dementia

Using posts from social media and YouTube, we have compiled some tips and guidance on how to have an enjoyable visit with a person with dementia
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25 Jun 2014

New music game aids Alzheimer's research

Can you tell your Beatles from your Beyoncé? Music therapy is one of the most effective treatments of Alzheimer's, now an online music recognition game aims to aid research
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29 May 2014

New handheld tehnology protects Sutton's vulnerable residents

Caremark (Sutton) is using the very latest mobile technology to look after the needs of the area’s most vulnerable residents
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28 May 2014

Furry friend joins Caremark (Winchester & Eastleigh) team

Mr Pickles has been accompanying carer Anne May on her home care visits to dog loving clients
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16 May 2014

Caremark (Newcastle) wins contract with Northumberland County Council

The Caremark (Newcastle) team beat competition from other home care providers to win a contract with the local council
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13 May 2014

Caremark (East Hertfordshire) pampers home care clients

The Caremark (East Hertfordshire) team treated their clients for Care Givers Week
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16 Apr 2014

Are you ready to care for someone with Multiple Sclerosis?

Sue Rushby who has MS talks to Jan Morgan, Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland)’s in-house Trainer about her condition and how understanding the illness can enable home care workers to provide better care
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15 Apr 2014

Caremark (Pulborough) welcomes Portuguese carers

Two international carers have recently joined the Caremark (Pulborough) team
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10 Apr 2014

Caremark sets sail for Bathtub Race victory

After winning last year's Destruction Derby, the Caremark team will be racing again to raise money for Chestnut Tree Hospice and Life Centre
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31 Mar 2014

Dementia awareness with Alzheimer's Society

Five tips on communicating with dementia sufferers with patience and respect
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24 Mar 2014

Caremark (Wandsworth) exhibits at Work Match Jobs Fair

James McCallum from Caremark (Wandsworth) spoke to over 60 people interested in a career in care
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19 Mar 2014

The King's Fund publishes report on 'ageing population'

The report includes nine steps to ensure health and care systems are fit for purpose
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18 Mar 2014

March Caremark Training Course Results

Anne Cassin & Liz Bosley-Sharpe are the latest recruits to pass the Initial Franchisee Training course
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12 Mar 2014

Lynda Goldsmith featured in March 2014 IIRSM Newsletter

National Training Manager Lynda Goldsmith is interviewed in the latest issue
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10 Mar 2014

Caremark (East Riding) to host Admiral Nurses fundraiser

The East Riding team will be raising funds for the mental health nurses service on March 28th
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03 Mar 2014

Caremark launches Health & Wellbeing Initiative

The launch of the initiative demonstrates Caremark's commitment to occupational health awareness
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27 Feb 2014

Caremark (Norwich) strengthens its management team with new addition

The Norwich home care provider continues to strengthen its management team with the new addition of Field Care Supervisor, Michaela Clements
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27 Feb 2014

UKHCA encourages members to back Care Bill ammendment

The amendment would require the CQC to routinely inspect local authority commissioning of social care
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26 Feb 2014

Men required to meet carer shortfall in care industry

A recent report has revealed that a quarter of men would never consider a career in care
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25 Feb 2014

Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) continues to expand

The Whitchurch based homecare provider has opened a new area office
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25 Feb 2014

Promotion for Caremark (Bedford) care worker offers new challenge

Toni Eaton, a Care & Support Worker from Caremark (Bedford), has been promoted to a Field Care Supervisor
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20 Feb 2014

Caremark (Norwich) 'Highly Commended' at Norfolk Care Awards

Care Manager Julia Andrew was nominated in the 'Motivational Leadership Award' category at the inaugural awards
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