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Caremark Bromley News & Events

04 Mar 2021

COVID-19 ON DECLINE.

A marked decline in infections between January and February may have slowed, according to scientists tracking coronavirus in England.

Infections fell by two-thirds over lockdown, but one in 200 people still have the virus.

Lower virus levels are needed to get the best out of the vaccination programme, Imperial College's React study says.

Schools are reopening on Monday in England in the first easing of rules.

Based on swab tests of a random sample of 165,000 people between 4 and 23 February, the study findings estimate that 0.5% of people in England had the virus - down from 1.57% in January.

The figures show "substantial falls" in household infections in all age groups and in most regions since early January, while lockdown restrictions have been in place.

It comes as official figures continue to show sharp falls in confirmed cases, hospital admissions and deaths linked to Covid-19 going back several weeks.

But the study found some evidence of smaller falls in infections in Yorkshire and the north-east, and apparent rises in London, the south-east and the Midlands - although this was based on only a few days' worth of data in February.

Although the researchers say it's too early to detect the effect of the vaccination programme on rates of infection in the study, they stress the need to keep infections low while Covid vaccines are being rolled out.
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03 Mar 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine, Suzanne's Story...

Everyday we get a little more closer to some normality...

Suzanne is helping us fight the Pandemic and has taken the Vaccine to make sure that she can protect herself and those around her...
Here is her story....

"I’m Suzanne and work at Caremark Bromley. I had my Covid-19 vaccine about 2 weeks ago, I don’t like injections at all, but still went along and had it done, for the safety of my vulnerable family members and my clients and colleagues. I felt very light headed after about 15 minutes of having the injection, and over that evening my arm felt very heavy and hurt to lift and a headache started. The next day I slept a lot and felt unwell and still had a headache, which was more like a migraine. As the day went on I was able to start lifting my arm, and my headache started to subside. This only lasted just over 24 hours, and back to normal the following day and back to work as normal."

Well Done Suzanne, lets hope more follow in your foot steps πŸ˜ƒ
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02 Mar 2021

Getting our Carers Vaccinated...

Caremark Bromley are committed to insuring that all our staff have access to the Covid-19 vaccination.

Each week more and more are opting for the jab and we have been speaking to them to see how it went..
Lauren one of our Care Assistants in the Bromley area reported:

"Regarding the vaccine, I was a little nervous about having it just because I’m not a fan of needles. Around 5/10 minutes after, my arm ached and I felt a little funny (light headed, but that could of just been paranoia). As the day went on my arm was throbbing! And by the evening I could barely lift it. I was very tired the next day but after that I was back to normal. "

Well done Lauren, another member helping us to fight the Pandemic and get back to some normality.
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01 Mar 2021

Where has John been?

What has John been up to?
Many that follow us will be wondering what has happened to John? Where has he been?
Due to some unfortunate events John's adventures were put on hold. I can happily say Nic and John are back together and we cant wait to hear all about their adventure...
Nic Reports:
"As you can appreciate we have not been going out due to Covid.
John caught Covid back in January, at the same time as his mum and dad got it. It was a tough time for the whole family, but John came through it like the trooper he is!
We have been doing lots of things in doors. Arts and crafts, jigsaws, playing shops, reading books and so on.
We have also been baking cakes and cooking some meals. This week we made a lovely cheesecake, last week we baked a lemon drizzle cake. John also helped me make fajitas for our dinner.
We took a little drive out this week as John really needed a small change of scene.
We drove to Gravesend. We took the ferry across the Thames and straight back. John loved us being the only people on the boat.
With the weather improving John really enjoyed the fresh air and not being cooped up inside.
Hopefully when lockdown starts to ease we will be able to get out more."
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26 Feb 2021

Nervous about Tracheostomy care?

It is possible to enjoy a good quality life with a permanent tracheostomy tube.

Caremark Bromley have a well established team that are fully competent in tracheostomy care. Those individuals that would ideally like to stay in the comfort of their home can be safely supported with their care and the problems that may arise.

If you would like more information on the services we provide please call the team on 01689 825 305...
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25 Feb 2021

My Covid-19 Journey

Those that follow our page will be familiar with one of our Support workers Nic, who Supports John and sends us stories of their adventures together.
Unfortunately Nic was hit with the Covid-19 virus, here's her story...
"I had my 1st jab on Friday 15th January. I had the Pfizer. I felt a little rough over the weekend, but assumed it was just side effects as I was told there could be some.
On Monday the 18th January I had a positive Covid test which of course this had nothing to do with the jab.
Having Covid is not easy. First I had the fear from all the stories you have heard. Then as I live alone I was again worried about being isolated alone for 10 days. This proved to be a very scary thing. I got quite poorly. The more fatigued I felt, which was a lot, the more scared I became. I was unable to do almost anything for myself as I was just too tired all the time. I didn't have a cough at all, but I did get a very bad headache. I slept for about 18 hours at least 2 days in a row. Then I started to feel dizzy. At this point I ended up in hospital for 5 days. I spent 4 days on oxygen. When I came home I still had really bad fatigue. It took about 2-3 weeks to feel back to back to normal again.
When I hear stories about healthy People passing away from this virus, I realise how lucky I was to have not been any sicker and to have got over it with no issues remaining.
I was very lucky to have some very good friends and family who rang, and texted me a lot during my illness. I'm not sure how I would have coped without knowing People were there for me when I needed them.
I get my 2nd jab on 5th April, that can't come soon enough for me."
What a scary time, but we are pleased to say that Nic is back to work and back with John. We look forward to more of there adventures as the restrictions are lifted.
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23 Feb 2021

Road Map to cautiously easing the lockdown measures...

Last night we waited to hear the news from the Prime Minister Boris Johnson in regards to how the restrictions will be eased in the new road map.

The measures will be put into place as long as the data shows it it is safe to do so according to these principles:

1. The continuous successful development of the Vaccine distribution.
2. Evidence that the vaccine is reducing the levels of hospitalisation and deaths'.
3. There is no likely surge in infections which would cause the NHS to become overwhelmed.
4. Continuous monitoring of any new variants that may develop

Road Map and dates:

8th March
Schools to reopen to all pupils
29th March
Outdoors sports to resume, up to 6 people or 2 households are able to meet outdoors.
12th April
Non-essential retail to to open, hairdressers, nail salon, and most out door attractions.
17th May
All outdoor entertainment to reopen, outdoor cinemas and theaters.
21st June
It is hoped all legal limits on social contact can be removed.

For the full details of the Road Map please visits the government website; https://www.gov.uk/government/news/prime-minister-sets-out-roadmap-to-cautiously-ease-lockdown-restrictions
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15 Feb 2021

Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the announcement...

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their second child, a spokesperson for the couple has said. What lovely news that was delivered to us on Valentines day, the same way in which Prince Charles and Princes Diana told of their news they when they were expecting Harry.

For more information see BBC link below;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56065300
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10 Feb 2021

Life on the Covid front line as a hospital porter

"I normally rack up about 23,000 to 30,000 steps on an average day."

That's what 25-year-old hospital porter Joe Albro tells Newsbeat about his work during the pandemic.

Joe works on the front line at Harrogate District Hospital and is speaking to the BBC on a round while collecting samples from different wards.

"I like to think of porter as short for transporter - as a lot of what we can do is moving stuff from A to B.

"We take patients, blood, swabs and all the essentials from one part of the hospital to another."

'I have to keep mum safe too'
He has been working as a porter since July 2019, when his fiancee (who also works at the hospital, in HR) saw the job advertised.

Little did either of them know just over six months into the role, he'd be working on the front line of a pandemic.

"The job was already busy, but when Covid happened it got crazy.

"The second wave has been manic... you can work non-stop some days - walking everywhere and pushing stuff around. It is exhausting.

"It doesn't worry me working here, especially as we've got all the correct PPE."
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08 Feb 2021

Covid: Scientists developing vaccine boosters to tackle variants...

BBC News reports:

Scientists are developing booster jabs to tackle Covid-19 variants, a health minister says, amid concerns about the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine's efficacy against the South Africa strain.

A small study suggests the jab offers "minimal protection" against mild disease from the South Africa variant.

But UK ministers have sought to reassure the public over the vaccine.

Edward Argar said the government was anticipating that an annual jab could be required to combat variants.

He also said there was "no evidence" the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine was not effective at preventing severe illness.

For more information visit : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55976037
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03 Feb 2021

Brexit: How much disruption has there been so far?

It's been a month since the UK stopped following EU rules and started trading under a new system agreed by both sides in a post-Brexit trade deal.

It means lots of changes, which are being felt at the borders - and in other areas too.

Borders
There's been far less trade than normal in the last few weeks, but these are not normal times. It can be hard to disentangle problems caused by Brexit and those by Covid.

We know that leaving the single market and the customs union has created a huge amount of new red tape for businesses which trade between Great Britain and the EU. For smaller companies (SMEs), this has been particularly challenging.

Online shopping
Customers in the UK have found themselves facing extra charges when buying online from EU sellers.

The main one is VAT or sales tax. Before Brexit, you would have paid VAT at the rate charged by the country you bought your item from, and it would have been applied at the point of purchase - as a customer, the price you saw would be the price you paid.

Food
There have been problems, especially with the likes of fish, meat and cheese, which need more checks and paperwork such as health certificates.
In some cases, the food is either not leaving the places in the UK where it is produced, or rotting at border posts for several days.

Medicines
Kate Ling, from the NHS Confederation, told a House of Lords Committee on 27 January, that contingency plans to ensure the flow of medicines were "bearing fruit at the moment".

"So far we haven't heard of a lot of problems or at least no disasters," she added.
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02 Feb 2021

Sir Captain Tom Moore dies from Coronavirus..

Rest in peace Captain Tom, our thoughts are with your family and those closes to you...
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02 Feb 2021

Children's Mental Health week 1st-7th February

Children's Mental Health week 1st-7th February 2021.

Now more than ever our kids need our support to make sure they are dealing with the stresses and strains that Covid-19 have brought.
Take some time today to check in on the children closes to you. Ask them how they are feeling, make them laugh and enjoy some time together.
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01 Feb 2021

Dignity in the hearts, minds and actions...

Today marks Dignity Action day, its about having dignity in our hearts , minds and actions when providing a care service for an individual.

See below 10 point Dignity challenge...

1. Have a zero tolerance of all forms of abuse
2. Support people with the same respect you would want for yourself or a member of your family
3. Treat each person as an individual by offering a personalised service
4. Enable people to maintain the maximum possible level of independence, choice and control
5. Listen and support people to express their needs and wants
6. Respect people's right to privacy
7. Ensure people feel able to complain without fear of retribution
8. Engage with family members and carers as care partners
9. Assist people to maintain confidence and positive self-esteem
10. Act to alleviate people's loneliness and isolation

for more information visit www.dignityincare.org.uk
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01 Feb 2021

Get well soon Captain Tom!

Here at Caremark Bromley we we so sad to here that news that Sir Captain Tom has been admitted to hospital with Covid-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

The 100-year old war hero was taking to hospital after having difficulties breathing. He has not yet received his vaccination as he was taking medication for pneumonia.

Raising over £33m for the NHS, Captain Tom showed us what determination and strength can do, he proved that not all superhero's wear capes.

Get well soon Sir Captain Tom!
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28 Jan 2021

Carer of the Month

Well Done Risikat for being awarded Caremark Bromley's Carer of the month! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
Risikat works every minute of the day she can to provide nothing but the best care and support for our most vulnerable adults and children in the community.
She is highly skilled in both clinical and vulnerable needs such as tracheostomy care, Cerebral Palsy, Autism and learning disabilities.
Thank you for continuing to work through these troubling times and being a valued member of the Caremark Bromley Team.
#carerofthemonth #workincare #keyworkers #caremarkbromley #protectthenhs #staysafe
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27 Jan 2021

Covid-19: England's schools will not reopen before March

Boris Johnson has announced today that School will not return before 8th Marc. The decision will need to be based on vaccination levels, testing levels and the number of cases at the time.

This is such a worrying time for parents, carers and anyone with children who know how much school and education enables them to thrive and grow. Yet we need to make sure that we are all safe and that we are suppressing the spread of the Virus. We want to see the other side, when we can send our children to school safely, open shops and see our family and friends.

As a Care Agency we provide support for children and young people with additional needs such as Autism, Learning disabilities and ADHD. Changes in routines can effect these children so much, they need to have some stability which we can provide. With our experienced support workers visiting each week to take them out for a daily walk, engage with them in the home or just be there to support with their additional needs.

if you feel you would benefit from our services and would like to know more please give us a call on 01689 825 305.

For more information on the return to schools please see link below:

SOURCE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55828952
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26 Jan 2021

How safe is the vaccine for young adults with Down's syndrome?

How safe is the vaccine for young adults with Down's syndrome?

The vaccines available for Covid are considered extremely safe and there are no reports of serious side-effects.

People over the age of 18 with Down’s syndrome are currently being vaccinated as they are on the list of those considered to be extremely clinically vulnerable. The government is hoping to offer the vaccine to everyone on this list (as well as other high priority groups such as the elderly) by the middle of February.

The extremely clinically vulnerable list was amended in November to add people with Down’s syndrome, after studies suggested they were at greater risk of becoming seriously ill if they caught Covid.

The vast majority of children and teenagers with Down’s syndrome are considered to be at less risk than adults, although teenagers aged 16-18 will be offered the vaccine during the second phase of the roll-out, planned for between the end of February and April.
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25 Jan 2021

New Year, New You!

January is a long, cold month! After the spirit of Christmas has left us we may decide to work on new goals for the coming year.

With one more week of January left it is never too late to set yourself new goals. Especially if you are finding yourself with more time on your hands due to the current lockdown situation.

RED January is a great cause in which you can raise money doing the things you love. Whether you run, swim, cycle, or choose your favourite fitness activity, set your goal and enjoy support from the RED community every step, splash and pedal of the way!

Let's kick start 2021 in a positive way and raise funds for RED January’s official charity partner, Sport in Mind, the mental health charity that use sport to empower and improve people’s lives.

For more information click link below:

https://redtogether.co.uk/
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25 Jan 2021

When will I get a vaccine?

More than 5.3 million people in the UK have had at least one dose of a vaccine to protect against Covid-19.

Two vaccines - developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca - are being used. A third, from Moderna, has been approved.

When will I get a vaccine?
Vaccines are being given to the most vulnerable first. A list of nine high-priority groups which covers about 32 million people - including 90-99% of those most at risk of dying - is being followed:

Residents in care homes for older adults and their carers
80-year-olds and over and frontline health and social care workers
75-year-olds and over
70-year-olds and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
65-year-olds and over
16- to 64-year-olds with serious underlying health conditions
60-year-olds and over
55-year-olds and over
50-year-olds and over
All four nations of the UK follow these priorities, but decisions on the roll-out vary between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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20 Jan 2021

Massive Decrease in Heart Attack Since the Covid Pandemic.

There has been a sharp drop in the number of patients admitted to hospitals in England with heart attacks or heart failure in recent months, research reveals.

Experts are worried that people who need urgent medical help are not seeking it.

This was also the case during the first wave of the pandemic.

They say despite treating lots of Covid patients, the NHS is safe and open to anyone needing lifesaving care.

And they warn that delaying or avoiding help can kill.

The researchers included 66 hospitals in the study and compared daily admission rates in the year before the pandemic with those during the first and second waves in England, up to 17 November.

During the first lockdown, daily admissions for heart attacks or heart failure decreased by more than 50%.

They went up again in the summer, as coronavirus rates decreased in the UK and the NHS became less busy with the virus.
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18 Jan 2021

No time for Blue Monday at Caremark Bromley!

Blue Monday πŸ₯Ά 18/01/2021

Apparently the most depressing day of the year!

Not only is it winter, but cold, wet and miserable. We are all feeling the pinch after Christmas and the long month of January seems never ending.

If today is proving difficult, don't give yourself a hard time, put your feet up, read a book, watch that series and have that extra biscuit. Why not check in on a loved one and see how they are feeling and let them know how you feel.

We are trying to keep positive here at Caremark Bromley, our Care and Support workers are still out there providing to support to all the vulnerable adults and young people in the Bromley community. Their spirit, commitment and compassion gives us no reason to feel blue.
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15 Jan 2021

Supporting your Mental health through the lockdowns...

These are trying times for us all.

We go through a mixture of emotions during these isolating days, the fear and loneliness can take over us. As individuals we need to make sure that we are looking after our mental health, we can get through this with the right support.

The Mental Health Foundation have some great tips to support your mental health, see link below for more information;

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/mental-health-tips

Stay connected with your loved ones.

Talk to your children.

Try to avoid speculation and look up reputable sources on the outbreak.

Try to manage how you follow the outbreak in the mediaβ€―
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14 Jan 2021

Are we following the government's stay-at-home message?

What does the data show?
People are leaving their homes more than during the first days of the March lockdown, according to data from several sources.

Apple, Google and the Department for Transport all collect "mobility data".

Google does it by recording the location histories on people's mobile devices, while Apple records how many people are asking for directions. The Department for Transport uses different metrics, including traffic cameras and ticket sales.

They then take that data and compare how different it is to a national "baseline" established in early 2020, before the pandemic started

We used the data to look at what it showed for the first Friday of each lockdown in England :

lockdown one (which began on 23 March, 2020)
lockdown two (which began on 5 November 2020)
lockdown three (which began on 5 January 2021)
The Google and Department of Transport data covers England, Scotland and Wales, while the Apple data also includes Northern Ireland.

We are looking at this data relative to English lockdown rules.

This means that in November, during England's second lockdown, the data might be slightly swayed by mobility in other nations with less strict coronavirus restrictions. Both now and in March, all countries had "stay at home" rules at the same time.

The Department for Transport data shows that trains, buses, the Tube in London and cars are all being used more now than during the first lockdown.

Back in March and April 2020, car use dropped to about 35% of pre-pandemic levels. This lockdown, it's around 60% of pre-pandemic levels.
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06 Jan 2021

More Patients In Hospital Now Than The First Covid Wave

England's third national lockdown has legally come into force, with MPs set to vote retrospectively on it later.

The measures, which include a stay-at-home order and the closure of schools to most pupils, were announced by the prime minister on Monday.

All of the UK is now under strict virus curbs, with Wales, Northern Ireland and most of Scotland also in lockdown.

On Tuesday the number of new daily confirmed cases of Covid in the UK topped 60,000 for the first time.

And it is thought one in 50 people in private households in England had the virus last week - rising to one in 30 in London.

Figures from the Office for National Statistics also suggested more than one million people in England had Covid between 27 December and 2 January.

At a Downing Street news conference on Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had "no choice" but to impose the new lockdown, with the number of patients in hospitals 40% higher than in the first peak.

He would not guarantee that all children would be back in school before the summer holidays but insisted he was full of "optimism and fundamental hope" that things would be different in the spring.

The need to debate and vote on the measures means the House of Commons has been recalled from its Christmas break for the second time - the first being for the post-Brexit trade deal with the EU.

Mr Johnson will update MPs, most of whom will not physically be in the chamber, on the new rules before the vote, which is due in the evening.

The regulations, which allow the lockdown to be in place until the end of March, are expected to pass with ease - as Labour is set to support the motion.

Under the measures, people in England will only be able to go out for essential reasons, exercise outdoors will be allowed only once a day, and outdoor sports venues must close.
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15 Dec 2020

The first COVID-19 vaccinations took place last week.

A UK grandmother has become the first person in the world to be given the Pfizer Covid-19 jab as part of a mass vaccination programme.

Margaret Keenan, who turns 91 next week, said the injection she received at 06:31 GMT was the "best early birthday present".

It was the first of 800,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine that will be dispensed in the coming weeks.

Up to four million more are expected by the end of the month.

Hubs in the UK are starting the rollout by vaccinating the over-80s and some health and care staff.

Senior NHS sources told the BBC "thousands of vaccinations" had taken place across the UK on Tuesday.

'Hopefully next year we'll be living a normal life'
'Mix-and-match' Covid vaccines to be tested
'V-day' as first people have Covid jab.


What's your thoughts on the vaccine?
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07 Dec 2020

How will the Covid Vaccine effect people with needle Phobia?

Immunisations with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, approved by the British medicines regulator, the MHRA, are due to start this week in the UK for people in some high-priority groups. People will be vaccinated via injection twice - 21 days apart - and full immunity starts seven days after the second dose.

As it stands, there is no alternative to the needle. All Covid-19 vaccines have to be given via injection. Could it mean some people might choose to opt out of the vaccine because of their fear of needles?

The Department of Health has not released any specific guidance around needle phobia and the coronavirus vaccine.

People with concerns around vaccinations should contact their local healthcare provider, according to NHS England, which is expected to release vaccine guidance in the coming days.

Prof Heidi Larson, who runs the Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, says needle anxiety and phobia are an issue for some people around vaccination "in general", and "may be the case for the Covid-19" vaccine as well.

But it's not expected to be "the dominant cause of hesitancy". Surveys and social media monitoring suggest there are a mix of reasons for people's concern, she adds, such as worries about the speed it was developed.

What are your views on this case?
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01 Dec 2020

The importance of Vitamin D during lockdown.

There are mounting questions about whether vitamin D can help fight coronavirus.

The Scientific Advisory Commission on Nutrition and the health watchdog the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have done a rapid review of the evidence.

What is the advice?
With more people staying indoors during the pandemic, some may have been deprived of vitamin D.

Normally, many of us get it by spending time outside. Our skin makes it when exposed to the sun.

The NHS says people should consider taking 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day if they are spending a lot of time indoors.

More than 2.5 million vulnerable people in England will be offered free Vitamin D supplements this winter
Scottish and Welsh governments and Northern Ireland's Public Health Agency issued similar advice during lockdown.

Before the pandemic, people in the UK were already advised to consider taking supplements from October to March.

Public Health England recommends vitamin D throughout the year if:

you are not often outdoors
you live in a care home
you usually wear clothes that cover up most of your skin when outside
People with dark skin may also not be getting enough, even if they spend time outdoors, and should consider an all-year-round supplement.

There is evidence that black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people have a higher risk of getting seriously ill with coronavirus.

Why do we need vitamin D?
Vitamin D is important for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. A lack of it can lead to a bone deformity illness called rickets in children, and a similar bone weakness condition called osteomalacia in adults.

There are also suggestions that vitamin D boosts the immune system and helps fight off infections.

Some studies suggest adequate vitamin D levels help when we have common colds and flu, for example. But evidence from research is inconsistent.

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) says studies on using vitamin D for treating or preventing chest infections showed insufficient evidence to recommend it for this.

Can it stop coronavirus?
A review of research by NICE suggests there is no evidence to support taking vitamin D supplements to specifically prevent or treat coronavirus.

But experts think that it may have some broader health benefits during the pandemic to keep people as nutritionally fit as possible.
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26 Nov 2020

HO! HO! HO! Is it a MERRY CHRISTMAS?

Most of England is expected to be placed in the two toughest tiers of coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends next Wednesday.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock will set out the plans in the Commons later.

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said she understood only a "handful" of areas would have the lowest level of restrictions, tier one.

Most areas, including London, would be in tier two with "significant numbers" in tier three - the highest level.

Differences between the tiers include limits on where households can meet up - for instance, in the new tier one, the rule of six applies indoors and out. In tier two, the rule of six remains outdoors but there is no household mixing indoors.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak told BBC Breakfast the new tiers represent a "tangible change compared to the last four weeks" of lockdown in England.

"There are significant differences to that - more of our life can resume, more of our economic activity can resume," he said.

The system will be regularly reviewed and an area's tier level may change before Christmas - the first review is scheduled for 16 December.

Decisions on tiers are based on public health recommendations informed by the following factors:

Case detection rate - in all age groups and, in particular, the over-60s
How quickly case rates are rising or falling
Positivity in the general population
Pressure on the NHS - including current and projected NHS capacity
Local context and exceptional circumstances, such as a local but contained outbreak
An area could be moved up a tier if these indicators are not improving, and likewise down to a lower one if they improve.

Mr Sunak said a meeting of the Cabinet would consider the new tiers on Thursday morning, before Mr Hancock addresses the Commons.

The final decisions will be made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the government said. He will lead a Downing Street news conference later.

The new system will be stricter than the previous one and more local authorities will be in higher tiers.

Mr Hancock has urged people to follow the rules so "together we can get out of these tough measures".

"I know for those of you faced with tier three restrictions this will be a particularly difficult time but I want to reassure you that we'll be supporting your areas with mass community testing and extra funding," he said.
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24 Nov 2020

How Covid-19 is affecting people living with Dementia.

For many people living with dementia, the first lockdown never ended. As vulnerable members of our society, the risk of catching the virus had to be weighed up against the need to go outside. This has meant acute isolation has had a massive impact on people living with dementia. For those who did venture out again, the world has significantly changed; from masks to social distancing rules - these changes can be very confusing for someone with dementia.
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16 Nov 2020

COVID-19 Vaccines are now in trial phase.

A major trial of a vaccine to protect against Covid-19 has launched in the UK - the third such trial in the country.

The jab - designed by the Belgian company Janssen - uses a genetically modified common cold virus to train the immune system.

It comes a week after preliminary results showed another vaccine offered 90% protection.

However, many types of vaccine are likely to be needed to end the pandemic.

The success of the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has caused global excitement. However, it has not yet been approved for use and we still do not know how well it works in the elderly or how long immunity lasts.

The hunt for Covid vaccines continues as a different approach may yet be better, or better in some age groups, and one company will struggle to immunise the planet.

How close are we to a coronavirus vaccine?
Who will get the vaccine first and when can you have it?
"It is really important we pursue many different vaccines from many different manufactures," said Prof Saul Faust, the director of the NIHR Southampton Clinical Research Facility, who will run the trial.

He added: "We just don't know how each of these vaccines is going to behave and we can't be certain vaccine supply will be efficient and secure from one manufacturer."

The trial has started the job of recruiting 6,000 people in the UK. Other countries will join the effort to bring the total up to 30,000.

Half of the volunteers will be given two doses of the vaccine around two months apart.

Janssen already has one large scale trial of its vaccine in which volunteers get one dose. This trial will see if two gives a stronger and longer lasting immunity.

It could take six to nine months before the results are available.
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28 Oct 2020

JOIN OUR TEAM..NOW RECRUITING!

Caremark Bromley is now recruiting Experienced and Non Experienced (Full training included).
Caring and compassionate individuals inspired by supporting the elderly and vulnerable adults.

Applicants MUST live within BROMLEY, CHISLEHURST or ORPINGTON area to be considered.
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27 Oct 2020

Activities and Outings during the Covid restrictions

What do our clients get up to you may wonder with all the restrictions in place at the moment?

What has John been up to?

Nic reports:

"Another week of adventures.
On Monday John had to see a Dr, so we had to stay home to wait for him, while waiting we made a lovely cake. John loves to bake.
On Tuesday we went to visit the national gallery. John found some lovely paintings he really liked. He especially likes any with horses in.
On Wednesday we went back to the Biggin hill memorial museum as they were having an activity day. We made a lovely poppy and had a little museum hunt to find some items they had hidden. John got some great prizes, he won some airplanes.
On Thursday we went to the science museum. We only managed to see half of it so we will go back again to do the other half. We all enjoyed playing with the interactive bits there, especially the body heat sensor.
John thought it was very funny that the picture of him was different colours on the screen.
On Friday we took a drive to weighbridge to go to the Brooklands museum and the London bus museum. John insisted on telling the guys there that their pride and joy vintage racing cars were just old bangers, Haha!
He was also excited to see an old bus that had Bromley and Keston as it's destination in the museum.
What a great week we have had. Adventure after adventure. Let's hope the weather holds out so we can keep going."

Amazing what a week, as you can see even with the obstacles that these two may face, nothing gets in the way of Nic making sure John is living life to the fullest.
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27 Oct 2020

Got Symptoms, Get a Test!

If you are concerned you may have symptoms of Covid-19 please see below information in regards to local testing centers in the Bromley Borough;

Covid-19 Walk-through Testing Site - Bromley (Cotmandene Car Park), 101 Chipperfield Rd, Orpington BR5 2FE
Testing is available for all at this site but an Appointment is needed please call 0300 303 2713

Covid-19 Walk-through Testing Site - Croydon (ACA Car Park, New Addington), New Addington, Croydon CR0 0DH
Testing is available for all at this site but an Appointment is needed please call 0300 303 2713

Covid-19 Walk-through Testing Site - Bromley (Crystal Palace Park Car Park - Canada Gates), London SE19 2GA
Testing is available for all at this site but an Appointment is needed please call 0300 303 2713

Covid-19 Walk-through Testing Site - Greenwich (University of Greenwich Avery Hill Campus - Southwood), London SE9 2UG
Testing is available for all at this site but an Appointment is needed please call 0300 303 2713

You can also book a home testing kit by following the link below:
https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test

If you would like to speak to someone directly you can call NHS Direct on 111 or check your symptoms at https://111.nhs.uk/service/COVID-19?Campaign=&StartParameter=

Please remember to self isolate if needed to protect others.
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26 Oct 2020

What are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health?

Bereavement, isolation, loss of income and fear are triggering mental health conditions or exacerbating existing ones. Many people may be facing increased levels of alcohol and drug use, insomnia, and anxiety.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 itself can lead to neurological and mental complications, such as delirium, agitation, and stroke. People with pre-existing mental, neurological or substance use disorders are also more vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection ΜΆ they may stand a higher risk of severe outcomes and even death.
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21 Oct 2020

Half Term Activities in Lockdown!

With most of the schools breaking up next week for half term, we are all wondering what we will do with our children with all the restrictions.

See website below for some great tips and ideas to keep the kids amused. From camping to crafting, Reading, singing and even the odd nature trail (weather permitting)

https://ryedale.mumbler.co.uk/10-ideas-to-make-may-half-term-in-lockdown-different/

SOURCE: https://ryedale.mumbler.co.uk/10-ideas-to-make-may-half-term-in-lockdown-different/
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13 Oct 2020

Three Tiers - New Covid Alert system

Last night Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the new Covid three tier alert system, for more details please see link below;

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/prime-minister-announces-new-local-covid-alert-levels
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30 Sep 2020

Triggers, Outbursts and challenging behaviour when dealing with Autism..

What is it really like to deal with someone who is having an extreme outburst and could potentially cause harm to themselves or those around them. Everyday here at Caremark our support workers are supporting children and young people to control the triggers that bring on these burst of challenging behavior. From an outsiders perspective these outburst can look quite scary and watching a child be restrained can be quite upsetting. Our Support workers use techniques used through knowledge and training to control these outbursts and stop anyone from coming to any harm.

Autistic children experience the world differently to others, sounds may be louder, lights may be brighter or it could be that the are unable to express their feelings. These triggers can cause the challenging behaviour, trying to understanding the cause can help us put in place strategies that will help the young person overcome behaviour that could be impacting negatively on themselves and the people or environment around them.

If as a parent or carer you are struggling to cope emotionally with the effects of having a child with autism we can provide you with the much needed respite and support. Taking your child out safely in the community, providing stimulating activities to keep them engaged or just spending time with them so you are able to carry out every day tasks.

We are here to help!

If you would like more information about the services we provide please give the team a call on 01689825305.
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24 Sep 2020

New Announcement from Chancellor Rishi Sunak

With the rise in cases in the UK, the government have put into place new restrictions to try and control the spread of Covid-19. Again we are all worried what does this mean for our families, friends and our job security.

See link for latest announcement from Chancellor Rishi Sunak in regards to the helping those who have lost money due to Covid -19;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-54279371

If you are currently furloughed or have lost your job due to Covid-19 why not take a step in a new direction and begin a career in care?

We have many roles available here at Caremark Bromley, give us a call today for more information on 01689 825 305.
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28 Aug 2020

Keeping fit with Caremark Bromley

Another day another outing for Luca and his support worker Pa, today it was the GYM.
For Luca exercise helps to improve his muscle strength, agility and balance. There are so many benefits to exercise for our young clients, reducing stress, depression and anxiety. Working up a sweat can also increase your temperature which can have a calming effect on those with behavioral issues and outbursts.
I think Luca put Pa to the test with a challenge of speed on the treadmill!
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26 Aug 2020

Wet and Windy weather

Wow some wild and windy weather we have been having of late. Those with loss of capacity and dementia may struggle to understand why it is unsafe for them to go outside.

What activities can you do when the weather is rainy and miserable with your elderly relatives/clients with dementia to keep them occupied and stimulated mentally and physically in the comfort of their warm and cosy home? Here are a few ideas, have fun!

Read aloud
Enjoy some music
Reminisce
Exercise
Have a chat

Remember they may not remember who you are but they will remember how you made them feel!
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10 Aug 2020

Not just a Job, everyday is different when you work in care!

Flying high in the sky, visiting friends, meals out and larking in the park is a typical week of activities for some of our clients. Our Caremark Bromley carers are always thinking about news ways and experiences to challenge our clients and encourage their independence.

Nic one of our support workers provides companionship care for our client John. Since supporting John they have become quite the popular pair on our social media pages and we look forward to the weekly updates. Caremark Bromley strive to see past all disabilities and promote the individuals abilities.

Everyday is different when you work in care, if you are interested in becoming part of the team please call us on 01689 825305.
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28 Jul 2020

Meet Luca and Pa....

Since the lockdown begun in late March we saw a decrease in the wellbeing of many of our young and older clients. Not being able to go out and enjoy their usual routines was tough. Luckily for some, they had the support from Caremark Bromley to find alternate activities to keep them busy.

Since July we have been providing companionship calls for Luca one of our younger clients. Luca has Down Syndrome, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Verbal Dyspraxia. During Lockdown his Behaviour became challenging and we allocated our Support Worker Pa to assist Luca and his family.

Since the easing of Lockdown restrictions Pa has been able to take Luca out and about more promoting his independence and developing important life skills. The bond between them has grown and his family have mentioned what a great effect the support has had on his behaviour and mood.

Last week Luca mentioned to Pa that he wanted to meet a policeman, so that is what they did! The police at the local station were very accommodating and we even managed to get a picture. Luca also enjoys playing football in the park and helping make meals.

Caremark Bromley strive to find the right support worker for each individual, matching experience with personality until the individual feels comfortable.
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23 Jul 2020

Advice on Communication

Advice on how to communicate clearly with patients
There are practical things we can do to help us all to understand each other:

Be self-aware

When we are stressed it is easy to allow our feelings to be reflected in our voice, body language and eyes. Take a moment before you see the next patient, think about what information you need to give using any tools that you have – drawing, writing, and so on. Take another moment to breathe and then to focus on the patient’s needs. It is important to allow enough time to complete interventions without rushing ourselves or our patients



Demonstrate your respect

Smile and approach patients from the front, ideally at their eye level. Use your eyes, eyebrows and smile. Even if a person cannot see your mouth, your smile will be reflected in your eyes. Use your body language to create a calm situation. Try not to make sudden moves. Be flexible and patient. Humour may help



Speak clearly... and don’t shout

Hospitals are noisy environments. They can be overwhelming and produce all kinds of background noise that will make hearing more difficult and may create anxiety. As practitioners we should pronounce our words clearly and speak loudly enough, but without raising our voice or its tone. Do not shout. Shouting can feel patronising to the individual



Use friendly body language

As patients are not able to see our faces or even hear us clearly, we need to use our body language to show we are professional, calm and in control of the situation, particularly if the messages we are giving are difficult, upsetting or sad



Observe your patient

Use what you can see to communicate more effectively. Look carefully, listen to what your patients are trying to get across to you and shape your behaviour accordingly




Take advantage of technology

Make use of apps such as a speech recorder on smartphones that turns speech into text
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16 Jul 2020

Helping a child with Autism learn to wear a Mask

As a result of the highly contagious Covid-19 pandemic we are having to wear face coverings to protect ourselves and those around us. However for children with autism this can be difficult and trigger sensitivity and negative Behaviour.

With the children and young people we support we have found that by creating a "Wearing Mask Program" it has helped the children adapt a littler easier.

Some tips;

1. Let child know that you’ll be wearing masks for the next couple of activities.
2. Let them watch clips/videos of other children wearing masks
3. Let them be involved in making or choosing which mask they want to wear.
4. Reward good Behaviour
5. Be prepared for a negative response
6.Be patient

For more information on the "wearing a mask program" visit website link below;

https://themighty.com/2020/05/covid-19-help-child-autism-face-mask/
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13 Jul 2020

Highlighting our fabulous carers...

This month we are pleased to announce that one of our fabulous carers Nic Dalton has been nominated for the Caremark Head office Carer of the Month award.

We nominated Nic for the continued support she provides for her clients and how even through the toughest of times she was able to bring a smile to their face.

Congratulations to Nic Dalton from Caremark Bromley who is our Caremark Care Worker of the Month for June!

A highly reliable and dedicated Care and Support Worker, Nic has distinguished herself for her work with a particular client she has been supporting for over five years and whose well-being has dramatically improved over time.

We also want to highlight two of our others carers that have been nominated for their hard work and commitment by their Co-Ordinator's.

Lauren Winslade - “Lauren Winslade has been extremely helpful throughout the Covid-19 period and has been picking up calls outside her availability at short notice and also a lot of the clients love her. Her time keeping is also good.”

Jake Henderson- “Jake has been so helpful throughout the Covid-19 period working extra I had really good feedback from a client’s wife in regards to him. He is always willing to help and has helped a lot when carers have given back calls last minute.
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07 Jul 2020

We can help you fight the battle, Do not suffer in silence- Depression

Caremark Bromley provide care and support for vulnerable adults in the community. We can support those battling depression and mental health issues.

Caring for someone with depression can be complicated and overwhelming.

5 ways we can help someone with Depression;

1. Encourage Treatment
2. Practise compassionate listening
3. Offer assistance with daily tasks
4. Recognise a crisis and respond
5. Take care of yourself

For more information about our services please contact a member of the team on 01689 825 305 or email bromley@caremark.co.uk
#depression #mentalhealth #listen #caremarkbromley #compassion #support #workincare #24hourcare #supportservices
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06 Jul 2020

What has John been up to

What has John been up to!

No two weeks are ever the same when you work in care. Being a support worker means you have to adapt to the daily changes of your clients health.

Nic reports on last weeks events with John...

"So this week John has been in a lot of pain with his hip.

His hip does seem to have gone down a little today ( Sunday), but it’s still quite painful for him.

Due to this we have not been out very much but have done things indoors most days that didn’t cause him too much bother.

We made some lovely pictures for him to send to his day centre, for when they reopen. So they can do a lovely display of clients work. John's favourite picture he made was his under the sea one.

We went to a fish shop to look at some fish and lizard's. John loved seeing the fish.

We of course went to the garden centre for John's obligatory cake buying and carrot buying for Robbie the horse.

On Friday we made a nice cream tea as some of John's family and friends were coming to see him in the garden.

John really enjoyed making and eating his cream tea.

Jayne, Claire and Louise really enjoyed the food John had prepared.

Another fun and productive week with John.

No 2 weeks are ever the same."
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06 Jul 2020

Understanding Dyslexia

Dyslexia...

Dyslexia is a common learning disability and affects so many people all over the world.

Dyslexia is one of a family of Specific Learning Difficulties.

Many people who have dyslexia have strong visual, creative and problem solving skills.

Dyslexia is not linked to intelligence but can make learning difficult.

Dyslexia is a life-long condition which has a substantial effect on an individual’s day to day activities and is classed as a disability under the Equality Act 2010.

Dyslexia varies from person to person and no two people will have the same set of strengths and weaknesses.

It often co-occurs with related conditions, such as dyspraxia, dyscalculia and attention deficit disorder.
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30 Jun 2020

Seeing past the disability and finding the individual..

At Caremark Bromley we look past the disability and focus on the individual and what works for them. We provide a wide range of support services which include;

Help with washing and dressing
Shopping and meal preparation
Prompting with medication
Support with daily routines
Overnight support
Respite services
Socialising and leisure activities
Accessing the community

Our staff are experienced to support those who find certain aspects of their daily life a challenge. Supporting those with Autism, ADHA, non verbal communication, Asperger's, dyslexia, downs syndrome and mobility issues to continue to live independently in their own home.
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29 Jun 2020

What's John been up to?

John is one of our clients who receives daily visits from his Care and Support worker Nic. John has a diagnosis of Coffin-Lowry Syndrome- this is a genetic disorder which causes severe mental problems as well as auditory and visual abnormalities. Nic is a valued member of the Hill family with the support she provides John he has grown in confidence and has participated in activities that do not seem possible.

Since lockdown John has been unable to attend his Day Centre so Nic has been keeping his busy and sending us weekly updates on their adventures together...

"This week we have been out a few times.

We went for BBQ at John's sister in laws again and a lovely walk round the park.
John is getting more confident around Claire’s dog every time we visit.
Tuesday we went to Kelsie park to meet up with one of John's best mates Ben, he really loved that. They haven’t seen each other since lockdown, and the day centre closed.
Wednesday we visited John's sister again. He loves sitting and fishing the ducks out of the padding pool. Each different duck has a name.
Thursday we went to Crystal Palace park with Ben and Diane. It was very hot so we stayed in the shade most of the time. The guys enjoyed a picnic in park, followed by a nice ice cream to cool down.
After coming home and relaxing John had to go to the PRUH for an X-ray on his hip. It was quite swollen and sore. But seemed to have got worse during the day. We was at the hospital until 11pm. John hates going to the hospital but did it all with a smile as usual.
After x-rays they said there was nothing broken or dislocated which was brilliant. The district nurses are going to keep a close eye on it.

Friday we did some exercises with some foam dumbbells. After we had a relaxing day at home playing games and watching some films on TV as John was very tired from the previous nights escapades.
We look forward to another busy week with lots of activities to enjoy."

We know how much John and his family rely on the visits from Nic and look forward to her updates each week.
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25 Jun 2020

Supporting clients through the Heat Wave...

As temperatures rise, we are extra vigilant to support those who lack capacity by asking carers to check in on people with dementia to make sure they are OK. Staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water, eating regularly to replace salts, dressing in cool, light clothes and staying out of the heat.
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22 Jun 2020

Happy 100th Birthday Ellen

We would like to wish one of our clients a very happy 100th Birthday for yesterday!

Ellen celebrated in style with a glass of wine and a slice of cake at her social distanced birthday arrange by her Carer, family and friends.

Ellen has been a client of Caremark Bromley for several years, she receives 4 calls a day to support her with every day tasks. This enables her to live as independently as possible in her own home.

We hope you had a great day Ellen!
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18 Jun 2020

Simple exercises and a well balanced diet - Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease that affects the joints.

When support clients with Rheumatoid Arthritis we can help with simple exercises that help to manage the pain and build strength.

Also supporting individuals to make sure they are having a nutritional diet and keeping well hydrated.

For more information visist;

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/rheumatoid-arthritis/treatment/
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15 Jun 2020

Men's Health Week 15th -18th June 2020

This week is Men's health week...

Did you know that men are twice as likely to die from COVID-19?

Lets support our Grandad's, fathers, brothers and uncles by taking action against the spread of the virus.

At Caremark Bromley the health and well being of our clients is of the upmost importance. Our staff have been trained and provided with the correct PPE to control the spread of this deadly virus. We provide support for both male and female clients with a variety of health conditions and enable them to live at home for as long as possible.

For more information on Men's Health week visit:
https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/mhw
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11 Jun 2020

Palliative Care in your own home.

If someone you love is suffering from a terminal illness and requires specialist palliative care, cancer care or dementia care, the last thing you want to consider is moving them out of comfortable surroundings. With Caremark Bromley, they get the expert care they need in the place they feel happiest and most comfortable. Their own home.
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10 Jun 2020

Epilepsy seeing past the seizures..

Epilepsy looking past the Seizures..
Next week some of our staff will be completing some further training around supporting those with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition which can greatly effect someone's daily life.
At Caremark Bromley we strive to look past the seizures and support the individual with the physical and emotional effects of their condition.

#epilepsy #support #care #24hourcare #seizures #homecare #carer #disability
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09 Jun 2020

24 hour Live in Care

Caremark Bromley provide 24 hour Live in care for those that wish to stay in their own homes but are unable to live independently, thus being a popular alternative to residential care.
With our person centred care plans created to every individuals personal needs we can support a wide range of special care needs;

Alzheimer's
Cancer Care
Hearing impairments and deafness
Orthopaedic
Parkinson's disease
Visual impairments

Our carers will work with you or your loved one to put together a care plan that will help you live the way you want to every day, providing flexibility, choice, dignity and control - all key to maintaining good health and happiness.

For more information please contact our team on 01689 825 305
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11 May 2020

New Goverment Guidlines regarding Covid-19 and lockdown measures

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced his plans to restart the economy and ease lockdown restrictions in England. But how could everyday life change?

Can more people go back to work?

From Wednesday, people in England who "can't work from home" will be "actively encouraged to go to work" (the government had earlier indicated this would apply from Monday)

But they should still avoid public transport if possible because of social distancing

And the government says it is working on guidance for employers to make workplaces "Covid-secure"

When will schools and universities return?

Mr Johnson says primary schools in England may be ready to reopen "in stages" - but not until 1 June at the earliest

This could begin with Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 pupils going back

The prime minister also says it's the government's "ambition" to give secondary school pupils doing exams next year "at least some time with their teachers" before the summer holidays

Will people be able to exercise more?

From Wednesday, people in England will be able to spend more time outdoors "for leisure purposes"

They can "take more and even unlimited amounts of outdoor exercise" rather than only exercising once a day
People will also be free to sit in parks, and be able to "play sports" with people from the same household

It will also be possible for households to drive to other destinations (such as parks and beaches) in England
But social distancing rules - keeping at least two metres away from people outside your household - must still be followed

For more information visit- https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-52530518
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06 May 2020

Fruit and Veg Donations

@rootsandshootsuk Thank you for the fabulous Fresh Essentials you have donated to our vulnerable clients.

Packed with goodness and delivered straight to their door!

So good we have bought them for our carers too as a special thank you for their hard work!

Check out Roots and Shoots Bromley for great value essential boxes delivered across Bromley.
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06 May 2020

Thank you Cards make us smile!

Random acts of kindness brighten our day here at Caremark Bromley.

Yesterday we received a very special card from one of our clients, to say "Thank You" to us all for the Care and Support he is receiving.
Made with his own hands and with the help of his Carer, John you have brightened our day and give us strength to continue.

This Thursday we will clap for you too, for staying home and keeping safe. We know you miss your usual routine and are very thankful to your Carer Nic for keeping your spirits high!
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01 May 2020

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Need essentials, eggs, milk, fruit and veg?

Many Supermarkets are now offering essential food boxes to purchase online to help those that find it difficult to get to the shops. Also reducing the number of people that are having to leave their homes will support the NHS in fighting the battle against Coronavirus.

Waitrose Green Street Green, are offering essential food boxes with free delivery for £30-£35. These are for the most vulnerable, disabled, over 70, pregnant and those with Newborn's.

Waitrose Green Street Green, are offering essential food boxes with free delivery for £30-£35. These are for the most vulnerable, disabled, over 70, pregnant and those with New born.
Morrisons have a variety of online Food Boxes that you can purchase online from around £35 with same day delivery if you order before 3pm.

Marks and Spencer's also have a wide range of boxes from £15 to cater for different dietary requirements.

Also Home Bargains the cheapest we have seen so far at £23.99 plus free delivery.

All information can be found on their websites.
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29 Apr 2020

Getting to know your Clients...

At Caremark Bromley we take the time to listen and learn about the lives of each one of our Clients and how they have come to need our services...

Here is Phil and Sally's story, having been with Caremark Bromley for nearly three years....

"Caremark Bromley came into our lives over 3 years ago.

My wife Sally had a serious stroke on the 21st March 2016 at approx. 11am.

An ambulance arrived within 10 minutes and she was taken to the Princess Royal Hospital at Farnborough. Sally stayed there for some 3 months before being moved to the Frank Cooksey Stroke unit at Orpington hospital for almost a further 3 months.

She came home on the 16th September 2016 with
a care package having been put in place by the council. This was my first encounter with Caremark Bromley.

For the first few months Sally needed a double up of 2 carers.
Thereafter one carer was sufficient. Thereafter one carer was sufficient. Sally was now wheelchair bound and had no movement in her right arm and her speech in spite of daily improvements is impaired.

I still have a carer come 4 times a day to get her up first thing in the morning, Support her to get to bed in the evening and 2 commode calls at lunchtime and afternoon.

I cannot praise the carers from Caremark who look after Sally enough. Treat her with compassion, dignity and respect at all times.

Each week I receive a print out of the carers who are coming and their times of arrival. Very few times have I had problems and if there is a delay in the carer coming I receive a phone call from the office.
I have been Sally's full time carer since she came home ,cooking washing and ironing but I do receive family help for which I am ever grateful.

It's not an easy job but having been married for some 53 years it's the least I can do for my lovely wife."

If you would like to know more about our services please call the team on 01689 825 305.

#caremarkbromley #carer #Support #homehelp #stroke #vulnerable #24hourcare #liveincare #keyworkers
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28 Apr 2020

World Health and Safety in the work place awareness day 28th April 2020

Today is World Health and Safety in the work place awareness day. We have been working hard to make sure that our Caremark Bromley carers are protected with the correct PPE equipment while supporting our clients in the community.

We have been very lucky to receive a large donation of Face Shields from 3D Crowd UK. They are making and distributing PPE to all that need it in the community. Check out their webpage https://www.3dcrowd.uk/.
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21 Apr 2020

#Twopointsixchallenge Can you help?

The 2.6 challenge is a new campaign to help save the UK's many charities that are suffering due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Charities like The Maypole Project who provide much needed support to families of children with complex needs. They rely on donations and fundraising to continue to work with families. They provide activities and classes for children with additional needs and emotional support for the families. For more information visit their website, https://www.themaypoleproject.co.uk/

How can you help?

Whether it be a 26 mile bike ride or a 2.6 minute plank complete your challenge donate £26 or whatever you can afford and tag 6 people to do the same.

Together we can help support our much needed charities through this.

#worktogether
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14 Apr 2020

Carers required to work in the Community providing support to the vulnerable

Caremark Bromley are recruiting care and support workers to deliver urgent care in the Bromley Borough. Our clients are isolating as being on the vulnerable list makes them very susceptible to the virus. For some we are the only support network that they have and they need us to support them with their daily needs.

As a carer you will be traveling around the area in which you live, providing support such as personal care, medication and preparing meals. The charge for DBS has now been wavered and the checks are retuning at a fast pace. We hope to have you interviewed and trained within a couple of days.

We need people that are committed and reliable with a passion for caring to be the new faces of the Caremark Bromley Team.

For more information please visit the job section on this page or give the team a call on 01689 825 305.
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07 Apr 2020

We clap for Caremark Bromley Care Assistants!

Every Thursday at 8pm we open our doors and clap as loud as possible as a Thank you to all the Key Workers fighting the COVIS-19 battle.
We clap for our carers, working throughout the day providing care and support to those in isolation and unable to leave their house as they are so vulnerable. But let us remember this, our carers are always there! Most of whom do not drive travelling through rain, wind and snow to manage the needs of every individual we care for.

They all have their own families and concerns at this tragic time but put them selves out on the Front Line, providing urgent care and supporting the NHS.

Please stay at home, save lives and protect the NHS!!!!
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30 Mar 2020

Thank you to all the Caremark Bromley Care and Support workers!!

Our Care and Support workers are out on the front line providing urgent care to our clients in the Bromley borough. We are working closely with them to make sure they have the correct PPE equipment to reduce the risk of transmitting the virus. We have refreshed their knowledge in all training involving infection control and hand hygiene.

If you are in need of care and support at this difficult time due to having to self isolate we can help. From hourly visits, to support with personal care, medication or shopping we have the staff available.

For more information please call 01689 825 305 and our friendly staff will be on hand to help you.
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25 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Keeping you updated on the most current informaiton!

Boris Johnson has expressed the single most important thing for us to do it STAY AT HOME as and where possible to help beat the virus and protect our NHS and Care staff.

With Social distancing in place we can help reduce the spread of the infection. This is why the Government has introduced these three new measures;

1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.
2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.
3. Stopping all gatherings of more than two people in public.

Staying at home:

You should only leave the house for one of four reasons:

1. Shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible.

2. One form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle - alone or with members of your household.
any medical need, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person.

3.Travelling to and from work, but only where this absolutely cannot be done from home.

Caremark staff have all been supplied with the correct PPE equipment to make sure that they are protecting themselves and our clients at this difficult time. As always they will be following their infection control and hand hygiene training which they have recently all been updated on. Our Key workers are providing support to the NHS by providing urgent care to those that are having to self isolate at home.

If you require any assistance please give us a call and we will do our best to provide you with the care and support you need.

For further information on Government policies please see the website below;

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others
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18 Mar 2020

Caremark Bromley continuing to support our clients during the Coronavirus outbreak

We are continuing to run a full service of care for all our clients. Supporting them with their needs through these difficult times and regularly updating all care staff on government guidelines regarding limiting the spread of the virus.

Advice on Coronavirus- Wash Your Hands

We have been working hard to keep our staff informed and up to date with the latest advice on the Coronavirus direct from Public Health England.

As you may be aware there is currently no vaccine to prevent the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus.

Signs and symptoms
The following symptoms may develop in the 14 days after exposure to someone who has COVID-19 infection:
• cough
• difficulty in breathing
• fever

Generally, these infections can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

Under most circumstances, the amount of infectious virus on any contaminated surfaces is likely to have decreased significantly by 72 hours.

Preventing the spread of infection
There are general principles anyone can follow to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

• Washing your hands often - with soap and water, or use alcohol sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if handwashing facilities are not available - this is particularly important after taking public transport. Guidance is available on hand washing
• Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in a bin. See Catch It, Bin It, Kill It
• People who feel unwell should stay at home and should not attend work
• Employees should wash their hands:
o before leaving home
o on arrival at work
o after using the toilet
o after breaks and sporting activities
o before food preparation
o before eating any food, including snacks
o before leaving work
o on arrival at home
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

If staff are worried about their symptoms or those of a family member or colleague, please call NHS 111. They should not go to their GP or other healthcare environment
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18 Feb 2020

Never be afraid to ask for help!

Sometimes we take on too much whether this be at work, at home or managing the stresses of daily life. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, it shows strength and courage to ask for help and share the load with someone else. For our own wellbeing and for a healthy state of mind sharing the burden with a friend, family member, colleague or professional can be the first steps to stepping out of the darkness and in to the light!

For us here at Caremark we pride ourselves in having a strong support network for our clients and employees offering support and guidance where needed.

There are many support groups in the Bromley Borough and services that can assist if you need to reach out for help. The www.bromley.gov.uk website has lots of information as to who you can contact, below is a few numbers that may be useful..

The Samaritans 116 123
Mental Health Crisis Line 0800 330 8590
Adult Mental Health Services 0208 659 2151
Child and Adolescent Action Line 0208 305 4430
Older Adults Mental Health Line 0208 629 4900
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28 Jan 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day January 30th 2020

Caring for someone can be isolating, worrying and stressful. For young carers this can negatively impact on their education. We want to make sure all #youngcarers get the help and support they deserve. #CountMeIn #YoungCarersAwarenessDay
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21 Jan 2020

Calling all Care and Support Workers Recruitment event Walnuts Shopping Centre!

Caremark Bromley will be visiting the Walnuts Shopping Centre in Orpington on Thursday 23rd January from 10am. We will be ready to discuss with anyone interested the positions we have available and how starting a career in care may be for you.

Please come along and have a chat with our friendly team, we look forward to seeing you there!
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13 Jan 2020

National Obesity Awareness Week 13th January -20th January 2020

National Obesity Awareness Week January 13th - January 20th 2020.

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions with at least 2.8 million people each year. Obesity does not only effect adults with 41 million preschool children recorded as being obese in 2016.

How can we help maintain a healthy weight and active lifestyle?

Limit portion size to control calorie intake.
Add healthy snacks during the day instead of eating sweet treats.
Be as physically active as you can be.
Talk to your doctor about your weight if you think that you weigh too much or too little.

Balance is key to maintaining a healthy body and mind.
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08 Jan 2020

" I Can " in 2020!

SEN is an umbrella term that covers a range of diagnoses, some which will be a challenge for life and others that are mild. Special needs is usually looked upon as what children "Can't do" but we should be encouraging and promoting the skills that do have. With the appropriate care and promoting acceptance in the extended family, school, and community we can enable independence and a sense of inclusion within the community.
Lets go into the New Year with an "I Can" attitude and support those with additional needs to excel!

SOURCE: https://www.verywellfamily.com/what-are-special-needs-3106002
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02 Jan 2020

Happy New Year! New Year New Career!

Happy New Year to all!

New year New Career?

Are you looking for a fresh start for 2020? How about a career in care?

Caremark Bromley are recruiting for the new year and looking for people who have a passion for caring in the community looking after adults and children with complex needs...
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23 Dec 2019

Caremark Bromley Wish you all a Merry Christmas!

Caremark Bromley would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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19 Dec 2019

Spread a simple act of kindness the Christmas with a Smile!

Christmas can be stressful for many and especially for those with children with complex needs such as Autism. The disruption to their routine, different smells, textures and unfamiliar faces can cause a lot of stress and trigger challenging behaviour.

Check out our Handy to tips to relieve stress during the holidays.....
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09 Dec 2019

Tips for a Dementia-friendly Christmas...

We all await the special day, children bursting with excitement and adults running around making sure everything is ready. It is such a wonderful day for many but for those with Dementia it can be quite over whelming.

The Alzheimer’s Society has shared its top tips to help you support your loved one (and yourself) this Christmas....
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03 Dec 2019

International day for persons with disabilities....

Caremark Bromley promote Disability inclusion for all our clients and are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

What does the word Disability mean?....
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02 Dec 2019

Caremark Christmas Elves hard at work!

Caremark Bromley have been busy over the last couple of weeks making donations to the local community.

The Caremark Christmas elves have been working hard wrapping gifts for children less fortunate to be delivered to them over the Christmas period....
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25 Nov 2019

Facts about Cerebral Palsy

What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a physical disability that affects movement and posture.

Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders affecting a person’s ability to move. It is due to damage to the developing brain either during pregnancy or shortly after birth.
Cerebral palsy affects people in different ways and can affect body movement, muscle control, muscle coordination, muscle tone, reflex, posture and balance.....
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20 Nov 2019

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD

Most children struggle to sit still for a long period of time and have a reduced attention span but this does not mean they necessarily have ADHD.

But some children do struggle to sit still and pay attention more than others and this can affect them when building relationships with peers, education and day to day life.

ADHD may be diagnosed as early as preschool. By definition, symptoms must be present prior to the age of 12 years.

Caremark Bromley support children in the community with ADHD and we are learning everyday how to manage the symptoms and encourage calmness and concentration.

For more information visit....
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18 Nov 2019

Experienced Childrens Support Workers required

This position is specifically to support a young 7 year old who has severe brain damage and four limb cerebral palsy. She is wheel chair dependant, has a visual impairment and is fed via a gastrostomy. The location of the client is Croydon and the candidate must be ready for an immediate start. YOU MUST HAVE A LEAST ONE YEARS EXPERINECE OF WORKING WITH CHILDREN WITH COMPLEX NEEDS....
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15 Nov 2019

10 Facts about Autism

Autism changes the way people communicate and experience the world around them. Caremark Bromley are striving for inclusion for children and adults on the autistic spectrum. We are forever learning and developing new skills to support our clients.
If you would like some more information on how we may be able to help you or your child please call the team on 01689 825 305.
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07 Nov 2019

Children and Young People Children need highly skilled care..

Caring for children in their own home is always preferable
Caremark's Care Workers are professionally trained to provide the skilled services needed to protect and support children with disabilities or challenging behaviour.

Our objective when we care for children is to enable them to achieve the highest level of independence possible. We encourage them to communicate by various means, and to make their own decisions when appropriate.

We can help whenever there is a need for care at home
Sometimes a child needs to be cared for at home when a parent or relative is ill or in hospital. Alternatively, your child may need care to help them recover from an accident or illness. Being in a familiar environment surrounded by their favourite toys and possessions is important to keep the child comfortable and contented.

We are able to:

Assist the family in establishing daily routines
Keep family and friends regularly informed about the child's progress
Provide attentive day-to-day care
Support feeding regimes
Support with the child's school regime, including after school and holiday care
Support with socialising through sport, cultural and other leisure activities
Encourage the child to be as independent as possible
Work with their school and other bodies to meet their objectives
Support the child through the transition into adulthood

If you would like to arrange a home visit or speak to a member of the team to discuss your child's needs please call 01689 825 305.
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06 Nov 2019

Caremark Bromley Carers take on Autism Traning..

Today we will hold our first Autism training session run by our registered manager Rosemarie Duncan. Since completing the National Autistic Societies train the trainer in Autism, she is now ready to share her knowledge and understanding with the rest of our team....

Caremark Bromley supports children and adults who are on the Autistic spectrum and can help to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle and encourage inclusion within the community.

Whatever the needs are we can personalise the care plan to support the individual. If you would like some more information please call the team on 01689 8250305.
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05 Nov 2019

Monday 4th -Friday 8th November National Stress awareness week!

Monday 4th -Friday 8th November National Stress awareness week!

Do you know the signs?

With the pressures of daily life we can often feel like things are getting on top of us and before we reach breaking point we needs to recognise the symptoms and take action to make improvements for our own well being and mental health.

As Carers we strive to improve the lives of those that are vulnerable and improve well being and avoid stressful situations. With the help and support from carers our clients are encouraged to be more independent and have assistance with daily tasks that if left alone could develop into stressful situations.

If you know someone that would benefit from daily support or companionship to improve their every day lives give Caremark Bromley a call for more information 01689 825 305.
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31 Oct 2019

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween to all!

As an organisation we encourage our staff to participate with seasonal events throughout the year and encouraging our clients to actively play a part in community events.

Halloween being a perfect time to get dressed up and have some fun together!

If you would like support or companionship to be more involved in the Bromley Community and catch up with friends and family we have trained carers that can support you with all your daily needs. You may need help with personal care, preparing nutritional meals and help with medication we can assist you with this.

If you would like some more information for yourself or a family member please call the Caremark Bromley Team on 01689 825 305.
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28 Oct 2019

Working for Caremark Bromley

Are you considering a career in care? Please click the link below:
https://www.caremark.co.uk/.../care-and-support-worker/bromley
We will be posting weekly stories from our team of carers, office and staff and even our clients to help anyone interested in a career in care gain a better understanding the role.
I started my carer In care at the age of 18 working as a bank care assistant in a care home to see if the career path was for me.
I really thought I couldn’t overcome the emotional side of things until one morning I was thinking on the way to work and I realised these people need me they need the support and care I could provide them and most of all they needed the laughter and joy. I have ventured out to other roles in the care sector from care assistant to senior to field care supervisor working my way up the ladder reaching a deputy care manager and I am now currently a trainer for Caremark Bromley. I can honestly say working in care is the most rewarding feeling you can have. I go home every day with a smile on my face knowing I have made that little difference even if its just speaking to the clients on the phone for 20 minutes of my time that means the world to them. Nobody in my family has ever worked in care they always say Shannon you have the right heart and I agree that’s correct its my life and soul and I wouldn’t know anything different. Even though I now have a family of my own I am still able to work fulltime caring for those who have cared for us. Our society forget that these people have had lives of there own contributing to todays society, they have also had a totally different concept of life to what we do now. As a trainer I enjoy training the carers to be the most caring professionals they can be sharing my 10 years’ experience with them and doing real life scenarios and making them understand they are NOT JUST CARERS.
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15 Oct 2019

Global Handwashing day 2019

Global hand washing day focusses on the importance of washing your hands to prevent disease. As care and support workers we must make sure that we are protecting ourselves and our clients from cross contamination and the spreading of bacteria.

Our Induction training for our new recruits covers all areas of personal hygiene, food hygiene and infection control. We provide all our staff with the necessary protective equipment to ensure that they are able to carry out personal care tasks and prepare meals. Gloves, aprons, uniforms and hand sanitiser is always available for our staff whenever they require it .
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14 Oct 2019

Caremark Bromley Open Day

We are hosting an open day on Friday 1st November from 11am here at Caremark Bromley, International House, Cray Avenue, Orpington, BR5 3RS.

This will be an interactive day for anyone looking for a career in Health and Social Care. We have many roles available and provide full training so no experience required.

This is an open event but if you would like more information please call 01689 825 305 and speak to the recruitment team.
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10 Oct 2019

Working together for the Community

We supported the Penge Partners Older peoples Network event on Saturday proving a specially made hamper and goody bags for all those that attended.

We pride ourselves in being active in the community, getting involved wherever we can to engage in community well-being.

As with our clients we also strive to include them in the community as much as possible.

If you need help getting out and about or have lost confidence to leave home alone we can support you with our person centred care plans tailored to your needs.

if you would like to discuss our services please call 01689 825 305 or email Bromley@caremark.co.uk.
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07 Oct 2019

Silver Sunday Dementia Friendly painting session...

We invited our clients along to the Saxon Day centre in Bromley for a Dementia Friendly painting session run by Artist Mudrika Gupta. This was our part in Silver Sunday the celebration for older people.

It was such an enjoyable morning which was enjoyed by all and the art work that was created was amazing.

Some of our clients were a little reluctant to get involved but with the gentle persuasion from our helper once they picked up the paint brush there was no stopping them.

Many commented on how relaxing the session was and a really well needed day out from the ordinary.

Here at Caremark Bromley we pride ourselves in getting our clients out and involved in the community as much as possible.

If you are in need of care and support within your home or just support to get out and about we can help.

Please call the Bromley team on 01689 825 305.
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07 Oct 2019

Check your Mental Health..

The Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex will be appearing in a three-minute promotional film to be shown on TV this evening to launch the Every Mind Matters website.

There is an overwhelming majority of people that feel ignored when it comes to their mental health, feeling unheard by family and friends. This can hinder them from seeking the help that they need to improve their mental health and well being.

There are many campaigns in process at the moment that are in place to help those with mental health issues and stop the stigma of Mental Health.

SOURCE: https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/why-attitudes-mental-health-matter
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01 Oct 2019

Welcome Bonus £150 - Care and Support Workers required

An Exciting opportunity has now arisen at Caremark Bromley for several Care Assistants to join our Domiciliary Care Team, to work out in the community to enable vulnerable adults to continue living at home.
Our Ethos is to be professional, hard working, committed , reliable and able to deliver the best care to our clients.
We are offering a welcome bonus of £150 after passing probation
Care Assistant -Principal Responsibilities
Your role would include helping clients with tasks such as:
• Help with washing & dressing
• Shopping & meal preparation
• Prompting with medication
• Support with daily routines
• Respite services
• Socialising and leisure activities
• Helping clients access the community
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Care Assistant -What we look for
It’s important to us that all Caremark Care Workers have the following qualities:
• Full training is provided, so no experience is required
• Self-motivated, well-organised & reliable
• Caring and sensitive
• Flexible
• Committed to maintaining our high standards of care
• Good communicator
• Drivers are preferred but not compulsory
Benefits:
• Mileage Contribution
• Bus Fare Contribution
• Paid Training
• Free Uniform
• Flexible Working Hours
Previous experience as a care assistant is desirable but not essential as we provide full training and support throughout your employment.
Appointment to the position will be subject to a successful DBS Check
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01 Oct 2019

The Curly Hair Project - Suppoting those with Autism

Great event being held at the Azelia Hall in Beckenham this Friday 4th October.
Supporting those with Autism and understanding how this affects their everyday life.

Caremark Bromley have support staff trained in Autism ready to assist anyone with daily support to actively participate in the community and live independently.

For more information on the service we provide please call the team on 01689 825305.
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26 Sep 2019

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme..

We are hoping to get these out to our clients with hidden disabilities soon.

About the Hidden Disability Sunflower lanyard scheme:

The scheme was developed by designers, Tabbers Limited, alongside the OCS Group UK, who provide support services to UK airports. It was first launched in 2016 at Gatwick Airport, in which more than 10,000 lanyards have been collected to date.

Now in 2019, it is being successfully introduced to several major UK airports, supermarkets, railway stations and sports venues.

Sainsbury’s has been the first supermarket to trial the scheme with 40 stores. Tesco is also trialling the scheme in 15 Hertfordshire stores.

In addition, they are beginning to be recognised at international airports, cinemas, shopping centres and several NHS Trusts.
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25 Sep 2019

Boosting the Happiness of Children with care and support needs..

Caremark Bromley deliver care for children with complex care needs such as autism, ADHA, medication requirements and mobility issues.

Their happiness and wellbeing is our priority they want the same as any other child, good relationships with friends and family and to have fun...
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23 Sep 2019

International Week of Happiness at Work...

Caremark Bromley strive for happiness within their team of Carers, Co-Ordinator's, Field Supervisors and all that are playing a part in the care and support of our clients.

International Week of Happiness at Work:

Everybody wants to be happy. Also at work. We spend a lot of time at work after all. Plus, when we are happy at work, we are likely to also be happier in the rest of our life. We believe that Happiness at Work should be on the list of top-priorities of all organizations, big and small, national and international. That’s why we declared the last week of September, in 2019 23 – 27, the international Week of Happiness at Work.

SOURCE: https://internationalweekofhappinessatwork.com/
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19 Sep 2019

Dementia Firends

We were joined today by a representative from the Bromley Dementia Action Alliance making over 20 of our carers and office staff Dementia friends! Caremark Bromley are working in partnership to make the Bromley a Dementia Friendly community. We will be wearing our badges with pride!
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19 Sep 2019

Caremark Bromley rated GOOD after recent CQC report!

Thanks to their passion for delivering high quality care and making a difference to their local community's well-being, the team at Caremark Bromley have been rated GOOD following a recent Care Quality Commission inspection. Congratulations to them!
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18 Sep 2019

Generic Disorder Fundraising with Jeans for Jeans day

Not to late to arrange a fund raiser for this great cause. Jeans for Jeans day is a fundraising event for those with generic disorders caused by one or more abnormalities. A common generic disorder is Down syndrome.

Here at Caremark Bromley we have fully trained staff in all area of these disabilities and we can support vulnerable adults and children.

We offer a broad range of services such as personal care, respite care, live in care, companionship and complex medication needs.

If you would like more information please call the Caremark Bromley Team on 01689 825 305.
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17 Sep 2019

Silver Sunday celebration of Elderly people in the community

Caremark Bromley to host Silver Sunday event for older people

On Monday 7th October Caremark Bromley will host an Art Session for Elderly people and those with learning difficulties at the Saxon Day Centre. The event is part of a national day to overcome loneliness amongst older people that is held on the first Sunday in October.
Hundreds of organisations across the UK will come together to host free and low-cost events and activities on the same day.
With less than a month to go, our clients are invited to register for our event to try something new, meet new people and be part of the celebrations taking place across the country.
The day aims to combat loneliness by providing a packed schedule of free events for older people to try something new and meet new people. Whilst loneliness can strike at any age, older people are at greater risk. According to Age UK, more than a million older people say they go for over a month without speaking to a friend, neighbour or family member.
Silver Sunday is organised by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation, a charity that works to reduce loneliness and isolation amongst older people. For one day every year, Silver Sunday provides older people an opportunity to get out of the house, try new things and meet new people as well as to find out about local services that are available throughout the year.
Silver Sunday Founder, Lady Christabel Flight said: “Some people don’t like to admit they’re feeling lonely and Silver Sunday is a positive way to do something about it by meeting new people. You’re never too old to try something new and Silver Sunday is the perfect opportunity.”
Find out more about events and activities taking place across the country at silversunday.org.uk.
For more information please contact Laura Merryweather. Post-event photos and quotes will be available after the event.


Notes: Silver Sunday was launched in Westminster in 2012 by The Sir Simon Milton Foundation and Lady Christabel Flight, Westminster City Council’s Older People’s Champion. The project was set up to combat the loneliness experienced by older residents in the city of Westminster and to encourage community interaction through an annual day of events.
In 2013 it went national following interest from local councils, community organisations and businesses and now takes place on the first Sunday of every year. Silver Sunday 2019 is on 6th October and is set to be even bigger and better with events happening across the UK.
Last year Silver Sunday saw 1,000 events taking place reaching around 50,000 older people.
For more details on listings taking place across the country please visit silversunday.org.uk.

About the Sir Simon Milton Foundation
The Sir Simon Milton Foundation works to provide young people with jobs and training, and ensure that older residents are looked after and involved in a community that value their contribution.
For more information on the Sir Simon Milton Foundation visit sirsimonmiltonfoundation.com

About Caremark Bromley
https://www.caremark.co.uk/locations/bromley
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16 Sep 2019

Congratulations to the Chilsehurst Team!

Here at Caremark Bromley our Co-ordinators and Field Care Supervisors work together to provide our clients with the support they need from our carers. Today we celebrate the achievements of the Chislehurst team meeting there targets and rewarding their ongoing hard work and dedication.
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12 Sep 2019

Do you know your numbers when it comes to a healthy Blood Pressure!

Know Your Numbers Week 9th September -15th September 2019

if you have any concerns or would just like to get your Blood pressure measured see below where you can go for a check up...

Your 5 closest Blood Pressure UK Pressure Stations :

1. London Borough of Bromley, Outside Smiths/Post Office, High Street, Orpington, BR6 0JU
Location Map: click here
Distance: 1.1 Miles: (1.8 Km)
Opening Hours:
Tuesday 10th September, 09.30 - 16.00

2. R W Stevens, 379 Footscray Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 2DR
Location Map: click here
Distance: 3.5 Miles: (5.7 Km)
Opening Hours:
Monday 9th September, Normal opening hours
Tuesday 10th September, Normal opening hours
Wednesday 11th September, Normal opening hours
Thursday 12th September, Normal opening hours
Friday 13th September, Normal opening hours
Saturday 14th September, Normal opening hours

3. London Borough of Bromley, Civic Centre Canteen, London Borough of Bromley, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH
Location Map: click here
Distance: 3.7 Miles: (5.9 Km)
Opening Hours:
Monday 9th September, 10.30 - 14.30

4. Age UK Bromley & Greenwich, Age UK Bromley & Greenwich, Community House, South Street, Bromley, BR1 1RH
Location Map: click here
Distance: 3.9 Miles: (6.3 Km)
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 11th September, 11.00 - 14.00

5. London Borough of Bromley, Bromley Central Library, High Street, Bromley, BR1 1EX
Location Map: click here
Distance: 3.9 Miles: (6.3 Km)
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 11th September, 11.00 - 14.00
For more information go to http://www.bloodpressureuk.org/microsites/kyn/Home

SOURCE:Blood Pressure UK
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10 Sep 2019

Farnborough Fair 2019

Thank you to all of those that took the time to chat with us on Saturday at the Farnborough Fair! the weather held out for most of the day and it was great to see all the stall holders there helping to raise funds for the Farnborough Society and Demelza.

At Caremark Bromley we love to get involved in community events and promote our services.
We offer senior home care so people can enjoy their own home comforts for as long as it is manageable.
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09 Sep 2019

Celebrating one year of Enablement....

John Hill became a Client of Caremark Bromley 5 years ago with a package of care to assist him with his daily needs. Nic became his morning carer and carried on supported him daily with his personal care needs. After John’s family realised that he needed more support Nic became his enabler/personal assistant in August last year making this a one year celebration of her care giving!
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05 Sep 2019

Another sucessful traning session....

The feedback we have had from our new recruits in regards to our Induction training has been amazing...

"Training was interactive, fun, informative and interesting"

"Shannon was really good with giving the information needed and I really appreciate it, I have learned to work with a team, gained support and experienced different learning and thinking methods"

"I have never done this kind of work before, everything was new to me but I feel the training was amazing and done clearly. I feel confident in what I am going to do"

Caremark Bromley train all our staff using interactive methods to make you feel confident to work out in the field. Using real life scenarios and role play we explore the day to day experiences you will be dealing with when working as a care assistant.

If you would like some more information please contact our recruitment team on 01689 825 305.

Meet our New Recruits!!!
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05 Sep 2019

Carer of the Month

Each month we award one of our outstanding Carers with the Carer of the Month Award. The award is given for commitment, dedication and passion for care....
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04 Sep 2019

Professional Care Workers Day Wednesday 4th September 2019!

Professional Care Workers Day Wednesday 4th September 2019!
This is a day to celebrate amazing care work that we witness and deliver everyday. We want to invite everybody to celebrate with us.
If you are a care worker be proud and feel the part of the community.
Let's all join in and come together in uniting professional care workers and celebrating care delivery.
Help us spread the word and make the day really special.
Thank you to all our carers for their ongoing hard work and support!!
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03 Sep 2019

Begin your Career in Care with Caremark Bromley!

We have an exciting position available for a Care Assistant to join the team here at Caremark Bromley.
Working as a Care Assistant and enabling clients to live independently at home is so rewarding and every day is different.
With the training and ongoing support from our recruitment team no experience is required....
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02 Sep 2019

Supporting those with Alzheimer's throughout September..

September 2019 will mark the 8th World Alzheimer's Month. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life.
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02 Sep 2019

Sunflowers Gardening for well being!

Earlier in the year we held a planting session for the National growing for well being week and invited our clients to plant Sunflowers. It was a great morning enjoyed by all and proved that will a little help and support our clients are able to enjoy activities as much as when they were more able.....
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28 Aug 2019

Bank Holiday Fun at Caremark Family Funday

We survived the heat this weekend and had a great time at the first ever Caremark Bromley Family Fun Day....
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23 Aug 2019

Caremark Family Fun day

Don't forget our Caremark Family Funday this Sunday 25th August!

Free event for all the family.....
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06 Aug 2019

Empowering the Young Special Needs Community!

Asperger’s Syndrome is highly misunderstood, here at Caremark Bromley we are developing the skills and understanding of our support workers to enable them to support those with these complex needs. With personalised care plans developed for each client we are able to help these children who struggle with social interaction. Whether this be taking them out to community events, assisting with drop offs and pick ups to school or within their family setting.....
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05 Aug 2019

Breakfast the most improtant meal of the day!!

Personalised care plans are created to make sure that you are supported in all daily tasks. This can include a daily morning call for assistance with preparing a nutritional breakfast meal. Regularly skipping breakfast linked to increased risk of heart disease and stroke!
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23 Jul 2019

Beat the Heat!!

With temperatures expected to hit 37C in South East England, which would smash the current July record please read the attached information on how to Beat the Heat!

Please keep hydrated in this warm weather and make sure your clients are having enough fluids throughout the day.
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22 Jul 2019

We are Hiring!!!

Caremark Bromley are looking for support workers to work with vulnerable children with complex care needs in the community.

We offer full training and ongoing support to enable you to provide the best quality care and develop your skills....
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18 Jul 2019

Meet The New Recruits!!

Second day of their induction meet our new recruits! They are very enthusiastic and passionate. They are ready to embark on their new journey with Caremark in providing good quality care in the community.

If you are interested in a position with Caremark please call our recruitment team on 01689 825 305 WE ARE HIRING !!
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11 Jul 2019

World Youth Skills Day 15th July 2019

To celebrate World Youth Skills day we are attending Bromley Library this Friday for a job fair working with the Bromley Education Business Partnership. We will be meeting with roughly 120 young people to share with them our Live Vacancies. We presently have vacancies for Care Assistants, Support workers and Live in Carers....
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10 Jul 2019

Gardening with Dementia

With our personalised live in care plans we can support anyone that needs 24 hour care 7 days a week. Like our client Mrs D, she has been with her live in Carer for 7 months in which time they have developed a real friendship. Mrs D suffers with Dementia, she likes companionship and to feel that someone is always with her....
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08 Jul 2019

Anxiety

ANXIETY something we hear more and more about in society. The effect of anxiety can be mild or severe.
Having extra support at times when you feel anxious can be really important, whether this support to go out or just someone to talk to.
Caremark Bromley provide hourly visit to support those who have anxiety helping them to relax and provide the comfort, care and reassurance they need to enable independence.
Asking for help can be the first steps to beating anxiety if you would like some more information on how we can help please call 01689 825305.
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05 Jul 2019

Community Day Browns School Chelsfield

Today we made slime and played games with the pupils and families of Browns School in Orpington.

Browns is a specialist school in Chelsfield, each year on Community day they take the pupils out around Chelsfield village helping the locals with painting, decorating and washing cars. Then its all back to the school for a BBQ, Bouncy castles and fun.

We were there to speak with the families about how we can help support them with their child's complex needs. With our highly trained support workers we are able to offer personalised care plans for each families specific needs.

It was such a wonderful day!!
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04 Jul 2019

Supporting Children with Special Needs to reach their maximum potetial

We visited Browns School today in Chelsfield today to join in with the fun of the sports day. Browns is a specialist School supporting children who are not suited to mainstream schooling. It was wonderful to see all the children included and how much fun they had. We treated them to well deserved refreshments.

We spoke to the families to understand more the personalised care they are looking for outside of school hours and how we can help them, whether this be a companionship service, respite care or supporting with socialisation in the community.
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03 Jul 2019

AUTISM AWARENESS SESSION - CHANGE THE BEHAVIOUR NOT THE CHILD

Caremark Bromley provide care and support to those on the Autism Spectrum, we are always improving, identifying and understanding the challenges that autism brings. We build our care and support service around children and young people’s needs, giving
you the opportunity to create a customised care plan to support you where necessary. From 1 hour visits to live-in care, we are available 24 hours, 365 days a year....
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02 Jul 2019

We are Hiring!!!!

Caremark Bromley are looking for anyone with a passion for Care. We provide full training and support and can offer flexible working hours.

Working with Caremark is your first steps to a career in the Health Sector.........
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27 Jun 2019

Celebrating our Employees

This week we celebrated the achievements of our Care Coordinators and Field Care supervisors who have been meeting their targets and continuing to improve the standards of care we provide. Working with Caremark is a path to progression in the Care Sector, we continue to look for new recruits that have a real passion for care and making a difference in the community. If you are looking to start a career in Care we may have the right role for you whether this be Care Assistant, Support Worker or Live in Carer working with vulnerable adults and Children....
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20 Jun 2019

Enabling participation in social events our latest Sunflower Planting!

Many of our clients are no longer able to enjoy participating in social events as they used to. Getting out and about and socialising can be a great way to improve your mental wellbeing. Our Sunflower Session this morning was a great success....
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18 Jun 2019

Sensory Therapy improving daily functions for Children with Autism

We have been developing our skills and knowledge and applying this with the support we offer to children on the autistic spectrum. We have lots of new resources to help with sensory activities.......
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17 Jun 2019

Sunflower Planting 20th June

Our Sunflower packs are made and ready to distribute to our clients at this weeks gardening session at the Saxon Day Centre in Orpington. We will be there from 11am Thursday morning to support the National Growing for Wellbeing week.
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11 Jun 2019

Caremark Caring for Children with Complex Needs, Support after diagnosis

If your child has been diagnosed with an illness, disability or sensory impairment and needs a lot of additional support on a daily basis, they're described as having "complex needs". A child might have complex needs from birth, or after an illness or injury.
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07 Jun 2019

Sunflower Competition

Caremark Bromley are supporting the National Growing for wellbeing week with a activity organised for all our clients and staff.....
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04 Jun 2019

Caremark Bromley Supporting Children with complex needs

We provide a full daily 24 hour support to children, assisting them to live their life daily, but have also provided shorter respite care for parents after school, weekends and waking nights where required. We support children to go to school, who struggle to get on the bus to leave the house, and supporting children to clubs and activities.
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03 Jun 2019

Diabetes Week 10th -16th June 2019

As we are now in June Diabetes week is fast approaching to help tackle the stigma that many people with diabetes feel....
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16 May 2019

Local Care Provider Gets The Community Dancing For Dementia UK

More news and pictures from our recent event at the Betha James Day Centre, copy and paste link for more information.

http://thecareruk.com/local-care-provider-gets-the-community-dancing-for-dementia-uk/
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02 May 2019

Time for a Cuppa!

Yesterday we raised £211.60 for Dementia UK....
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29 Apr 2019

Dementia UK

Caremark Bromley are teaming up with the Bertha James day centre this week for a morning of tean and cake to raise awareness for Dementia UK.
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24 Apr 2019

Live in Carers celebrate Easter with their clients...

We sent our Easter Bunnies out over the weekend to deliver eggs and treats to our Live in Carers and their clients. Providing 24 hour care to our clients can be challenging and takes dedication.
Often unable to attend the office we make sure we regularly visit them and make sure all is running smoothly.
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23 Apr 2019

Local Community and History Month

Now the Easter break is over we are fast approaching May which brings the month of Local Community and History Month...
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18 Apr 2019

Happy Easter

This week we have had our Team Meetings, Thank you to all those that attended.

We very much enjoy hearing all your feedback and providing information on all the updated Caremark Information.
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16 Apr 2019

Caremark Arts and Crafts Morning

We planned and funded an Easter arts and crafts morning at Astley Day Centre for local elderly and vulnerable people on Monday 1st April.

Source: www.careruk.com
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15 Apr 2019

The Maypole Project Easter Fayre

We joined The Maypole Project at their Easter Fayre and Egg Hunt on Saturday and helped them raise money with our raffle stall.
They provide a lifeline of support for children with complex and life threatening illnesses and their whole family.

At Caremark, we also provide care and support to children with complex needs.
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08 Apr 2019

Caremark Care Services

At Caremark we provide a variety of care services. These include: live-in care/ 24 hour care, children services/ support for children, domestic services, complex care and elderly care. Our support is tailored to meet individual needs and flexibility is built into our working systems. Whether you require complex care 24 hours a day or would sometimes like companionship and support, Caremark can help.

For further information please contact bromley@caremark.co.uk or call 01689825305
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03 Apr 2019

The Caremark Easter Bunny

The Caremark Easter Bunny has arrived early today delivering eggs to all the office staff and carers to thank them for their ongoing hard work.
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01 Apr 2019

Astley Arts and Crafts

We spent the morning at Astley Day centre in Bromley today creating Easter arts and crafts.
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29 Mar 2019

National Autism Week

1st -7th April National Autism Week
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27 Mar 2019

#Everydayisdifferent

We are in a recruitment crisis in the social care sector!

The Department of Health and Social care have launched the Everyday is different Campaign......
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26 Mar 2019

Purple Day!

It's National Epilepsy Awareness Day (aka, Purple Day)!

With your help, more children can live seizure-free lives.
If you want to get involved this Purple Day visit the link below to find out more!
https://www.youngepilepsy.org.uk/news-and-events/news/purple-day-tuesday-26-march.html
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21 Mar 2019

Februarys Carer of the Month.....

Each month we celebrate the hard work, persistence, quality of care and positive feedback of our carers.

Congratulations on receiving this award and enjoy a well deserved treat with your voucher!
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11 Mar 2019

World Glaucoma Week 10th -16th March

World Glaucoma Week 10th -16th March, Find out more about this from our article below.....

SOURCE: © 2019 World Glaucoma Week
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05 Mar 2019

Pancake Day

Happy Pancake day everyone!!
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01 Mar 2019

Lewisham College Apprenticeship and Careers Fair

Caremark Bromley will be attending the Job fair on Monday 4th March from 10am - 2pm

Come and have a chat with us about our vacancies, we may have the right position for you.
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26 Feb 2019

Caremark Open Day

Great success at this months Open day at Caremark Bromley!
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12 Feb 2019

Every Day is Different!

Today marks the launch of the Department of Health and Social Care's Every day is Different Campaign.
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05 Feb 2019

Children's Mental Health Week Feb 4th - 10th

This week we raise awareness for Children's Mental Health week.
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04 Feb 2019

Raffle Winner!

Well Done Maureen from Green Street Green winner of our recent Raffle Draw!

Thank you to all those that entered.

Enjoy your Chocolate!!
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01 Feb 2019

Enabling Clients

We were out in the community this week promoting our vacancies and services at the Walnuts Shopping Centre. Thank you to all those that took the time to come and chat with us we welcome you all to attend our Open Day on the 15th February.

We had a surprise visit from one of our clients who was out and about with his carer for the day. It was great to speak to them and see first hand how the support and enablement of the carers has such a positive impact on our clients lives.
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14 Jan 2019

Caremark Open Day 15th Feburary

Caremark Bromley Open Day Friday 15th February, Come along and find out about starting your Career in Care!
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02 Jan 2019

Dry January

Dry January is the annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for the month of January. It is run by the charity Alcohol Change UK.

The rules:

1. No alcohol from when you wake up on New Year's Day until 1 February.
... And that's all!

We don't sell Golden Tickets to give you a day off. If you decide to have a drink, that's totally up to you. A drier January is still something to be proud of, and your body will thank you!

But if you can make it through the month alcohol-free, you'll get bigger benefits. The biggest benefit of all is that you'll see you don't need alcohol to have fun, go out, stay in, relax or do anything else you might associate with drinking. And knowing that will help you take control of your drinking year-round.
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13 Dec 2018

Christmas Jumper Day, Save the children Charity!

By choosing to donate to Save the Children you join us as we stand side by side with children in the toughest places to be a child. We do whatever it takes to make sure children survive, get protection when they’re in danger, and have the chance to learn.
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12 Dec 2018

The Starbucks that's run completely by senior citizens

You won't find a single young barista in this café in Mexico City. That’s because every employee is aged 50 or older.
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05 Dec 2018

Keeping warm tips for the Elderly

With winter heading our way it is time to prepare to stay safe and warm during those cold Canadian months.
As the air cools it is seniors that are most at risk for injuries and illness. However, by implementing a few safe practices, this winter season doesn’t need to leave you feeling frosty.
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23 Nov 2018

What Do You See When You Look At Me?

This incredibly moving video should make you think hard about the way many stigmatise older generations, and should inspire us all to be better neighbours, friends and family members.
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22 Nov 2018

Light up Orpington

Last week we visited Orpington high street during the Light up Orpington event to talk to all of the local community and get everyone involved in our free guessing game.
Thank you to all the people who came over to talk to us, we met a great bunch of people.
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21 Nov 2018

How to Live a healthier lifestyle.

Living a healthy lifestyle doesn't just mean to eat well. Being healthy includes all aspects such as physical and mental wellbeing too. It's important to exercise your muscles and your brain! alongside eating well. In this article we will list 5 ways to do just that!
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21 Nov 2018

How to Identify and Help Seniors Who Feel Lonely During the Holidays.

Santa, carols, parties, and presents underneath the tree. For many people, thoughts of these and other seasonal staples elicit feelings of anticipation, joy, and happiness. Unfortunately, not all people experience these emotions at Christmas time. Seniors, in particular, often struggle with grief, sadness, loneliness, isolation and depression. However, there are some things caregivers can do to support aging loved ones suffering from the holiday blues. Here's a closer look at the problem, along with how caregivers can help.
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14 Nov 2018

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is on 14 November every year. It's a day when millions of people around the world come together to raise awareness of diabetes.
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06 Nov 2018

Survey looks at common cancer myths - From behind the headlines, NHS.

"Social media blamed for spread of cancer myths," is the headline in The Times. This was based on new research into what people in the UK believe about the causes of cancer.
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05 Nov 2018

Poppy Appeal donation!

We have proudly donated to Penge partners poppy appeal so they can continue decorating areas of Bromley in large poppy decorations in order to promote remembrance and hope in the community. The poppies have a significant amount of importance as they remember past sacrifices but ultimately represents hope in times of chaos.
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05 Nov 2018

Movember men's health awareness month 2018

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent.
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02 Nov 2018

International Stress Awareness Week 2018

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where your to-do list seems endless, deadlines are fast approaching and you find yourself saying ‘Eek! I feel stressed!’? But what is stress really, and how does it affect us?
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31 Oct 2018

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month!

November has been designated National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. It is a time to spread awareness about this non-degradative disease that affects nearly two million people today.
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29 Oct 2018

World Psoriasis Day!

Monday, 29th October marks World Psoriasis Day; an occasion which aims to raise awareness of a condition which affects an estimated 125 million people worldwide.This includes 1.8 million people in the UK. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red, flaky patches of skin covered with silvery scales - particularly on the elbows, knees, lower-back and scalp.
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25 Oct 2018

Autistic children are being unfairly excluded from mainstream schools.

Schools are unable to adjust to the needs of autistic individuals, and instead of attempting to work with them and their families to make it work some schools are instead turning them away and even going as far as making the students leave.
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22 Oct 2018

Health and Social Care Convention

We recently attended Bromley youth music halls to visit students and inform them about domiciliary care and what's involved and the jobs and services that we have to offer here at Caremark.
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02 Oct 2018

Half of women will suffer Dementia, Parkinson's disease or a Stroke.

Caremark Bromley advise the society to be aware of this informative article of half of women today will suffer from dementia, Parkinson's disease or a stroke once in their life time.
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01 Oct 2018

MacMillian Coffee Morning

Caremark Bromley had a successful day raising money for cancer along with the happy environment everyone welcoming came along to.
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01 Oct 2018

National Work Life Week

Caremark Bromley do our best to update our society with informative articles and in this case, national work life is being shared.
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17 Sep 2018

Seven ways to boost your gut health.

Caremark (Bromley) have researched some good information to help increase the health of your gut.

Please read below to do this.
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07 Sep 2018

Macmillian Coffee Morning (11am-1pm)

Caremark Bromley are doing our best to give support to any company for a good cause.
This would help the public understand the charity we are supporting and our business in more detail.
This may then result in the public finding a new interest in this job industry.
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04 Sep 2018

How to prevent dementia from occuring.

Caremark have got information for our audience to prevent dementia from happening in themselves, a friend or a family member.
Please give this article a read as it would be very useful.
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29 Aug 2018

Sleep deprivation or excessive hours in bed increase risks.

Caremark (Bromley) are happy to share some information with our audience about how they could better their sleep pattern and continue a healthy lifestyle.
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28 Aug 2018

All alcohol consumption is not safe.

Here at Caremark (Bromley) we do our best to advise the public on how to better their wellbeing.
Alcohol is a big look out on how to increase your wellbeing due to this factor.
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22 Aug 2018

How to prevent cancer.

Here at Caremark Bromley, we do our best to advise our audience the best we can in terms of very important information to share forward.
We hope this article is very informative for you to take on board to maybe act on in the future to avoid these cases.
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21 Aug 2018

Low carb diets shorten your life

Carbohydrates are all about energy and are found in foods like fruits, vegetables, breads, pasta, and dairy products.
Your body uses these foods to make glucose, which is your body's main energy source.
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17 Aug 2018

How to get rid of a heartburn.

Caremark (Bromley), Do our best to help our audience take good care of themselves.
Please follow these steps if this news article applies to you or someone you know.
Look out for each other and avoid heart burn from occurring in yourself or your loved ones.
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20 Jul 2018

Caremark (Bromley) New Recruits.

Caremark (Bromley) have effectively trained lovely candidates.
They are now ready to be official Care and Support workers for their preferred location within the Bromley Borough.

We look forward to seeing their outcome in the future.
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10 Jul 2018

Training Activities.

At Caremark (Bromley), we do our very best to ensure our new carers get the best training to then implement it in the future when they attend clients needs without supervision.
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09 Jul 2018

New Carers Working For Caremark (Bromley)

Caremark (Bromley) have recently finished the training of our newest recruits to work in the Bromley borough of Bromley, Orpington, Mottingham and Chislehurst areas.

We look forward to hearing the great progress of their work from outside of the organisation.
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02 Jul 2018

New Apprentice.

Caremark (Bromley) have newly approved of a apprentice to join their company within the business admin sector.
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15 Jun 2018

Dementia Cupcake Day 2018

Thank you so much to everyone who attended and donated cupcakes and cash yesterday for the 2018 Dementia cupcake day!
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14 Jun 2018

Cupcake Day, Supporting Alzheimers

We will be selling cupcakes on Thursday 14th June outside International House, Cray Avenue just along from Nugents. Come along, show your support and have a tasty treat
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12 Jun 2018

How can I reduce my risk of Type 2 diabetes?

You've just found out that you're at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. But you don't have it yet. That's the really good news. It means that you now have the chance to make changes that can delay or prevent Type 2 diabetes.
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08 Jun 2018

Anxiety

Anxiety is a type of fear usually associated with the thought of a threat or something going wrong in the future, but can also arise from something happening right now.

Here at Caremark Bromley we offer support to clients suffering from Mental health. if you would like some guidance on what support we can offer please call us on 01689 825 305
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30 May 2018

Visiting your GP

Visits to the surgery are free, but you'll usually need to make an appointment. Before you make an appointment to see your GP, consider the alternatives. Your local pharmacist may be able to give you the help you need, so you won't have to spend time waiting for an appointment. Pharmacists are highly trained health professionals, and may offer a wider range of health services than you might think.
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22 May 2018

Facts for the media

Here at Caremark Bromley we offer support to clients suffering from Dementia. if you would like some guidance on what support we can offer please call us on 01689 825 305
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18 May 2018

Caremark Carers Appreciation Day 2018

Here at Caremark Bromley we value our staff and all the hard work put in on a daily basis as a result we wanted to thank all of our wonderful staff here at Caremark Bromley by celebrating their achievements and letting them know we appreciate them and all the work they do.
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14 May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Three in four Britons felt overwhelmed by stress, survey reveals
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19 Mar 2018

Sport relief

Sport relief is running from the 17th to the 23rd.
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16 Mar 2018

Caremark (Bromley) are recruiting carers

Caremark Bromley are looking for new carers to join the team.
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16 Mar 2018

Live in Care: Your Options

What Is Live-in Care?Live-in care is where a carer lives with you to help you with your care needs. Though it may not suit everyone, live in care is undoubtedly an alternative to residential care that is worth considering. Quite typically, your carer will live with you seven days a week, although variations are possible. You might, for example have a live-in carer during the week and stay with your family at the weekend. Often, live-in care will be a permanent arrangement; it is possible, though, to have live-in care for a short period of time; for example, while you are recovering from an operation.
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16 Mar 2018

Live in Care

Caremark offers a specialised care service for people who need care and support with day-to-day life but want to stay in their own home, rather than enter a care home. Caremark's live-in service enables you to remain in your own home, as independently as possible, while being fully supported by a live-in Care Worker.

Live-in care enables you to live in familiar surroundings with your own possessions and furniture, so that you have maximum flexibility, choice and control over your life. As long as you are able to provide a separate bedroom for your Care Worker, it's the perfect home care solution - and you may qualify for financial support from your local authority if this is available in your area.
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08 Mar 2018

International women's day

Happy international women's day!
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01 Sep 2017

World Alzheimer's Month

World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. World Alzheimer's Month was launched in 2012. World Alzheimer's Day is on 21 September each year.
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22 Aug 2017

Caremark Bromley's New Batch of Carers

Caremark (Bromley) has recently finished the training of our newest recruits to work in the Bromley, Orpington, Mottingham and Chislehurst areas.
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01 Aug 2017

Caremark (Bromley) Second Open Day 2017

Looking for Care Workers in:

• Orpington
• Bromley
• Chislehurst
• Mottingham
• Grove park
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20 Jul 2017

Caremark (Bromley) First Open Day of 2017

Looking for Care Workers in:

• Orpington
• Bromley
• Chislehurst
• Mottingham
• Grovepark
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20 Jul 2017

Caremark (Bromley) will be holding a Dementia Friends Session

On Tuesday, 25th of July 2017 at 11:00 am, Caremark (Bromley) will be holding a dementia friends session.
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14 Jul 2017

Caremark Bromley took part in Bromley's Job Fair for Young People

Bromley has been delivering the Borough an employment scheme to help people get into work. Bromley’s Youth Employment Scheme (YES) had their second annual Jobs Fair today, 14th July 2017 and it was open to young people living or studying in Bromley aged between 16 and 24 who are looking for work. They continue to provide support to local residents to find employment.
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07 Jul 2017

Newly Trained Care and Support Workers of Caremark Bromley

Caremark (Bromley) has recently finished the training of our newest recruits to work in the Bromley, Orpington, Mottingham and Chislehurst areas.
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23 Jun 2017

Holding Hands With A Loved One Reduces Pain and Stress

Both emotional and physical closeness to loved ones can reduce stress, a new study finds.
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16 Jun 2017

Heartfelt Ways to Make Father's Day Unforgettable

Whether we’re celebrating our dads, stepdads, brothers, sons or other father figures in our lives, these men need to hear what a difference their love makes.
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09 Jun 2017

Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.

Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications. Acute complications can include diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state or death. Serious long-term complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke, chronic kidney disease, foot ulcers and damage to the eyes.
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02 Jun 2017

Beat The Summer Heat

Beginning in June, summer is the warmest season in the UK due to the northern hemisphere being tilted towards the sun.
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23 May 2017

World Hunger Day 2017

On 28th of May 2017, join The Hunger Project in celebrating the World Hunger Day as they champion efforts to overcome these challenges with sustainable, gender-focused strategies that empower people to make significant progress in overcoming hunger.
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16 May 2017

Dementia Awareness

Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person’s daily functioning.
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09 May 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week

Its purpose is to raise awareness and educate the public about: mental illnesses, such as depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder; the realities of living with these conditions; and strategies for attaining mental health and wellness. It also aims to draw attention to suicide, which can be precipitated by some mental illnesses. Additionally, Mental Health Awareness Month strives to reduce the stigma (negative attitudes and misconceptions) that surrounds mental illnesses.
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05 May 2017

Clean Hands Saves Lives

Follow the six steps for effective hand washing and break the chain of infection.
Hand-hygiene is a key element in infection control and drying hands after washing is a very important part of the process. Not drying hands thoroughly after washing them could increase the spread of bacteria
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25 Apr 2017

Caremark (Bromley) Finishes Training of the Newest Care Workers

Caremark (Bromley) has recently finished the training of our newest recruits to work in the Bromley, Orpington, Mottingham and Chislehurst areas.
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13 Apr 2017

Lent Season Greetings from Caremark Bromley

Lent offers us all a very special opportunity to grow in our relationship with God and to deepen our commitment to a way of life, rooted in our baptism.
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30 Mar 2017

PERSONALISED 24-HOUR LIVE-IN CARE

Caremark (Bromley) offer a specialised home care service for people who require care and support with day-to-day life but would like to remain living in their own home.
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24 Mar 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

Comic Reliefs big event is happening today.
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17 Mar 2017

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2017

The Nutrition and Hydration Week mission is to ”create a global movement that will reinforce and focus, energy, activity and engagement on nutrition and hydration as a fundamental element of maintaining the health and well-being for our global community”.
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10 Mar 2017

Caremark (Bromley) supports Disabled Access Day

Disabled Access Day is returning for its third year in March 2017, and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever!
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03 Mar 2017

Time for a Cuppa with Dementia UK

Caremark Bromley act-tea-visits make Time for a Cuppa with Dementia UK
The cakes are baked and the kettle’s bubbling because it’s Time for a Cuppa at Caremark Bromley International House Cray Avenue Orpington BR5 3RS on Tuesday 7th of March2017
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01 Mar 2017

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

• Around 60% of people diagnosed with dementia, will have Alzheimer’s disease, it is the most common form of dementia in the over 65 age group.
• Although you can have Alzheimer’s disease under the age of 65 years old it is comparatively rare.
• Alzheimer’s Disease is a condition that gets progressively worse over time.
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24 Feb 2017

Dementia Risk Reduced By Eating 'Five-A-Day'

Dementia is estimated to affect around 47.5 million people worldwide, and this number is expected to more than triple by 2050. But according to new research, there is one simple thing older adults can do to help reduce their risk of dementia: eat their "five-a-day."
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10 Feb 2017

Random Acts of Kindness

Never underestimate the impact of a random act of kindness. Whether it’s just holding the door open for someone or helping to carry their luggage down the tube steps, acts of kindness are easy to perform and they can make such a difference.
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03 Feb 2017

Early Detection of Cancer

Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for successful treatment. There are two major components of early detection of cancer: Education to promote early diagnosis and Screening.
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27 Jan 2017

Anxiety And Depression Linked To Increased Cancer Death Risk

"Depression linked to higher chance of dying from cancer," The Independent reports. Analysis of English and Scottish data found a link between mental distress and cancer mortality, which remained even after other factors such as smoking were taken into account. However, you definitely should not assume this means lots of people with mental health problems will get cancer, or that mental distress causes cancer.
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20 Jan 2017

Love Your Liver

Steps to Love Your Liver
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12 Jan 2017

National Obesity Awareness Week

National Obesity Awareness Week: 9th-15th January 2017
How Can Overweight and Obesity Be Prevented?
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04 Jan 2017

Cold Weather Alert

Happy New Year everyone! Keep yourself safe and healthy this winter season. Cold weather can affect your health. The Met Office provides the weather forecasts for broadcasts on radio and TV, so listen in to these bulletins regularly to keep up to date with the weather. Severe weather warnings are also issued on the Met Office website, through the Met Office Twitter feed, or you can ring the Weather Desk on 0870 900 0100. 
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16 Dec 2016

Caremark (Bromley) Supporting Help for the Homeless

For many being ‘home for Christmas’ means family, friends, food and warmth. For hundreds of the homeless ‘home’ is likely to be described as cold, wet, lonely and unsafe. This is why Caremark (Bromley) have proudly teamed up with The Bromley Homeless Shelter to provide hot meals and safe shelter for those in need in the Local area not just for Christmas but on a continuing basis.
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23 Nov 2016

NHS cancer testing service 'at breaking point'

Tests for cancer diagnosis are under threat as labs struggle to cope with rising demand, a charity says.
Without more staff to meet the demand, long waits for test results could become the norm, says Cancer Research UK.
One in two of us will have cancer at some point, and getting it diagnosed early is vital.
The government says it is investing in cancer services, which includes having the right number and mix of staff
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22 Nov 2016

'Improving dementia' costs woman benefit

Thousands of people living with degenerative conditions - like dementia, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis (MS) - are losing part or all of their disability benefits after being reassessed. One woman, Wendy, rejects the assessors' insinuation that her Alzheimer's is getting better.
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17 Nov 2016

Fix Dementia Care Homecare

United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) makes the following comments in response to the Alzheimer’s Society’s report “Fix Dementia Care Homecare”, published today.
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07 Nov 2016

A very super supermoon is coming soon -

with moon coming closest it's been in 70 years
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03 Nov 2016

winter is coming

so follow these British gas tips to keep your home warm during the cold weather
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13 Oct 2016

Bone and Joint Action Week

bone and joint week 9th-16th of October 2016
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13 Oct 2016

World Sight Day

Stronger Together 13th October 2016
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12 Oct 2016

world Arthritis day

Today is World Arthritis Day get involved
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11 Oct 2016

International OCD Awareness Week

International OCD Awareness Week: October 9–15, 2016
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10 Oct 2016

job fair

job fair 08/10/16 in Lewisham
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06 Oct 2016

Mental Health Month

This year’s theme for Mental Health Month is Learn and Grow.
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04 Oct 2016

Breast cancer awareness

breast care awareness month
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03 Oct 2016

Back care Awareness week

3rd to the 7th of October back care awareness week
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26 Sep 2016

Rosemarie's shine walk for Cancer Research

Rosemarie walked 26 miles to raise funds for Cancer Research
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15 Sep 2016

Recruitment

Caremark recruitment and Affinity Sutton working together
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15 Sep 2016

Cancer Shine walk

Rosemarie is doing the shine walk for cancer!!!!
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15 Sep 2016

September Heatwave

Heatwave warning - Monday 12 - Thursday 15 September 2016
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15 Sep 2016

UKHCA

News from the UKHCA
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15 Sep 2016

Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Alzheimer's Awareness Month
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06 Jul 2016

Caremark (Bromley) will be at Bromley EBP jobs fair.

Caremark Bromley is happy to announce that we will be attending Bromley EBP jobs fair on the 8th July.
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22 Jun 2016

Caremark (Bromley) Chislehurst Fair stall.

Chislehurst Fair was a very entertaining and fun day for all that attended.
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13 Jun 2016

Caremark (Bromley) Train the trainer for safeguarding children certificates!

Congratulations to the Caremark office team on receiving their ‘train the trainer Certificates for Safeguarding Children’ !
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13 Jun 2016

Bed-blocking delays may continue 'up to five years'

Delays in releasing elderly patients from hospital could continue for up to five years, NHS England boss Simon Stevens has warned
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31 May 2016

Caremark (Bromley) Carer of the Month March 2016!

Congratulations on being the Carer of the Month for March 2016!
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26 May 2016

Homecare key to improving NHS discharge delays.

Over twice the number of older people than previously thought may be left waiting in hospital despite being ready for discharge, according to a National Audit Office (NAO) report today, 26 May 2016 .
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23 May 2016

Caremark (Bromley) will be at Chislehurst Fair!

COME ALONG AND JOIN THE CAREMARK TEAM AT THE CHISLEHUST FUN FAIR ON THE 11TH OF JUNE 2016!
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23 May 2016

Caremark (Bromley) can now provide services for those who require PEG Feeding

Caremark Bromley can now happily say that we can provide our service to those who require PEG Feeding, in the comfort of their own home.
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05 May 2016

Caremark (Bromley) Carer of the Month February 2016

Congratulations on being the Carer of the Month for February 2016!
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04 May 2016

Caremark (Bromley) PEG Feed training completion.

Big congratulations to our employees!
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27 Apr 2016

Caremark (Bromley) Carer of the Month January 2016

Here at Caremark Bromley we like to reward our Carers!
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20 Mar 2016

Caremark (Bromley) are hiring

Caremark (Bromley) are looking for people who are interested in becoming a carer.
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20 Mar 2016

Alzheimer's patients memories may be able to be retrieved

New research shows you may be able to reverse memory loss.
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13 Mar 2016

Gum disease linked to Dementia

Gum disease linked to a faster rate of decline in Dementia sufferers
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13 Mar 2016

Caremark (Bromley) supports Purple day

Caremark (Bromley) supports Purple day for epilepsy sufferers
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06 Mar 2016

Using computer can lessen risk of Dementia

Experts have found that using a computer as you age can reduce the risk of Dementia
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04 Mar 2016

Caremark (Bromley) finishes the training of our newest carers

Caremark (Bromley) have trained out newest carers
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26 Feb 2016

6 steps which could slash risk of Dementia

A new campaign has posted a list of 6 steps which could cut risk of Dementia by 60 percent
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18 Feb 2016

Hearing Aids could help in fight against Dementia

New research shows that hearing loss contributes to Dementia
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25 Jan 2016

New cause of Alzheimers discovered

A new toxin has been discovered which could causing devastating brain diseases.
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25 Nov 2015

New Dementia Research Institute

The Government are looking to open a new Dementia Research Institute
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05 Nov 2015

Spooky Halloween Party

Caremark Bromley hosted a Spooky Halloween party which welcomed all, service users and Carers to come along to the office and have a enjoyable evening.
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22 Oct 2015

Caremark (Bromley) Open Days!

We are holding two Open Days which give you a chance to become a Care and Support worker
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07 Oct 2015

Caremark (Bromley) support world Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day is on the 12th of October
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02 Oct 2015

Caremark (Bromley) supports World Hospice and Palliative Care day

This October is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
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23 Sep 2015

Arthritis drug could reverse impact Dementia has on memory

A drug that has been used to treat arthritis may help people beat Dementia
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10 Sep 2015

Caremark (Bromley) supports National Dementia Carers Day

National Dementia Carers day is on the 13th of September
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03 Sep 2015

Caremark (Bromley) recruiting at local shopping center

Caremark (Bromley) have set up a table at the local shopping center
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14 Aug 2015

Laser tests could aid in detecting Alzheimer's earlier

Scientists create technique that allows them to diagnose Alzheimers earlier.
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Care Worker jobs in Bromley

03 Aug 2015

Caremark (Bromley) finishes training newest Care Workers

Caremark (Bromley) finish the training of our newest Care Workers
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24 Jul 2015

New Care Workers join Caremark (Bromley) team

Caremark (Bromley) recently finished training their newest Care Workers
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Caremark Dementia Care

16 Jul 2015

Could Dementia be reversed?

Scientists have found a protein in the blood could become the new basis to reverse dementia
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08 Jul 2015

Caremark (Bromley) finished training our newest Care Workers

Caremark (Bromley) have completed the training for our newest Care Workers
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26 Jun 2015

Caremark (Bromley) are looking for Care Workers

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic people to become Home Care Assistants
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19 Jun 2015

Caremark (Bromley) are recruiting at Bromley Market

Caremark (Bromley) are looking for new recruits at Bromley Market today
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12 Jun 2015

Proteins in the blood may detect Dementia 10 years before symptoms show

Study shows that Dementia may be able to be detected a decade before symptoms start
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05 Jun 2015

Carers Week 2015

This week is all about raising awareness of the hard work unpaid carers do every day for their loved ones
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Care Assistant Jobs Bromley

29 May 2015

Newest Care Workers for Caremark (Bromley)

Caremark (Bromley) have finished training their latest group of Care Workers
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Bromely

22 May 2015

Caremark (Bromley) have recruited our newest Care Workers

Caremark (Bromley) have recruited out newest home care assistants
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Bromley May Fayre

06 May 2015

Caremark (Bromley) at the Petts Wood May Fayre

Caremark (Bromley) had a stall at the Petts Wood May Fayre
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01 May 2015

Caremark (Bromley) supports Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia Awareness is taking place this month
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22 Apr 2015

Drug could reverse Alzheimer's

A drug used for Diabetes patients could reverse the effects of Alzheimer's
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Care Workers Bromley

13 Apr 2015

Caremark (Bromley)'s New Care Workers

Our new recruit have finished their training to become care workers
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Brain pacemaker Dementia

08 Apr 2015

Brain 'Pacemaker' could be the answer for people with dementia

Dementia could one day be treated with a Brain Pacemaker
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Milk Dementia Alzheimers Link

26 Mar 2015

Drinking milk may protect you from Dementia

A new study shows that drinking milk can protect you from Dementia and Alzheimer's
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Carer jobs Bromley

13 Mar 2015

Caremark (Bromley) are looking home care assistants at Bromley College

Caremark (Bromley) are looking for home care assistants
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Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal

03 Mar 2015

Caremark (Bromley) supports The Great Daffodil Appeal

This month is the Great Daffodil Appeal
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Caremark Bromley Home Care Jobs

26 Feb 2015

Newest Care Workers finish their training in Bromley

Twelve new Care and Support Workers have joined the team to provide excellent quality home care to residents of Bromley and the surrounding areas
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Caremarl Alzheimers and dementia care

17 Feb 2015

Researchers find molecule that can delay Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease could be slowed with molecule found inside the human body.
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12 Feb 2015

Caremark (Bromley) supports National Heart Month

February is National Heart Month, what are you doing to look after yours?
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Home Care Bromley

06 Feb 2015

Latest Caremark (Bromley) Care Workers pass their training

We have finished the training of our newest Care Workers
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23 Jan 2015

Caremark (Bromley) have finished training our newest carers

Our newest carers have completed their home care training
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22 Jan 2015

New app to be made to help dementia sufferers

A new app is being tested that helps those with memory problems and those in the early stages of dementia
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Hibernating animals dementia and alzheimers cure

15 Jan 2015

Hibernating Animals may hold the key to fighting Alzheimer's

A new study has shown that an protein used by hibernating animals may hold the key to fighting Alzheimer's.
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05 Jan 2015

How to tell if a lapse in memory could be a sign of dementia

New research has found whether a lapse in your memory could be an indicator of something serious or not
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24 Dec 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Caremark (Bromley)

Caremark (Bromley) wish you a happy time over the holiday period
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Home Care in Bromley

19 Dec 2014

Caremark (Bromley)'s Newest Recruits

Caremark (Bromley) have finished training our newest Home Care Assistants
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Dementia Tips

17 Dec 2014

5 ways to reduce the risk of dementia

While there is currently no cure for dementia, there are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to reduce the risk of developing it
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11 Dec 2014

Caremark (Bromley) are looking for new Care Workers

Caremark (Bromley) are recruiting for new home Care & Support Workers
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Age UK Crystal Palace Run

25 Nov 2014

Take part in the Age UK Crystal Palace 10k

Crystal Palace are having a 10k run to raise money for Age UK in March 2015
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Christmas Lunch Bromley

24 Nov 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports Christmas Community Lunch Bromley

Christmas Community Lunch Bromley needs volunteers
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Bromley College Care Jobs

14 Nov 2014

Caremark (Bromley) are recruiting at Bromley College

Caremark (Bromley) are recruiting at Bromley College
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Home Care Assistant Jobs in Bromley

13 Nov 2014

New carers for Caremark (Bromley) this week

Caremark (Bromley) have finished training our newest carers
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Carers Rights Day

11 Nov 2014

Caremark (Bromley) Supports Carers Rights Day

Caremark (Bromley) supports carers finding out their rights
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Dementia tests for middle aged

03 Nov 2014

Middle Aged to be given dementia tests

Middled aged people are to be given brain tests to disganose dementia as early as possible
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Home Carer Jobs Bromley

31 Oct 2014

Caremark (Bromley)'s newest carers finish their training

Caremark (Bromley) have finished the training of our newest Care and Support Workers
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Caremark Dementia Care

28 Oct 2014

People with dementia hide condition because they are ashamed

Thousands of people with dementia hide symptoms from loved ones and Doctors due to the shame of being affected by the disease
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24 Oct 2014

NHS plans to pay GPs for diagnosing dementia in a Patient

GPs are being offered £55 every time they diagnose a patient with Dementia.
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Bromley Training Course

23 Oct 2014

How do Caremark (Bromley) train their carers?

The latest group of Care & Support Workers at Caremark (Bromley) have finished their training course
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Caremark Bromley Cancer Care

21 Oct 2014

Caremark (Bromley) Supports Wear It Pink

Wear it Pink is an event where people try to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.
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National Arthritis Week

14 Oct 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports National Arthritis Week

National Arthritis week is raising awareness for Arthritis and also raising money for Arthritis research
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Caremark World Mental Health Day

08 Oct 2014

Caremark (Bromley) Support World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is on the 10th of October and is used to educate people about mental health
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26 Sep 2014

Caremark (Bromley) celebrates UK Older Peoples Day

Every October 1st Older Peoples Day is used to celebrate the contributions made by older people to our society.
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Home Care in Bromley

11 Sep 2014

Our newest home care recruits for Caremark (Bromley)

Our recruits have completed their training to become carers
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World Alzheimer's Day Caremark

29 Aug 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports World Alzheimer's Month

World Alzheimer's month is when organisations try to raise awareness of this disease the world over.
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22 Aug 2014

New recruits finish training at Caremark (Bromley)

Caremark (Bromley) have trained our newest recruits to become carers
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Home Care in Bromley

08 Aug 2014

Caremark (Bromley) are looking for Carers

Caremark (Bromley) are looking to recruit more Carers into our business
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28 Jul 2014

New team members at Caremark (Bromley)

In July, Caremark (Bromley) recruited more carers after completing their training
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Adult Safeguarding Course Caremark Bromley

09 Jul 2014

Adult Safeguarding Training Course at Caremark (Bromley)

Office staff yesterday completed their Adult Safeguarding training.
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Caremark home carers

04 Jul 2014

Caremark (Bromley)'s new recruits

Caremark (Bromley) have added new recruits to its care team
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30 Jun 2014

Open day at the Princess Royal University Hospital

Princess Royal University Hospital is having an open day on July 6th
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Caremark Contact the Elderly

26 Jun 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly work towards making it so elderly people stop feeling lonely and possibly create a friendships with their Sunday tea days
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Dementia Friends Logo

18 Jun 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends is being held the second Thursday of every month until the December 11th 2014
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12 Jun 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Month

Caremark (Bromley) fully supports Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Month
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05 Jun 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports Carers Awareness Week

Caremark (Bromley) fully supports Carers Awareness Week 9th to 15th June 2014
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Caremark Bromley Deaf Awareness Week

21 May 2014

Caremark (Bromley) supports Deaf Awareness Week

Caremark (Bromley) fully supports Deafness Awareness Week 19th to 25th May 2014, here are a few tips for communicating with a hearing-impaired person
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16 May 2014

Caremark (Bromley) Supports British Heart Week

Caremark (Bromley) fully supports British Heart Week 8th to 16th May 2014.
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Caremark Bromley Dementia Awareness Week

07 May 2014

Caremark (Bromley) Dementia Awareness Week

Caremark (Bromley) fully supports Dementia Awareness Week on Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th May 2014
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01 May 2014

New Recruits at Caremark (Bromley)

The April trainees have recently joined our team of carers
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18 Mar 2014

Down's Syndrome Awareness at Caremark (Bromley)

Caremark (Bromley) highlight the importance of National Downs Syndrome Awareness Week
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13 Mar 2014

New Recruits for Caremark (Bromley)

A new batch of care workers have joined the team
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25 Feb 2014

Caremark (Bromley) Carer of the Month - January 2014

Congratulations to Olabisi Jones to being chose as Carer of the Month
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24 Jan 2014

Dementia: The hidden voice of loneliness

The Alzheimer's Society is calling on commissioners to ensure appropriate support services are available, whilst urging people and organisations to play their part in helping ensure their communities are dementia friendly
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09 Jan 2014

Happy New Year to you all

As the new year renews all the happiness and good tidings, hope the joyful spirit keeps glowing in the your heart forever! Happy New Year!
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15 Oct 2013

New Recruits 2: October 2013

This a start of a exciting journey with Caremark (Bromley) and I want to especially welcome you all on-board
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15 Oct 2013

New Recruits: October 2013

A warm welcome to our new recruits
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15 Oct 2013

New Recruits 3: October 2013

congratulations and well done! you have done it!!!
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07 Aug 2013

new recruits

well done !
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22 Jul 2013

Caremark Bromley

please check out the AGE UK London Business Directory
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15 Jul 2013

new recruits

June 2013 new recruits
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12 Jul 2013

Adults with dementia

At Caremark Bromley all of our staff are specifically trained to recognize and understand that people with dementia need to be treated with the utmost dignity and respect
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25 Mar 2013

New Carers completed training with Caremark Bromley

Welcome to Caremark (Bromley) recent recruits…
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01 Nov 2012

Carer of the Month

Congratulations to Ursule Kipre
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14 May 2012

Adult learners week

Adult Learners’ Week is the UK’s largest annual festival of learning inspiring thousands of people each year to discover how learning can change their lives.
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30 Mar 2012

International IBS awareness month

April is international IBS awareness month. Caremark Bromley fully support this and would like to raise awareness to the disorder.
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30 Mar 2012

Caremark Bromley will be at Bromley market

Caremark Bromley will be having a fun filled day at the Bromley Market on Friday 30th March from 8:30am to 5:00pm.
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20 Mar 2012

Down Syndrome awareness week

Caremark Bromley fully supporting Down Syndrome week.
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21 Sep 2011

Caremark Bromley launches Habito

Caremark offering a specialist Live in Care service.
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01 Jan 1970

St Christopher fun Walk

1859 people attended out of 2383 preregistered, 568 people signed up on the day
Money Pledged: £165,000. A FANTASTIC result,
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