08 March 2019

Complex care: Offering choice

Having the power to make these kinds of small decisions plays a part in our everyday lives. However, what happens when the notion of choice becomes a  challenge in itself? 
06 March 2019

20,000 more care workers needed in Wales by 2030

Wales is facing a carer staffing crisis, needing thousands of more people to work in caring roles with adults and children by 2030 if it is to keep pace with the growing demand for care services and provide support for communities across the country.
22 February 2019

Newcross steps in and saves Torbay Airshow 2019!

Torbay Airshow will go ahead in June despite the council's financial crisis. Newcross Healthcare and other local and national businesses have stepped in to support the hugely popular event.
22 February 2019

It's Dress Down Friday and we're raising money for Samaritans!

This month, we will be fundraising for Samaritans, a charity put forward by our Edinburgh branch. One of our treasured colleagues, and dedicated Support Worker, Jeanette 'Janie'Brechin, sadly passed away in a fatal car accident earlier this year.
07 February 2019

How to promote dignity in care settings

What do we mean by the word 'dignity'? Dignity in care means the kind of care, in any setting, which supports and promotes, and does not undermine, a person's self- respect.

There are 8 factors related to dignity identified by the Social Care Institute for Excellence. Let's explore them...