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Home Care Preferred Barnet – Winning in 2022

February 25, 2022 5:20 pm

Domiciliary Care Provider, Home Care Preferred started the year in style with news of four awards in the first few months. The company is grateful to the award bodies for recognising the dedication and kindness of their entire team. “It means a great deal to our staff to receive these awards. It has been a challenging time in the care sector during the pandemic for the care profession and appreciation for our team is a great morale booster” commented the companies founder, Ken Waterhouse. Home Care Preferred has won awards most years since opening in 2012 and 2022 is no exception. As of February, for the year of 2022, the company achieved the following: Best Live in Care Provider 2022...

Home Care Preferred Barnet wins a second award in July – Best UK Care Agency 2021

July 16, 2021 6:23 am

Home Care Preferred has won a second award in the space of one month. Global Health & Pharma announced on 15th July 2021 that Home Care Preferred was awarded Best UK Care Agency 2021. As in previous years Global Health & Pharma has endeavoured to ensure that only the most deserving are recognised. All nominees were judged on their merits with assessment centred around an extensive evaluation of skills and services on offer. Global Health & Pharma’s merit driven approach has brought much commendation throughout its use and allows their team to identify those most dedicated to demonstrating expertise and an unwavering commitment to excellence within their field. Home Care Preferred would like to thank GHP for the award and...

Home Care Preferred Barnet is rated one of Top 20 home care providers in London for 2021

June 24, 2021 12:40 pm

Home Care Preferred Barnet is rated one of Top 20 home care providers in London for 2021. Home Care Preferred Barnet has won the award for being one of the Top 20 home care providers in London by for its 3rd consecutive year. The Top 20 home care providers in London received an award from the leading reviews site for home care is a reviews site, that lists all registered UK home care providers, which helps people search for the right home care provider. The Top 20 Home Care Awards are based on over 30,000 reviews by service users and family / friends of service users between 1 May 2019 and 30 April 2021. The award...

Home care workers want a COVID-19 jab – with around one third of England’s workforce already vaccinated – but providers face “frustrating” vaccine delays due to a postcode lottery, a care leader warns.

February 9, 2021 11:44 am

As of 2 February, 32 per cent of England’s home care workforce have received a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the UK Homecare Association’s (UKHCA) poll of 379 domiciliary care providers employing 27,210 care workers. ‘Clear evidence of a strong willingness’ Jane Townson, the chief executive of the UKHCA, wrote in a blog: “There is clear evidence of a strong willingness on the part of most home care workers to be vaccinated. This is a really encouraging start. “Given the numbers of staff involved and the extremely short period for these workers to obtain vaccination, it is to the immense credit of everyone concerned, including local government, central government, the NHS, GPs, primary care networks and employers that this has been...

Home Care Preferred Barnet Rated As Top 20 Recommended Home Care Providers in London 2020

July 14, 2020 10:48 am

Home Care Preferred Barnet has been awarded as one of the TOP 20 Recommended Home Care Providers in London 2020 for the 2nd consecutive year by is a leading UK Home Care review website with 9,645 Providers and more than 2.5 million visits per year. The award is mainly collated on client reviews which base their ratings on 6 key areas, namely, Overall Standard, Staff, Care / Support, Management, Treated with Dignity and Value for Money. We are glad to say that we have so far consistently met our clients expectations and we owe this achievement to our wonderful team of Support Assistants who have always taken their job responsibilities passionately in addition to maintaining a kind, friendly...

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How to Find the Best Live-in Care provider for your needs

June 16, 2020 3:34 pm

Seeing as how live-in care is the number one choice when it comes protecting your relatives form COVID-19, professionals are currently in high demand. Finding the best provider of live-in care services can be a daunting task, but don’t worry – we’ve got just the thing. This entire article is, in fact, dedicated to helping you find the expert that will best suit the needs of your loved ones. We’ve got both the question that you should be asking and the answers that you’re looking for right here. A Custom-tailored experience The first and most important question to ask your future live-in care provider is whether the service is fully customisable. Companies can offer a varying degree of customisation, depending...

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Should You Wear A Face Mask?

May 29, 2020 4:23 pm

NHS has advised that anyone with Covid-19 symptoms should be self-isolating (between 7 to 14 days or maybe longer depending on symptoms) and should not leave the house.  While some who are infected may only experience mild to moderate symptoms and would fall into the category to self-isolate, there may be others that are infected but show no signs of any symptoms. Such individuals may be termed as asymptomatic carriers of the virus. This means that they do not manifest any symptoms of the viral infection at all. As the virus can be transmitted via exhaled droplets, wearing a face mask for those who appear healthy or asymptomatic may reduce the transmission of the new coronavirus virus to other people. This will limit the viral...

What is a Pandemic?

April 14, 2020 1:35 pm

  A pandemic describes an infectious disease where we see significant and ongoing person-to-person spread in multiple countries around the world at the same time. The last time a pandemic occurred was in 2009 with swine flu, which experts think killed hundreds of thousands of people. The 2002-2003 outbreak of SARS, which is also a coronavirus, was contained enough to avoid that classification. Pandemics are more likely if a virus is brand new, able to infect people easily and can spread from person-to-person in an efficient and sustained way. The WHO (World Health Organisation) pandemic phases were developed in 1999 and revised in 2005. The phases are applicable to the entire world and provide a global framework to aid countries...