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

September 9, 2022 7:32 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 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.

November 30, 2021 9:14 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...