The skills and attributes you need to be a good carer

The skills and attributes needed to be a good carer. Whether you’re looking for a good care provider or thinking of starting a career in care, it’s important to remember caring is all about people. As everyday humans, a carer needs to have a number of skills and attributes over and above those that canContinue reading “The skills and attributes you need to be a good carer”

Maintaining positivity for residents and homecare clients

Well-being first for staff, residents & clients. We’re delighted to kick off a new initiative to show the smiling faces of our staff behind their masks to help our residents and clients recognise their support and maintain positivity. Aptly named Birchwood Smiles, every team member will be wearing a lanyard around their neck, with aContinue reading “Maintaining positivity for residents and homecare clients”

An unprecedented year in the life of a care home

Reflections on an unprecedented year in the life of a care home Owner of Birchwood House and Care Services, Niral Patel, provides his personal reflections on the last 9 months of 2020 and how he continues to be optimistic in the run up to Christmas. As the daylight hours get shorter and the outside temperaturesContinue reading “An unprecedented year in the life of a care home”

Harvest Hoedown extravaganza

Birchwood House hosts Harvest Hoedown extravaganza Birchwood House enjoyed a socially-distanced harvest festival in its grounds on Wednesday 9th September, for all staff and residents. Sealed food was donated to benefit the local community. Birchwood House has been locked down since before the start of the pandemic to keep residents safe. The Hoedown was arrangedContinue reading “Harvest Hoedown extravaganza”

The difference between a care home and a retirement village

The difference between a care home and a retirement village As many enter the later stages of their life, they often need either extra care, help and support and want to be around those in a similar situation or position to them from an age and health perspective. There are a multitude of options whenContinue reading “The difference between a care home and a retirement village”

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