ABOUT US

Prestige Nursing & Care is a long-established, forward-thinking provider of community homecare that supports independent living across England and Scotland. Prestige was originally a family-run business with a commitment to providing care dating back to 1945. 

We are a long-established, forward-thinking provider of community homecare that supports independent living across England and Scotland. Prestige was originally a family-run business with a commitment to providing care dating back to 1945. We deliver high-quality, personalised private homecare services through over 30 branches in England and Scotland, supported by a Head Office team based in Epsom, Surrey. We provide over 30,000 hours of care and support a week to over 2,000 clients and their families through our local teams of highly qualified and vetted registered nurses, healthcare workers, and Care Co-Ordinator’s. Our home care services range from companionship visits to 24-hour live-in home nursing care across every age group, ability, and health condition. In our last client survey in March 2022, over 90% of respondents agreed that not only, would they recommend us to a friend, but that our service has also made a positive difference to their life. We are a CQC and Care Inspectorate regulated company and hold ISO2001:2009 certification for quality.

Care worker career progression

Care worker career progression

The home care industry is rapidly growing and demand for qualified carers is only expected to rise. Working in social care offers various opportunities for professional growth and career advancement, regardless of your starting role or current position.

Here we explore ways to advance your career in social care and discover the different senior job roles available. We also provide useful information on the necessary qualifications and training required to reach your desired position….

How to become a care worker

How to become a care worker

If you’re looking for an exciting and rewarding career where no two days on the job are the same, then care work might be your calling. Few careers offer such a meaningful opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of people that require a helping hand to live independently. 

There are many routes that you can explore if you’re looking to start a career as a care worker. Here we discuss everything you need to know about becoming a professional care worker in the UK, including the skills you’ll need and what duties you can expect.

6 tips for helping the elderly stay warm in winter

6 tips for helping the elderly stay warm in winter

Winter can be a challenging season for many older adults. Colder weather, icy roads and seasonal illnesses such as the flu present greater risks to our health as we age. As we get older, the body’s ability to regulate its own temperature is reduced, placing older adults at greater risk for cold-related health problems and illnesses.

With this in mind, we’re sharing some tips on how you can help your older family or friends stay safe and warm during the cold, winter months….

Client feedback

Client feedback

We are delighted with this client feedback received by our Shrewsbury Branch from the husband of a lady who we support in Shropshire. 

Mr H said that he and his wife were extremely happy with the care provided by their carer. The carer is attentive to her needs and engages her in activities and looking through old photo albums. He said the carer is never late and also never in a hurry to rush off at the end of the visit. He said they wouldn’t like to do without this wonderful carer. 

Face to face interview tips

Face to face interview tips

Are you currently looking for a job in the care sector where you would like to find out more about what kind of questions will be asked? Face to face interviews can be daunting, so we have compiled a list of tips and question types to prep you for your upcoming interview:…

Prevention of slips, trips and falls

Prevention of slips, trips and falls

It is important that we continue to keep an eye on and help others especially an older person when up and around. During winter months, it remains important that we stay safe on icy pavements to prevent slipping.

Below are some top tips from our Quality team on how to avoid slips trips and falls:…

How is Parkinson’s diagnosed?

How is Parkinson’s diagnosed?

Finding out if you have Parkinson’s disease can be a lengthy and emotionally distressing process. You likely have many questions running through your mind. How do I know if I have Parkinson’s? What will happen after my diagnosis? Will I have to change my life to accommodate the condition?…