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.

Rebuilding muscle and physical strength post lockdown

Rebuilding muscle and physical strength post lockdown

We shared some tips and advice to help mentally prepare people that have been shielded or in a small bubble throughout lockdown in the below article. here we are sharing some advice regarding physical strength as lockdown restrictions ease. ‘Shielding at home’ involved staying indoors, not having visitors, and not taking part in usual activities outside the home. This has led to people being significantly less physically active….

Heart of Homecare UK awards – 2020 winner

Heart of Homecare UK awards – 2020 winner

This year we hosted the very first Heart of Homecare awards with our sister companies; The Good Care Group and Oxford Aunts….

Living with long-term health conditions

Living with long-term health conditions

We understand that individuals living with a long-term conditions will have their health and well-being affected….

The importance of Power of Attorney (PoA)

The importance of Power of Attorney (PoA)

When planning for the later years of life it is important that you put the right plans in place to protect your estate…

Keeping active is vital as we age

Keeping active is vital as we age

The importance of exercise is well researched. Keeping active and healthy is proven to have a positive impact…

10 top tips to fight fatigue this winter

10 top tips to fight fatigue this winter

1. Try eating smaller-portioned meals throughout the day

It’s not just what you eat that impacts your energy levels, but also when you eat. For instance, have you ever noticed how you feel sluggish after a big lunch or dinner? That’s because your body is using its energy to digest that big meal instead of powering the rest of your body. Start with a healthy, hearty breakfast to start your day right, and then try eating smaller-portioned meals throughout the rest of the day. This will keep your body fuelled regularly and may even help you lose weight.

2. Spice up your meal-times

Try creating a special theme day each week. Whether you join a Hello Fresh-style recipe order scheme or simply decide to make a new special dish every week, the effort will be worth it. From weekday lunch or dinner to weekend lazy brunch, It doesn’t have to be difficult, can include all the family and provides a welcome distraction.

3. Avoid processed foods – think fresh first!

While a Cornish pasty or cheeseburger and fries might be comforting while you’re eating it, its nutritional value can be extremely low. Processed foods, such as some packaged or canned foods, sweets, ready meals, and pre-cooked meats are typically full of preservatives, additives, sodium, trans-fats, and artificial ingredients that may slow you down. Check out these delicious, fresh recipes from our partners, WWF.

4. Fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables – remember your ‘five a day

The fresher your food is, the more nutrients it will contain. Enjoy eating the rainbow with delicious fresh fruit and vegetables locally in season and from around the globe. Fruit and vegetables are good sources of vitamins, minerals and fibre – essential nutrients that your body needs to work properly. Check out this recipe to give you a head start to the day ahead with quick and easy smoothies.

5. Go with the grain

Choosing whole-grain foods and complex carbohydrates ensures that your body gets the full benefits of the hull of the grain that adds fibre to your diet. For delicious grain-based recipes, check out our Future 50/Finer Diner Initiative focusing on the most sustainable ingredients, many of which are whole and ancient grains, readily available from supermarkets.

6. Lean and mean is best

Beware the unsaturated fats hidden in red meats. Leaner meats, like chicken, turkey, and fish, still provide quality protein but contain less saturated fat. Fish high in omega-3 fatty acids, like salmon and tuna, can add beneficial, heart-healthy fats.

7. Nuts and seeds

Nuts and seeds are some of the best foods to beat fatigue and fight hunger. Getting a variety of nuts and seeds in your diet can provide healthy nutrients and energy. Try almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, pecans, walnuts, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds. Perfect for a mid-afternoon snack.

Why not try chia seeds? An excellent source of prolonged energy thanks to carbohydrate content, healthy fats, and filling fibre. Two tablespoons of chia provide about 12 grams of carbs and a whopping 5 grams of omega-3s, which are heart-healthy and anti-inflammatory.

8. Avoid caffeinated drinks – water for the win!

While caffeine is OK in moderation, providing a short-term boost, it doesn’t provide the body with any energy. If you must have your fix, opt for black coffee or unsweetened tea. Alternative milk replacements are all the rage too, but check the pack for added sugars and fats.

Drinking water is essential for optimal functioning of the body. Keep hydrated and sip 2-3 litres of water throughout the day. This simple change can make a big difference, and you’ll feel better before you know it.

9. Vitamins and supplements

If you’re not getting everything you need from your food, you may want to consider taking a daily vitamin. Right now, as autumn turns into winter, and the sunshine starts to fade, a good Vitamin D supplement may work wonders. Make sure you talk to your doctor about any nutritional supplements you’re considering.

10. Try the ‘No Takeaway’ challenge

Remember that instant gratification versus the crash-and-burn feeling? You may find your takeaway is the culprit here. Instead, why not try a homemade takeaway – fresh ingredients, no nasties and lots of fun too?

Prestige Nursing & Care featured in the Manchester Evening News

Prestige Nursing & Care featured in the Manchester Evening News

Prestige Nursing & Care’s North Manchester branch was featured in the Manchester Evening News for their professionalism, quality service and dedication….