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.

Carer interview questions

Carer interview questions

When you apply for a position in the care services sector, you can expect to be asked a wide range of interview questions. Caring for older or vulnerable people is a big responsibility, so employers want to ensure you have the right skills and attributes.

We have put together some examples of carer interview questions to help you feel more prepared for your next social care interview. While we’ve included some typical responses that we would look for when hiring our own carers at Prestige Nursing & Care, you should always draw your answers from your own experience….

How is medication recorded by a home carer?

How is medication recorded by a home carer?

Since many older adults take one or more medications daily, it can be easy for a mix-up to happen. When it comes to older adults, medication management is especially important for improving their quality of life and preventing unpleasant side effects or overmedication.

A MAR chart is a tool that carers use to record the administration of medicine. By keeping accurate and up-to-date medication records, a MAR chart will help keep your loved ones safe….

How to get a job as a carer

How to get a job as a carer

Are you interested in starting a new career as a home carer? As the ageing population in the UK continues to grow, demand for new carers is only expected to rise. There is no better time to consider a rewarding career in the care sector!

From where to apply for carer jobs to guidance on the application process, here is everything you need to know on how to get a job as a carer in the UK….

The best clocks for people with dementia

The best clocks for people with dementia

Losing track of time is a common symptom of dementia. Not only can this be confusing and distressing for people with dementia, but it can also lead to problems such as forgotten meals, missed appointments or medication mismanagement.

Dementia-friendly clocks are a useful tool that can help people with dementia or memory loss keep track of time. These clocks and watches are user-friendly by design and include features like large, LED displays, easily visible fonts and voice-activated alarms. These features help people with dementia keep track of the time and date….

What is vascular dementia?

What is vascular dementia?

Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia. It is caused by damaged blood cells which reduce blood flow to the brain. According to Alzheimer’s UK, over 150,000 people are living with vascular dementia in the UK.

Here you can learn more about vascular dementia and how our specialist dementia care services can support people living with dementia and their families….

The 5 best panic alarms for the older generation

The 5 best panic alarms for the older generation

Panic alarms are the ideal solution for anyone with mobility or frailty concerns that wants to continue living safely and independently at home. These small, wearable alarm systems can call for help at the push of a button in case of injury, illness or falls.

If you are concerned about your safety or the safety of a loved one, here are 5 panic alarms for the older generation available in the UK that can bring much-needed peace of mind to your family….

Understanding the NHS continuing care checklist

Understanding the NHS continuing care checklist

If you have ongoing care needs due to a health condition or disability, you may be eligible for healthcare funding to help cover some or all of the costs of your care.

NHS Continuing Healthcare is a form of funding available to adults over the age of 18 that is arranged and funded solely by the NHS. But accessing this funding is a lengthy and sometimes complicated process that requires several assessment stages….