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Nurse or carer: which job is for me? | Prestige Nursing + Care

Want to get into healthcare but unsure where your future lies? Find everything you need to know about nursing and care careers at Prestige Nursing and Care.           Careers in the social care sector are both varied and rewarding. However, for those interested in health and social care careers, making sense of all the different options can [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:10+00:00April 28th, 2016|

What does a support worker do?

Ever wondered what it's like to be a support worker? Read our first-hand experiences and how to get involved in support work with Prestige Nursing + Care today.                                            Support workers are a vital part of providing vulnerable people with care, and are able to radically improve their quality of life.  Support workers assist individuals who [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:11+00:00March 23rd, 2016|

A day in the life of a carer

Social care has never been in more demand. Between 2005 and 2014 the population aged 85 and over – the group most likely to require care – increased by 30%. As people continue to live longer, demand for care is only going to increase. This comes at a time when government cuts in social care spending and strains on [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:11+00:00January 29th, 2016|

The hidden cost of dementia care

A new report from Alzheimer’s Research UK illustrates how the condition has a huge impact on not only those who have to undergo its debilitating effect, but also their friends, families and loved ones. There are an estimated 700,000 people in the UK who care for close friends or relatives that suffer from Alzheimer’s. The report – Dementia [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:30+00:00December 18th, 2015|

Caring at Christmas | Prestige Nursing + Care

There's never been a better time to get into care work than at Christmas. Find all you need to know about caring over the festive season with Prestige Nursing. In December 2014, research from Age UK showed that over 400,000 elderly people were worried about spending Christmas alone. It’s very concerning that some of the [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:30+00:00December 11th, 2015|

Caring for a child with a severe physical neurological and physical disabilities

Jack has an unknown, but severe, neurological condition. He requires round-the-clock care; his mother Vicky was recommended Prestige Nursing+Care (Doncaster) to provide care and support to Jack and his family. Read their story here. Jack has an unknown, but severe neurological condition. The eight-year-old has complex medical needs that include, Supra Nuclear Palsy, Balbar Palsy, [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:30+00:00November 26th, 2015|

The Autumn Statement and Social Care

The social care sector has been on the verge of financial catastrophe for months, and leaders in the sector have long been calling upon the government to provide it with more funding. But the latest spending review from the Chancellor, while offering a small reprieve, will ultimately provide little more than a sticking plaster. In the Chancellor’s [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:30+00:00November 26th, 2015|

How to help someone with dementia

Find out how you can help those diagnosed with dementia by pursuing a career with Prestige Nursing + Care. Nursing and care jobs available across the UK. Dementia presents a national challenge for an ageing population and a health and social care sector struck by massive funding shortages. Those with dementia can suffer from memory [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:30+00:00November 16th, 2015|

How to get into paediatric nursing

Looking for a career in paediatric nursing? Find out more about caring for children, and search for local vacancies with Prestige Nursing + Care. We are a leading provider of opportunities for people to work in the care industry with a large range of roles on offer, including jobs as a paediatric nurse. But what does the role [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:31+00:00October 7th, 2015|

Half hour care visits for the elderly

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) announced this week that carers should spend at least 30 minutes on home visits with their elderly patients. NICE recommended a series of additional measures to boost care quality, such as training carers to recognise health problems, and ensure people have the same care giver whenever possible. This [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:50+00:00September 29th, 2015|