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WHO International Day of Older Persons

WHO International Day of Older Persons On October 1st, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises the ‘International Day of Older Persons’. This important day has been recognised since its designation in 1990, with 2016 being its 26th anniversary. But what exactly is the International Day of Older Persons, and how might you want to recognise [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:01+00:00September 20th, 2016|

Patient First STAR Awards 2016

Patient First STAR Awards 2016 Sponsored by Comfort Keepers On June 23rd Comfort Keepers were proud headline sponsors of the STAR Awards alongside the Love Your Hospital charity; this is an evening celebrating and recognising the hard working local carers and hospital staff members and their commitment to their patients. The awards night for the [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:02+00:00July 29th, 2016|

National Allergy Awareness Week 2016

National Allergy Awareness Week: A Good Opportunity to Increase Awareness Did you know that this month is National Allergy Awareness Week? It's being run by Allergy UK as one of its annual awareness weeks (find out about them all right here). You may not think much about allergies if you have never suffered from one [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:10+00:00April 27th, 2016|

A month of fundraising for Independent Age

We’re delighted to announce that at Prestige Nursing + Care we are holding a month of fundraising events in aid of Independent Age, where we hope to raise £20,000. Throughout September, in the lead up to Older People’s Day, our staff at branches throughout the country will be taking part in events from sponsored walks and car boot [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:50+00:00September 7th, 2015|

Prestige Nursing + Care Carers Week celebrations

Prestige Nursing + Care Carers Week celebrations Over the week of 9th-15th June Prestige Nursing + Care celebrated Carers Week by recognising the great contribution of informal carers to our local community. We treated a number of clients, and their informal carers, to two hours of free respite services. One in eight adults in the [...]

2018-11-14T12:06:22+00:00August 27th, 2014|

National Falls Awareness Week 2014

Stay steady with National Falls Awareness Week Falls and fractures in over-65s account for over four million hospital bed days in England each year. Falls Awareness Week (16th-22nd June) promote the services and interventions that can help reduce the risk of a fall. Around a third of over-65s and half of those over 80 will [...]

2018-11-14T12:06:22+00:00June 4th, 2014|

Carers Week 2014

Could you lend a hand during Carers Week? One in eight adults in the UK are carers. Carers Week (9th-15th June) celebrates and recognises the contribution of the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers who, through providing unpaid care, save the Government £119 billion a year. Carers Week aims to improve the lives of carers and [...]

2018-11-14T12:06:22+00:00June 4th, 2014|