Comfort Keepers Memory Walk

Comfort Keepers Memory Walk

Join us along the stunning Brighton seafront for the Brighton Memory Walk this October.

You will help change the lives of people affected by dementia who suffer from it now and who will suffer from it in the future. Register yourself or a team, and start fundraising today!

Both our routes (2km and 7km) will take you along the seafront and is accessible for both wheelchair and pushchair users so the whole family can support this wonderful cause. The longer route of the two will take you towards the iconic Brighton Pier so make sure that you take in [...]

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 it yourself?

‘Take A Stand Against Ageism’

Every year, the International Day of Older Persons has a theme. In 2015, it was: ‘Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment’.

For 2016, the theme is: ‘Take A Stand Against Ageism’. The WHO is currently campaigning against ageism and all the [...]

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 Western Sussex Hospitals NHS FoundationTrust is dedicated to the hospital staff members in the West Sussex region, including St Richard’s Hospital, Southlands Hospital and Worthing Hospital. The event helps to bring to light the countless hours of care and attention the various hospital teams provide for their [...]

National Carers Week 2016

National Carers Week: An opportunity to appreciate amazing carers

Carers do an amazing job, and here at Comfort Keepers we know that more than most! We also know that they often do not get the appreciation they deserve for doing such challenging work. So today we’d like to highlight the annual National Carers Week that will take place in June.

What is National Carers week?

National Carers Week celebrates carers and the incredible work that they do. In 2016, it will be held during the week of June 6th to 12th, and you can find out all about it at the

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 before. But if you have an elderly relative who you help to care for, it’s something that is well worth finding out more about.

About National Allergy Awareness Week

National Allergy Awareness Week takes place from April 25th to May 1st this year. The aim is [...]

Dementia Awareness Week May 2016

Get Involved in Dementia Awareness Week May 2016

Dementia is a condition that affects millions of people across the world, and 800,000 here in the UK. If you know someone who has dementia, perhaps an elderly relative, this will be an issue close to your heart.

You may be pleased to hear that this year’s Dementia Awareness Week will take place this month. Here’s some more info about the week so you can get involved.

What Is Dementia Awareness Week?

Dementia Awareness Week is organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, which is one of the leading charities for people with dementia and their families [...]

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 sales to cake sales and open days. Their clients will also have the opportunity to get involved along with the local communities that they serve across the country. We’d love it if you could join us too.

It’s thrilling to see so many local Prestige [...]

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 UK are carers and Carers Week (9th -15th June) celebrated the contribution of the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers who, through providing unpaid care, save the Government £119 billion a year.

Hundreds of organisations such as Carers UK, Macmillan Cancer Support, and Age UK took part in [...]