PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

At Prestige Nursing & Care we are members of, and work closely with leading professional associations, industry bodies and charities involved in ensuring people can access the right care and support at the right time – for all of life.

Homecare Association

The Homecare Association is a professional association and membership body for independent, not-for-profit and statutory home care providers in the UK. Its mission is to support its members to provide, sustainable, high-quality and responsive care services that enable people to stay in their own homes and communities.

 

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BILD

Bild is charity set up in 1971 for the purpose of supporting people and championing the human rights of those living with disabilities.  Its aim is to develop the skills and culture necessary to better understand peoples needs and improve the quality of their life.  They support people with complex needs, including its members, universities, government departments, local authorities, NHS trust, service providers to ensure best practice care and excellent support to those with disabilities.

Prestige Nursing & Care is committed to ensuring the care and support it provides to those with any disability is of the highest quality.  We understand that the approach to care is as individual as the person, and our carers are trained to meet the specific needs of an individual person living with a disability.  We actively promote workplace development, certification and training, and teams at Prestige complete the Bild accredited programme through MAPA.  Our expert team of registered nurses include those that are registered learning disability and mental health nurses, ensuring the care we provide is well-informed, monitored and supervised, and evolves as a person’s needs change.

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SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION (SIA)

The SIA is the leading charity in the UK supporting people and their families impacted by a spinal cord injury.  The offer a pathway of support from the time of injury throughout a person’s life, not matter who the spinal injury was sustained, whether through trauma or illness.  SIA is focused on helping people and to live fulfilled and independent lives.  The SIA academy offers a range of training courses for health and social care professionals working in a non-specialist setting facilitated by a Spinal Court Injury Nurse Specialist.

As a member of SIA, Prestige Nursing & Care provides its carers who are supporting a person with a spinal cord injury with this specialist training to give an insight into the complex and sometimes unique issues affecting people living with this type of injury so that the most appropriate and quality care can be provided to someone in their own home.

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BABICM

BABICM, which stands for the British Association of Brain Injury and Complex Case Management, is a representative body that provides a structure for the continued professional advancement of brain injury and complex case management. It’s primary goal is to promote best practices in addressing and managing the needs of individuals with brain injuries and other complex conditions.

BABICM plays a crucial role in advancing brain injury and complex case management, sharing knowledge, and promoting excellence in this field.

Types of home care visits

Posted 11/03/2024

Types of home care visits

Home care visits are when a professional carer provides personalised assistance and support to individuals in the comfort of their own homes. Dropping in for one or more hours a day, once a week or several times a week, homeRead More
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How to become a carer for the elderly

Posted 11/03/2024

How to become a carer for the elderly

Embarking on a career as a carer for the elderly is a noble and rewarding path. This profession not only offers the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others but also allows for personal and professionalRead More
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How does home care work?

Posted 11/03/2024

How does home care work?

Home care – also known as care at home, empowers people to continue living independently in the comfort of their own homes. An alternative to residential care homes, home care is when a professional carer visits a client at homeRead More
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Emergency respite care

Posted 11/03/2024

Emergency respite care

Emergencies can disrupt our lives unexpectedly, especially when it comes to caring for our loved ones. In such critical moments, having access to prompt and reliable emergency respite care becomes invaluable. At Prestige Nursing & Care, our emergency respite careRead More
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Respite care for dementia

Posted 11/03/2024

Respite care for dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia is a deeply rewarding yet demanding responsibility. Recognising the challenges that come with this responsibility, many carers benefit from regular respite breaks—a chance to recharge and avoid burnout. Beyond offering carers respite, theseRead More
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Brain Injuries and Complex Case Management

Posted 09/01/2024

Brain Injuries and Complex Case Management

At Prestige Nursing & Care, we believe that people living with a brain injury should be able to live a fulfilled and healthy life with the right support in place, tailored to their individual needs. As an established provider ofRead More
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Community Nursing Agency

Posted 09/01/2024

Community Nursing Agency

With over 75 years of experience in the care industry, Prestige Nursing & Care is one of the UK’s leading community nursing agencies. We offer a wide range of short-term and long-term community nursing services ranging from last minute shiftRead More
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Complex Care Packages for Adults

Posted 09/01/2024

Complex Care Packages for Adults

At Prestige Nursing & Care, we have provided complex care packages for adults in the comfort and safety of their own homes for over 75 years. We believe everyone should be able to live a fulfilled and healthy life withRead More
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Nursing Agency for Last Minute Shifts

Posted 09/01/2024

Nursing Agency for Last Minute Shifts

At Prestige Nursing & Care, we specialise in providing comprehensive staffing solutions for last minute shifts. Whether you’re seeking long-term or short-term coverage, our services can be tailored to meet your organisation’s specific needs. With a reputation spanning 75 yearsRead More
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Private Care for the Elderly at Home

Posted 09/01/2024

Private Care for the Elderly at Home

Private care for the elderly at home is provided to older adults living in their own homes when additional support is needed with day-to-day life. A competent and compassionate private carer will help you with: Household tasks Personal care PreparingRead More
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