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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HEADWAY

Prestige Nursing & Care is a member of Headway, the UK’s brain injury association.  Headway is focused on increasing awareness and promoting understanding of brain injury, whilst supporting survivors, families and their carers to ensure they get the care they need to live fulfilled lives.  It is also committed to activities and campaigns that aim to dramatically reduce the incidence of brain injury.

Headway is committed to assisting people with brain injuries to return to community living and be able to access social outlets and productive activity that means people with brain injury can live a proactive life at home with the care and support they need.

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Becoming a carer with no experience

Becoming a carer with no experience

A career as a professional carer offers many practical benefits but it can be difficult to get your foot in the door without any prior experience. Here we guide becoming a carer with no experience and explore some qualifications that may benefit you as you start your career….

What housekeeping services are included in our home care?

What housekeeping services are included in our home care?

For older or vulnerable adults, a clean and tidy home can have significant benefits to their quality of life and overall well-being. On top of providing one-to-one care and support, our carers can also provide assistance with light domestic duties to help you maintain your home to your standards.

Our fully-managed care service provides highly-personalised care and domestic support that suits your lifestyle and home. This can include everything from discreet personal care and nurse-led care to helping with meal planning, cooking or laundry. We know that for our clients this makes a world of difference in their ability to live well and independently at home for as long as possible….

What to expect when working in a care home

What to expect when working in a care home

The UK will experience a massive demand for care workers as its population ages and care homes will continue to be fundamental in meeting vulnerable adults’ care needs. To help you understand if a career in a care home is right for you, we’ve created this short guide on what to expect when working in a care home.

What to expect as a new carer

What to expect as a new carer

If you’re considering a new career as a carer, we’re sure that you have lots of questions! Becoming a care worker is a rewarding and fulfilling career but like any occupation, it has its challenges. 

You may be wondering what to expect in the day-to-day role of a carer. For those looking for guidance and advice, we’ve laid out our experiences here so that you know exactly what to expect as a new carer.

The top 8 bathing aids to make everyday tasks easier

The top 8 bathing aids to make everyday tasks easier

For people with mobility or frailty concerns, the bathroom can be an intimidating or even dangerous place. Slips and falls are unfortunately common in the bathroom, leading many people to lose confidence in their ability to take care of their usual personal care routines.

Bathing and bathroom aids are useful tools that can help people regain their confidence and maintain their independence. There are a number of different types of bathing aids available and each is designed to make using the bathroom more safe, comfortable and convenient….

Meal delivery options for the elderly

Meal delivery options for the elderly

As your parents get older, cooking tasty and nutritious meals can become more of a challenge. You may find yourself travelling to your loved one’s home each day to cook meals for them or freezing meals that can then be heated up when you aren’t available.

A great way to relieve some of this burden is through our very own in-home care service where we can prepare, serve and keep your loved one company during meal times.

Mobility care at home

Mobility care at home

At Prestige Nursing & Care we believe that people who require mobility support should be able to live a fulfilled and independent life with the right care in place, tailored to their individual needs

For over 75 years, we have supported individuals who require mobility care to enjoy greater independence and improved quality of life in their own homes and communities. We are trusted by families up and down the country to provide flexible care that evolves to meet the changing needs of those we care for.