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Let’s #UniteforParkinsons

Today, 11 April 2018, is World Parkinson’s Day. The theme of the day is Unite for Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s organisations and sufferers around the world are coming together on a large scale to raise awareness of the condition. Everyone with Parkinson’s has a different story to tell, so people with Parkinson’s are being encouraged to share their Parkinson’s stories on video. What is Parkinson’s Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition. Put …Read More

Are There Upsides to No Longer Driving that You Can Share with Your Ageing Parents?

Your elderly family member may not see it at the moment, but no longer being a driver can have some true benefits for them.  If they’re unsure what those benefits might be, try running through a few of these ideas with them. It’s Far Less Stressful Having a car and driving regularly can be extremely stressful, especially if your elderly family member isn’t exactly comfortable behind the wheel. In that …Read More

Hana celebrates 5 years of service with CuraCare

We’d like to congratulate Hana Klimova for 5 years of service. Hana joined us in 2013 and has made a fantastic contribution to CuraCare. The client feedback we’ve received about her over the years has been wonderful. Throughout the  five years, Hana has shown tremendous dedication to our clients and to her role with CuraCare. She has constantly gone above and beyond in her service to clients and to the …Read More

CuraCare Highly Commended In Business Awards

We are pleased to announce that CuraCare has been highly commended in Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Business Awards in the category of Best Small Business. CuraCare received the award, sponsored by Harlequins Rugby Club, at Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Ceremony. We feel honoured to receive this award. It’s a testament to all the hard work and dedication of the entire team at CuraCare. Ciara Mullins (who received …Read More

A SPECAL Day

We had a wonderfully interesting day yesterday with Penny Garner, Founder of the Contented Dementia Trust.  Penny visited us to teach us about the SPECAL method of dementia support, that she developed. SPECAL (Specialised Early Care for Alzheimer’s) is a means of working with people with dementia. It minimises stress for people living with dementia and helps them live as content a life as possible. CuraCare Founder Adrian Mullins had …Read More

CuraCare celebrates World COPD Awareness Day, 15 November 2017

Today is World COPD Day.  COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a group of lung conditions that make it difficult to empty air out of the lungs because the airways have narrowed. It becomes difficult to breathe and people may find everyday tasks really challenging. As a result, CuraCare has worked with a number of people with COPD, helping them live as uninterrupted a life as possible. However, millions of …Read More

Let’s Embrace Self Care For Life – Self Care Week 13-19 Nov 2017

Today marks the beginning of Self Care Week. This is a week long campaign run by the Self Care Forum that runs from 13-19 November 2017.   The Self Care Forum’s defines Self Care as:   The actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness. Self care is about keeping fit and healthy, …Read More

Today marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 1st October

Today marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK, with one in eight women diagnosed with the condition in their lifetimes. But if symptoms are caught early enough treatments can be very effective. That’s why Breast Cancer Awareness Month is considered so important. Here is everything you need to know. What is breast cancer? There are two main …Read More

CuraCare Scoop Up The Dignity In Care Awards

We would like to say massive congratulations to our carers who were nominated for Richmond Council’s Dignity In Care Awards. The awards were held yesterday at York House. They are a celebration of all the great work carried out by care workers throughout the borough of Richmond (whether delivered at home or in residential care settings).   Nominations for the awards were made by people who have received care and support over …Read More