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Congratulations to Julia!

We would like to congratulate Julia Karcz, our Care Co-ordinator, for successfully completing her QCF Level 5 qualification in Health & Social Care. Julia put a tremendous amount of hard work and effort into studying for the qualification and admirably balanced her time between studying and fulfilling her role as a busy Care Co-ordinator. This cannot have been easy and we congratulate her! Julia is pictured here, being presented with …Read More

Thank you for referring 2 new Care Assistants

Today we thanked to one of our Care Assistants, Sajina, for referring 2 new team members. CuraCare really appreciates it when team members refer potential new employees as they know best the type of person that would be suited to working for CuraCare and upholding the high standards of care that we deliver. Sajina recently referred us to Monica and Riya, both of whom joined the team and both of …Read More

Next Week Is Carers Week, 11-17 June 2018

Next week is Carers Week. This is an annual awareness week, designed to raise awareness of the invaluable contribution that unpaid carers make.  The focus this year is on helping carers stay healthy and connected. A recent survey found that a staggering 51% of carers have health and well-being needs of their own but let these needs go unchecked. This doesn’t surprise us. We come across many people who are …Read More

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


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