Voluntary carers treated to FREE meal during Carers Week

  We were proud to treat hardworking unpaid carers in the community to a free ‘Big Lunch’ event on 15th June. The event, which formed part of Carers Week, provided an opportunity to celebrate a year of hard work by unpaid carers who support [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

Supporting Carers Week 2017

A national campaign which aims to raise awareness of caring, Carers Week highlights the challenges unpaid carers face and supports recognition of the contribution they make to the communities in which they live. According to Carers Week, 3 in 4 [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

Voluntary carers invited to FREE meal for seakr’s Big Lunch!

We are inviting hardworking voluntary carers in the community along to a free ‘Big Lunch’ meal on 15th June. In support of Carers Week and the Big Lunch 2017, we want to give something back to individuals who are providing care in [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

Voluntary carers invited to a FREE pamper day during Carers Week

In partnership with Eldercare, we are inviting voluntary carers to enjoy a free pampering session at a friendly open day on 16th June, as part of Carers Week 2017.   Seakr and Eldercare are hosting the free event in order to [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

seakr carers become Dementia Friends

Our seakr carers are celebrating becoming Dementia Friends after undertaking a workshop during Dementia Awareness Week. We pledged to support the national campaign, organised by Alzheimer’s Society, and provided free training to our community of carers. The new Dementia Friends will become [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|General News|0 Comments

What type of care is best?

  It could be down to a diagnosed health condition, increasing confusion or limited mobility, whatever the motivation for looking for additional support at home for your loved one, it is a big decision and one that can easily become [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

Unite against dementia awareness

Dementia Friends Session Dementia Awareness Week (14-20 May), organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, aims to encourage everyone to unite against dementia. Dementia is the word used to describe a set of symptoms that occur when an individual’s brain [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

Survive or thrive – Mental Health Awareness Week

As Mental Health Awareness Week commences (8 – 14 May), the Mental Health Foundation is aiming to look at mental health from a new angle. Instead of asking why so many individuals are living with mental health problems, they want [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

seakr carers celebrate living wage commitment

Living Wage accreditation Our team of seakr carers are celebrating after seakr was recently accredited as a Living Wage employer. The new Living Wage commitment will ensure all of our seakr carers are encouraged to set their own rates at [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

seakr welcomes Spring Budget announcement for social care

We were pleased to hear the government’s announcement that additional grant funding of £2bn would be allocated to social care over the next three years. With so many cuts to social care funding over the last five years, it’s not [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|General News|0 Comments