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CARER OF THE QUARTER - CONGRATULATIONS LESLEY BARTLETT

Lesley joined us in 2009, and is a valued member of our team.

The award is well deserved and we would like to thank Lesley for her continued commitment to the company.

She has shown flexibility in recognizing the difficulties that we have we have endured due to COVID and has really stepped forward to help us. Not only that, she is a true professional.

I have always enjoyed reading Lesley’s clients Personal Record forms, and look forward to reading outcomes she has met with her clients.

She is very well liked amongst her colleagues and clients.

WELL DONE LESLEY AND THANK YOU
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CARER OF THE QUARTER - CONGRATULATIONS LESLEY BARTLETT

Lesley joined us in 2009, and is a valued member of our team. 

The award is well deserved and we would like to thank Lesley for her continued commitment to the company. 

She has shown flexibility in recognizing the difficulties that we have we have endured due to COVID and has really stepped forward to help us. Not only that, she is a true professional. 

I have always enjoyed reading Lesley’s clients Personal Record forms, and look forward to reading outcomes she has met with her clients. 

She is very well liked amongst her colleagues and clients.

WELL DONE LESLEY AND THANK YOU

April has been providing expert, quality care since 1996 in Bridgend, The Vale, Neath & Port Talbot and Swansea.

From 1/2 hour calls to 24/7, social calls to palliative care, you can rely on us to meet and exceed your expectations.

Call or email to discuss your individual requirements ~ we'll be pleased to help!
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Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021.

This year, join the fight for mental health with Mind

During this pandemic, millions of people have experienced a mental health problem, or seen a loved one struggle. We have also noticed that the support people need isn’t out there.

Through giving a donation, you can help support, protect and save lives. MIND are working tirelessly to end stigma and discrimination for people with mental health problems in Wales through their ambitious anti-stigma campaign.

PLEASE HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY DONATING VIA THE DONATE BUTTON
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Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021. 

This year, join the fight for mental health with Mind

During this pandemic, millions of people have experienced a mental health problem, or seen a loved one struggle. We have also noticed that the support people need isn’t out there.

Through giving a donation, you can help support, protect and save lives. MIND are working tirelessly to end stigma and discrimination for people with mental health problems in Wales through their ambitious anti-stigma campaign.

PLEASE HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY DONATING VIA THE DONATE BUTTON

April has been providing expert, quality care since 1996 in Bridgend, The Vale, Neath & Port Talbot and Swansea.

From 1/2 hour calls to 24/7, social calls to palliative care, you can rely on us to meet and exceed your expectations.

Call or email to discuss your individual requirements ~ we'll be pleased to help!
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IT’S PARKINSONS AWARENESS WEEK

Our post aims to raise awareness about this potentially devastating condition.

Parkinson's is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world, and currently there is no cure.

1 in 37 people alive today in the UK will be diagnosed with Parkinson's in their lifetime.

Estimates show that around 145,000 people living with a Parkinson's diagnosis in the UK in 2020.

With population growth and ageing, this is likely to increase by a fifth, to around 172,000 people in the UK, by 2030.

Every hour, 2 more people are diagnosed. That's the same as 18,000 people every year.

Its not too late to participate. You can donate via the 'DONATE' button, or click the image to visit the UK website.

Parkinson's UK Email: hello@parkinsons.org.uk Telephone Helpline: 0808 800 0303.
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Our Manager attended a client's home this week to complete a risk assessment. Whilst chatting with our client and her family she noted a beautiful crochet blanket with buttons, bobbles, and materials of lace sewn onto it.

She expressed how beautiful the blanket was and enquired as to who had made it. To her amazement, our client's husband replied that Nina’s nan made it. She had to double-check if it was Nina our client’s carer or someone else, and he confirmed indeed it was our Nina.

As you can see the blanket is absolutely amazing and what a thoughtful gesture.

Thank you so much Nina’s nan Angela Hayes and Nina Dunlop

It was an absolute pleasure to witness first-hand the enjoyment our client was experiencing with this beautiful sensory blanket.
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Our Manager attended a clients home this week to complete a risk assessment. Whilst chatting with our client and her family she noted a beautiful crochet blanket with buttons, bobbles, and materials of lace sewn onto it.  

She expressed how beautiful the blanket was and enquired as to who had made it. To her amazement, our clients husband replied that Nina’s nan made it.  She had to double-check if it was Nina our client’s carer or someone else, and he confirmed indeed it was our Nina. 
 
As you can see the blanket is absolutely amazing and what a thoughtful gesture.  

Thank you so much Nina’s nan Angela Hayes and Nina Dunlop 

It was an absolute pleasure to witness first-hand the enjoyment our client was experiencing with this beautiful sensory blanket.

Restrictions are lifting and people are looking forward to getting back to normal BUT many are and will continue struggling to provide for their familes. We are very happy to spread a little cheer and have donated Easter Eggs to Taff-Ely Foodbank at Bethel Baptist Church, Heol Miskin, Pontyclun.

If you have any essential items (see details below), then phone your nearest food bank to arrange a drop off time as they will definitely be appreciated by the individuals and families that rely on them.

A BIT ABOUT FOOD BANKS:
UK food bank use is still at record levels as hunger remains a major concern for local low income families.
HOW A FOOD BANK WORKS
• Food is donated by individuals, schools, businesses and churches ready for distribution
• Front line professional care workers, health visitors, charities, social services help to issue clients vouchers
• Clients can exchange vouchers for 3 -5 days of nutritionally balanced emergency food
• Clients collect food from local distribution centres, where they can also find a safe place to chat over a hot drink and snack, they can also receive signposting to a range of support services.
If you would like to get involved please locate your local food bank where staff will happily provide leaflets, and advice.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Tinned products, Dried pasta/rice, Cooking sauces, Cereals, Tea/coffee, Sugar, sweets and chocolates. Please support in any which way you can.

THANK YOU
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Restrictions are lifting and people are looking forward to getting back to normal BUT many are and will continue struggling to provide for their familes. We are very happy to spread a little cheer and have donated Easter Eggs to Taff-Ely Foodbank at Bethel Baptist Church, Heol Miskin, Pontyclun. 

If you have any essential items (see details below), then phone your nearest food bank to arrange a drop off time as they will definitely be appreciated by the individuals and families that rely on them.

A BIT ABOUT FOOD BANKS:
UK food bank use is still at record levels as hunger remains a major concern for local low income families.
HOW A FOOD BANK WORKS
• Food is donated by individuals, schools, businesses and churches ready for distribution
• Front line professional care workers, health visitors, charities, social services help to issue clients vouchers
• Clients can exchange vouchers for 3 -5 days of nutritionally balanced emergency food
• Clients collect food from local distribution centres, where they can also find a safe place to chat over a hot drink and snack, they can also receive signposting to a range of support services.
If you would like to get involved please locate your local food bank where staff will happily provide leaflets, and advice.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Tinned products, Dried pasta/rice, Cooking sauces, Cereals, Tea/coffee, Sugar, sweets and chocolates. Please support in any which way you can.

THANK YOU

WELCOME TO THE TEAM NINA
We would like to welcome a new member of staff to our team, Nina Dunlop.

Nina recently joined our team after previously working in the retail trade. She decided that it was time for a career change and was looking for a more rewarding role.

Nina completed all her mandatory training and is currently attending a series of positive approaches to dementia care training. We received some lovely updates from Nina whilst caring for clients with dementia, she is putting her training to good use.

Here are some of the wonderful messages received from Nina:

“Mr. T told me last week his mother’s name was xxx xxxx during his call today I mentioned her name and Mr. T started to cry and thanked me so much for mentioning her name, he was so grateful.”

“A lovely call with Mr. T today, we engaged in lots of chats. I made sure I was close to him when talking, he connected much better, we then popped on some of his favorite music and had a dance. A wonderful call”.

Nina, we have had some lovely feedback from the staff and also from your clients, you have shown compassion and kindness to our most vulnerable clients. You are an asset to the Team. Well done!
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WELCOME TO THE TEAM NINA 
We would like to welcome a new member of staff to our team, Nina Dunlop.

Nina recently joined our team after previously working in the retail trade. She decided that it was time for a career change and was looking for a more rewarding role. 

Nina completed all her mandatory training and is currently attending a series of positive approaches to dementia care training. We received some lovely updates from Nina whilst caring for clients with dementia, she is putting her training to good use.

Here are some of the wonderful messages received from Nina:

“Mr. T told me last week his mother’s name was xxx xxxx during his call today I mentioned her name and Mr. T started to cry and thanked me so much for mentioning her name, he was so grateful.” 

“A lovely call with Mr. T today, we engaged in lots of chats. I made sure I was close to him when talking, he connected much better, we then popped on some of his favorite music and had a dance. A wonderful call”.

Nina, we have had some lovely feedback from the staff and also from your clients, you have shown compassion and kindness to our most vulnerable clients. You are an asset to the Team. Well done!

GOOD NEWS - COVID 19 CARE STAFF HAVE 2ND VACCINATION

We are pleased to announce that 3/4s of our staff have now received their 2nd vaccine! They have also received our Company’s Policy on the COVID 19 Vaccination which outlines the importance for staff to have the Vaccine.

As health and social care workers, we hope to set a powerful example to the other groups.

We would also like to extend our thanks to the staff who have agreed to have the vaccines.

Alongside the vaccines, the implementation of the twice-weekly home testing of our staff offers extra reassurance that we are doing all we can to protect our staff and vulnerable clients.
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GOOD NEWS - COVID 19 CARE STAFF HAVE 2ND VACCINATION

We are pleased to announce that 3/4s of our staff have now received their 2nd vaccine! They have also received our Company’s Policy on the COVID 19 Vaccination which outlines the importance for staff to have the Vaccine.

As health and social care workers, we hope to set a powerful example to the other groups.

We would also like to extend our thanks to the staff who have agreed to have the vaccines.

Alongside the vaccines, the implementation of the twice-weekly home testing of our staff offers extra reassurance that we are doing all we can to protect our staff and vulnerable clients.

CARER OF THE QUARTER WINNER FOR MARCH 2021 – IS CHLOE DUNWORTH

Chloe is new to caring (but you wouldn’t know it) she has really shown what a fantastic carer she is. The reward is given in recognition of her perfect Record Keeping and reporting of concerns, she has also taken it upon herself to complete a weekly report, this enables us to engage precisely with other professional bodies.

Chloe has settled in really well within the team and is well liked by her clients. .

Chloe, please accept our congratulations on being the Carer of the quarter and we hope you enjoy your prize.

Keep up the good work!
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CARER OF THE QUARTER WINNER FOR MARCH 2021 – IS CHLOE DUNWORTH

Chloe is new to caring (but you wouldn’t know it) she has really shown what a fantastic carer she is. The reward is given in recognition of her perfect Record Keeping and reporting of concerns, she has also taken it upon herself to complete a weekly report, this enables us to engage precisely with other professional bodies.

Chloe has settled in really well within the team and is well liked by her clients. .

Chloe, please accept our congratulations on being the Carer of the quarter and we hope you enjoy your prize. 

Keep up the good work!

COMPETITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NEXT THURSDAY 4TH MARCH
COMPETITION TIME – WIN YOURSELVES A TUB OF CHOCOLATES
To enter, draw a funny smile on your face mask or decorate it in your favorite style. Take a pic of you wearing your new super cool mask and upload it. The entrant with the most likes wins the goodies
Tag your family and friends to join in the fun.
The competition opens TONIGHT with the winner being awarded next Thursday.
LIFE IS BETTER WITH A SMILE
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COMPETITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NEXT THURSDAY 4TH MARCH 
COMPETITION TIME – WIN YOURSELVES A TUB OF CHOCOLATES
To enter, draw a funny smile on your face mask or decorate it in your favorite style. Take a pic of you wearing your new super cool mask and upload it. The entrant with the most likes wins the goodies  
Tag your family and friends to join in the fun.
The competition opens TONIGHT with the winner being awarded next Thursday.
LIFE IS BETTER WITH A SMILE

COMPETITION TIME – WIN YOURSELVES A TUB OF CHOCOLATES

To enter, draw a funny smile on your face mask or decorate it in your favourite style. Take a pic of you wearing your new super cool mask and upload. The entrant with the most likes wins the goodies 😊

Tag your family and friends to join in the fun.

Competition opens TONIGHT with the winner being awarded next Thursday.

LIFE IS BETTER WITH A SMILE
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COMPETITION TIME – WIN YOURSELVES A TUB OF CHOCOLATES

To enter, draw a funny smile on your face mask or decorate it in your favourite style. Take a pic of you wearing your new super cool mask and upload. The entrant with the most likes wins the goodies 😊

Tag your family and friends to join in the fun.

Competition opens TONIGHT with the winner being awarded next Thursday.

LIFE IS BETTER WITH A SMILE

Our team recently lost a very dear client at the grand age of 99 years old.

During such a sad time for the family, they took the time to visit our office and to write this beautiful compliment, thanking us for the care and support to their Mum.

This show of kindness paid to the staff who supported Mrs. P, really did uplift them.

It is always such a sad time when we experience a loss of a client and no matter how professional our staff are, the feeling of that loss is always heartfelt.

So we would like our staff to know, you really do make a difference, and thank you for being such a caring team.
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Our team recently lost a very dear client at the grand age of 99 years old. 

During such a sad time for the family, they took the time to visit our office and to write this beautiful compliment, thanking us for the care and support to their Mum.

This show of kindness paid to the staff who supported Mrs. P, really did uplift them. 

It is always such a sad time when we experience a loss of a client and no matter how professional our staff are, the feeling of that loss is always heartfelt. 

So we would like our staff to know, you really do make a difference, and thank you for being such a caring team.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR TEAM LEADER MAIR SMITH

Sorry Mair we found this golden oldie of you and thought this really does sum up your personality.

Mair joined the company for the 2nd time in 2009 and has been with us ever since, a true example of dedication and an amazing Team Leader.

Mair we hope a more adventure filled year awaits you. Wishing you a very happy and fun-filled birthday!

From Team April
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR TEAM LEADER MAIR SMITH

Sorry Mair we found this golden oldie of you and thought this really does sum up your personality.

Mair joined the company for the 2nd time in 2009 and has been with us ever since, a true example of dedication and an amazing Team Leader.

Mair we hope a more adventure filled year awaits you. Wishing you a very happy and fun-filled birthday! 

From Team April

RETIREMENT ALERT - Beverley Brown

Bev started with April on the 8th May 2017, one of our most flamboyant care staff might we add.

Throughout her short but dedicated time with us, she achieved several awards for her professionalism within her role. She led the way in raising concerns which really helped us identify better outcomes for our clients.

We can honestly say there has never been a dull moment working with Bev, if she is not working, she is often decorating, making blinds, curtains, standing on walls (even falling off) to trim her hedgerows. Riding her motorbike with her little dog to events.

We asked Bev if she would like to make any comments “I have really enjoyed being part of April s team, everyone has been so supportive. Working during Covid 19 has made me very aware of my surroundings because at first, we did not have all the PPE, but that soon changed, we were supplied with all the PPE. The thing is when you work during these times were are constantly thinking about our client’s wellbeing as well as your own. The downside was for me, was the passing of a client l really cared for, but on the upside was the satisfaction l got in caring for the clients and receiving their wonderful compliments on how grateful they were.. April complete care solutions was a great team to be part of.”

So thank you Bev for your dedication, for making us laugh, for being such a caring Individual, your absence will be felt.

Good luck in your retirement, keep well and stay safe, and all the very best from Team April!
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RETIREMENT ALERT - Beverley Brown

Bev started with April on the 8th May 2017, one of our most flamboyant care staff might we add.

Throughout her short but dedicated time with us, she achieved several awards for her professionalism within her role. She led the way in raising concerns which really helped us identify better outcomes for our clients.

We can honestly say there has never been a dull moment working with Bev, if she is not working, she is often decorating, making blinds, curtains, standing on walls (even falling off) to trim her hedgerows. Riding her motorbike with her little dog to events.

We asked Bev if she would like to make any comments “I have really enjoyed being part of April s team, everyone has been so supportive. Working during Covid 19 has made me very aware of my surroundings because at first, we did not have all the PPE, but that soon changed, we were supplied with all the PPE. The thing is when you work during these times were are constantly thinking about our client’s wellbeing as well as your own. The downside was for me, was the passing of a client l really cared for, but on the upside was the satisfaction l got in caring for the clients and receiving their wonderful compliments on how grateful they were.. April complete care solutions was a great team to be part of.”

So thank you Bev for your dedication, for making us laugh, for being such a caring Individual, your absence will be felt. 

Good luck in your retirement, keep well and stay safe, and all the very best from Team April!

ALERT! COVID 19 VACCINE SCAMS.

In the UK, coronavirus vaccines will only be available via the National Health Services of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. You can be contacted by the NHS, your employer, a GP surgery or pharmacy local to you, to receive your vaccine.

Remember, the vaccine is free of charge. At no point will you be asked to pay.

- The NHS will never ask you for your bank account or card details.
- The NHS will never ask you for your PIN or banking password.
- The NHS will never arrive unannounced at your home to administer the vaccine.
- The NHS will never ask you to prove your identity by sending copies of personal documents such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips.

If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up. If you are suspicious about an email you have received, forward it to report@phishing.gov.uk.

Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to the number 7726 which is free of charge.

If you believe you are the victim of a fraud, please report this to Action Fraud as soon as possible by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.
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ALERT! COVID 19 VACCINE SCAMS.

In the UK, coronavirus vaccines will only be available via the National Health Services of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. You can be contacted by the NHS, your employer, a GP surgery or pharmacy local to you, to receive your vaccine. 

Remember, the vaccine is free of charge. At no point will you be asked to pay.

- The NHS will never ask you for your bank account or card details.
- The NHS will never ask you for your PIN or banking password.
- The NHS will never arrive unannounced at your home to administer the vaccine.
- The NHS will never ask you to prove your identity by sending copies of personal documents such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips.  

If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up. If you are suspicious about an email you have received, forward it to report@phishing.gov.uk. 

Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to the number 7726 which is free of charge.

If you believe you are the victim of a fraud, please report this to Action Fraud as soon as possible by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk.

CAPTION THIS!
I Challenge you to give us your BEST caption for this photo.
Ready..Set..Go!
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CAPTION THIS! 
I Challenge you to give us your BEST caption for this photo.
Ready..Set..Go!

MORE GOOD NEWS – STAFF COVID TESTING

We are now in receipt of lateral flow device test kits. These devices help identify staff who have high levels of virus who do not have symptoms and would not otherwise be coming forward for a test. They are quick and convenient, allowing results to be delivered in under 30 minutes.

Staff will be testing twice per week, this will help to reduce the risk of transmission and will be used in conjunction with PPE and other infection control methods to keep Clients, their loved ones and staff safe.

KEEP WELL AND STAY SAFE EVERYONE
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MORE GOOD NEWS – STAFF COVID TESTING

We are now in receipt of lateral flow device test kits. These devices help identify staff who have high levels of virus who do not have symptoms and would not otherwise be coming forward for a test. They are quick and convenient, allowing results to be delivered in under 30 minutes.

Staff will be testing twice per week, this will help to reduce the risk of transmission and will be used in conjunction with PPE and other infection control methods to keep Clients, their loved ones and staff safe. 

KEEP WELL AND STAY SAFE EVERYONE

GOOD NEWS - COVID 19 VACCINATION

As a health care provider, we have been undertaking regular staff risk assessments throughout the pandemic to ensure the safety of our clients and family members.

We are pleased to announce that 2/3 of our staff have now been vaccinated. The vast majority of the remaining staff have also confirmed they have made contact and are awaiting their vaccination attendance dates.

This offers reassurance that we are doing our very best to ensure the safety of everyone.
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GOOD NEWS - COVID 19 VACCINATION

As a health care provider, we have been undertaking regular staff risk assessments throughout the pandemic to ensure the safety of our clients and family members.

We are pleased to announce that 2/3 of our staff have now been vaccinated.  The vast majority of the remaining staff have also confirmed they have made contact and are awaiting their vaccination attendance dates.

This offers reassurance that we are doing our very best to ensure the safety of everyone.

2021 is almost upon us and we are ready to welcome it with open arms, bidding goodbye to one of our most challenging years.

The countdown to end this roller coaster of a year has already begun; we will remember the kindness that people have shown and remember loved ones lost.

April is looking forward to new beginnings and hopes that 2021 will bring health and prosperity to all our clients, family and our staff. Keep Well and Stay safe.

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE
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2021 is almost upon us and we are ready to welcome it with open arms, bidding goodbye to one of our most challenging years.

The countdown to end this roller coaster of a year has already begun; we will remember the kindness that people have shown and remember loved ones lost.

April is looking forward to new beginnings and hopes that 2021 will bring health and prosperity to all our clients, family and our staff. Keep Well and Stay safe.

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE

MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ONE AND ALL.

KEEP WELL AND STAY SAFE – from all of us at April.

''Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself.''
By Norman. W. Brooks.
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Competition Winner!

Congratulations to our winner Gemma Louise 🎉🎉 what magical looking Christmas decorations! Isn't it fab how cosy they make a home look. Its just a shame they have to come down in the new year 😞

We will be in touch tomorrow (Xmas Eve) to arrange your £50 prize.

Thank you all for your wonderful entries.

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Competition Winner!

Congratulations to our winner Gemma Louise 🎉🎉 what magical looking Christmas decorations! Isnt it fab how cosy they make a home look. Its just a shame they have to come down in the new year 😞

We will be in touch tomorrow (Xmas Eve) to arrange your £50 prize.

Thank you all for your wonderful entries.

https://www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3961383827229145

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IT'S THE LAST COMPETITION OF 2020!
After such a rotten year for many, let's end the year on a happy note! Simply post photos of your Christmas decorations, like and share to be in with a chance to win £50. Remember to get your friends and family to like your photo as the one with the most likes will win.........................what are you waiting for? Closing date Wednesday, 23rd December. Good Luck everyone! 🎄☃🎁
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ITS THE LAST COMPETITION OF 2020!
After such a rotten year for many, lets end the year on a happy note! Simply post photos of your Christmas decorations, like and share to be in with a chance to win £50. Remember to get your friends and family to like your photo as the one with the most likes will win.........................what are you waiting for? Closing date Wednesday, 23rd December. Good Luck everyone! 🎄☃🎁

2020 APRIL CARER AWARDS 🥳
The Huw Jenkins award this year goes to a team. Congratulations Mr Lewis's outstanding team who has absolutely gone above and beyond to ensure Mr Lewis is able to continue to live safely, happily, and independently in his own home. Compliments have poured in from social workers and his family, which really has shown the dedication of you all
Thank you
Bev Brown, Bethan Jones, Cath Cannon, Mair Smith

Best Team Award goes to Mr William's Team. Mr William's sadly passed away earlier this year. We felt the team be awarded in recognition of the caring, professional support staff showed not only to Mr Williams but also to his family.
Thank You
Maggie Jones, Lesley Bartlet, Michelle Wales, Cath Cannon, Emily Needs

Best Carer goes to Bethan Jones. Bethan joined us in March and it was evident to us that this truly is her calling, an absolute natural in her field. Bethan has been awarded the best carer in recognition of her growing confidence and professionalism. She is well thought of by both staff and her clients and is a valued member of staff.
Thank You
Bethan Jones.

Best Newcomer goes to Chloe Dunworth who joined in the middle of the pandemic. She made the decision to leave the retail sector and has always wanted to help older people. Chloe's caring nature really shone through and her clients love her quirky sense of humor. We asked Chloe what does enjoys most about her role? Chloe said “ the clients are wonderful, It is so nice to be able to work where I get job satisfaction, so rewarding. I have lots of support not only from the office but from the girls. Thanks so much for the opportunity”.
Thank You
Chloe Dunworth

Because of COVID rules, we have not been able to have a party but we are arranging to give all the winners their awards individually. For now, we haven Bethan on the left and Chloe on the right 👏👏👏
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2020 APRIL CARER AWARDS 🥳
The Huw Jenkins award this year goes to a team. Congratulations Mr Lewiss outstanding team who has absolutely gone above and beyond to ensure Mr Lewis is able to continue to live safely, happily, and independently in his own home. Compliments have poured in from social workers and his family, which really has shown the dedication of you all 
Thank you 
Bev Brown, Bethan Jones, Cath Cannon, Mair Smith

Best Team Award goes to Mr Williams Team. Mr Williams sadly passed away earlier this year.  We felt the team be awarded in recognition of the caring, professional support staff showed not only to Mr Williams but also to his family. 
Thank You 
Maggie Jones, Lesley Bartlet, Michelle Wales, Cath Cannon, Emily Needs 

Best Carer goes to Bethan Jones. Bethan joined us in March and it was evident to us that this truly is her calling, an absolute natural in her field. Bethan has been awarded the best carer in recognition of her growing confidence and professionalism. She is well thought of by both staff and her clients and is a valued member of staff. 
Thank You
Bethan Jones. 

Best Newcomer goes to Chloe Dunworth who joined in the middle of the pandemic. She made the decision to leave the retail sector and has always wanted to help older people.  Chloes caring nature really shone through and her clients love her quirky sense of humor. We asked Chloe what does enjoys most about her role? Chloe said “ the clients are wonderful, It is so nice to be able to work where I get job satisfaction, so rewarding. I have lots of support not only from the office but from the girls. Thanks so much for the opportunity”.
Thank You
Chloe Dunworth

Because of COVID rules, we have not been able to have a party but we are arranging to give all the winners their awards individually. For now, we haven Bethan on the left and Chloe on the right 👏👏👏Image attachment

It's that time of year again! Our clients and their families have kindly placed their votes for their favourite carers and teams.

THE ANNUAL CARER AWARDS ARE READY TO BE PRESENTED..........
The Awards being presented this year are being done in absolute admiration and recognition for all the extra hard work they have put in this year.
I am sure that everyone who knows our staff including clients, family members, friends and naturally all of us at April, know they have gone above and beyond this year and I am 100% sure that everyone is so proud of you all.

STAY TUNED FOR SOME WONDERFUL PICTURES OF OUR STAFF RECEIVING THEIR WELL EARNED AWARDS
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Its that time of year again! Our clients and their families have kindly placed their votes for their favourite carers and teams.

THE ANNUAL CARER AWARDS ARE READY TO BE PRESENTED..........
The Awards being presented this year are being done in absolute admiration and recognition for all the extra hard work they have put in this year.
I am sure that everyone who knows our staff including clients, family members, friends and naturally all of us at April, know they have gone above and beyond this year and I am 100% sure that everyone is so proud of you all.

STAY TUNED FOR SOME WONDERFUL PICTURES OF OUR STAFF RECEIVING THEIR WELL EARNED AWARDS

THE BIG DELIVERY – We can announce that our foodbank collections have been delivered to Taff-Ely Foodbank and are so pleased to recognize some familiar faces receiving our goodies.

Needless to say they were all over the moon with our effort this year.

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR FANTASTIC CARE STAFF, who kindly made donations.

THANK YOU TO DEBRA HOOPER, for your generous contribution of assorted selection boxes and lots of other goodies.

ALSO, TO THE OFFICE STAFF WHO MADE THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS. THANK YOU.

This year saw a wonderful effort of what teamwork really means, and so many wonderful acts of kindness.

We look forward to doing the same next year and hope it is even BIGGER AND BETTER than this year.
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THE BIG DELIVERY – We can announce that our foodbank collections have been delivered to Taff-Ely Foodbank and are so pleased to recognize some familiar faces receiving our goodies.  

Needless to say they were all over the moon with our effort this year.  

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR FANTASTIC CARE STAFF, who kindly made donations.

THANK YOU TO DEBRA HOOPER, for your generous contribution of assorted selection boxes and lots of other goodies.

ALSO, TO THE OFFICE STAFF WHO MADE THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS. THANK YOU.

This year saw a wonderful effort of what teamwork really means, and so many wonderful acts of kindness.

We look forward to doing the same next year and hope it is even BIGGER AND BETTER than this year.

ELF DAY - THE SNOW MUST GO ON

We were feeling full of elf-spiration on our Elf Day, and are very pleased to announce that we raised £125 for the Alzheimer's Society helping people affected by dementia this Christmas. Please share your Elfies with us!

P.S. Get kitted out so you can jingle from head to toe like us - we are still taking donations up to Christmas Eve. You can also make a donation via the ‘Donate’ button in the link below.

www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3882438621790333
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ELF DAY - THE SNOW MUST GO ON

We were feeling full of elf-spiration on our Elf Day, and are very pleased to announce that we raised £125 for the Alzheimers Society helping people affected by dementia this Christmas. Please share your Elfies with us!

P.S. Get kitted out so you can jingle from head to toe like us - we are still taking donations up to Christmas Eve. You can also make a donation via the ‘Donate’ button in the link below.

https://www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3882438621790333

Alzheimer's Society Elf Day tomorrow!

We will be dressing up on Elf day tomorrow to raise money
for those affected by dementia.

Dress up and donate via the link.

Please please like and share our page.

www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3882438621790333Alzheimer's Society Elf Day – We are on board!

ELF DAY is all about dressing up to raise money for people affected by dementia. Our chosen date is FRIDAY 4TH DECEMBER. The team will be ELVING UP and getting involved. We really hope you can join us. All you need to do is dress up at home, school or at work and collect donations for Alzheimer's Society using the donation button to make your donation.

AND DO NOT FORGET TO SEND IN YOUR FUNNY ELFIES. We would love to see you all elved up and having fun.

Please please like and share our page.
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Alzheimers Society Elf Day tomorrow!

We will be dressing up on Elf day tomorrow to raise money
for those affected by dementia. 

Dress up and donate via the link.

Please please like and share our page.

https://www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3882438621790333

BIRTHDAY WISHES

The 29th November is always fun in our office as both our Registered Manager, Amelia and our Finance Manager Mathew celebrate their birthday on the same day. Birthday cake is always a must!

This year however the 29th falls on the weekend so..
WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH A VERY HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO AMELIA AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATHEW.

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS BOTH!
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BIRTHDAY WISHES

The 29th November is always fun in our office as both our Registered Manager, Amelia and our Finance Manager Mathew celebrate their birthday on the same day. Birthday cake is always a must!

This year however the 29th falls on the weekend so..
WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH A VERY HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO AMELIA AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATHEW. 

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS BOTH!

THE DEADLINE FOR FOOD BANK DONATIONS IS NEXT WEEK

Time is pressing on but you still have time to make a donation before we take our goodies to the foodbank. You can donate essential items (see details below), by dropping them into the office. No matter how small the donation, every item donated makes a difference.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Any tinned products, Dried pasta/rice, Cooking sauces, Cereals, Tea/coffee, Sugar, sweets and chocolates.

THANK YOU

www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3865494476818081FOOD DONATIONS FOR OUR FOOD BANK

We thought we would share the progress we are making. We have had such a fantastic response and shows of kindness. People are continuing to donate food and money. Everyone has really stepped up and we want to say A BIG THANK YOU.

The fact that people are still considering how to support their local food banks during this time is a credit to the welsh public.

PLEASE KEEP DONATING, YOUR DONATIONS ARE NEEDED NOW MORE THAN EVER.
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THE DEADLINE FOR FOOD BANK DONATIONS IS NEXT WEEK

Time is pressing on but you still have time to make a donation before we take our goodies to the foodbank. You can donate essential items (see details below), by dropping them into the office. No matter how small the donation, every item donated makes a difference.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Any tinned products, Dried pasta/rice, Cooking sauces, Cereals, Tea/coffee, Sugar, sweets and chocolates.

THANK YOU

https://www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3865494476818081

Alzheimer's Society Elf Day – We are on board!

ELF DAY is all about dressing up to raise money for people affected by dementia. Our chosen date is FRIDAY 4TH DECEMBER. The team will be ELVING UP and getting involved. We really hope you can join us. All you need to do is dress up at home, school or at work and collect donations for Alzheimer's Society using the donation button to make your donation.

AND DO NOT FORGET TO SEND IN YOUR FUNNY ELFIES. We would love to see you all elved up and having fun.

Please please like and share our page.
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Alzheimers Society Elf Day – We are on board!

ELF DAY is all about dressing up to raise money for people affected by dementia. Our chosen date is FRIDAY 4TH DECEMBER. The team will be ELVING UP and getting involved. We really hope you can join us. All you need to do is dress up at home, school or at work and collect donations for Alzheimers Society using the donation button to make your donation.

AND DO NOT FORGET TO SEND IN YOUR FUNNY ELFIES. We would love to see you all elved up and having fun.

Please please like and share our page.

FOOD DONATIONS FOR OUR FOOD BANK

We thought we would share the progress we are making. We have had such a fantastic response and shows of kindness. People are continuing to donate food and money. Everyone has really stepped up and we want to say A BIG THANK YOU.

The fact that people are still considering how to support their local food banks during this time is a credit to the welsh public.

PLEASE KEEP DONATING, YOUR DONATIONS ARE NEEDED NOW MORE THAN EVER.
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FOOD DONATIONS FOR OUR FOOD BANK
 
We thought we would share the progress we are making. We have had such a fantastic response and shows of kindness. People are continuing to donate food and money. Everyone has really stepped up and we want to say A BIG THANK YOU.

The fact that people are still considering how to support their local food banks during this time is a credit to the welsh public.

PLEASE KEEP DONATING, YOUR DONATIONS ARE NEEDED NOW MORE THAN EVER.

Food donations are now being taken for Taff-Ely Foodbank at Bethel Baptist Church, Heol Miskin, Pontyclun.

WE WILL MATCH EVERY DONATION!

CASH DONATIONS are also welcome and will be converted into food items. You can donate via link: www.paypal.me/aprilcarebridgend

If you have any essential items (see details below), then drop them into the office. We will be delivering them to the food bank in December.

A BIT ABOUT FOOD BANKS:
UK food bank use is still at record levels as hunger remains a major concern for local low income families.

HOW A FOOD BANK WORKS
• Food is donated by individuals, schools, businesses and churches ready for distribution
• Front line professional care workers, health visitors, charities, social services help to issue clients vouchers
• Clients can exchange vouchers for 3 -5 days of nutritionally balanced emergency food
• Clients collect food from local distribution centres, where they can also find a safe place to chat over a hot drink and snack, they can also receive signposting to a range of support services.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Tinned products, Dried pasta/rice, Cooking sauces, Cereals, Tea/coffee, Sugar, sweets and chocolates.

THANK YOU
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Congratulations Debra Hooper you are the the winner of the £20 voucher with the most likes on your Halloween competition entry 😀

Watch this space for future competitions and a chance to win prizes.

www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3826146077419588HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

We hope your having a Spooktacular Halloween and would love to see pictures of your jack-o'-lantern’s and your families fancy dress horrors!

The pic with the most likes will win a £20 voucher.

Like, comment, share and post your pics to be in with a chance to win.
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Congratulations Debra Hooper you are the the winner of the £20 voucher with the most likes on your Halloween competition entry 😀

Watch this space for future competitions and a chance to win prizes.

https://www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3826146077419588

HALLOWEEN COMPETITION REMINDER

There's still time to enter our Halloween competition. The winner will be announced on Thursday.

POST YOUR PICS NOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN

www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3826146077419588HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

We hope your having a Spooktacular Halloween and would love to see pictures of your jack-o'-lantern’s and your families fancy dress horrors!

The pic with the most likes will win a £20 voucher.

Like, comment, share and post your pics to be in with a chance to win.
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HALLOWEEN COMPETITION REMINDER

Theres still time to enter our Halloween competition. The winner will be announced on Thursday.

POST YOUR PICS NOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN

https://www.facebook.com/aprilcarebridgend/posts/3826146077419588

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

We hope your having a Spooktacular Halloween and would love to see pictures of your jack-o'-lantern’s and your families fancy dress horrors!

The pic with the most likes will win a £20 voucher.

Like, comment, share and post your pics to be in with a chance to win.
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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

We hope your having a Spooktacular Halloween and would love to see pictures of your jack-o-lantern’s and your families fancy dress horrors!

The pic with the most likes will win a £20 voucher. 

Like, comment, share and post your pics to be in with a chance to win.

A BIG THANKYOU!

We would like to thank everyone who helped us raise awareness of breast cancer this month. April appreciates the support you have shown us by sharing awareness and fundraising.

We are pleased to announce a total of £131.00 has been raised and donated.

Thank you all for recognizing that the fight against breast cancer continues.

WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US AGAIN IN FUTURE EVENTS – WATCH THIS SPACE.
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A BIG THANKYOU! 

We would like to thank everyone who helped us raise awareness of breast cancer this month. April appreciates the support you have shown us by sharing awareness and fundraising.  

We are pleased to announce a total of £131.00 has been raised and donated.  

Thank you all for recognizing that the fight against breast cancer continues.

WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US AGAIN IN FUTURE EVENTS – WATCH THIS SPACE.

CONGRATULATIONS SAM

We would like to congratulate our HCA Samantha Roberts and her partner Ben on the birth of their beautiful daughter Arya-Rose. Arya-Rose was born on the 8th October at 2.00am, weighing a healthy 7lb 10oz.

Sam was due to start fertility treatment but a week before her first session she actually found out she was pregnant.

We have all been looking forward to seeing the photos of little Arya-Rose and here she is. That little girl is going to rule your world.

CONGRATULATIONS FROM TEAM APRIL
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CONGRATULATIONS SAM 

We would like to congratulate our HCA Samantha Roberts and her partner Ben on the birth of their beautiful daughter Arya-Rose. Arya-Rose was born on the 8th October at 2.00am, weighing a healthy 7lb 10oz.  

Sam was due to start fertility treatment but a week before her first session she actually found out she was pregnant. 

We have all been looking forward to seeing the photos of little Arya-Rose and here she is. That little girl is going to rule your world. 

CONGRATULATIONS FROM TEAM APRIL

8 months ago

Beverley Brown

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8 months ago

Beverley Brown

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Tomorrow is 23 October, which means it’s time to take out that pink outfit, and get ready to HELP US raise money for people affected by breast cancer with Breast Cancer Now.

By taking part this year, you’re helping to continue to provide life-changing support to people who need it, and fund world-class research into this devastating disease.

We hope you have an excellent wear it pink day! We can’t wait to hear all about it and see your photos.

Donations can be made via the donate button which will go direct to Breast Cancer Now. By calling to our office foyer and placing a donation in our wear it pink donation box

PLEASE, PLEASE, SUPPORT US BY LIKING, COMMENTING AND SHARING OUR POST THIS EVENING

THANKYOUWEAR IT PINK 2020 IS HERE!

We have some news 😀 We’re so excited to share with you that we’ve set the date for wear it pink 2020 for Breast Cancer Now!

Our Wear it pink will take place on Friday 23 October, and we’re are all so excited to be supporting our very first wear it pink day. There has never been a more vital time to raise money for life-saving breast cancer research and care.

Wear it pink is a great opportunity to do something fun, silly and exciting. It’s an important message and the more exposure and money it generates can only mean positive outcomes for the future. This is our way of letting people with breast cancer know that they’re not on their own, and that there is a large support community out there

We will be raising money and having fun as we do. There are so many ways to wear it pink – from a simple pink bow tie to a fabulous head-to-toe pink unicorn onesie. Please join us by making a donation to wear your pink outfits and let’s see lots of pics of you all in our comments

Donations can be made via the donate button which will go direct to Breast Cancer Now.

PLEASE PLEASE SUPPORT US BY LIKING, COMMENTING AND SHARING OUR POST
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Tomorrow is 23 October, which means it’s time to take out that pink outfit, and get ready to HELP US raise money for people affected by breast cancer with Breast Cancer Now.

By taking part this year, you’re helping to continue to provide life-changing support to people who need it, and fund world-class research into this devastating disease.

We hope you have an excellent wear it pink day! We can’t wait to hear all about it and see your photos.

Donations can be made via the donate button which will go direct to Breast Cancer Now. By calling to our office foyer and placing a donation in our wear it pink donation box

PLEASE, PLEASE, SUPPORT US BY LIKING, COMMENTING AND SHARING OUR POST THIS EVENING

THANKYOU

BRIDGEND AREA COMMUNITY PANTRIES
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BRIDGEND AREA COMMUNITY PANTRIES 
(Data source: Wales NHS)

Food donations are now being taken for Taff-Ely Foodbank at Bethel Baptist Church, Heol Miskin, Pontyclun.

WE WILL MATCH EVERY DONATION!

CASH DONATIONS are also welcome and will be converted into food items. You can donate via link: www.paypal.me/aprilcarebridgend

If you have any essential items (see details below), then drop them into the office. We will be delivering them to the food bank in December.

A BIT ABOUT FOOD BANKS:
UK food bank use is still at record levels as hunger remains a major concern for local low income families.

HOW A FOOD BANK WORKS
• Food is donated by individuals, schools, businesses and churches ready for distribution
• Front line professional care workers, health visitors, charities, social services help to issue clients vouchers
• Clients can exchange vouchers for 3 -5 days of nutritionally balanced emergency food
• Clients collect food from local distribution centres, where they can also find a safe place to chat over a hot drink and snack, they can also receive signposting to a range of support services.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Tinned products, Dried pasta/rice, Cooking sauces, Cereals, Tea/coffee, Sugar, sweets and chocolates.

THANK YOU
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Food donations are now being taken for Taff-Ely Foodbank at Bethel Baptist Church, Heol Miskin, Pontyclun. 

WE WILL MATCH EVERY DONATION! 

CASH DONATIONS are also welcome and will be converted into food items. You can donate via link: https://www.paypal.me/aprilcarebridgend

If you have any essential items (see details below), then drop them into the office. We will be delivering them to the food bank in December.

A BIT ABOUT FOOD BANKS:
UK food bank use is still at record levels as hunger remains a major concern for local low income families.

HOW A FOOD BANK WORKS
• Food is donated by individuals, schools, businesses and churches ready for distribution
• Front line professional care workers, health visitors, charities, social services help to issue clients vouchers
• Clients can exchange vouchers for 3 -5 days of nutritionally balanced emergency food
• Clients collect food from local distribution centres, where they can also find a safe place to chat over a hot drink and snack, they can also receive signposting to a range of support services.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Tinned products, Dried pasta/rice, Cooking sauces, Cereals, Tea/coffee, Sugar, sweets and chocolates.

THANK YOU

WEAR IT PINK 2020 IS HERE!

We have some news 😀 We’re so excited to share with you that we’ve set the date for wear it pink 2020 for Breast Cancer Now!

Our Wear it pink will take place on Friday 23 October, and we’re are all so excited to be supporting our very first wear it pink day. There has never been a more vital time to raise money for life-saving breast cancer research and care.

Wear it pink is a great opportunity to do something fun, silly and exciting. It’s an important message and the more exposure and money it generates can only mean positive outcomes for the future. This is our way of letting people with breast cancer know that they’re not on their own, and that there is a large support community out there

We will be raising money and having fun as we do. There are so many ways to wear it pink – from a simple pink bow tie to a fabulous head-to-toe pink unicorn onesie. Please join us by making a donation to wear your pink outfits and let’s see lots of pics of you all in our comments

Donations can be made via the donate button which will go direct to Breast Cancer Now.

PLEASE PLEASE SUPPORT US BY LIKING, COMMENTING AND SHARING OUR POST
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WEAR IT PINK 2020 IS HERE! 

We have some news 😀 We’re so excited to share with you that we’ve set the date for wear it pink 2020 for Breast Cancer Now!  

Our Wear it pink will take place on Friday 23 October, and we’re are all so excited to be supporting our very first wear it pink day. There has never been a more vital time to raise money for life-saving breast cancer research and care.

Wear it pink is a great opportunity to do something fun, silly and exciting. It’s an important message and the more exposure and money it generates can only mean positive outcomes for the future. This is our way of letting people with breast cancer know that they’re not on their own, and that there is a large support community out there

We will be raising money and having fun as we do. There are so many ways to wear it pink – from a simple pink bow tie to a fabulous head-to-toe pink unicorn onesie. Please join us by making a donation to wear your pink outfits and let’s see lots of pics of you all in our comments

Donations can be made via the donate button which will go direct to Breast Cancer Now.

PLEASE  PLEASE SUPPORT US BY LIKING, COMMENTING AND SHARING OUR POST

We are looking for a part-time dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years’ experience to join our team.

Contact us on 01656 863963 or message us here if you are interested in the role.
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We are looking for a part-time dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years’ experience to join our team. 

Contact us on 01656 863963 or message us here if you are interested in the role.

MACMILLAN OPEN DAY: COMPETITION WINNER.

Congratulations to HCA Maggie Jones, your guess was the closest! There were 937 sprinkles on Colin the Caterpillar and your guess of 911 was pretty close.

We hope you enjoy your prize 😁
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MACMILLAN OPEN DAY: COMPETITION WINNER.

Congratulations to HCA Maggie Jones, your guess was the closest! There were 937 sprinkles on Colin the Caterpillar and your guess of 911 was pretty close.

We hope you enjoy your prize 😁

MACMILLAN OPEN DAY

Despite not having our usual array of delicious cakes to take around Pencoed to sell to the public and local business', we still managed to Raise £169 for Macmillan.

Thanks to all who donated. Its going to a special cause.
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WALES LOCAL LOCKDOWNS – This weekend another 3 counties go into lockdown restrictions as cases grow – and with them come rules as set out in the image. The more people that flout these restrictions, the more likely the government is to impose more.

IF YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR LOVED ONES WE ASK THAT YOU FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES ASKED and use the proactive measures that are in place now, continue with your hygiene practices, adhere to physical distancing measures, wear your facemasks this will decrease spread and number of cases of COVID-19 across our community.

KEEP SAFE, KEEP WELL AND PROTECT YOUR LOVED ONES
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WALES LOCAL LOCKDOWNS – This weekend another 3 counties go into lockdown restrictions as cases grow – and with them come rules as set out in the image.  The more people that flout these restrictions, the more likely the government is to impose more.

IF YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR LOVED ONES WE ASK THAT YOU FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES ASKED and use the proactive measures that are in place now, continue with your hygiene practices, adhere to physical distancing measures, wear your facemasks this will decrease spread and number of cases of COVID-19 across our community. 

KEEP SAFE, KEEP WELL AND PROTECT YOUR LOVED ONES

MCMILLAN COFFEE DAY IS UPON US

PLEASE JOIN US IN OUR FUNDRAISING ENDEAVOURS
THIS IS HOW YOU CAN HELP

Participate By donating £2 via our PayPal and have a go at ‘COLINS CONUNDRUM’ competition on our face book site.by guessing how many sprinkles are on the Colin the Caterpillar cake link paypal.me/aprilcarebridgend, leaving your guess in the ‘Add a note’ section of your payment. No matter how small every donation counts. The closest guess will receive a prize!

If you’re passing please feel free to contribute into our DONATION BOX situated at the entrance of our doorway.

WE WILL VERY MUCH MISS OUR WONDERFUL CAKES THIS YEAR AND LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR
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MCMILLAN COFFEE DAY IS UPON US

PLEASE JOIN US IN OUR FUNDRAISING ENDEAVOURS
THIS IS HOW YOU CAN HELP

Participate By donating £2 via our PayPal and have a go at ‘COLINS CONUNDRUM’ competition on our face book site.by guessing how many sprinkles are on the Colin the Caterpillar cake link paypal.me/aprilcarebridgend, leaving your guess in the ‘Add a note’ section of your payment. No matter how small every donation counts. The closest guess will receive a prize!

If you’re passing please feel free to contribute into our DONATION BOX situated at the entrance of our doorway.

WE WILL VERY MUCH MISS OUR WONDERFUL CAKES THIS YEAR AND LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT YEARImage attachment

April has been providing expert, quality care since 1996 in Bridgend, The Vale, Neath & Port Talbot and Swansea.

From 1/2 hour calls to 24/7, social calls to palliative care, you can rely on us to meet and exceed your expectations.

Call or email to discuss your individual requirements ~ we'll be pleased to help!
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9 months ago

Sue Potter

Not one person expected.Covid 19 to happen as it has, but it sure hit us all and still is. Carers was never recognized until this happened, we never got the respect in the job we do everyday of the week looking after our clients, we all pulled together. April care made sure we all stayed safe with all the ppe. For our hard work and appreciation they awarded all the care staff with a fantastic bonus thank you. Amelia. Yvette. Mat. who work hard in the office. Also to the owner of April care. Debra Hooper ... See MoreSee Less

SOME BAD NEWS – Because of uncertainty during COVID 19, we have made the decision to cancel our annual Macmillan coffee morning this year. 😥

However, we still hope you will join us in our fundraising endeavours by participating in the Macmillan’s coffee morning ‘COLINS CONUNDRUM’ competition.

You can participate by guessing how many sprinkles are on the Colin the Caterpillar cake By donating £2 via our PayPal link paypal.me/aprilcarebridgend, leaving your guess in the ‘Add a note’ section of your payment. No matter how small every donation counts.

The closest guess will receive a prize!

We will also be putting our DONATION BOX at the entrance of our doorway, so if you’re passing please feel free to contribute.

WE WILL VERY MUCH MISS OUR WONDERFUL CAKES THIS YEAR AND LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR
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SOME BAD NEWS – Because of uncertainty during COVID 19, we have made the decision to cancel our annual Macmillan coffee morning this year. 😥

However, we still hope you will join us in our fundraising endeavours by participating in the Macmillan’s coffee morning ‘COLINS CONUNDRUM’ competition.

You can participate by guessing how many sprinkles are on the Colin the Caterpillar cake By donating £2 via our PayPal link paypal.me/aprilcarebridgend, leaving your guess in the ‘Add a note’ section of your payment. No matter how small every donation counts. 

The closest guess will receive a prize!

We will also be putting our DONATION BOX at the entrance of our doorway, so if you’re passing please feel free to contribute. 

WE WILL VERY MUCH MISS OUR WONDERFUL CAKES THIS YEAR AND LOOK FORWARD TO NEXT YEARImage attachment

We are still looking for a female full time/part-time dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years’ experience to join our team. Hours between 10-2 and 5-9 in the Barry area.

Your role will be to support an individual with MS.

THIS POST IS SUITABLE FOR A NON DRIVER LIVING IN THE BARRY AREA, AND FOR MUMS AS IT IS WORKING WITHIN SCHOOL HOURS.

WE POLITELY REQUEST THAT ONLY GENUINE APPLICANTS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

With excellent incentives and also in house award recognition.

You will receive Comprehensive Induction and training

Bonus Scheme.
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9 months ago

Megan Tweddle

I've loved my job since the day I started. The staff are amazing and the clients are too! Working throughout lockdown was a frightening time but everyone in the office was so supportive, not only by providing extra PPE and ensuring we were clear on all guidelines, but being available to discuss any concerns at anytime. As a 'thank you' for working throughout COVID, the office have given us an in-house bonus (not the scheduled government payment). I couldn't be more grateful. I love my job anyway but it's always nice to feel appreciated! September can only mean one thing for me - back to university!! With my bonus I was able to treat myself to a nice new office chair, ready to support me during all of my homework! I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to Deb, Amelia, Yvette, Mair and Mat for all of your kindness and support! ... See MoreSee Less

Ive loved my job since the day I started. The staff are amazing and the clients are too! Working throughout lockdown was a frightening time but everyone in the office was so supportive, not only by providing extra PPE and ensuring we were clear on all guidelines, but being available to discuss any concerns at anytime. As a thank you for working throughout COVID, the office have given us an in-house bonus (not the scheduled government payment). I couldnt be more grateful. I love my job anyway but its always nice to feel appreciated! September can only mean one thing for me - back to university!! With my bonus I was able to treat myself to a nice new office chair, ready to support me during all of my homework! I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to Deb, Amelia, Yvette, Mair and Mat for all of your kindness and support!

We are still looking for a female full time/part-time dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years’ experience to join our team. Hours between 10-2 and 5-9 in the Barry area.

Your role will be to support an individual with MS.

THIS POST IS SUITABLE FOR A NON DRIVER LIVING IN THE BARRY AREA, AND FOR MUMS AS IT IS WORKING WITHIN SCHOOL HOURS.

WE POLITELY REQUEST THAT ONLY GENUINE APPLICANTS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

With excellent incentives and also in house award recognition.

You will receive Comprehensive Induction and training

Bonus Scheme.

Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

Salary: £8.85 weekday to £10.00 per hour on weekends.

CONTACT 01656 863963 TO DISCUSS
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We are still looking for a female full time/part-time dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years’ experience to join our team. Hours between 10-2 and 5-9 in the Barry area. 

Your role will be to support an individual with MS.

THIS POST IS SUITABLE FOR A NON DRIVER LIVING IN THE BARRY AREA, AND FOR MUMS AS IT IS WORKING WITHIN SCHOOL HOURS.

WE POLITELY REQUEST THAT ONLY GENUINE APPLICANTS  APPLY FOR THIS POSITION 

With excellent incentives and also in house award recognition.

You will receive Comprehensive Induction and training

Bonus Scheme.

Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

Salary: £8.85 weekday to £10.00 per hour on weekends.

CONTACT 01656 863963 TO DISCUSS

Good news for all qualifying staff!

The Welsh Government announced earlier this year that a £500 special payment would be paid to Social Care staff who heroically worked through the initial stages of the Covid Pandemic. (and continue to do so!)

Acting on behalf of the Welsh Government, we are pleased confirm that the payment will be made to qualifying staff in with their next wages.

For more information on the special payment visit gov.wales/social-care-workforce-special-payment-scheme#section-47873

Well done to all staff, it's well deserved! 👏👏👏
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Good news for all qualifying staff! 

The Welsh Government announced earlier this year that a £500 special payment would be paid to Social Care staff who heroically worked through the initial stages of the Covid Pandemic. (and continue to do so!)

Acting on behalf of the Welsh Government, we are pleased confirm that the payment will be made to qualifying staff in with their next wages.

For more information on the special payment visit https://gov.wales/social-care-workforce-special-payment-scheme#section-47873

Well done to all staff, its well deserved! 👏👏👏

URGENTLY REQUIRED - We are looking for 2 part-time dedicated Health Care Assistants to JOB SHARE on a weekend on/weekend off basis. At least 2 years’ experience in health and social care is required. The Candidate should possess full mandatory training, Epilepsy training would be advantageous, and possibly have an up to date portable DBS to allow for an immediate start

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS WEEKEND WORK. Hours are Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-3pm, Sunday 10am.-3pm and you will be required to cover annual leave .

ESSENTIAL - MUST BE DRIVER WITH OWN CAR

With excellent incentives and also in house award recognition.

Good rates of pay – Weekdays £8.85 per hour, Weekend £10.00 per hour

We offer Business mileage to take our client out into the community and this is paid at 40p per mile. (tax free payment)

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE THE REQUIRED CREDENTIALS

Telephone Monday to Friday 01656 863963 (office hours) to discuss or apply via Facebook.
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URGENTLY REQUIRED - We are looking for 2 part-time dedicated Health Care Assistants to JOB SHARE on a weekend on/weekend off basis. At least 2 years’ experience in health and social care is required. The Candidate should possess full mandatory training, Epilepsy training would be advantageous, and possibly have an up to date portable DBS to allow for an immediate start 

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS WEEKEND WORK. Hours are Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-3pm, Sunday 10am.-3pm and you will be required to cover annual leave .

ESSENTIAL - MUST BE DRIVER WITH OWN CAR

With excellent incentives and also in house award recognition.

Good rates of pay – Weekdays £8.85 per hour,  Weekend £10.00 per hour

We offer Business mileage to take our client out into the community and this is paid at 40p per mile.  (tax free payment)

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE THE REQUIRED CREDENTIALS 

Telephone Monday to Friday 01656 863963 (office hours) to discuss or apply via Facebook.

OUR CARER FOR THIS QUARTER IS EMILY NEEDS.

Emily has duly earned this award because of her willingness to always help us out, not only that, she has shown initiative in problem solving and is not afraid to put ideas forward.

Emily quoted "I have been working in The care sector for 7 years now and I really do enjoy making a difference to other people’s lives by helping them to keep as much independence as possible, especially in their own homes. Since joining April last September it has been nice to be part of a team that works together and also to be recognised for the hard work that is put in to giving Individuals the standard of care and support that is required”.

Thank you Emily for your lovely words and really well done!

FROM ALL AT APRIL
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OUR CARER FOR THIS QUARTER IS EMILY NEEDS.  

Emily has duly earned this award because of her willingness to always help us out, not only that, she has shown initiative in problem solving and is not afraid to put ideas forward. 

Emily quoted I have been working in The care sector for 7 years now and I really do enjoy making a difference to other people’s lives by helping them to keep as much independence as possible, especially in their own homes. Since joining April last September it has been nice to be part of a team that works together and also to be recognised for the hard work that is put in to giving Individuals the standard of care and support that is required”.  

Thank you Emily for your lovely words and really well done!

FROM ALL AT APRIL

Macmillan Coffee Morning - Friday 25th September.

Have we all developed expert baking skills after being confined to indoors recently? Lets find out..

This years event will be a socially distant event. Further details to follow closer to the time.
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Macmillan Coffee Morning - Friday 25th September. 

Have we all developed expert baking skills after being confined to indoors recently? Lets find out..

This years event will be a socially distant event. Further details to follow closer to the time.

We would like to offer A WARM WELCOME BACK to our Clients and family members who have been shielding since March.

We are so pleased you have decided to return to April and the staff are looking forward to welcoming you back.

We understand that this can be an anxious time and if you are worried about your shielding ending here are some useful numbers of where you can find support

If you need to speak to someone, the CALL Helpline provides confidential listening and emotional support in Wales, 24 hours a day – call 0800 132 737 or visit www.callhelpline.org.uk/

Older people, their family, friends, carers, or professionals can also contact Age Cymru’s Advice Line on 08000 223 444

If you are concerned about staff visits and wish to discuss personally, Please contact us on 01656 863963
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We would like to offer A WARM WELCOME BACK to our Clients and family members who have been shielding since March.  

We are so pleased you have decided to return to April and the staff are looking forward to welcoming you back.  

We understand that this can be an anxious time and if you are worried about your shielding ending here are some useful numbers of where you can find support  

If you need to speak to someone, the CALL Helpline provides confidential listening and emotional support in Wales, 24 hours a day – call 0800 132 737 or visit www.callhelpline.org.uk/

Older people, their family, friends, carers, or professionals can also contact Age Cymru’s Advice Line on 08000 223 444

If you are concerned about staff visits and wish to discuss personally, Please contact us on 01656 863963

Come and join our friendly, professional team! Care Support Worker Barry area with minimum 2 years experience needed. Regular hours 10-2 and 5-9, 7 days a week. We are looking for an enthusiastic, female carer to join existing team with full or part time hours on offer for a lady with MS. In return, we offer a competitive salary of £8.85 + evening and weekend enhancements, pension, 6 weeks paid holiday and bonus scheme. PM or ring Amelia 01656 863963 (office hours) for more details. Give us a try - you won't regret it! ... See MoreSee Less

Come and join our friendly, professional team! Care Support Worker Barry area with minimum 2 years experience needed. Regular hours 10-2 and 5-9, 7 days a week. We are looking for an enthusiastic, female carer to join existing team with full or part time hours on offer for a lady with MS. In return, we offer a competitive salary of £8.85 + evening and weekend enhancements, pension, 6 weeks paid holiday and bonus scheme. PM or ring Amelia 01656 863963 (office hours) for more details. Give us a try - you wont regret it!

Many congratulations to our HCA Nicola Holton and Ryan on the birth of their first child, Matthew Anthony Holton Davies. This bonny boy was born at the Heath on 1st Aug, 5.48am, 6lb 12oz. 🧸💝🥳 ... See MoreSee Less

Many congratulations to our HCA Nicola Holton and Ryan on the birth of their first child, Matthew Anthony Holton Davies. This bonny boy was born at the Heath on 1st Aug, 5.48am, 6lb 12oz. 🧸💝🥳

We are delighted to welcome Chloe Dunworth to our team of Health Care Support Workers. If you are interested in a career in care don't hesitate to contact us. This is what Chloe had to say having made the first step to fulfil her ambitions:
After 10 years of working in retail I decided it was time for a change and start a career in something I've always wanted to do. Care is always something I had seen myself doing as I love to help and care for others, I'd never had the opportunity to pursue a career in care until I found April. I've only been with the company around 2 weeks so I'm still very new to the role but I could tell from my 1st shadow shift how much I'm going to enjoy working with April.

We offer apprentice-style opportunities for newcomers, training and a truly supportive management team so what are you waiting for? All we require are motivated, enthusiastic people with a genuine wish to care. Male, female, young or mature - there are no barriers to a future in care! 🥰
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We are delighted to welcome Chloe Dunworth to our team of Health Care Support Workers. If you are interested in a career in care dont hesitate to contact us. This is what Chloe had to say having made the first step to fulfil her ambitions:
After 10 years of working in retail I decided it was time for a change and start a career in something Ive always wanted to do. Care is always something I had seen myself doing as I love to help and care for others, Id never had the opportunity to pursue a career in care until I found April. Ive only been with the company around 2 weeks so Im still very new to the role but I could tell from my 1st shadow shift how much Im going to enjoy working with April.

We offer apprentice-style opportunities for newcomers, training and a truly supportive management team so what are you waiting for? All we require are motivated, enthusiastic people with a genuine wish to care. Male, female, young or mature - there are no barriers to a future in care!  🥰

We are still looking for a female full time/part-time dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years’ experience to join our team. Hours between 10-2 and 5-9 in the Barry area. Your role will be to support an individual with MS.

THIS POST IS SUITABLE FOR A NON DRIVER LIVING IN THE BARRY AREA, AND FOR MUMS AS IT IS WORKING WITHIN SCHOOL HOURS

With excellent incentives and also in house award recognition.

You will receive Comprehensive Induction and training

Bonus Scheme.

Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

Salary: £8.85 weekday to £10.00 per hour on weekends.

CONTACT 01656 863963 TO DISCUSS
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We are still looking for a female full time/part-time dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years’ experience to join our team. Hours between 10-2 and 5-9 in the Barry area. Your role will be to support an individual with MS. 

THIS POST IS SUITABLE FOR A NON DRIVER LIVING IN THE BARRY AREA, AND FOR MUMS AS IT IS WORKING WITHIN SCHOOL HOURS

With excellent incentives and also in house award recognition.

You will receive Comprehensive Induction and training

Bonus Scheme.

Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

Salary: £8.85 weekday to £10.00 per hour on weekends.

CONTACT 01656 863963 TO DISCUSS

Changes to isolation period for COVID-19
Updated 30 July 2020

• From today (30 July) people who have tested positive for coronavirus will have to self-isolate for 10 days instead of 7 days. The 10 day period starts from the day symptoms start, or if asymptomatic from the day a test is taken. As before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting. This will also apply to health and social care workers.
• This change is based on evidence that there is potential for the virus to be transmitted beyond 7 days after symptoms start.
• Anyone who continues to be unwell or suffer from vomiting, breathlessness or fatigue after 7 days of first showing symptoms of coronavirus should contact 111 or their GP.
• Those who were self-isolating before Thursday 30 July do not need to continue to day 10, unless they are still experiencing relevant symptoms on day 7.
• The 14-day isolation period for contacts of cases remains unchanged. We continue to keep all evidence under review.
• The exception to the 10 day rule is for hospital patients and care home residents where a 14 day isolation period applies. This is in line with the current guidance for those admitted or diagnosed in care homes and for those admitted to or diagnosed in hospital who required critical care or are severely immunocompromised. The 14 day isolation rule will now also apply to anyone admitted to or diagnosed in hospital, to make the guidance clearer and more operational.

Summary of position as a result of UK CMOs advice to change isolation period for COVID-19

Self-isolation for general public and key workers

• Self-isolation period for people with symptoms (including health care workers and other key workers) – 10 days self-isolation from day of onset of symptoms (and as before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting).

• Household contacts of people with symptoms should continue to self-isolate for 14 days – if a household contact develops symptoms during this period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms (and as before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting).

• Self-isolation period for people without symptoms but identified as positive by testing/screening (including health care workers and other key workers) – 10 days from day of positive test. If symptoms develop during this 10 day isolation period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms.

• Close contacts of confirmed cases should continue to self-isolate for 14 days – if a close contact of a confirmed case develops symptoms during this period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms (and as before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting).
Self-isolation for hospital in-patients and care home residents

• Self-isolation period for symptomatic hospitals inpatients or care home residents – 14 days self-isolation from day of onset of symptoms (this remains the same as previous advice)

• Self-isolation period for hospital inpatients or care home residents without symptoms but identified as positive by testing/screening – 14 days from day of positive test. If symptoms develop during this isolation period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms.
• As is already the case, patients will not be discharged to care homes without a confirmatory negative test.
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Changes to isolation period for COVID-19
Updated 30 July 2020

• From today (30 July) people who have tested positive for coronavirus will have to self-isolate for 10 days instead of 7 days. The 10 day period starts from the day symptoms start, or if asymptomatic from the day a test is taken.  As before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting. This will also apply to health and social care workers. 
• This change is based on evidence that there is potential for the virus to be transmitted beyond 7 days after symptoms start. 
• Anyone who continues to be unwell or suffer from vomiting, breathlessness or fatigue after 7 days of first showing symptoms of coronavirus should contact 111 or their GP. 
• Those who were self-isolating before Thursday 30 July do not need to continue to day 10, unless they are still experiencing relevant symptoms on day 7.
• The 14-day isolation period for contacts of cases remains unchanged. We continue to keep all evidence under review.
• The exception to the 10 day rule is for hospital patients and care home residents where a 14 day isolation period applies. This is in line with the current guidance for those admitted or diagnosed in care homes and for those admitted to or diagnosed in hospital who required critical care or are severely immunocompromised. The 14 day isolation rule will now also apply to anyone admitted to or diagnosed in hospital, to make the guidance clearer and more operational. 

Summary of position as a result of UK CMOs advice to change isolation period for COVID-19

Self-isolation for general public and key workers

• Self-isolation period for people with symptoms (including health care workers and other key workers) – 10 days self-isolation from day of onset of symptoms (and as before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting).

• Household contacts of people with symptoms should continue to self-isolate for 14 days – if a household contact develops symptoms during this period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms (and as before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting).

• Self-isolation period for people without symptoms but identified as positive by testing/screening (including health care workers and other key workers) – 10 days from day of positive test. If symptoms develop during this 10 day isolation period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms.

• Close contacts of confirmed cases should continue to self-isolate for 14 days – if a close contact of a confirmed case develops symptoms during this period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms (and as before a test should be arranged within 5 days of symptoms starting).
Self-isolation for hospital in-patients and care home residents

• Self-isolation period for symptomatic hospitals inpatients or care home residents – 14 days self-isolation from day of onset of symptoms (this remains the same as previous advice)

• Self-isolation period for hospital inpatients or care home residents without symptoms but identified as positive by testing/screening – 14 days from day of positive test. If symptoms develop during this isolation period then they should self-isolate for 10 days from day of onset of symptoms. 
• As is already the case, patients will not be discharged to care homes without a confirmatory negative test.

April has been providing expert, quality care since 1996 in Bridgend, The Vale, Neath & Port Talbot and Swansea.

From 1/2 hour calls to 24/7, social calls to palliative care, you can rely on us to meet and exceed your expectations.

Call or email to discuss your individual requirements ~ we'll be pleased to help!
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DELIVERY OF VISORS

Local Company FORD of Bridgend along with Huw Irranca-Davies MS/AS have shown their support to Aprils front-line care staff by delivering visors to our office personally. It was not only the delivery that we are thankful for, but also the reassurance that if we require any more to make contact.

We continue to provide an invaluable service to the most vulnerable during the outbreak. Even though we are now receiving some limited deliveries of stock, we are grateful for this generous local response.

This is a fantastic example of community spirit and the strong business connections within the Borough, everyone has pulled together to make a real difference at this challenging time.

STAY WELL, STAY SAFE.
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DELIVERY OF VISORS 

Local Company FORD of Bridgend along with Huw Irranca-Davies have shown their support to Aprils front-line care staff by delivering visors to our office personally. It was not only the delivery that we are thankful for, but also the reassurance that if we require any more to make contact. 

We continue to provide an invaluable service to the most vulnerable during the outbreak. Even though we are now receiving some limited deliveries of stock, we are grateful for this generous local response. 

This is a fantastic example of community spirit and the strong business connections within the Borough, everyone has pulled together to make a real difference at this challenging time.

STAY WELL, STAY SAFE.

We are currently looking for a female dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years experience and a QCF level 2-3 in health and social care to join our team.

Part or full time hours available in the Barry area to work with a domiciliary care client.

If this is you, then contact us for your application to be considered for this role.
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We are currently looking for a female dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years experience and a QCF level 2-3 in health and social care to join our team. 

Part or full time hours available in the Barry area to work with a domiciliary care client.

If this is you, then contact us for your application to be considered for this role.

This is me

April will be supporting the local authority Bridgend County Borough Council, the “This is me” campaign by introducing this simple leaflet to our clients/family members receiving professional care who are living with dementia.

We will be using 'This is me' to record details about a person who can't easily share information about themselves. It will be used to record a person’s cultural and family background, important events, people and places from their life, their preferences and routines. We will be liaising with family members and professional bodies to gather information, making sure it is reviewed regularly. This tool will support emergency services who more often than not only have minimal information about the person they are treating.

APRIL ARE HAPPY TO BE ON BOARD
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We are currently looking for a female dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years experience to join our team. Must be a driver.

You will require a QCF level 2-3 in health and social care and be able to work 2 – 3 waking nights.

If this is you, then contact us urgently for your application to be considered for this role.
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We are currently looking for a female dedicated Health Care Assistant who has at least 2 years experience to join our team. Must be a driver.

You will require a QCF level 2-3 in health and social care and be able to work 2 – 3 waking nights.

If this is you, then contact us urgently for your application to be considered for this role.

Congratulations to the winner of our lockdown competition Sadie Davies of the The Blaenogwr

It looks like you have been very busy over the last few months. That newly constructed beer garden will be a nice treat to welcome the locals back next week.

A prize voucher is on its way to you.

Well done Sadie and thanks for your entry.
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Congratulations to the winner of our lockdown competition Sadie Davies of the The Blaenogwr 

It looks like you have been very busy over the last few months. That newly constructed beer garden will be a nice treat to welcome the locals back next week. 

A prize voucher is on its way to you.

Well done Sadie and thanks for your entry.

Competition Update: Our lockdown competition has been extended to midday Thursday.

Share pics of what you have been doing in lockdown for a chance to win a high street voucher.COMPETITION TIME!
WIN A VOUCHER!
Closing date Sunday 5th July.

So.. its been a long 3 months in lock down, with uplifting articles in the media about what people have been getting up to we would like to see pics of your lock down activities!

Have you:
Been Hot Tubbing?
Having BBQ’s?
Getting creative with the kids..
Or in the Kitchen?
What about before and after pics and any DIY transformations?

Post a pic here and the one with the most likes will win a voucher. Don't forget to share this post so your friends can also be in with a chance!
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Competition Update: Our lockdown competition has been extended to midday Thursday.  

Share pics of what you have been doing in lockdown for a chance to win a high street voucher.

ITS NATIONAL PICNIC MONTH 😊 If you enjoy getting out of the house and eating outdoors then July is the month for you, as the whole of this month is National Picnic Month!

There’s something about the summer weather that brings RELAXATION to us all, and what better way to wind down after a busy day/week at work/home than to pack up your picnic basket and head to the outdoors 🙂 .

Sausage rolls and Sarnies, Fresh Fruit and Lemonade, these are the hallmarks of a great meal out of doors. National Picnic Month encourages you to get out and celebrate the warm summer days and find your love and wonder of the outdoors again while enjoying some great food!

BASKETS AT THE READY

Happy National Picnic Month!
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ITS NATIONAL PICNIC MONTH 😊 If you enjoy getting out of the house and eating outdoors then July is the month for you, as the whole of this month is National Picnic Month!

There’s something about the summer weather that brings RELAXATION to us all, and what better way to wind down after a busy day/week at work/home than to pack up your picnic basket and head to the outdoors :) . 

Sausage rolls and Sarnies, Fresh Fruit and Lemonade, these are the hallmarks of a great meal out of doors. National Picnic Month encourages you to get out and celebrate the warm summer days and find your love and wonder of the outdoors again while enjoying some great food! 

BASKETS AT THE READY

Happy National Picnic Month!