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Stay healthy on holiday

Stay healthy on holiday As the summer holidays approach, you might be thinking about travelling abroad to spend a couple of weeks soaking up the sun or exploring somewhere new. However, the last thing you want is to spoil your holiday by getting sick. Staying healthy abroad doesn’t have to be difficult, just a few…

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Slips trips and falls

Preventing Slips Trips and Falls at home

We believe that everyone has the right to feel safe and comfortable in their own home – whether they’re receiving care or not. According to the NHS, falls at home can cause serious injury, particularly amongst the elderly, but often be overlooked. One in three adults over the age of 65 who live at home…

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Care Workers

Community carers in the UK play a crucial role in providing support and assistance to individuals who require help due to illness, disability, old age, or other circumstances. They work in a variety of settings, including residential care homes, nursing homes, hospitals, and private households. The primary goal of community carers is to ensure the…

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What is the CQC in the UK?

In the context of the UK, CQC stands for the Care Quality Commission. The Care Quality Commission is an independent regulatory body responsible for monitoring, inspecting, and regulating health and social care services in England. Its primary role is to ensure that these services meet fundamental standards of quality and safety. The CQC regulates a…

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What is Homecare?

In the UK, there are various homecare services available to provide assistance and support to individuals who require help with their daily activities. These services aim to help people maintain their independence and live comfortably in their own homes. Here are some common types of homecare help in the UK: Personal Care: This includes assistance…

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Vulnerable People in Care

Vulnerable people in care refers to individuals who require assistance or support due to various factors that make them more susceptible to harm or neglect. These individuals often rely on others to meet their physical, emotional, or medical needs. Vulnerable people in care can include: Elderly individuals: Older adults may require care due to age-related…

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Looking After People With Dementia

Looking after people with dementia requires understanding, patience, and empathy. Dementia is a progressive condition that affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behaviour. As a caregiver, there are several strategies you can employ to provide the best possible care: Establish a routine: Stick to a regular schedule for activities like meals, medication, and daily routines.…

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Mental wellbeing tips

We all need good mental health and wellbeing – it’s essential to living happy and healthy lives, and can help us sleep better, feel better, do the things we want to do and have more positive relationships. It can also help us deal with difficult times in the future. Try the NHS quick Mind Plan…

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KTG Social Care – Taking Infection Control Seriously

KTG Social Care are taking Infection control seriously. As a health and social care company we have always been mindful of infection control, supplying appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE) to our team of carers. We have taken it one step further. We are constantly being sent information on how we can help prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19)…

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Catch it, bin it, kill it! – Covid 19 and our care services

Catch it bin it kill it! Covid 19 and our care services.

Catch it, bin it, kill  – KTG Social Care are taking Corona Virus, Covid – 19 seriously.  People that use our services, both Agency and Domiciliary along with members of their families are naturally very concerned about the current coronavirus pandemic. As an experienced home care provider, we are well versed in putting in place contingency…

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Dementia and loneliness

Loneliness and Dementia: KTG can help

People affected by dementia have a higher risk of being socially isolated and loneliness can become a major health concern for them. When a loved one has dementia, it can have a huge impact on their life. However, it is important to know that you’re not alone. According to the Alzeimers Society it has been…

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Meet our CareGiver

Meet our CareGiver Michael

Michael Smith, one of the care assistants was invited in to tell us a about his role here at KTG Social Care.   What areas do you work in? Mostly in homecare, in some of the care home I have been working in, but I prefer to do the homecare.   Can I ask you…

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Refer a friend at KTG

Refer a Friend

Refer a Friend for employment and you too will be rewarded KTG Social Care are giving you the opportunity to be awarded a special bonus when you refer a friend to join us. For each person you refer you could earn a cash bonus (subject to t&c). The individual you refer must meet our recruitment requirements*,…

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carbon footprint - ktg

How KTG is reducing their Carbon Footprint

KTG Social Care are investing in both your and your children’s future. As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility we are reducing our carbon footprint and moving towards a paperless care business. It is recognised that the use of paper in data intensive industries like healthcare and social care compromises productivity, quality of care and…

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Loneliness in older people

Loneliness in older people : KTG can help

KTG Social Care recognise that loneliness in older people is in the hundreds of thousands Elderly people and cut off from society in this country, especially those over the age of 75. People can become socially isolated for a variety of reasons, such as getting older or weaker, no longer being the hub of their…

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KTG Corporate Social Responsibility : Charities we support

KTG Social Care takes its Corporate Social Responsibility seriously and take pride in supporting a variety of local and national charities.  The KTG team have enjoyed an assortment of fundraising activities which have included, sports events, dress down Friday, fancy dress days, and coffee mornings. On a social perspective the team have also enjoyed letting…

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