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The Latest Coronavirus Advice

During the coronavirus pandemic, we want to reassure all of our clients, carers, nurses and internal staff that we are doing everything we can to continue to provide the highest-quality service that we are renowned for, whilst operating in accordance to government guidelines. We are regularly in touch with our clients, carers, nurses and staff with updates on the latest information and advice.

The Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards 2021

Live-in care provider commended for its outstanding efforts to support the physical and mental welfare of older individuals

UK, 25th March, 2021 – Long established and leading national live-in care and nursing provider, Consultus Care and Nursing is today celebrating another milestone as it announces its win of the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards, in the category of Most Compassionate Live-in Care provider in the South East.

A new career in live-in care

A life-changing career move

Our wonderful carer, Gintare Butkute, was interviewed by The Times after making the life-changing career transition from working in hospitality to becoming a live-in carer for us. Read Gintare’s story below…

REVEALED: The Best UK Cities to Retire In

Have you ever wondered which city in the UK is the best to retire in? Well now, thanks to our research, you can know for sure!

Our CEO, Peter Seldon talks to ITV News Meridian

Peter Seldon, our CEO, was interviewed by ITV News Meridian after expressing his frustration with the government’s latest quarantine scheme.

While we all understand the need for quarantine restrictions, there should be a safe and practical quarantine process for overseas care workers who are already trained and competent to make an immediate difference without being charged to do so.

THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD NUTRITION & HYDRATION FOR THE ELDERLY

How can I encourage my client or loved one to eat and drink? How do I know if they are malnourished? Is rapid weight loss normal? We answer all these questions and more in our latest blog post in support of Nutrition and Hydration Week.

Health & Wellbeing

It has never been more important to make time to look after our mental health than now, and finding new ways of connecting with those we love and adapting our lives to ensure we still keep doing the things that make us smile is paramount!

So, we have pulled together some great resources that you can access anywhere and at anytime!

A Guide To Taking Care Of Your Health In Winter

Staying healthy is likely to be at the top of your priorities every winter. However, this year it is especially important that we keep ourselves fit and well in the winter month. Cold weather can make some health problems worse and can even lead to serious complications, especially if you are 65 or older. 

Changes to our bodies as we age results in cold weather and winter bugs being more likely to affect us. To help you stay healthy during the winter months we have created this handy guide of 7 things you can do to help take care of your health in winter.

Carer Catherine Shepherd wins writing competition!

Our very talented Live-in Carer Catherine Shepherd recently won a writing competition, set up by The Care Workers charity. The theme of the competition was ‘Connection’, which could be interpreted in many ways. As you read Catherine’s entry you will instantly feel the connection between her and her client, but also to their memories. Read her winning entry here >

The Sun interviews Carer Julie Riddell

Our wonderful carer, Julie Riddell, caught up with The Sun for an interview on what it’s like to be a live-in carer, and even had her very own (socially distanced) photoshoot!

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