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Bluebird Care Newbury is celebrating its fantastic team of home care assistants, and the difference they make in their local communities every day, as part of a nationwide campaign which launched on Tuesday 8 May.

The #MakeADifference campaign, spearheaded by Bluebird Care, a national provider of home care in the UK, aims to highlight and raise awareness of domiciliary care as a profession, which enables vulnerable people to receive the care and support they require in the comfort of their own homes. The campaign will also showcase why Bluebird Care care assistants are #ProudtoCareAtHome.

With the rapidly increasing ageing population and rising numbers of people living with complex conditions that require specialist care – such as dementia, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease – and with more people choosing to opt for care at home, this campaign aims to highlight how patient, kind and compassionate individuals can make a real difference working in domiciliary care.

Joshua Makumbe and Sandra Owen are Bluebird Care Newbury’s longest-standing care assistants – both have been with the company for 10 years. They said:

“We know we are making a difference in our local community, and helping individuals remain in their own home. Moving can be unsettling, so anything we can do to prevent this should be done. We love spending time with our customers, hearing the stories, seeing the photos. We love being care assistants.”

Phil Miles Director of Newbury said:

“This is a fantastic campaign which aims to highlight the vital work that home care assistants across the country are providing day in, day out.”

All those interested in getting in touch and finding out more about how they could make a difference working with Bluebird Care should contact 01635 36953, email newbury@bluebirdcare.co.uk or visit their website at www.bluebirdcare.co.uk/newbury

Bluebird Care is a national provider of care in the home, specialising in working with customers who live with dementia, physical disabilities and many other acute and chronic conditions. Bluebird Care work alongside their customers’ families, social services and the NHS to ensure each person receives the care they need.

Bluebird Care offers a unique service of tailored care visits which range from anything from 30 minutes to full live-in support. As well as personal care they also help with meal preparation, welfare checks, shopping, social trips, visits to the hospital and provide extra support for post-discharge customers.

The information in this post was supplied by Bluebird Care on 17 May and is reproduced here in its entirety.

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