News

26
Jun

Domus Live-In Care at Kent County Show

Come and meet us at this year’s Kent County Show which is being held on Friday 7, Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July 2017 from 8am to 6pm every day at the Kent County Show Ground in Detling. The Kent County Show is a showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. It is a...
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07
Jun

Carers Week 2017

Carers Week is an annual event run by Carers UK, raising awareness of the challenges faced by those caring for a relative or friend. This year, Carers Week runs from June 12th-18th, and focuses on building ‘carer friendly communities’. This means understanding the day to day life of an unpaid carer, and finding ways to...
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01
Jun

Volunteers’ Week, June 1st-7th

Volunteers’ Week is here! June 1-7th throughout the country. Are you sharing some of your time to help in your community? Check out the Twitter feed and events page of Volunteers Week here. Now is a good time to make a difference by volunteering. http://volunteersweek.org/
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17
May

Care for Couples

In the news this week there have been many articles about couples being separated when one has needed to go into a care home and the other does not require the same level of care. Sir James Munby, president of the family division of the High Court, called it ‘absolutely shocking and a profound indictment...
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09
May

Enjoy summer sunshine and get active

The weather has finally turned and as we are expecting 18-22 degrees for the coming week, it’s a perfect excuse to visit the many superb gardens of Kent. Getting active is crucial and just by going for a walk every week is good for your overall health. This article outlines the benefits of maintaining an...
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31
Mar

Crisis in Social Care

Last week Panorama highlighted the crisis in social care, whereby domiciliary care companies have had to hand back contracts with local authorities, due to a lack of funding. This has been an ongoing situation for some time, and also affects care homes who have local authority beds. The programme also highlighted ‘bed blocking’, whereby patients...
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Live in Carer and client
29
Jan

Satisfied clients and carers

As part of our commitment to providing outstanding service, we recently sent out surveys to both clients and to our live-in carers. We are delighted to report the feedback has been excellent! Clients have complimented us on how well and often we communicate with them and one live-in carer said, ‘Best care company I have...
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30
Dec

Happy New Year to all our clients and carers!

It was wonderful to be able to support our clients at home, especially over the festive period. For families to know their loved ones are being cared for and enjoying Christmas is one of the many reasons we would like to thank our incredible team. It takes an exceptional person to want to share Christmas...
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21
Dec

Keep warm this Christmas

Here at Domus we are well aware of the implications winter weather can have on our vulnerable clients and ensure they all have up to date information on how to keep warm this winter. Our carers prepare hot meals and make sure the heating is no lower than 18 degrees centigrade. As our carers know...
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