Safetember 2021 – Protecting Elders from Abuse

Safetember 2021 – Protecting Elders from Abuse

It’s everyone’s responsibility to help prevent, identify, and report abuse – so this September, work with us to help protect vulnerable older......

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Helping young adults into the world of work

Helping young adults into the world of work

If you’re looking for a rewarding role in a growing industry, then the Kickstart Scheme at Guinness Care may be right for you. One of the......

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Colleague shortlisted for Housing Heroes Award

Colleague shortlisted for Housing Heroes Award

Guinness Care colleague Michelle Williams has been shortlisted for Inspirational Colleague of the Year (10,000 homes or less) at the Housing Heroes......

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Kickstart your career in care with Guinness

Kickstart your career in care with Guinness

As a young adult, searching for a job that ticks all the right boxes is hard. If you’ve ever experienced such setbacks, then the Kickstart Scheme......

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Guinness Quayside win Great British Care Award!

Guinness Quayside win Great British Care Award!

Guinness Care Quayside colleagues have won the Regional Great British Care Awards title for the Best Housing with Care Service 2020. The Great......

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Reflecting on our impact

Reflecting on our impact

This week as we celebrate the first ever NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers' Day, we pause for just a moment to reflect on the tremendous impact......

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New Graduate Role at Guinness Care

New Graduate Role at Guinness Care

The Guinness Partnership’s Graduate Scheme is designed to attract new and diverse talent into the housing and care sectors to help address skill......

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Every Day Is Different Wrap Up

Every Day Is Different Wrap Up

In line with the Department of Health and Social Care’s campaign ‘Every Day is Different’, Guinness Care ran a month-long social media series......

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5 Minutes with Emma

5 Minutes with Emma

To fit this week's theme on 'Training and Development', we have spoken to Learning Advisor, Emma about the types of training on offer at Guinness......

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5 Minutes with Lucinda

5 Minutes with Lucinda

To fit this week's theme on 'Job Stability and Flexibility', we have spoken to Lucinda about her role as a Care and Support Enabler in St Austell. ......

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5 Minutes with Karen

5 Minutes with Karen

To fit this week's theme on 'A Rewarding Career', we have spoken to Karen about her diverse role as an Independent Living Advisor in Sheffield. ......

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5 Minutes with Dominique

5 Minutes with Dominique

To fit this week's theme on 'Job Diversity', we have spoken to Dominique Raines about her role as an Independent Living Advisor in Bristol. ......

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5 Minutes with Leona

5 Minutes with Leona

To fit this week's theme on 'Job Diversity', we have spoken to Leona Pillinger about her diverse role as a Guinness Care Trainer in Bristol. ......

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Every Day Is Different

Every Day Is Different

In line with the Department of Health and Social Care’s campaign ‘Every Day is Different’, Guinness Care are running a month-long social media......

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5 Ways to Wellbeing – keep learning

5 Ways to Wellbeing – keep learning

This is the final blog in our 5 Ways to Wellbeing series, and we’re sharing some tips on learning something new.   We know that learning new......

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GREAT BRITISH CARE AWARDS

GREAT BRITISH CARE AWARDS

We are proud to announce that seven Guinness Care colleagues have been shortlisted in the Great British Care Awards 2020. The Great British Care......

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Housing for people with dementia - are we ready?

Housing for people with dementia - are we ready?

A report from an Inquiry by the APPG on Housing and Care for Older People, February 2021.   One in 14 of us aged over 65, and one in 6 of us......

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5 Ways to Wellbeing – give to others

5 Ways to Wellbeing – give to others

This is the fourth blog in our 5 Ways to Wellbeing series, and we’re sharing some tips on acts of giving and kindness. Acts of kindness have the......

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5 Ways to Wellbeing – take notice

5 Ways to Wellbeing – take notice

In the third 5 Ways to Wellbeing blog we’re sharing some tips for helping to clear your mind and pay attention to the present moment. Your......

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5 Ways to Wellbeing – be active

5 Ways to Wellbeing – be active

In our second 5 Ways to Wellbeing blog, we’re sharing some tips for keeping active. Being active is not only great for physical health and......

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5 Ways to Wellbeing – connect

5 Ways to Wellbeing – connect

In the first of our new ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’ blog series, we’re sharing some tips on building relationships and connecting with others. ......

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Saying no confidently to scammers

Saying no confidently to scammers

We know it’s not always easy to ‘just say no’ when it comes to scam criminals. They are clever, appear to be friendly, and can make you feel......

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Meet our SCAMbassadors

Meet our SCAMbassadors

Earlier this month, we launched our new annual Safetember campaign, in which we highlight important safeguarding matters during the course of......

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Scam artists and pandemics

Scam artists and pandemics

Many scam artists use a crisis to their advantage and adapt old scams to prey on current fears. Known as ‘disaster fraud’, this creates a sense of......

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Connecting with nature

Connecting with nature

Evidence shows that spending time in the natural environment improves our physical health and feelings of wellbeing, so it’s important to find ways......

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Why choose care at home?

Why choose care at home?

When the time comes for you or a loved one to start thinking about care, it’s a tough decision, and it can be confusing with so many different......

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Keeping your body and mind active

Keeping your body and mind active

Making time for the hobbies and activities that you enjoy is important for quality of life and wellbeing. The coronavirus pandemic may have affected......

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Protect yourself from scams

Protect yourself from scams

Scams are defined as a crime where someone tries to trick a victim into giving them money or personal information either through the post, on the......

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Staying healthy and hydrated

Staying healthy and hydrated

It’s important to stay hydrated and eat a nutritious diet; keeping your immune system strong and following a healthy lifestyle will help to reduce......

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Kindness - Mental Health Awareness Week

Kindness - Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and this year’s theme is kindness. Any gesture of goodwill towards ourselves or someone else is an act of......

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A Career in Care: Leona, Guinness Care Trainer

A Career in Care: Leona, Guinness Care Trainer

At Guinness Care, we recognise that our high quality service depends on the drive and dedication of our people. That’s why, from the word go, our......

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Accessible days out to beat the winter blues

Accessible days out to beat the winter blues

If you and your loved ones are looking to fill 2020 with adventure, memories and good times, why not kick start things with some of these fun,......

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6 WAYS TO CREATE A DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY HOME

6 WAYS TO CREATE A DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY HOME

There are nearly 850,000 people in the UK who are living with dementia, with this figure predicted to rise to 1 million by 2025. If your loved one has......

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5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A HOME CARE PROVIDER

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A HOME CARE...

5 things to consider when choosing a home care provider As your loved ones grow older and become less independent – whether through injury,......

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Caring for the carer

Caring for the carer

Our childhood memories are wonderful to look back on - splashing in the pool, climbing that big tree, getting into mischief.  Our long-suffering......

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