Premier Homecare is continuing to keep fully abreast of developments relating to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 across our region and beyond. We are routinely monitoring developments, reviewing our protocols and risk assessments, and preparing appropriate responses as the situation changes. We are committed to ensuring all steps are taken to continue to protect the health and wellbeing of all our clients, visitors to our offices and care staff.
Premier Homecare continues to work closely with Health Authorities, and Care Regulators in order to protect clients and care staff and maintain service delivery.
Advice on Prevention of infection
For the latest guidance on the prevention of infection from Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit the NHS website.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Specific government guidelines have been issued regarding the use of PPE within homecare setting, which we follow closely. These guidelines will and do differ from those observed in other care settings.
Finding out more
Whilst TV, newspapers, radio and on-line services are useful in sourcing the latest news and developments regarding Coronavirus, these sources can sometimes present an unbalanced view. We therefore recommend visiting the UK Government or the NHS website to find out more about the virus, its symptoms, what to do if you are concerned as well as regular updates on national and local government plans.
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Right from the beginning I’ve felt very welcomed and supported by everyone that works at premier homecare. As I am new to care work, this has been important as at times it can be challenging, but I know that there is always someone there to help and guide me. From my initial interview to training, in the office and shadow training on visits, everyone has been extremely kind, informative and helpful. I am constantly learning new skills and enjoy meeting new people within their homes. Being able to support people to live independently is very rewarding. Written by current Care Assistant – Lucy P.We are proud to have you as part of the team Lucy, you are an amazing carer! Thank you for always being so lovely and cheerful. 🥰#happyemployee#team #carer #carerjobsbristol#premierhomecare#homecare... See MoreSee Less
Shoutout to Leah and Louisa from our Bristol Recruitment Team for their incredible efforts last week! 👏👭 They went out to the community, engaging with local business owners and leaving recruitment leaflets to spark interest in becoming a part of our caring community.They also couldn't resist checking out the new Premier Sainsbury's ad, proudly displayed at the store entrance! 🛒#communityengagement#homecare#premierhomecare... See MoreSee Less
As dementia progresses, it can often cause changes to a person’s eating and drinking habits, from their food preferences to eating less or eating more. Follow these four simples steps to help support someone living with dementia if they won’t stop eating.1. Look at whether your relative is drinking enough - thirst can often be mistaken for hunger.2. Think about whether your relative’s routine or circumstances have recently changed. They may be confused about when mealtimes are and seek food more often than usual.3. If your relative is overeating, try substituting high calorie foods with lower calorie versions and/or healthier foods such as salads, fruit and vegetables.4. Consult their GP before making any major changes to diet. Explore if there might be a physical or medical reason causing the eating habit changes, and if their health is being affected in a negative way. Changes in behaviour aren’t always cause for concern, so if the new eating habits isn’t having a negative impact on their health, think about whether it really is a problem.For more information on how to manage eating habits whilst living with dementia, visit bit.ly/47HpHvH... See MoreSee Less