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Develop new skills as a Healthcare Assistant with Encore Care Homes and progress in a new career

Encore is currently recruiting Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) for its four care homes due to increased...

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Farm animals visit Great Oaks Care Home in Bournemouth to provide ‘fur therapy’ to residents

A host of farmyard animals visited Great Oaks Care Home in Bournemouth to provide a fun, therapeutic...

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Palliative Care Nurse: What they do & how to become one

Lynne Hagon, Registered General Nurse and Clinical Lead at Great Oaks, an Encore care home, explains...

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What is holistic care in palliative care?

Lynne Hagon, Registered General Nurse and Clinical Lead at Great Oaks, an Encore care home, explains...

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What is palliative care?

Lynne Hagon, Registered General Nurse and Clinical Lead at Great Oaks, an Encore care home, explains...

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What is respite care & how does it work?

Find out more about Respite Care in our helpful blog that covers what respite care is, and answers s...

10 Benefits of Respite Care for the Elderly

Caregiving for an elderly, ill, or disabled family member is a demanding job and no one is equipped ...

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What is Dementia Care?

More than 920,000 people are living with dementia in the UK, with the total amount expected to rise ...

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What should you not say to someone with dementia?

Supporting a friend or relative who has dementia is often very challenging, it’s not uncommon ...