Angela Gifford's Live-in Care Blog

Greetings from Angela Gifford, Managing Director of Able Community Care Ltd, and welcome to our live-in care blog.

Please visit our blog regularly for news and updates on Able Community Care and the care industry in general, as well as some useful tips and helpful advice.

Recent Posts


The Care Sector in the UK: The good news rather than the bad

Author: Rachel Skipp, Updated: 09 March 2016 09:55

Domiciliary care businesses closing, care homes closing, bed numbers down, councils purchasing less and less care, the postcode lottery for state funding, shortage of care staff, zero hours contracts, tick box training and the effects of:


Do you ask for a price when you need a service

Author: Rachel Skipp, Updated: 05 February 2016 10:43

It could be a plumber, an electrician, other tradesmen or professional that you suddenly have a need for so you start to ring round to get help. You outline the problem and then ask for a price for the problem to be solved. With this information and your feeling of confidence in the person you are speaking to, you make your decision to hire or not.


Care Workers and Appropriate Training

Author: Administrator, Updated: 21 September 2015 09:06

With a growing number of older people more care workers will be needed. We will not need hundreds but thousands of people willing and able to care.


Ask questions and provide a better care service

Author: Administrator, Updated: 21 September 2015 08:58

CDC aligned with person centred care is not just about caring with reference to Government specifications, adherence to training manuals, the task orientated mind set, it has to be something more if it is to be truly person centred care.

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