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Working in partnership with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

19-July-2019
19-July-2019 15:42
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by Admin

Aster Care has been working closely with Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service to carry out risk assessments with each of our service users, ensuring all preventative measures are considered and acti...

Moneyfields U11 with the Mary Rose Trophy!

15-May-2019
15-May-2019 14:27
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Well done to the Moneyfields U11 football team who played Emsworth Town in the final on 12th May 2019. The boys are sponsored by Aster Care Ltd as they are a local community team and have enjoyed co...

Encouraging Young People into Care - from Work Experience to Key Worker!

20-February-2019
20-February-2019 12:52
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  Aster Care provided work experience to two young students from South Downs College during 2016, who were completing their Level 2 Health & Social Care Diploma. They were given the opport...

Free Flu Vaccination for Social Care Staff

26-October-2018
26-October-2018 13:12
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This winter, the NHS has extended their seasonal flu vaccination to frontline social care workers. The vaccination is free of charge but staff will need to take a letter (sent by email to all current ...

Aster Care Sponsors Local Youth Football Team!

09-October-2018
09-October-2018 11:51
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Aster Care is the proud sponsor of the Moneyfields U11 team playing in the Portsmouth Youth Football League. And since wearing the shirts with our logo on, they have not lost a game!! You look ...

Aster Care begins using 'This is Me' for its service users with dementia

14-June-2018
14-June-2018 14:28
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Aster Care has adopted the joint Royal College of Nursing and Alzheimer's Society booklet 'This is Me' for use with its service users who have complex dementia who are unable to communicate who...

Aster Care has signed up to participate in dementia research!

Aster Care has signed up to participate in dementia research!

12-June-2018
12-June-2018 13:50
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Aster Care has signed up to participate in dementia research!

  Following our visit to The Alzheimer's Show in London (8th June 2018, Olympia), Aster Care has signed up to Dementia Research, run by the NHS National Institute for Health Research. Accordin...

A Great Day at the Alzheimer's Show!

12-June-2018
12-June-2018 13:13
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Pam Butler and Muthu Govindarajah attended The Alzheimer's Show in London on the 8th June 2018. It was our first attendance at this exhibition and we were not disappointed. In a workshop held by Re:...

Our latest CQC Inspection Results

Our latest CQC Inspection Results

05-May-2017
05-May-2017 9:57
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Our latest CQC Inspection Results

We are pleased to announce that following our inspection on 31st March 2017, we have been rated GOOD in all five areas. This means the service that Aster Care provides is safe, effective, caring,...

The New Apprenticeship Levy

The New Apprenticeship Levy

27-March-2017
27-March-2017 13:07
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The New Apprenticeship Levy

From 1st May 2017, funding for Diplomas in Health & Social Care will change with the introduction of the new Apprenticeship Levy. Employers with a payroll bill of £3m per annum will be...

Tesco introduces 'quiet hour' to help those with autism do their shopping.

06-March-2017
06-March-2017 13:29
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Tesco is trialling a 'quiet hour' in its Crawley store where they will reduce lighting, music and tannoy volume to make the shopping experience les stressful and more soothing to those with autism. Yo...

Want to see what dementia feels like? Watch this video from SCIE

30-November-2016
30-November-2016 11:44
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by Admin

The Social Care Institute for Excellence has produced a short video (approximately 7 minutes) to give viewers an insight into how dementia can feel to the person experiencing it. The video&n...

Good Morning Britain's 1 Million Minutes campaign - help prevent loneliness this Christmas

Good Morning Britain's 1 Million Minutes campaign - help prevent loneliness this Christmas

29-November-2016
29-November-2016 12:27
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Good Morning Britain's 1 Million Minutes campaign - help prevent loneliness this Christmas

It is estimated that over one million older people in Britain suffer from chronic loneliness, which often can be felt more over the Christmas period. In an attempt to make a difference, ITV's breakfas...