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Askham supports Young Carers Awareness Day

Askham supports Young Carers Awareness Day

Askham supports the Young Carers Awareness Day since there are a lot of young carers looking after a relative or a friend.   This event celebrated on Thursday 30 January sees a free resource becoming available to help infant schools identify and support young...

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Askham’s call for partnership initiative with local GPs

Askham’s call for partnership initiative with local GPs

Fenland care home, Askham Village Community, says its partnership scheme with local GPs is so successful, it should be rolled out nationwide.   The initiative was set-up to combat the frequency of GP call-outs – often multiple times daily, sometimes even for the...

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Bringing our best selves to work

Bringing our best selves to work

In any industry, staff need to feel competent and confident in what they are doing. Without this, dissatisfaction creeps in, and this is when staff either leave or do a poor job. For me, we have a responsibility to every staff member we recruit to ensure they can...

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Turning bed-blocking into a successful discharge

Turning bed-blocking into a successful discharge

Mrs. F was a retiree (65+) who lived at home independently with the help of regular visits by care workers. With her children and grandchildren close by, she enjoyed an active and community focused lifestyle. After a fall at home which resulted in a spinal injury,...

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