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Residential Care vs Live-In Care

For a loved one it can be difficult to decide whether to put your loved ones in care, however sometimes you have to make a difficult decision, as they are unable to look after themselves. With family members having busy lifestyles, it can be difficult to provide the best care and support to your loved ...
live-in care

How a Live-in carer can support you or a family member?

Individuals that have long term conditions or serious health conditions are more likely to benefit from live-in care. Serious conditions such as ventilation care, cancer care etc, are likely to make individuals feel weak and unable to do daily tasks, which are normally simple to do. Examples include, grocery shopping or getting around the house. ...
complex carer

Discover the main benefits of working in care

In the UK, as the age of the population increases, the population continues to rise by almost 10 million people in the UK over the next 25 years. With an ageing population, there is a continuous need for healthcare professionals. There are over 15.5 million people aged 60 and over, equivalent to 23% of the ...
Career

How a young person can start their career in care

Statistics reported by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) outline that young people aged 18-34 are most likely to apply to a care job, 64% and over half the people this age are open to changing their jobs to start a career in adult social care. At Secure Healthcare we understand that young ...
Supporting Young Adults What you need to know

Supporting young adults: what you need to know

As a young adult, you may require some extra support and assistance, while living more independently or it may be that your child is moving from children’s social care to adult’s social care. We are here to support you or your loved ones and provide care to young adults that require it, whether this is ...
home care services

The Benefits of Homecare

The United Kingdom Homecare association estimates that around 249 million hours of home care is delivered to individuals in the UK each year. 71% of people that require care and support, prefer to remain in their own home, as they age. We live in an ageing population and the number of individuals preferring home care ...
Home Care Nursing

Home Care Nursing Is One Of The UK’s Fastest Growing Jobs For 2020

In 2020, home care nursing was the second fastest growing job sector in the UK, with an increase of over 150%, according to data published by Indeed. 7 out of the top 10 fastest growing jobs are in the healthcare sector. Although there are nurse staffing shortages, and with the COVID 19 pandemic, there has ...
Healthcare Assistant

Would you make a good Healthcare Assistant?

Working as a healthcare assistant, the role is generally varied and can include working alongside Nurses in care homes, hospitals or within GP’s. If you are considering a career in care, then becoming an HCA could be the role for you to specialise. For a HCA role, there is no set requirements, however there is ...
Starting your career in care

Starting your career in care

Deciding whether to start or change your career to become a carer, can be a difficult decision to make, however if you are passionate about providing care and are seeking a rewarding and progressive opportunity in care, then starting your journey in care could be the role just for you. With a care job, the ...
Dementia care

How We Can Support Your Loved Ones With Dementia In A Home Care Environment.

Here at Secure Healthcare Solutions, we are aware that, Dementia care is a growing challenge, and the number of individuals with dementia continues to increase as the population ages and people live for longer. It is has become one of the most important health and care issues faced in the UK. Dementia is a range ...
complex carer

A Day In the life of a Complex Carer

Complex carers are a very important part of the front-line team to ensure quality care and support is provided to those that require it. Providing care and support to our service users requires a lot of hard work and is one of the most difficult occupations. We highly appreciate those that dedicate their lives to ...
COVID 19 vaccine

COVID 19 Vaccine Summary within the healthcare environment

There is over 40 million people that have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the UK. Approximately 27 million people have received both doses to provide maximum protection and here at Secure Healthcare Solutions we highly encourage individuals to come forward to be vaccinated to help protect against the threat of the new ...
healthcare worker

How to stay cool in the summer as a healthcare worker and ensuring service users are comfortable during the summer.

Working in the summer as a healthcare worker for a healthcare agency can be difficult because of the warm weather conditions. It is important that you stay cool and cool yourself down to prevent exhaustion. Warm weather can cause health risks. It is vital that you identify the signs if someone is struggling in the ...
Complex Care

Complex Care for Young Children Within A Home Environment

Over the last 10 years, there has been a major increase for children requiring Complex Care. There has been a 50% increase of individuals requiring Complex Care and there are over 100,000 children and young people that have complex needs. One of the main reasons for this is because there has been an increase in ...
Nurses

The Different Types of Nurses Within Healthcare

Are you seeking a rewarding role, where you feel you are making a difference to individuals every day life, then look no further and join the Nursing industry. Within the Nurse sector, there is different types of Nurses, generally an individual will start their Nursing career as a Registered General Nurse to then progress careers ...
Disability Services

Learning Disability Services at Secure Healthcare Solutions!

An individual with a learning disability often finds it difficult to understand and perform day to day tasks. Tasks may take longer to perform and some may require support from a carer to complete care. The individual living with a learning disability may find it difficult to process complicated information, interaction with other people can ...
Palliative Care

Palliative Care Within A Home Care Environment

We completely understand how difficult it can be to see a loved one being affected by a terminal illness, which is where we can help by providing specialist palliative care and support to ensure your loved ones experience a quality of life and enjoy time with the family. What is Palliative Care? Palliative Care is ...
Nursing agency

The Advantages of Working For a Nursing agency

At Secure Healthcare Solutions, we offer many great benefits to join us as a Nurse. If you are seeking a Nursing career without some of the stresses of the NHS, particularly increasing workloads, low team morale, and low pay, then why not join a nursing agency and benefit from higher pay rates and flexible working ...
Nurses

Benefits of Having a Diverse Workforce of Nurses

At Secure Healthcare Solutions, our diverse Nurses are a crucial part of the front-line team of incredible key workers who have been great during these difficult times. We appreciate the hard work that they have done and continue to do so. In the UK, 1 in 5 people is from an ethnic minority background, equivalent ...
Complex Care

Complex Care within a Home Environment

There is approximately around 15 million people in the UK that have Complex care needs, meaning that they require long term healthcare. What is Complex Care? Complex care is a person-centred specialist support service for individuals that have a long-term condition, which could be due to a chronic illness, disability or when discharged from a ...