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5th birthday for Abacare

 
Created on 31/05/2019 @ 20:26
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Staff at a care provider in Powys are celebrating reaching five years of successfully delivering the main care contract in the county.

Abacare, which won the contract to provide care services for Powys County Council in 2014, has an office in Newtown and employs 600 people across the area.

Peter Angelides, Managing Director of the multi award-winning Abacare, said: “What a fantastic five years we have had in Powys. It has been hugely successful, and our dedicated staff have delivered an extremely high standard of care in the area.

“During the last five years we have worked closely with Powys County Council and the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) to maintain and improve standards of care across Wales.We’re now an industry leader and are growing as a team all the time.

“We’d like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to all our hardworking staff and carers as we wouldn’t be where we are today without them. It has been a joy to see the company grow year on year and we’re now looking forward to marking the 10-year milestone.”

Anyone interested in joining the team should call the Newtown office on 01686 625644.

Peter added: “No experience is necessary, just a willingness to care and to learn. Our company induction includes first aid, dementia awareness, health and safety, food safety, infection control, handling medication and moving and handling service users.

“There are lots of opportunities for internal advancement for all our team members who show commitment, reliability and true passion. We provide a great support network for all of our carers too.

Anyone who joins us can reach QCF level 2, 3 and 5 with our support and we’re urging anyone thinking of changing their job, or getting back into the work force again, to get in touch as soon as possible and not to miss out on this fantastic career opportunity.”

 Abacare provides all staff with full training and shadowing before they start, and they have additional, on the job support from the team 24/7.

They are given free uniforms, access to a staff scooter scheme for those needing transport and a national staff discount scheme for all major brands as well as 28 days paid holiday, paid travel between calls and paid mileage.

Abacare operates a professional Care Management Team that is committed to providing high quality care to individuals in their own homes.

The large team of trained, specialist, care workers provide positive based outcomes and person centred care to people throughout Wales.

Abacare’s core values, instilled into every staff member, include ‘make us proud’, ‘focus on our service users’ wellbeing’, ‘communicate, listen well and speak with respect’, ‘be passionate, honest, caring and considerate’, ‘recruit and develop the very best’ and ‘lead by example’.

It believes it offers inspiring work for inspirational people.

It is a member of the United Kingdom Homecare Association, Ceretas (formerly British Association of Domiciliary Care), The National Homecare Council and The Information Commissioners Office (Data Protection). It is also registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales.

For more information about Abacare, please call 01686 625644 or visit www.abacare.org.ukAlternatively, please follow the company on Facebook at http://on.fb.me/Yn4zmS or on Twitter by visiting www.twitter.com/visitabacare.

Photograph caption: Some of the team from the Abacare Newtown office, which is celebrating five years of successfully delivering the main care contract in the county.

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