HR Advisor for Omagh Healthcare Companies

Springlawn Group and Glen Caring are sister healthcare organisations based in Omagh who are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced HR Advisor.  The Springlawn Group of Nursing Homes has 5 residential nursing homes in the Omagh area. Glen Caring is a social care agency operating across the Northern and Western Trust region. 

Job Title  Human Resources Advisor 
Reports to  Human Resources Manager 
Working Hours  9-5, Monday to Friday  
Location  Based in Omagh; travelling as and when required to other offices 
Closing Date & Time  Friday 28th September @ 5pm  
Salary 

  

Circa £24,000 per annum 

 We are seeking an experienced HR Advisor to join the combined HR team. The role covers responsibilities for all aspects of Human Resources including recruitment, retention, succession planning, performance management, employee relations, policy development, organisational change and CPD. 

HR Advisor Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for all HR processes and procedures throughout the company including recruitment, selection and retention, induction, compliance and policies, performance management, training and development.  
  • To provide legal advice to the managers on any employment regulation up-dates, HR processes or staffing issues.  
  • Understand and ensure full implementation of policies and procedures.  
  • Establish priorities, work independently and work without direct supervision on all routine matters. 
  • To ensure that we are fully compliant, up-to-date and all staff are aware of relevant policies and regulations  
  • Ensure all staff receive the mandatory training at induction and throughout the year 
  • Manage the overall processes for external and internal Recruitment and Selection 
  • Create and continually improve offer letters and contracts of employment 
  •  Manage the collation of references, DBS and NISCC registration relevant to each role.   
  • Continually review legislation to ensure all policies and procedures are compliant 
  • Monitor staff turnover, complete exist interviews and advise general manager on issues associated 
  • Manage the company’s internal training program 
  • Oversee absence management  
  • Oversee all performance management processes across the company for the Appraisal cycle, records of interviews, target achievements, training and continuous professional development of employees 
  • Advise area managers with any investigation, disciplinary or grievances in accordance with employment law. 
  • Oversee the budget for the employee engagement program 
  • Provide support to line managers on leadership responsibilities 
  • Report on the annual employee engagement survey to ensure feedback from employees is collated and interpreted correctly to help improve employee engagement 
  • Drive alignment between HR strategy and business goals. 
  • Assist with annual inspections carried out by RQIA and any other healthcare body 
  • Support change management processes. 
  • Become a fully integrated member of the team and assist colleagues when necessary 
  • Any other tasks or duties deemed necessary by management 

HR Advisor Person Specification

Essential Qualifications & Skills: 

  • CIPD qualification or other HR related degree
  • Experience of providing HR advice and guidance to managers/directors on a range of HR issues.
  • Excellent PC skills across all Microsoft Packages.
  • A sound knowledge of current Employment law.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with fellow members of staff using excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Desirable: 

  • 2-3 years HR experience in Healthcare, Hospitality or Retail Industry

How To Apply for HR Advisor Post

To apply for this HR Advisor vacancy please forward an up-to-date CV and covering letter for the attention of Mrs Leah Ormsby via: 

Closing date for this vacancy is 5.00pm on Friday 28th September 2018. 

HR Manager for Omagh Healthcare Companies

The Springlawn Group and Glen Caring are sister healthcare organisations based in Omagh who are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced HR Manager.   The Springlawn Group of Nursing Homes has 5 residential nursing homes in the Omagh area. Glen Caring is a social care agency operating home care services across the Northern and Western Trust regions.

Job Title Human Resources Manager
Reports to General Manager
Working Hours 9-5, Monday to Friday with the possibility of working from home 1 day per week
Location Based in Omagh; travelling as and when required to other offices
Closing Date & Time Friday 28th September @ 5.00pm
Salary

 

Circa £30,000 per annum

 

We are seeking an experienced HR Manager to lead the combined HR team. The role covers responsibilities for all aspects of Human Resources including recruitment, retention, succession planning, performance management, employee relations, policy development, organisational change and CPD.

The HR Manager Will Be Responsible For:

  • All HR processes and procedures throughout the company including recruitment, selection and retention, induction, compliance and policies, performance management, training and development.
  • Providing legal advice to the managers on any employment regulation up-dates, HR processes or staffing issues.
  • Understanding and ensuring full implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Establishing priorities, working independently and working without direct supervision on all routine matters.
  • Ensuring that we are fully compliant, up-to-date and all staff are aware of relevant policies and regulations
  • Ensuring all staff receive the mandatory training at induction and throughout the year
  • Managing the overall processes for external and internal Recruitment and Selection
  • Creating and continually improving offer letters and contracts of employment
  • Managing the collation of references, DBS and NISCC registration relevant to each role.
  • Continually reviewing legislation to ensure all policies and procedures are compliant
  • Monitoring staff turnover, complete exist interviews and advise general manager on issues associated
  • Managing the company’s internal training program
  • Overseeing absence management
  • Overseeing all performance management processes across the company for the Appraisal cycle, records of interviews, target achievements, training and continuous professional development of employees
  • Advising area managers with any investigation, disciplinary or grievances in accordance with employment law.
  • Overseeing the budget for the employee engagement program
  • Providing support to line managers on leadership responsibilities
  • Reporting on the annual employee engagement survey to ensure feedback from employees is collated and interpreted correctly to help improve employee engagement
  • Driving alignment between HR strategy and business goals.
  • Assisting with annual inspections carried out by RQIA and any other healthcare body
  • Supporting change management processes.
  • Becoming a fully integrated member of the team and assisting colleagues when necessary
  • Any other tasks or duties deemed necessary by management

HR Manager Person Specification

Essential Qualifications & Skills:              

  • CIPD Qualification or other HR related degree
  • Experience of providing HR advice and guidance to managers/d
  • Directors on a range of HR issues
  • Excellent PC skills across all Microsoft Packages
  • A sound knowledge of current Employment law
  • Ability to build strong relationships with fellow members of staff using excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Desirable:

  • 5 years HR experience in Healthcare, Hospitality or Retail Industry

 

How To Apply For the HR Manager Post

To apply for this vacancy please forward an up-to-date CV and covering letter for the attention of Mrs Leah Ormsby via:

Closing date for this vacancy is 5.00pm on Friday 28th September 2018.

 

Omagh Carers and Castlederg Carers Vacancies

Glen Caring has announced details of vacancies for Omagh carers and Castlederg carers. The vacancies are for full-time positions, working morning to teatime hours for seven days every fortnight. We offer flexible rotas, which can work to your advantage, if a regular 9-5 job does not suit you or your family’s needs.  

These Omagh carers and Castlederg carers jobs are also open to those new to social care. Because we offer all the training you need, you don’t need previous experience to apply.  

Omagh Carers and Castlederg Carers Job Benefits: 

Looking after people is a very rewarding and satisfying job. The care you provide helps someone to stay in their own home for as long as possible, supported with dignity by people who care. In return, Glen Caring offers the following terms and benefits: 

  • £8.50 per hour for Castlederg and £8.20 per hour for Omagh
  • Mileage allowance of £0.20 per mile 
  • A work-life balance 
  • Free Uniform 
  • Flexible Rota’s 
  • NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care available 
  • Additional Training opportunities 

  

Essential Criteria For Omagh Carers and Castlederg Carers: 

Before you consider applying for these posts, please make sure you satisfy these qualifying criteria:  

  • Full driving licence 
  • Access to a car 
  • Over 18 

Shift Pattern For Omagh Carers and Castlederg Carers: 

The full-time positions are for daytime hours working from approximately 7am to 6pm.  

Full-time 

Week 1 – rostered to work Monday, Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday; 

Week 2 – rostered to work Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. 

About Glen Caring 

Glen Caring has been providing home care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers and office/management staff enable our clients to remain at home with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life and can live as independently as possible in the community they know and love. 

You will receive a full training induction before starting work and we’ll support you to gain accredited qualifications, which will develop you professionally and teach you new skills. So, while you’re caring, you will be developing personally and professionally, and you’ll also be enjoying the more immediate rewards of a competitive salary, working in a team of highly motivated people and in a flexible working environment. You can find out more About Us here. 

 

How to Join the Glen Caring Team  

 To find out more, please call Lisa in our Omagh office on: 028 82252666. Alternatively, you can email us at info@glencaring.com. to request an application form, or download an application form from our website here: http://www.glencaring.com/job-opportunities/  In the meantime, you can find out more about Glen Caring here . 

Part-Time Care Assistants Posts in Castlederg

We have openings for part-time care assistants in the Castlederg area. The posts are to cover evening hours, working from 7pm to 11pm for seven evenings per fortnight.  

These part-time care assistants’ jobs may suit those who need the flexibility that a 9 to 5 job doesn’t offer.  The social care jobs are also open to those new to social care. Because we offer all the training you need, you don’t need previous experience to apply. 

Details of the services we offer to our clients are on our website but you can read more about Glen Caring Services here. 

 

Details of Part-Time Care Assistants Jobs 

The evening or bedtime runs are from 7-11pm, working a 3- and 4-day pattern on a fortnightly cycle. Shift patterns for the posts are as follows:  

Week 1 – rostered to work Monday, Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday; 

Week 2 – rostered to work Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. 

 

What Glen Caring Offers You  

Looking after people is a very rewarding and satisfying job. The care you provide helps someone to stay in their own home for as long as possible, supported with dignity by people who care. In return, Glen Caring offers the following terms and benefits with these social care jobs: 

  • £8.50 per hour
  • Mileage allowance of £0.20 per mile
  • A work-life balance
  • Free Uniform
  • Flexible Rota’s
  • NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care available
  • Additional Training opportunities – find out more about Glen Caring Training here

Essential Criteria for Part-Time Care Assistants 

In order to apply for these full-time or part-time social care jobs, you will need:  

  • Full driving licence 
  • Access to a car 

About Glen Caring 

Glen Caring has been providing home care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers and office/management staff enable our clients to remain at home with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life and can live as independently as possible in the community they know and love. 

You will receive a full training induction before starting work and we’ll support you to gain accredited qualifications, which will develop you professionally and teach you new skills. So, while you’re caring, you will be developing personally and professionally, and you’ll also be enjoying the more immediate rewards of a competitive salary, working in a team of highly motivated people and in a flexible working environment. You can find out more About Us here. 

How to Join the Glen Caring Team  

 To find out more, please call Lisa in our Omagh office on: 028 82252666. Alternatively, you can email us at info@glencaring.com to request an application form, or download an application form from our website here: http://www.glencaring.com/job-opportunities/  In the meantime, you can find out more about Glen Caring here . 

Male Campus Assistant for Magee Student

Glen Caring Services are seeking to recruit a Male Campus Assistant to assist a student during their studies at Magee University, Derry/Londonderry.  

About the Male Campus Assistant Post: 

This is Male Campus Assistant post is a temporary job of approximately 25-30 hours per week, commencing in September 2018. This is a term-time only position. Therefore, the services of the successful candidate will only be required during the University calendar.  

As Campus Assistant you will be responsible for carrying out a number of duties including: 

  • Accompany and assist student to and from University campus and other facilities (carrying bags, orientation around campus)
  • Support during both theory, practical and any other classes
  • Attend lectures & tutorials and take detailed notes in the format required by the student
  • Type up accurate notes within agreed time limits, usually 3 days
  • Maintaining time-sheets and other confidential records
  • Assisting student with all personal care requirements and non-medical assistance

A full job description is available upon request. 

 

Male Campus Assistant Essential Requirements: 

  • Applicants must be educated to degree level
  • Excellent communication, written and orientation skills
  • Ability to carry out specialist tasks such as the provision of assistance in practical classes or note-taking in lectures
  • A strong understanding of data protection and confidentiality
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate flexibility over working hours

An awareness of health and safety, and previous experience in note-taking are desirable.  Experience of providing physical assistance to disabled people is also desirable. However, Glen Caring will provide full training to the successful candidate to enable them to carry out this role. The successful candidate will be expected to complete an Access NI (Enhanced) check before beginning employment. 

How to Apply for the Male Campus Assistant Post: 

If you would like to know more about this role, or would like to request an application form, please contact Lisa on 028 8225 2666 or via email: omagh@glencaring.com 

Completed application forms can be returned to the following address:  

Glen Caring Services,  

14 Mountjoy Road,  

Omagh  

BT79 7AD 

  

About Glen Caring 

Glen Caring has been providing social care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers enable our clients to live as independently as possible with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life, which offers the support they require.   

Services Glen Caring Provides 

In addition to independent living assistance, we offer a range of social care services to clients who require care at home or in their lives to maintain both their health and wellbeing.  Our services include everything from meals and household duties and shopping to personal care and companionship. We offer our services in many different ways as follows: 

  • Self-Directed Support – which offers clients the ‘choice, flexibility and control’ to take charge of their own care package 
  • Private Home Care – home care packages customised to meet the needs of any individual or family.  
  • Specialist Care – such as dementia care. 
  • Respite and Sitting Services – these offer clients to enjoy a caring and fun experience while also providing their families with the support they need to take a much-deserved break.It includes e.g. suitable minibus for the transport of service users offering day trips for example shopping, cinema, library, concerts – along with weekend breaks. It also includes sitting services and over night packages are designed to offer support and reassurance for clients and their families.  

You can find out more about our services here: http://www.glencaring.com/services/  

 

Care Assistants for the Derry/Londonderry Area

Glen Caring is currently recruiting care assistants for the Derry/Londonderry area, to cover sitting services duties.

Our sitting service offers flexibility and supports the holistic, spiritual and caring needs required by our clients. Such care includes any of the following tasks:

  • Meal preparation
  • Light household tasks
  • Laundry
  • Shopping
  • Support in attending appointments
  • Support in attending social outings
  • Assistance with personal care
  • Assistance with medication
  • Assistance with feeding
  • Toileting, stoma and catheter care
  • Assistance with mobility and transfers
  • Companionship

 

Essential criteria for Care Assistants for the Derry/Londonderry Area

To be considered for this role, you must be:

  • Over 18
  • Have a full driving license
  • Access to a car

What Glen Caring offers you?

  • Excellent rate of pay (£8.50)
  • Mileage allowance of 20 pence per mile
  • Flexible rotas
  • Full Induction training provided in-house
  • A work-life balance
  • Additional training opportunities

About Glen Caring

Glen Caring has been providing home care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers and office/management staff enable our clients to remain at home with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life.  So, they can live as independently as possible in the community they know and love.

You will receive a full training induction before starting work and we will support you to gain accredited qualifications. The training and qualifications will develop you professionally and teach you new skills. So while you are caring, you will be developing personally and professionally. But you’ll also be enjoying the more immediate rewards of a competitive salary, working in a team of highly motivated people and in a flexible working environment. You can find out more about Glen Caring here.

Applying for Posts as Care Assistants for the Derry/Londonderry Area?

Download an application form here today from our website. Alternatively, call Lisa on 02882252666 for more information or to request an application form.

Social Care Jobs in Newtownstewart, Castlederg and Victoria Bridge areas

We have openings for social care jobs in the Newtownstewart, Castlederg and Victoria Bridge areas. The vacancies are for care assistants and both full-time and part-time posts are available, as follows:

Details of Social Care Jobs

The full-time and part-time social care jobs are available in the following areas:

  • Newtownstewart
  • Castlederg
  • Victoria Bridge

 

Essential criteria for Social Care Jobs

To be considered for this role, you must be:

  • Over 18
  • Have a full driving license
  • Access to a car

What Glen Caring offers you?

  • Excellent rate of pay (£8.50)
  • Mileage allowance of 20 pence per mile
  • Flexible rotas
  • Full Induction training provided in-house
  • A work-life balance
  • Additional training opportunities

About Glen Caring

Glen Caring has been providing home care services since 1995. Today our team of trained carers and office/management staff enable our clients to remain at home with confidence and reassurance.  With the help of our care assistants, our clients can enjoy an improved quality of life.  So, they can live as independently as possible in the community they know and love.

You will receive a full training induction before starting work and we will support you to gain accredited qualifications. The training and qualifications will develop you professionally and teach you new skills. So while you are caring, you will be developing personally and professionally. But you’ll also be enjoying the more immediate rewards of a competitive salary, working in a team of highly motivated people and in a flexible working environment. You can find out more about Glen Caring here.

 

How To Apply For These Jobs?

Download an application form here today from our website. Alternatively, call Lisa on 028 8225 2666 for more information or to request an application form.

Care Assistants in The Northern Trust Region

Glen Caring is recruiting care assistants in the Northern Trust region. The posts include part-time, full-time and banking (casual) staff.

We offer flexible rotas, so these posts may suit those who need the flexibility that a 9 to 5 job doesn’t offer. The care assistant posts are also open to those who are new to social care. Because we offer all the training you need, you don’t need previous experience to apply.

Where Are These Care Assistant Posts Based?

The full-time, part-time and casual/banking posts are available in the following areas:

  • Ballymoney
  • Ballymena
  • Garvagh
  • Kilrea
  • Coleraine
  • Portrush
  • Cullybackey
  • Castlerock

 

Shift Patterns for Care Assistants in the Northern Trust Region:

The shift pattern details for these posts are as follows:

 

Full-time Care Assistants in the Northern Trust Region:

Morning, Lunch & Tea run , which is approximately 7am to 6pm

Staff would work a 3-day and 4-day pattern on a fortnightly cycle – 3 days one week, 4 the next.

 

Part-time Care Assistants in the Northern Trust Region:

Evening runs (7-11pm working a 3 & 4-day pattern on a fortnightly cycle)

Week 1 – rostered to work Monday, Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday;

Week 2 – rostered to work Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

Banking (Casual) Care Assistants in the Northern Trust Region:

As and when you are available

 

What Glen Caring Offers You:

For these care assistant posts, we offer the following terms and benefits:

  • £8.20 per hour
  • 20p per mile mileage allowance
  • Flexible Rotas
  • Free uniform
  • A work-life balance
  • NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care available
  • Additional Training opportunities

Essential Criteria for Care Assistants Posts:

  • You need to hold a full driving licence
  • You must have access to a car
  • You must be over 18 years of age

 

How to Apply for Care Assistants Vacancies:

If you are interested in joining the Glen Caring team, you can download an application form from our website. Alternatively, you can call Claire on 02877722591 or email us at limavady@glencaring.com.

Nursing vacancies in Omagh nursing homes

Our sister organisation – the Springlawn Group of Nursing Homes – has nursing vacancies in the Omagh nursing homes which belong to their group.

They are recruiting PERMANENT & PART-TIME NURSES and are looking for “enthusiastic & committed Nurses to join our team. Experience of working in a dementia unit is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. Valid NMC registration is essential.

Please note that all nurses recruited will be given the opportunity to maintain their clinical skills and knowledge.

Please contact Paula on (028) 82 247931 or email: knockmoylelodge@hotmail.com for an application form & job description.

Omagh Nursing Homes in the Springlawn Group

The Springlawn Group of Nursing Homes owns and runs the following top quality Omagh nursing homes:

Springlawn House

44 Dromore Rd, Omagh BT78 1RB.  Phone: +44 28 8224 4550 Email: springlawn@hotmail.com

Person in charge: Sharon Colhoun (Matron/Manager)

Springlawn House is 36-bedroom nursing home which offers residential and full nursing care, according to our clients’ needs. We also have respite and step-down facilities for our short-term care residents. Established in 1990, Springlawn House has been modernised over the years to help us provide the highest quality of healthcare to our residents. From the latest post-operative recovery facilities to compassionate end-of-life care and short-term respite care, we are equipped to look after individuals with wide-ranging needs. Our activity therapists plan a variety of fun programs including bingo, card games, arts and crafts, entertainment, local trips, etc. to enhance our residents’ quality of life.

Registered Care Categories: Learning Disability (maximum of 2 patients) • Nursing Care • Physical Disability (maximum 2 patients)

Specialist Care Categories: Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Huntington’s Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson’s Disease • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Specialist Care Areas include:

  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Cancer
  • Head Injury and Stroke

 Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Knockmoyle Lodge Ltd

29 Knockmoyle Road, Omagh BT79 7TB

Phone: +44 28 8224 7931 Email: knockmoylelodge@hotmail.com

Person in charge: Alison Sweeney (Senior Nurse)

Knockmoyle Lodge is a 32-room private care home in the rural hinterland of Omagh, with its own separate and specialised Dementia Care Unit.  It was the first home developed by the Springlawn Group and has a distinct home-from-home feel – with a range of smaller day and visitor rooms instead of larger impersonal rooms.  We have beautifully landscaped outdoor gardens, with water features and a courtyard garden.

Registered Care Categories: Nursing Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Specializes in Dementia Care

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Sheltered Housing • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Hillcrest

23b Old Mountfield Road, Omagh BT79 7EL

Phone: +44 28 8225 1222 Email: hillcrestcarefacility@hotmail.co.uk

Person in charge: Julie Taylor (Manager)

Hillcrest Nursing home is a private Care Home with nursing services, with 76 single en-suite rooms.

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Eating Disorders • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability

Specialist Care Categories: Multiple Sclerosis

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Hillside Residential

23a Old Mountfield Road, Omagh BT79 7EL. Phone: +44 28 8225 2822

Person in charge: Karen Shields (Manager)

Hillside Residential is a specialist facility which focuses on younger adults and mental health. It has 13 single rooms.

Registered for a maximum of 13 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Mental Health Condition • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury

Facilities & Services:

Day Care • Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

 

Hillview Lodge

23 Old Mountfield Road, Omagh BT79 7EL. Phone: +44 28 8225 1222

Person in charge: Julie Taylor (Manager)

Hillview Lodge is a private nursing home with 76 en-suite rooms.

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer’s • Anorexia/Bulimia/Self Harming • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Colitis & Crohn’s Disease • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Huntington’s Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson’s Disease • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Visual Impairment

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Sheltered Housing • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room

 

 

 

Glen Caring respite services day out to ‘Country Comes to the City’

Giving carers a break with respite services is part of what we do at Glen Caring.  Respite services help those caring for a family member at home but they can also offer a great day out for our clients.

We pull out all the stops to make days out an enjoyable experience for these clients, and we weren’t disappointed on our recent respite services day out to the Country Comes to the City event at Ebrington Square, Derry~Londonderry.

It was a wonderful day which was enjoyed by everyone, and it was great to see the sun shining.

We’d like to say a big Thank You to our carers, who made sure everyone was having a great time. They were Luisa Carlin, Stephen Gamble, Mandy Robinson, Rachel McAlpine, Michaela Kee, Joanne Gamble and Julie Hagan.

Our successful respite service is designed to allow service users to enjoy a caring and fun experience while also providing families with the support they need to take a much deserved break. The service includes a suitable minibus for the transport of service users offering day trips for example shopping, cinema, library, concerts – along with weekend breaks. Some of our successful weekend breaks included trips to Strangford-Bay-Lodge, Portstewart and Linsnaskea Share Centre.

Our sitting services and over night packages are designed to offer support and reassurance for you and your loved ones. This package allows for all aspects of care to be incorporated into your daily routine, again this longer provision package can be filled with any of the following tasks:

  • Meal preparation
  • Light household tasks
  • Laundry care
  • Shopping
  • Support in attending appointments
  • Support in attending social outings
  • Assistance with personal care
  • Assistance with medication
  • Assistance with feeding
  • Toileting, stoma and catheter care
  • Assistance with mobility and transfers
  • Companionship