Open Day – 22 February 2017

Open Day – 22 February 2017

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Open Day

We are hosting an open day on Wednesday 22 February at the Ascot Care offices from 10.00pm to 5.00pm.

Are you interested in finding out more about Ascot Care and what care we can provide? If so please come along to our open day. We will be able to answer any of your questions. Additionally, if you are thinking about a career in care and would like to find out more about the work that we do, you are welcome to come and we will try to answer any of your questions.

Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Ascot Care Open Day – 6th January 2017

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Ascot Care Open Day

Please come along to our monthly Ascot Care Open Day. This will be held at our offices on Friday 6th January from 12.30pm to 6.30pm.

Ascot Care open days are great opportunities for the public to come and see how Ascot Care works. It is also a chance to find out about some of the challenges facing elderly people in West Sussex today. If you are interested in the care industry and people well being please feel free to join us at the Ascot Care open day. Equally if you would like to bring friends and family along who you think might be interested in either receiving care or a career in care work please do stop by.
At this event you can find out more about how we can support people and the services we offer. There will also be the chance to speak with some of our careers. This is so that you can hear first hand about how Ascot Care operates.

We will also be discussing winter well being and overcoming loneliness. Loneliness is a big problem for some of the elderly in West Sussex today. That is why we are looking at different ways to be able to connect with our clients and other elderly people.

Refreshments will be served.

Care Awards Presentation

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Care Awards Presentation

Care Awards 10 December 2016Careworkers recognised for their outstanding work and commitment to making a difference to people’s lives in Horsham, were presented with Certificates as well as a gifts.

Nominations went to:

Emma Stapleton – Outstanding Manager Award

Emma achieved the outstanding manager award due to her great aptitude for leading the Ascot Care team fairly. As well as communicating well with her peers and other professionals.  No matter how big her work load is she always finds time to speak to the care workers and listen to their concerns.

In addition, Emma has enormous capacity to deal with difficult tasks and situations and keeps a calm head.

Darran Hide – New Carer Award

Darran won the new carer award because he has shown how passionate he is about promoting independent living. He goes the extra mile for our clients and ensures all of his tasks are completed to the highest standard.

Juliana Lucaksi – Extra Mile Award

Juliana is very supportive, kind and helpful to all clients and colleagues.

She has won this award because she is a good team worker and always wants to do more to improve the lives of the clients for whom she cares. She has an excellent eye for detail and loves to do special things for our clients.

Long Service Awards

Lois Harman and Lorna Love have been outstanding and committed to the vision of Ascot Care Care for over 5 years. They were both presented with a very generous gift for their long service.

Care Certificates were awarded to twenty-five Care workers who successfully completed all the Standards of the Care Certificate.

Staff Christmas Party December 2016

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Christmas Party

On the 1oth December the Ascot Care team gathered at the Olive Branch for the annual Christmas party. All of the staff were able to receive their secret santa gift as well as enjoy a Christmas meal. This was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and reflect on another successful year and also for all of the Ascot Care team to get together.

A big thank you to everyone that came, and a big thank you to all of our clients who were able to be flexible with call times. That enabled some of our workers to attend.

Ascot Care would like to wish all of our clients and staff seasonal greetings and a happy new year.

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Male Care Workers

Live In Care Workers

Office Staff

Female Domiciliary Care Workers

Horsham Living Magazine

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Ascot Care – Horsham Living Advertisement

Look out for our advertisement in Horsham Living in the December / January issue. This issue contains two staff testimonials where they share their experience of working in Ascot Care. The first is from Ascot Care’s registered manager and her career in the care industry. The second testimonial is from the Ascot Care field supervisor who expands on what it means to care.  In addition he emphasises the focus that Ascot Care places on person centered care.

In the publication Marlene the founder of Ascot Care expands on the care we provide and the opportunities for career progression within Ascot Care. Marlene Mentions how working toward the ‘care certificate’ is a good foundation towards a career in nursing.

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Horsham Pages Magazine

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Horsham Pages Publication

Look out for our advert in the December / January issue of the Horsham Pages magazine. In this edition there are staff testimonials from Ascot Care’s registered managers, as well as Ascot Care’s field supervisor. The testimonials include an overview of their career progression within Ascot Care.
Marlene the founder and director of Ascot Care also gives a background on her career in care. As well as explaining how this experience is so useful in training a potential care staff. There are now vacancies for care work  within Ascot Care. For more information you can call us or email us and we will get back to you with all the necessary information.

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Quarterly newsletters are returning!

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Newsletters

Ascot Care will news be publishing quarterly Newsletters, the first of which will be this years Christmas issue. These quarterly newsletters will give an update of all the major activities within Ascot Care in the past three months. They will include all of the highlights that have happened and also the important notices for the upcoming three months. If you don’t get invoiced every month but would still like to view the update letters and all that is happening at Ascot Care you can view them on our website under blog. You will also be able to access our quarterly letter via our Facebook page to keep up to date.

Look out for these with your invoices. Or view them online.

CQC Inspection

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Our CQC Inspection

On the 19th October 2016 Ascot Care was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This is a mandatory inspection that all registered care agencies are obliged to undergo.

We are pleased to announce that we have received a GOOD rating. The report mentions how ‘clients told us they felt safe, that staff were kind and the care they received was good.’ The report also noted how the clients can ‘thoroughly trust’ staff and that they are ‘first class’.

Well done to all our staff for all you hard work that you put in. Also thank you to all clients that were contacted for their opinions.

The full report can be read here:

Memory Walk 2016 for Alzheimer’s Society

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Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk

Ascot Care are proud to support the Alzheimer’s society and also several other charities. We are always thrilled when our staff take place in charity events. Which raise money for charities that do a lot to help our clients.

On the 8th October, two of our amazing staff members, Irene B and Emma S completed a 7km walk in Hove. This was to raise money for Alzheimer’s. They were joined by their dogs Juluka and Lilly-pup and were able to raise £230! Thank you to everyone that donated for this event.

Ascot Care also took part in the Macmillan coffee morning where we raised an additional £155.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/MW16emmastapleton

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MacMillan Coffee Morning 2016

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30th September Charity Fundraiser

On the 30th September we hosted a Macmillan coffee morning. Many people bought cakes and came to the Ascot Care office to enjoy a cake and a coffee. Ascot Care supports a variety of charities that help to make a positive difference in peoples lives. We had a good turnout with lots of carers and clients stopping by to partake in the event.

A big thank you to everyone who contributed to this event and made it a success. Due to your support we were able to raise £155! Which is an Ascot Care record so well done everyone.

Preparation for the Macmillan Coffee Morning

We had a large selection of cakes

As seen in the West Sussex Care Guide 2017/18