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COVID-19 and it’s business as usual

By Georgie Rockman / May 3, 2020

Our amazing team are still out there caring for our clients. Unfortunately, as you will be aware from watching or listening to the news, the limited supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is proving to be a huge problem across the country for the entire care sector.  Clients, staff and local businesses have been busy […]

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Christmas 2019 Newsletter

By Georgie Rockman / December 1, 2019

We have had a wonderful year, and would love to share some of the best parts with you! Click ‘Download‘ to view our 2019 Christmas Newsletter.

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Art Therapy for People Living with Dementia

By Georgie Rockman / June 12, 2019

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring Art Therapy Workshops for people in Rutland living with early-or young-onset Dementia.  Rutlanders living at home with a dementia diagnosis can now take part in a programme of varied, free of charge activities, delivered by specialists in an environment tailored to their specific needs. […]

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Rutland County Show

By Georgie Rockman / June 11, 2019

We had a fantastic time at the Rutland Show on Sunday, the 2nd of June. Plenty of staff and clients were able to enjoy the many attractions, and appreciate what Rutland has to offer. We loved seeing so many of you visiting us at our stall throughout the day! The Dementia Star Challenge attracted a […]

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Rutland Healthcare Passport

By Georgie Rockman / June 5, 2019

Earlier in May, eight Home Straight carers gained their Healthcare Passport from the NHS Leicestershire and Rutland. The staff attended a three-day practical training course and undertook a series of assessments to achieve the certification. What is the Healthcare Passport?  Produced in conjunction with the Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland (LLR) Health and Social Care protocol, […]

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Moore Dementia Friends

By Georgie Rockman / June 5, 2019

Home Straight director Stevie Jackson is volunteering for the Alzheimer’s Society as a Dementia Champion, helping to increase understanding and awareness of dementia. Recently Stevie teamed up with Moore’s Estate Agency to deliver a workshop to their staff. Owner, Jenny Moore said ‘It’s a reality that we deal with more and more people being affected […]

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CQC Inspection Rated Good

By Georgie Rockman / June 19, 2018

We are delighted to tell you that after our first inspection by the CQC we have been rated GOOD overall. Safe, effective, caring, responsive, well-led : all rated GOOD This reflects the dedication and commitment shown by our team. The Inspector spent a day with us in the office, visited clients at home and called […]

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Dignity in Care

By Georgie Rockman / May 23, 2018

Becoming a Dignity Champion As a company we are committed to providing person centred care and support.  A Dignity Champion is someone who believes passionately that being treated with dignity is a basic human right, not an optional extra. They believe that care services must be compassionate, person centred, as well as efficient, and are […]

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The Marko Marvels womens cricket team

By Georgie Rockman / May 4, 2018

We are proud to announce that we are sponsoring the newly formed Marko Marvels, Market Overton Cricket Clubs women and girls cricket team. They train on Mondays at 7-8 at the Market Overton Cricket ground, so if you are looking for some exercise that is fun, do come along.  No experience necessary, just a sense […]

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Home Straight Care Certificate, October 2017

By Georgie Rockman / April 12, 2018

The Care Certificate is a national qualification that consists of fifteen standards that health and social care workers abide by during their daily working life. Anyone providing care and support at Home Straight has to complete this qualification which gives them the confidence, skills, knowledge and behaviours to enable them to provide compassionate, safe, high […]

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