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Carers are important too…..

Carers Rights day has been celebrated in November. Every day over 6000 people become carers, all of different ages and backgrounds. Their own plans have to be put on hold while all their efforts need to be concentrated on a loved one. There are so many things to juggle; their loved one, the rest of…

What is Care in My Eyes?

Care is being kind, respectful, offering choice and promoting independence to make that person as settled and comfortable as they can be with themselves. This can be on all different levels. If we are asked to go and assist someone to get washed and dressed we will not automatically go in and do this for…

My encounter with dementia

We recently  invited Barbara Lee from Dementia Together Wirral to be our guest blogger and Barbara wanted to share her own personal experience of her father’s dementia and the reason why she is so actively involved in Dementia Together Wirral….   Hi there.  I am writing this article on the 6th anniversary of my Dad’s…

I spoke to you in whispers

At this remembrance time of year let us not forget the animals that were sacrificed in these horrendous times. Their heroic efforts were just as important as the actions of the men, women and children. There are no words to describe the horrors they went through and we should forever be grateful.  I found a…

Remembrance Sunday

I would like to share this story about William Patrick Smith (known to us as Bill), who lived in Halewood. Apollo Care started caring for Bill and his wife, Ruth, in August 2016 and we still care for Ruth at present- she is a wonderful lady 🙂 We provided four calls each day and every…

Fabulous Feedback!

I recently received some lovely feedback from one of our client’s son and wanted to share with you as I am so proud of my team…. “Hi Maria, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you and all your staff at Apollo care, for all the hard work that you have all put in…

Dog or Cat Person?

“A dog makes a home” is a phrase that I have heard people say often, as is the question “Are you a dog person or a cat person?” Likewise, I have heard a lot of different responses and answers to this statement and the question, but what about pets in general? Well, it’s probably safe…

Meet some of my team

I wanted to introduce you to some members of my team, I’m so proud of them for all their hard work, commitments, passion and determination. This is Natalie, Gemma, Pauline, Maria and Rachael. There are opportunities to join our team here
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