Happy at work

Are you happy in your workplace? If the answer is no, then this article may just be the holy grail you have been waiting for..

It’s no secret that it’s vital to be happy in your work, as you spend more time here than any other place during the week.  “Ensuring people have a supportive and encouraging work environment will help to keep them well and in work for longer” – Duncan Selbie

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Domus Recruitment were proud to sponsor The Care Leadership Award for another year! This year marked 21 years of The National Care Awards and each year we are honoured to part of an event with such talented people. A huge congratulations to all the nominees and winners at this year’s awards! Here are some snaps from the night, how smart do Team Domus look?!

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Choosing a care home

Choosing a care home for yourself or a loved one can be quite a daunting experience. There can be mixed emotions when it comes to this. However, it’s important to remember that you are not alone in this process. In 2013, almost 250,000 people in England were living in almost 12,900 residential care homes for adults and older people, with a further 220,000 living in just over 4,500 registered nursing homes.

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As anybody who has been job searching for a while knows, being invited to a job interview is not something easily achieved. Becoming one of the few “job candidates” rather than being part of the usually gigantic crowd of “job applicants” is a major victory. Unfortunately, too many job candidates blow their interview opportunities, wasting all that time and effort.

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Picture this: it’s Tuesday lunch time, you’ve had a less than idealistic Tuesday morning, tensions are running high, someone has eaten your last Mueller Corner you left in the staff fridge last Friday. Worst Tuesday ever.

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Jayne Connery, founder of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable has criticized care providers for evicting vulnerable residents from their home when their families lodge a complaint.

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Top 20 Care Home Awards

Carehome.co.uk have released the winners of the Top 20 Care Home Awards, region by region throughout the UK.

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A domiciliary care company have come scrutiny this week as news that employees are being fined a £50 ‘administration charge’ if they call in to work as being sick, with one former employee claiming they “left their job due to the stress of the policy”.

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Residents at Brinsworth House in Twickenham were in for a festive Christmas treat this week as the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle paid them a visit. See the full video below to find out how the visit went and what the Duchess of Sussex got up to on her visit.

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Domus Recruitment were proud to sponsor this year’s Care Leadership Award at The 20th National Care Awards last Friday (Friday 30th November). Friday was a wonderful evening of celebrations and thanks, we as a team were extremely proud to be within a room with such talented individuals. Congratulations once again to all nominees and winners, and a special congratulations to Yvonne Manson who won this year’s Care Leadership Award. Here’s to another year of great success within the sector!

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