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Local Council’s Social Care Budgets are in Crisis under Austerity Measures

20 Feb 2017

Adult social care is the biggest area of spending for Britain’s Local Councils, making up about a third of their overall budget. Homecarers Liverpool have been commissioned by Liverpool City Council to look after pensioners and vulnerably adults for 23 years and costs are rising every year. Karen Caffrey has said that the increased minimum wage, […]

November Newsletter

06 Nov 2017

Welcome to our November Newsletter with all the latest goings-on at HCL! CQC Inspection At the point of writing we are still awaiting our CQC report or rating following the inspection that took place on 18 September. However, we should receive this very soon so watch this space for an update.  In the meantime, we have received our score […]

February 2018 Newsletter

26 Feb 2018

Welcome to our February Newsletter. Safehouse & Caring Cloud HCL are participating in a new pilot in partnership with Liverpool City Council which involves monitoring the temperature humidity and CO2 levels in older persons’ homes to identify any potential risks. The first phase of the pilot is to install plug in safe boxes which contain sensors […]

April 2018 Newsletter

02 May 2018

Hello and welcome to our April Newsletter. April 2018 is Stress Awareness Month Skills for Care are promoting Stress Awareness Month this April. At HCL we understand and appreciate that working in social care can be demanding and sometimes this can result in stress. Throughout April, Skills for Care will be using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn […]

HCL are Leading the Way with Best In Class Care Technology

19 Sep 2018

It’s official! HCL are pioneers in implementing technology in social care. Our MD Karen Caffrey is featured on this video on Informed Actions explaining how HCL‘s adoption of the PASS system has greatly improved our processes in providing care. The PASS system, developed by Hampshire-based Every Life Solutions, ensures our care staff have all the service user’s […]

Spotlight of HCL

01 Nov 2019

The introduction of the NHS and Community Care Act 1990 which was the first major reform of the NHS since its inception, provided an opportunity to develop a range of community-based services, including home care, daycare and respite care to meet the changing needs and greater demand for services. In her role as a District […]