International Women’s Day 2018

Today women around the world are celebrating International Women’s Day. We’ve seen some wonderful news articles and social media posts already today celebrating what it means to be a woman and wanted to share our own thanks to all of the women who work for...

Knitting for Buscot Baby Unit at RBH

The Care Hub in Goring held their first “Hub Club” last Wednesday afternoon.   We spent a lovely Valentine’s Day with some of Goring’s knitters making items for the Buscot Special Care Baby Unit in Royal Berkshire Hospital. Some of the more experienced knitters...

It’s never too late to make new friends

Many people enjoy making new connections as they get older. Whether they are looking for a companion, a friend, a new love or just someone to enjoy a hobby with, it’s never too late to make new friends. One challenge can be where to go to meet new people. You might...

Skydiving for Alzheimers

One of our wonderful team, Jane Fifield, is doing a sky dive to raise money for the Alzheimers Society Jane will be taking a leap of faith on 10th March 2018 at 10:30am (weather permitting!) Keep an eye on the Skys of Wallingford as Jane jumps! If you’d like to...

The Care Hub in Goring is OPEN

The Care Hub in Goring is officially OPEN. December 1st 2017 marked our opening day to coincide with the village Christmas shopping evening. The night was very successful with lots of friends of Q1Care popping by and we also had several people pop in to see what we...

Massage: Tried and Tested Over Millennia

Huge thanks to Wendy Rooke from Rook Holistic Therapies for being our guest blogger this month. Massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, particularly the muscles, for the promotion and restoration of health. For the older person confined at home...

Stay well during cough and cold season

You may have read in the news over the past week that we are expecting a worse than usual flu season. This BBC News article offers some good advice – click here to read. As well as the flu, our elderly loved ones are susceptible to the common cold and as Autumn...

Robert’s Story

Our Client Robert is in his 70s and is suffering from Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia with Lewy bodies, which sadly has left him fully immobile and in need of 24 hour care. Parkinson’s as well as other health needs have left Robert confused, frightened and at times...