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The Importance of Family and Friends in Residential Care

In our latest blog Laura Storey, Registered Manager at Outwood our residential service in Horsforth, writes about the importance of family, friends and external carers, how the team helped residents keep in touch with their loved ones during the pandemic and the essential input family members have in care planning.

How will you Break the Bias for International Women’s Day?

Today is International Women’s Day 2022, a day when we celebrate women’s achievements and take action for equality. In our latest blog Kate Langwick, HR Business Partner and Diversity & Inclusion Group Chair, gives her thoughts on this year’s theme #BreakTheBias, and reflects on the way COVID has further highlighted some key societal themes.

Cygnet Health Care’s youngest apprentice tells how she found her dream job

This week it is National Apprenticeship Week 2022, which aims to highlight the exceptional work being done by apprentices and employers across the UK. In our latest blog we meet Elle Day, Cygnet's youngest apprentice, who talks about how she missed out on being able to join the Royal Navy to then find her “dream” job through an apprenticeship.

COVID-19 helped bring my creative side back out of the dark

Support Worker, Charmaine Twidale, shares her journey during the pandemic – from depression and wanting to quit her job, to finding calm through an opportunity to combine her artistic talents with her passion for helping others.

Communicating a positive approach at work

In his second blog, Adrian Ashurst one of Cygnet’s specialist trainers, shares his personal thoughts about how we communicate with our colleagues post COVID-19 lockdowns.