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Congratulations to Jermaine Jeffs

We are delighted to announce that Jermaine Jeffs one of our wonderful Everycare Rugby carers received a 2:2 in her BA (Hons) Health + Social care.
Jermaine worked tirelessly throughout her three year degree course looking after our clients as well as bringing up her son. And as if that was not enough of a challenge, doing it all through the Covid pandemic made this an amazing achievement.
Well done Jermaine, it’s wonderful to have you on the Everycare Rugby team. Good luck for the future.

The Significance of Hydration for Home Care Recipients

How Much Water is Ideal Daily?

Hydration is vital, especially for individuals receiving home care. Your daily water intake varies based on factors like climate, physical activity, and diet. For instance, in moderate climates like the UK, the UK Food Standards Agency suggests 6-8 glasses of fluid daily to avert dehydration.

Spotting Dehydration:

Dehydration signs include dark yellow urine. Ideally, urine should be clear or pale, indicating sufficient hydration.

Dehydration Risks in the Elderly:

The elderly are prone to dehydration due to factors like:

1. Reduced mobility making drinking and restroom trips challenging.

2. Intentionally drinking less to avoid restroom visits.

3. Diminished thirst sensation leading to inadequate fluid intake.

4. Ageing kidneys and potential medications or medical conditions that heighten hydration importance.

5. Dehydration can lead to symptoms like dizziness, fatigue, confusion, constipation, and urinary infections.

Ensuring Good Hydration in Home Care:

1. Offer a drink upon arrival.

2. Encourage periodic sips.

3. Leave a drink for later.

4. Discover their preferred beverages.

5. Track their fluid consumption.

6. Continually remind them of the hydration’s importance.

7. Advocate for starting the day with hot lemon water.

8. Suggest a drinking schedule.

9. Promote a drinks diary to monitor intake.

The Benefits of Hydration:

1. Improved concentration and memory.

2. Curbing appetite and aiding weight management.

3. Better performance during physical activities.

4. Skin rejuvenation and youthful appearance.

5. Compensation for increased fluid loss in hot weather.

Understanding Dehydration:

Dehydration occurs when fluid loss exceeds intake, leading to symptoms like intense thirst, dark urine, dizziness, dryness, fatigue, and reduced urination.

Helping Care Recipients Stay Hydrated:

1. Ensure fluid intake during meals.

2. Make drinking a social activity.

3. Offer high water content foods, like soups, ice creams, jellies, or fruits like melon.

4. Consult a pharmacist for oral rehydration solutions when necessary.

Everycare Rugby under new management

Our Everycare Rugby office is now under new management as new owners Kez and Nicole Chatha look to take this very successful office forward.

The couple are enthusiastic to see the care service in Rugby expand providing the very best quality of care to their existing and new clients. With a strong customer service background and a commitment to make a real difference to the care experience of their clients, they look forward to working within the Rugby community and enhancing the already excellent care service that the Everycare Rugby office already provides.

Everycare UK CEO Mary Cottrell commenting on the change said ” It’s great to welcome Nicole and Kez to the Everycare UK team. Their enthusiasm and drive to provide a great service to our clients in Rugby and the surrounding area is wonderful to see. I wish them every success in continuing to grow and develop the Everycare care services in Rugby.”

If you would like to discuss your existing care provision or if you are looking for a new  care service then do not hesitate to contact them today.


Everycare Rugby attend Rugby Works Job & Skills Event.

Even with the weather conditions and snow on 9th March 2023, Simone Dyer, Registered Manager and Leanne Currie, Care co-ordinator joined with 30 other companies at the Rugby Works Job & Skills Event.

A successful day, which had a great turnover of potential new care candidates; and despite the weather, over 400 attended.