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Access Care Life - Summer Edition

Access Care Live-in Care Hampshire | Home Care Provider

Introducing Our New Client Relationship Team!

Hi my name is Suzanne, I have been working in the Health and Social Care sector for several years. I have a strong desire in helping people to improve the quality of their lives. My role at Access Care, a live-in care agency, is to look after our home care clients, specifically those with more complex needs and head up our Client Relationship team. When not working I enjoy walking my dog and exploring new places. I'm really looking forward to meeting everyone over the next few weeks.

Suzanne Richardson, Client Relations Manager

Direct Line – 01264 326 504 | Email –

Hi, my name is Andrea, I have worked in the Health Care sector for over 26 years. I have been a Registered Manager for several organisations and most recently I've worked as a health and social care trainer. I am married with a grown-up son, and I also have a rescue dog called Piper. I am lucky enough to grow my own vegetables in my garden, which is handy as I love to cook. I'm really enjoying my role as a Client Relationship Consultant with great colleagues, both the team in the office and the team of live-in carers. I'm also really looking forward to meeting you all over the coming weeks.

Andrea Knight-Down, Client Relationship Consultant

Direct Line – 01264 326 507 | Email –

Hi, my name is Jo and I have recently joined the Client Relations Team. I have 18 years care experience in various fields including domiciliary care, elderly care, dementia care, adults with physical disabilities and fostering children with disabilities. I have a young family and when I'm not working, I can usually be found outside walking our dog, in the local park, cycling, or on our allotment. I am really looking forward to getting out and meeting everyone and hope to do so soon!

Jo Pinkney, Client Relationship Consultant

Direct Line – 01264 326 401 | Email –

Since joining Access Care the Client Relationship Team have been busy meeting and getting to know some of our lovely Clients. This has given them an opportunity to not only update individual bespoke care plans but also to talk about the service we provide to ensure it is meeting needs and expectations.

Meeting our Clients is important to us as this helps us to match the right Live-in Carer. We are keen to understand our Clients and establish which Private Care Worker would best suit them.

Access Care Live-in Care Hampshire

What some of our lovely clients have been saying about Access Care:

"The Office Team are wonderful they work together to ensure the process of organising live-in care is easy. The Team are helpful and have endless patience. The process was fully explained to me, they listened to me and provided an excellent service. They are also easy to find on Google."

Mrs. A, Client - Brighton Mrs G (Client) feels like her Care Worked Dalia Balsiene has become her Best Friend. "Sayidir is great, he is indispensable."

R. M (PA) for Mr. M

Access Care Live-in Care Hampshire agency

Team Photos!

In June we welcomed back our lovely Access Care photographer to update out team photos, both in the office and live-in caregivers, so you can get to know our new members and see us all again! Above is a sneak peek at our team - if you would like to see more pictures from the day, and take a peek behind the scenes, head over to our Facebook page:

Keep elderly cool in the heatwave

Staying cool in a heatwave

Most of us look forward to the warmer weather and feeling some sun on our faces. But it's important to be prepared for the hot weather as high temperatures can be dangerous to your health. We know our live-in caregivers take their client’s health very seriously - please read our blog post for tips on how to keep cool yourself and your live in care client as temperature soar - click here to read.

Eton Mess Recipe

Eton Mess Recipe

Eton Mess is so simple, made with broken Meringues, strawberries and cream. The best bits of summer combined into one easy dessert! This Eton Mess recipe takes just 10 minutes to make. A great one for a live-in carer to make for their client! Click here to go to our blog with the recipe!

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

We want to introduce you to a friendly and reliable transportation service called Driving Miss Daisy. If you need a driver you may well find that this service is just what you need. Driving Miss Daisy can help with: - Medical and social appointments - Assisted shopping trips - Organised transport for special occasions - Transporting loved ones to and from day care. They can collect you, drive you to and from your destination, and provide companionship and assistance when required. All drivers are dementia friends, safety checked, licensed and have accredited training in first aid and manual handling. For further information please contact Driving Miss Daisy on 0333 014 6211 or visit them on:

Access Care Summer Newsletter

Did You Know? Summer Fun Facts!

  • In the summer heat, the iron in France’s Eiffel Tower expands, making the tower grow more than 6 inches.

  • The UK’s favourite ice cream flavour is vanilla!

  • 28 tonnes of strawberries were sold at Wimbledon in 2017.

  • The highest temperature ever officially recorded in the United Kingdom is 38.5 degrees Celsius (101.3 degrees Fahrenheit) on August 10, 2003 at Brogdale, a hamlet near Faversham, Kent.

We hope you enjoyed our summer edition of Access Care Life!

If you have a relative or loved one who you feel would benefit from a live-in carer and you would like to talk to us about arranging in home care, please call us on 01264 319399 or email Our goal is to provide our in home care clients with comprehensive and friendly 24-hour live-in care, allowing you to feel supported and empowered every step of the way.

Warmest Wishes, The Access Care Team


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