Way Ahead Care News

Easter Feedback for Hilda Coles House.

Published on April 23, 2019 10:58 am

Easter Feedback for Hilda Coles House. We always welcome feedback with regards to the services we provide. We especially like to receive the feedback that was posted on Way Ahead Care’s Facebook page over the Easter weekend regarding the staff at the Hilda Coles House, Extra Care Housing Scheme in Bridgwater. Hilda Coles house is one of 7 Extra Care Housing Schemes (ECH’s) that Way Ahead Care supports throughout Taunton Deane and Sedgemoor. ECH’s are complexes of either self contained


Bath Inspection – GOOD!

Published on April 23, 2019 10:46 am

We are very pleased announced that our Bath office has been rated as GOOD by the Care Quality Commission as a result of its recent inspection. We have achieved GOOD in all areas of the inspection which has resulted in an overall GOOD rating. To read the report in full please click here. Social Care, understandably, is heavily regulated and we are very pleased that all our efforts to provide a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service have been

Wellington Monument Renovation

Published on April 12, 2019 2:35 pm

The Wellington Monument can be seen from almost anywhere in the town. Way Ahead Care has been providing care in Wellington since 1994 and are pleased to be helping the National Trust raise the much needed funds to renovate the Monument it its former glory.   The National Trust began caring for Wellington Monument in 1934. Since that time it has needed careful renovation every 10 to 15 years, an expensive and unsustainable process given its height. To perform a

Spreading the Word

Published on April 3, 2019 1:07 pm

Further to Way Ahead Care’s ongoing assessed care and support services delivered within Extra Care Housing across Taunton Deane and Sedgemoor; WAC foster partnerships with other agencies and the third sector to enhance the general offer to the scheme and the opportunities it can make available to the people living there. One such activity was the visit of pupils from Beech Grove Primary School in Wellington to Lodge Close. The pupils spend their time sharing books with the tenants of

National Minimum Wage

Published on April 1, 2019 4:20 pm

With the start of the new financial year we see the National Minimum Wage (NMW) increase giving nearly 4 million people in the UK getting a pay rise.   The National Living Wage, which is for those aged 25 and over, is rising by 38p (4.8%) an hour from £7.83 to £8.21. This year also marks 20 years since the National Minimum Wage was created, according to the Resolution Foundation. Its research shows that over the past 20 years, the

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