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  • Bloodwise charity prize draw almost here!

    The Sentinel Care Services prize draw and bake sale to raise funds for the blood cancer charity, Bloodwise, is taking place on December 8. The event will be held at Oakengates Cooperative Society, which has provided all of the ingredients for the bake sale, as…

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  • Introducing the latest Sentinel Star, Grace!

    The team here at Sentinel Care Services are delighted to introduce the latest winner of our Star Award, Grace Oakley. Grace only joined us in June and has been such a popular member of staff since then that she has been voted as the Sentinel…

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  • Caregiving is a rewarding experience – just ask Isaac!

    Being a caregiver means being able to make a real difference in people’s lives and we at Sentinel Care Services pride ourselves on supporting existing staff and enabling new colleagues to attain the highest possible care for the comfort of our clients. But why is…

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  • Am I too old to be a caregiver?

    In the care industry, our business relies on the hard work and dedication of our support workers. Our customers need a friendly and cheerful face to brighten their day and support their needs. But we can only carry on doing that work effectively if enough…

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  • Sentinel Care Services team up with Grief Recovery Specialist

    Losing a loved one or a pet is something that never gets easier even when we’ve experienced loss many times before. Each relationship is unique and individual. That’s why I am so delighted to announce my new partnership with Sentinel Care Services to offer my…

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  • What do I do if one parent goes into respite and the other remains at home?

      Our Sentinel support workers sometimes go into homes where they may be looking after one person but their spouse is still there living with them. On occasion, the person being looked after then goes into respite or into full-time care which sadly leaves their…

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  • What can a Sentinel support worker do for my loved one?

      At Sentinel Care Services, we understand the prospect of letting a stranger look after your loved one can be daunting, they are not you and won’t understand like you do. But sometimes work, family commitments, distance or a whole host of other factors are…

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  • My loved one has been diagnosed with dementia – can they continue living in their own home?

    My loved one has been diagnosed with dementia – can they continue living in their own home? The time immediately after a dementia diagnosis can be extremely worrying for all involved. One of the most concerning things can be wondering whether your loved one can…

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  • New care coordinator appointed at Shropshire care firm

    A new care coordinator has been appointed in our head office after following in her mother’s footsteps to go into the industry. Former chef Molly Nock has been appointed to the role at Sentinel Care Services, based at Stafford Park. The 21-year-old has been working as a…

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  • Homecare key to improving NHS discharge delays

    Over twice the number of older people than previously thought may be left waiting in hospital despite being ready for discharge, according to a National Audit Office (NAO) report. Delayed discharge from hospital significantly affects the wellbeing of older people and United Kingdom Homecare Association…

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