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18/05/2017 - DoCare tree provides a way to remember
DoCare tree provides a way to remember

07/04/2017 - Parkinson’s Awareness Week more DoCare staff receive specialist training
Parkinson’s Awareness Week more DoCare staff receive specialist training.

17/01/2017 - New carers’ training facility is home-from-home
New carers’ training facility is home-from-home

14/11/2016 - Homecare company DoCare appoints new manager
Homecare company DoCare appoints new manager

03/10/2016 - DoCare team step out for Memory Walk
DoCare team step out for Memory Walk

03/10/2016 - Too many cooks - Not for charity baker Evelyn
DoCare and Older People's Day

11/09/2016 - DoCare team put best foot forward for charity
DoCare team put best foot forward for charity

28/06/2016 - Dementia awareness event
Sights, sounds and smells featured at DoCare's dementia awareness event

01/06/2016 - DoCare bosses show caring side to scoop top award
DoCare bosses show caring side to scoop top award

01/06/2016 - Donors help put photo exhibition in the frame
Donors help put photo exhibition in the frame

11/05/2016 - Stroud dementia drop-in
A drop-in event, where people can learn more about dementia, is being staged in Stroud as part of National Dementia Awareness Week.

26/11/2015 - Double award win for DoCare
The DoCare team are celebrating after scooping two awards in the annual Great British Care Awards South West.

11/11/2015 - Apprenticeships get helping hand from DoCare
DoCare is taking part in a pilot scheme to promote apprenticeships.

11/11/2015 - Magnificent seven in running for awards
We’re delighted that seven of our team are in contention for this year’s Great British Care Awards South West.

20/07/2015 - Business award win for Docare founder
Steve Mills, who set up DoCare with his wife Una ten years ago, has been named Businessperson of the Year at the annual Stroud Life Business Awards.

29/05/2015 - High Five to the longest-serving members of the DoCare family
We’re celebrating the great work of some of those who have been with us for at least half that time – and sometimes a lot longer.

22/05/2015 - Gloucestershire entrepreneurs to get insight into homecare business
Steve Mills, co-founder and a director of Stroud-based domiciliary care provider DoCare, will speak at The Entrepreneurs’ Club in Cheltenham on June 4.

21/05/2015 - DoCare’s Kerry-Ann scoops dementia award
Kerry-Ann Lees has won the first ever Making a Difference for Dementia award to be presented in Gloucestershire.

11/05/2015 - Change of career lands awards for Gloucestershire carers
Simon, Rachel and a number of their DoCare colleagues will now be put forward for the Great British Care Awards South West.

17/11/2014 - Device helps to get the correct heat for baths
Getting the temperature right for a bath is vital for anyone, not least when it comes to bathing for the elderly.

10/11/2014 - Gloucestershire’s Sam bares all to highlight condition
A new nude calendar for 2015 in the style of the famous WI Calendar Girls has been launched to help people learn more about a misunderstood condition.

30/09/2014 - Homecarers hope boxes will be memory joggers
An award-winning Gloucestershire homecare company has boxed clever with a new idea to help its clients who have dementia to get more from their visits.

24/09/2014 - David goes out and about with DoCare
Former Stroud MP David Drew had a first-hand view of homecare when he accompanied DoCare Development Director Steve Mills on his monthly client visits.

04/08/2014 - Homecare staff toast their new water bottles
It’s a case of water, water everywhere for staff of a Gloucestershire homecare company which has tapped into a way to keep its team hydrated – water bottles.

19/06/2014 - DoCare helps out with best practice manual for supporting people with dementia
An important new manual, aimed at developing the skills of homecarers who support people with dementia, features a contribution from DoCare.

28/05/2014 - Handbook will help create meaningful moments for people with dementia
Award-winning homecare provider DoCare is launching a handbook for staff to help them create meaningful moments for clients with dementia.

23/05/2014 - Kingsmill Review
DoCare has been cited as an example of good practice in an independent report on care provision in the UK.

06/05/2014 - Caring gran scoops top award
As a Mum to five boys, with three grandsons, Karen Holder knows a thing or two about caring...

16/04/2014 - Homecare company expands to improve client services and equip it for growth
An award-winning Gloucestershire homecare company is improving the service it delivers to clients by doubling the size of its headquarters...

01/04/2014 - Happy 10th Birthday to DoCare!
Coverage of our 10th Anniversary

10/02/2014 - Dementia adviser gets on her bike for the Alzheimer’s Society
Dementia adviser Caroline Stone is putting her pedal power to the test by taking part in a 400-mile ride for the Alzheimer’s Society.

17/12/2013 - Carols around the keyboard entertain day centre-goers
Carols around the keyboard entertain day centre-goers

18/11/2013 - Natasha wins GB Care Award
Natasha wins GB Care Award

18/10/2013 - DoCare in the running for more awards
DoCare in the running for more awards

07/10/2013 - Homecare provider celebrates brace of business awards
Leading Gloucestershire homecare provider DoCare is celebrating after winning two accolades at last night’s prestigious Gloucestershire Business Awards.

01/10/2013 - Leading homecare firm launches customer services team
Leading homecare firm launches customer services team

11/09/2013 - New role for dementia carer
A homecare worker and dementia specialist has been appointed to the board of the 2gether NHS Trust

24/05/2013 - Teatime! Elderly people brew up to raise dementia awareness - Cirencester
Teatime! Elderly people brew up to raise dementia awareness - Cirencester

24/05/2013 - Teatime! Elderly people brew up to raise dementia awareness - Stroud
Teatime! Elderly people brew up to raise dementia awareness - Stroud

08/05/2013 - Natasha nabs top award for caring
A life-long ambition to work in care has paid off for 20-year-old Natasha Richardson, who has been named her employer’s Support Worker of the Year.

18/02/2013 - Watchdog gives homecare company glowing report
Award-winning Gloucestershire homecare provider DoCare has been given top marks in its latest inspection by the industry watchdog, the Care Quality Commission.

18/01/2013 - Phyllis celebrates her 100th birthday
Chocolate, the occasional sherry & having a healthy appetite are the key to a long life, according to Phyllis Phillips.

15/01/2013 - Award-winning homecare provider lands new contract
Award-winning Gloucestershire homecare provider DoCare is expanding into new territory following its success in gaining a contract from Bristol City Council.

23/11/2012 - DoCare is recruiting homecare workers Oxfordshire
We’re currently recruiting qualified homecare workers to help us deliver a high quality service to our new clients.

08/11/2012 - DoCare pilots memory assessment tool
Older people in Gloucestershire concerned about their memory could now have access to a new service which is being piloted in the county.

18/10/2012 - Gloucestershire homecare boss in the running for top accolade
Steve Mills, Managing Director of Stroud-based DoCare, is a nominee for Care Talk’s Social Care Top 30.

29/08/2012 - Gloucestershire woman volunteers for Paralympics
Lettie Tongue, 21, who herself has a disability, applied last year to work as a volunteer and was delighted when she was accepted.

25/07/2012 - MP goes out and about with DoCare
Going out on visits with a team from DoCare gave MP Steve Webb a valuable opportunity to chat to constituents and gain an insight into domiciliary care.

09/07/2012 - DoCare wins at Great British Care Awards
Cirencester carer Kerry-Ann Lees is celebrating after winning the regional finals of prestigious industry awards.

25/06/2012 - Gloucestershire’s Kerry-Ann scoops national care award
Gloucestershire homecare worker Kerry-Ann Lees is celebrating after beating rivals to win a prestigious award at Saturday’s (23rd June) Great British Care Awards.

23/06/2012 - Cirencester Carer Scoops Top Award
Cirencester carer Kerry-Ann Lees is celebrating after winning the regional finals of prestigious industry awards.

11/06/2012 - Cirencester support worker counts down days to national award final
Cirencester support worker Kerry-Ann Lees hasn't long to wait now to find out if she's scooped a prestigious national award.

11/05/2012 - Care award for Kate
Support worker Kate Townsend has scooped the top accolade at the annual awards given by Gloucestershire-based homecare provider DoCare.

16/04/2012 - Phil puts his best foot forward to help his big brother
Student Phil Merchant is taking brotherly love to the extreme this month when he takes part in the London Marathon.

23/11/2011 - Equality and Human Rights Commission - DoCare
The EHRC’s report into care of the elderly has been welcomed by Gloucestershire-based homecare provider DoCare.

28/10/2011 - DoCare named amongst finalists for the Great South West Care Awards 2011
DoCare is a finalist for the The Home Care Worker Award & The Dementia Carer Award

05/10/2011 - DoCare is born of waiting list
When Steve Mills' father-in-law Gilbert needed homecare he and his wife Una had no idea it would lead to a new business.

30/09/2011 - Acromas takeover of Allied Healthcare
CMM Business Clinic – Steve Mills gives his opinion on the Acromas takeover of Allied Healthcare