Testimonials

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking Dad on as a client and for all the care that you took in employing exactly the right carers to meet his needs. He was always happy at home and I could relax in the confidence that the carers would sort any appointments or emergencies that arose in my absence"

Jean Simpsons
"Almond Care responded brilliantly to our urgent request for respite care. The carer provided was just what we needed. Overall a friendly and efficient service which we would use again"

Paul

Myra and Qassim’s story – Epidermolysis Bullosa

Myra Ali and her brother, Qassim Saeed, both live with a life-long, debilitating condition, known as Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) – a genetic skin disorder which causes the skin to blister and tear at the slightest trauma or friction. (more…)

Kieran* – IV Therapy

Our son required 10 months of continued IV antibiotics treatment to be administered at home every 6 hours. Almond Care were the only agency available to support the demands (more…)

Linda – Dementia

Linda knows her mother Manuela’s care needs better than anyone. Manuela, now in her late 80s, developed dementia in her early 70s and Linda spent 13 years as her carer, (more…)

Matthew’s* story – Clinical negligence resulting in brain injury

Matthew* was a happy and healthy nine-year-old, who excelled at school and had a real zest for life. However, his life changed irrevocably when, in August 2011, he was admitted to hospital for an appendectomy. (more…)

James’* story – Spinal injury

James* was 17-years-old when his life changed irrevocably in an instant. A victim of crime, james was attacked and knocked from his bike. As a result, he suffered a C5/C6 spinal cord injury which has left him tetraplegic. Understandably, the devastating injuries also resulted in James suffering from long-term mental health issues, as he has battled to come to terms with his life changing injuries. (more…)

Jackie Brown* – Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome

Making sure that Jackie Brown* has the best possible care is the top priority for her family. With Almond Care in place, they are happy that that is what she is receiving. (more…)

Hazel Cavanagh – Traumatic brain injury

The right support at the right time can make a huge difference to someone with complex care needs. That’s something that Hazel Cavanagh knows from first-hand experience, after Almond Care provided round the clock support during the last four months of her husband John’s life. (more…)

Cathy Foster* – Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS)

Ondine’s curse gives little away about the extremely rare medical condition it describes. Nor does its formal name of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome, or CCHS. (more…)

Central Case Management – Brain injury

Central Case Management has a clear focus: ensuring brain injury clients have the support that will help them work towards achieving their own goals and a better quality of life. (more…)

* Names have been changed at the family’s request.