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How Eximius Support is responding to the challenges of COVID-19

At Eximius we take the safety of our clients and staff very seriously. To that end, when the pandemic was first discussed back in early March, we called all our primary companions to let them know that we were going into immediate lock down, that we did not know how long it would last, and

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“Live in care is a GREAT option”

Our Founder Kate shares a fantastic client story from a family member that did not realise live in care was even an option! Contact Eximius today and see how we can help make a difference. Call us on 01494 424222 or 07434 901547, email us at info@eximiussupport.uk, or fill out the form here, and one of the team will get

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A Message From Maria

Our registered manager Maria shared this wonderful message on Facebook, and wanted us to share it here: Thank you Maria for going above and beyond for all of us here at Eximius. x

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A Thank You To All Our Support Companions

We want to thank all of our wonderful and dedicated support companions for facing the challenge of COVID-19 head on with hesitation. We have never been more proud of the Eximius Support family!  

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Why we need to urgently fix dementia care in the UK [video]

Alzheimer’s Society have produced this emotional and impactful short film on the current dilemma many people in the UK face when caring for people affected by dementia. It’s a spiralling cost that often reaches £1,000 a week! The supposed “Dementia Penalty” is even more shocking to hear, and why the team at Eximius Support fully

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How to find the right live-in care provider for you

Live-in care is a popular form of care that many benefit from. However, what are the common standards you can expect across the board from all live-in care providers? The standard criteria for quality live-in care is set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) who are the independent regulator of health and social care in

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Our openPASS technology explained

We at Eximius pride ourselves for delivering an “outstanding level of care” (CQC) to our customers, and one of the ways we do that is by using openPASS technology. You may have noticed the logo at the bottom of our website! But what is openPASS? In a nutshell, it is an app and web platform

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How live-in care differs from domiciliary care

We are often asked by enquiring customers what the difference is between our live-in care services and the more common domiciliary care. They share similarities in that they are both home care services, but they have two completely different approaches and levels of service. Domiciliary care is also known as hourly care, and is when

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Meeting the challenges of live-in care in London

How Eximius Support achieves balance between clients’ care needs and modern London living Here at Eximius Support, we have been providing live-in care services for our clients for several years, across the whole of the UK. Yet London continues to be a popular area for us, and it’s easy to understand why. With an aging

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BBC Panorama’s heartbreaking investigation into the UK’s social care system

Heartbreaking. That’s how we’d describe our reaction to the recent BBC Panorama documentary, ‘Crisis in Care’, investigating the UK’s social care system. With an ageing population needing more and more care, support and attention, it saddens us to see the struggles many families face trying to help their loved ones. Also, seeing the team at

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Working At Eximius

Our office manager Jenny shares some insights into what managing a live-in care provider is like, and why she loves her job! I have been the Office Manager at Eximius Live-In Care in Beaconsfield for over a year. My key responsibilities are to ensure the office runs smoothly, and always plan my day and prioritise

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Improved Lives Through Live-in Care For Stroke Sufferers

We thought we’d share this curious infographic with you all, on improving the lives of stroke sufferers through live-in care! If you like this infographic, feel free to share this content.Embed and share this infographic on your website Please include attribution to http://eximiussupport.uk/ with this graphic.

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Spending Christmas With Elderly Relatives

It’s Christmas! The smell of pine needles, warm log fire, mulled wine and family getting together – for good or bad. Maybe you haven’t seen your parents or elderly relatives for a while? Have you suddenly noticed a difference in them? Are they not coping as well? Christmas tends to be the longest time we

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Proud To Announce Our Two Great British Care Awards Regional Finalists

I am so proud that two of our care companions are regional finalists in the Great British Care Awards: Alison Stacey and Louise Hammond have both been nominated in the dementia carer category. They are both a fine example of the quality and self-drive we expect from our support companions and we wish them both

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Introducing A Brand New Look for 2019

Purple is more than just a royal colour. It stands for passion and sensitivity – qualities that the entire Eximius Support team shares. We’re so proud of our brand new uniform, we just couldn’t wait until January to share it with you!

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Why We Choose To Be Live-In Support Companions

Our friends at the Live-In Care Hub have written another heart-wrenching piece that gives some of the reasons why we choose to be live-in support companions. Helping Older People Live A Better Life: Be A Live In Carer

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How To Avoid Loneliness When You Live Alone

  Living alone can either be a choice, or as a result of different circumstances that occur in life. Either way, there may be moments in life when because you live alone, you start feeling ‘lonely’. As human beings, we often need human interaction with others we enjoy being around. Deprived of this for too

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3 Reasons Why You Probably Shouldn’t Go Into A Care Home

The traditional method of home care is moving into a care home. This isn’t often the best route to go when thinking about retirement as an elderly, or as an individual who is in need of home care support. This is due to the following 3 reasons: Life Enjoyment, Health and Finances. Our friends over

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Are You Prepared For The High Cost Of Care In Your Old Age?

Preparing Makes All The Difference Making retirement preparations for yourself or a loved one can be a daunting task. There are several things to consider, such as, the best way to actually retire. In addition, we also have the overall cost of retiring to think about. Fortunately, there are several guides out there to help

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Don’t Want To Go Into A Care Home?

There Is An Alternative When we think of retirement, more often than not, we think of the traditional care-home establishments available. However, now being in the 21st century, there are alternative ways of care out there. These new alternative methods of care can be proven to be even more effective than care within traditional care-homes.

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Living with dementia in the family changes everything

  Our managing director Kate has written a touching piece about her personal experiences of living with dementia in the family: Living with Dementia in the family changes everything. I want to start by saying that by no means am I an expert on dementia! However, I have been affected by it in many ways,

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5 Key questions to ask yourself if you’re debating live-in care

Our friends at The Live-In Care Hub have written a brand new informative piece on 5 key questions to ask yourself if you’re unsure whether live-in care is good for you. You can read it here. Live-in care is an affordable alternative to the residential care home, bringing all the benefits of dedicated 1-to-1 care

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Why live-in care is increasing in popularity in the UK

Our friends at the Live-In Care Hub have put together another informative piece on the rising popularity of live-in care in the UK. Live-in care is becoming a popular choice for families who want the very best for their loved one. It is a really good alternative to residential care, and in many cases it

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