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October 9, 2018
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Get your FREE flu vaccine this year please!

Last year only 38% of Devon domiciliary carers received their Free flu vaccine (The World Health Organisation wants 75% of carers to be vaccinated). Those of […]
October 5, 2018
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As many of you know October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in the UK, with 1 in 8 […]
September 14, 2018
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Free Defibrillator / CPR Demonstration Roadshow in Newton Abbot

Defibrillators (AEDs) are appearing all over Devon in cities, towns & villages. Unfortunately very few people know how to use them with most people saying that […]
September 14, 2018
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Recruitment Open Day in Plymouth

We are holding an informal recruitment open day in Plymouth on Monday 17th September from 1pm to 4pm at our Roborough office (address below) and would […]
September 13, 2018
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Older Peoples Information Day

Purple Balm are hosting an ‘Older Persons Information Day’ Monday 1st October 10.30am at Pinhoe Road Baptist Church in support of the World Health Organisation’s International […]
August 24, 2018
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Young Man Invents “Water You Can Eat” to Help Dementia Patients Like His Grandma Stay Hydrated

‘Water you can eat’ is an absolutely brilliant idea. As a care company, we find that clients are reluctant to drink or that the drinks you […]
August 23, 2018
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Why Become a Carer?

This article from Devon County Council gives you some great reasons on Why Become a Carer and how here at Purple Balm we can help you […]
August 21, 2018
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Seven questions you may be asked in a care worker interview

We found this article on The Guardian website giving you some advice if you are looking for a career in the care work sector. We felt […]
August 14, 2018
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Free Open Day

Tuesday 11th September 10am – 2pm Purple Balm Exeter are holding a free open day introducing the Tovertafel. An interactive light game designed to stimulate both physical […]