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Balancing Act: Nurturing Resilience for Social Workers

Providing support for others is a noble pursuit, and the dedicated social workers  that we work alongside at Enable play a crucial role in supporting our elderly and vulnerable clients. Yet, the demands of this compassionate profession can sometimes lead to burnout. In today’s blog post, we delve into the importance of self-care for social […]

Navigating the Maze: Understanding Different Types of Dementia

In the intricate landscape of social care for the elderly, understanding the nuances of dementia is paramount. Enable recognizes the unique challenges posed by various types of dementia and is committed to create awareness in the wider community. This blog post aims to shed light on the different forms of dementia, offering support and guidance […]

Harmony in Care: Elevating the Role of Animal Welfare in Support Services

In the intricate tapestry of caretaking, we often focus on the needs of individuals, inadvertently overlooking the significant impact that animals can have on their well-being. In this blog post, we explore the essential but sometimes underestimated connection between animal welfare and the overall caregiving experience.   The Unseen Bond Animals play a unique role […]

Barry and his Rediscovered Life

When we met Barry he was in a local care home where he had been placed by the local authority following self-neglect. He was suffering from depression and anxiety and hadn’t even allow carers to dress him as he just didn’t want to be alive any more.

Renella and Henry

Renella is a 53-year-old woman who suffers from a learning disability and schizophrenia. Her family, who live abroad, referred her to our organization for assistance. Her husband, who was older than her, served as her primary caregiver.

Daniel and Estella

Daniel, 82, and his wife Estella, 93, are a lovely couple who had no children or other family. Despite their age, they were very independent. However, with the arrival of Covid in 2020, they found it difficult to cope.

COVID Vaccine Centre Volunteering

TWO fantastic updates from Team Enable this week and it’s only Tuesday!
Since the Selsey Vaccination Centre started operating on Friday, Emily and Lindsey have been supporting and assisting the team. It’s been a very humbling experience, some people coming through the doors were in tears as it was their first time out of their homes since March last year. They are very proud to be a part of the efforts.

Money saving story

Last Monday, we returned to the office after the Christmas break and contacted the DWP to chase a PIP (Personal Independence Payment) appeal that was submitted back in December.
Our lovely client Amanda* is in her fifties and has global learning delays that date back to the 1970’s. She has never been formally diagnosed due to her huge fear of medical professionals and hasn’t seen a GP in over 20 years.