Why social care for the elderly is just as important as the young

Social work jobs are incredibly important. They involve helping people who require a little extra practical assistance to live their lives. Due to the steadily increasing number of disabled young adults who are living longer and the growing number of elderly people needing care and support, adult social care is growing fast. Adult social care is one of the few areas where you can find sustainable job vacancies in today’s economic climate. The sector employs 1.5 million people, and by 2025 it’s estimated that another 1 million workers will be required to meet the demand in England alone. If you come to the decision that a job in social care is the right career path for you, you need to take some time to think about who you want to work with and where you want to work. There are a number of different groups you can help with, including the elderly, people with physical disabilities, those who use mental health services, adults who … read more

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$100 3wishes.com Valentine’s Day Giveaway!


Valentine’s Day is almost here! I know, this seems to be a huge holiday for many “lovers”. But it seems so many mom’s overlook it. I mean, we have kids already, we know we are loved, its just another day right? I have always felt that way myself. But I am starting to realize maybe I SHOULD take some time to celebrate. I mean, I spend my day wiping butts, cleaning house, cooking meals, feel lucky if I get to shower uninterrupted, I do so much that I neglect myself and in return neglect my husband. What is it with moms? Before kids I was all for dress me up, take me out, and lets have a ball! Why should that part of life be completely erased? So, I am breaking my own vow and thinking I may actually attempt to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. It feels weird to … read more


Chill Headphones by Rokit Boost Giveaway

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For Christmas, My little one received a Kindle Fire. He absolutely loves it. I, however, have second guessed myself. I absolutely HATE when I am trying to get work done or even sitting here watching TV and all I can hear are his games and learning apps all through the house. Why wasn’t I smart enough to get him a pair of headphones to go with this gift?? Our friend over at Daily Deals from a Nerd Mom recently received a really cool pair of headphones to review and I am now considering a pair for my little one! You can check out her full review of the Rokit Boost Headphones here. She is also giving away a few pairs! Check out the giveaway below to enter! Three (3) lucky readers will win their own set of Chill Headphones thanks to Rokit Boost! Open to US only. Chill Headphones by … read more


Home Depot Valentine’s Day Kids Workshop

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Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? I know I am. We spent way too many days cooped in this house with the blizzard and are ready to have some fun! As I was looking for things to do I remembered that this Saturday is the first Saturday of the month. That mean the Kids Workshop at Home Depot will be happening! If you have never done one of these before, you definitely need to check it out. This weekend the kids will be building a Valentine’s Day mailbox! These workshops are always free. Each kid receives everything they need to build the project, an apron, goggles and even a certificate after completion. The workshops take place at Home Depot stores nationwide from 9am to 12pm. There’s nothing better than simple, free fun on a weekend with kids. Except maybe the joy of knowing you are teaching … read more

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Enter to Win a Pair of Therafit Shoes!


Welcome to the Therafit Shoes Giveaway Sponsored by Therafit Shoes Hosted by Kathy’s Savings This is a giveaway for a pair of the Arielle women’s mesh athletic shoes. The winner will be able to choose the color of the shoes they’d like. The giveaway will run from 2/1-2/15 and is open to the U.S. only. You can enter below for your chance to win. Good luck to everyone. Entry-Form Disclosure: Kathy’s Savings and all other participating bloggers are not responsible for prize shipment. The giveaway is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or any other social media. The winner will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is drawn. I received this product in exchange for a review. The opinions are all 100% my own and may differ from yours.

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