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News & Blog

This is the Encompass blog. Here you'll find great information about all of our homes and topics that matter to us.


Charity Softball Cricket Event 28th July 2019

Charity Softball Cricket Event at the Redlands Sports Hub in Weymouth on Sunday 28th July from 1pm – 7pm. 

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Rawleigh House's Inaugural Summer Fête is a Huge Success

Residents and staff of Encompass’s Rawleigh House were pleasantly surprised recently by a brilliant turn out at their summer fête.

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Encompass Reveal New Property Names During Formal Opening Ceremony

Encompass hosted a formal opening and naming ceremony for tenants, staff, guests and trustees on Friday 8th May. The property at St Andrews Road in Bridport was formally a large registered Care Home called Greenhills.

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Behind the Scenes: The Role of the Care Home Manager

A care home manager is responsible for the day-to-running of a residential care home. In this blog we will take a closer look at some of the daily tasks and responsibilities of the care home manager.

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Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities

Whether you choose to work with children, the elderly, or if you choose to work with adults with learning disabilities; your career choice can be a positive and impactful change on other people’s lives.

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Your Career Path in the Care Sector

Choosing a career in the care sector is something which could change your life for the better; it can be very rewarding. Job satisfaction is high and contrary to popular belief there are great opportunities for career progression.

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Autism and Anxiety

In the UK autism effects roughly 1 in 100 people.

It affects people of all ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. It doesn’t make any distinction what-so-ever over who you are or the kind of upbringing you’ve had. The only discrimination it makes at all is autism is more common in men than women.

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Are you Qualified to Work in Care?

Working in care can be a difficult and challenging career at times, yet it is also one which is completely rewarding and fulfilling at the same time. Find out what qualifications you need to begin your career in care.

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A Day in the Life of a Support Worker

As a support worker, no two days are ever exactly the same. However, it's fair to say that each day will follow a general structure. To get an idea of what a typical day might include, have a look at our brand new, colourful, infographic! 

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