Five years on, thank you Dr. Knight

July 4th, 2017 by admin

July 4, 2017 marks the birthday of the Penrose Care group of companies. And on this fifth anniversary of Penrose Care’s founding, our co-founder Robert Stephenson-Padron wrote an open thank you letter to our other co-founder, Dr. Matthew Knight. Dear Dr. Knight, The Fourth of July n Read More

Brexit would be dire for social care

April 29th, 2016 by admin

Brexit would be dire for social care. Social care is experiencing an unprecedented recruitment crisis as well as many other challenges. (1) Expelling EU nationals currently working in social care and making it even more difficult to fill post going forward could turn a crisis situation into complete Read More

Home care workers are every day heroes

February 29th, 2016 by admin

By Robert Stephenson-Padron [caption id="attachment_367" align="alignleft" width="113"] Penrose Care managing director Robert Stephenson-Padron[/caption] Last week, the Daily Express shed light on the recruitment is Read More

Taking care of carers

May 1st, 2015 by admin

By Dr. Matthew J. Knight, MBBS, BSc, MRCP, PGCERT

News in yesterday’s BBC health section reports worryingly that old Read More

Promoting the Living Wage in Home Care: Remarks at the House of Lords

March 11th, 2015 by admin

Below is a transcript of remarks by Robert Stephenson-Padron delivered at the Citizens UK / Living Wage Foundation event “Promoting the Living Wage in Challenging Sectors” on March 10, 2015 at the House of Lords. The event was hosted by Baroness Jan Royall My name is Robert Stephenso Read More

Restoring a culture of dignity in health and social care

November 7th, 2014 by admin

By Robert Stephenson-Padron I have attended many conferences in the past, but I must honestly say, that Saturday’s Health & Social Care Conference of the Catholic Church of England & Wales was the most pertinent I hav Read More

Keep an eye out for enabling technologies out of Google X

September 24th, 2014 by admin

Keep an eye out for the latest new technology to come out from Google X, its research division. A recent acquisition of the firm Life Labs, brings to the Google X portfolio a spoon that uses a series of intricate sensors to compensate for disabling tremors experienced by patients with Parkinson Read More

Promoting ethics in social care via social media Part 1

March 27th, 2014 by admin

Penrose Care has teamed up with St John’s Hospice in St John’s Wood NW8 and Mestizo Mexican Restaurant in Camden / Euston to help expand Penrose Care’s social impact capabilities on social media. As t Read More

Care providers must up their game in light of continued care cuts

March 27th, 2014 by admin

Continued economic concerns as well as ongoing demographic challenges mean that changes like the recent announcement by Suffolk County Council, where adult social care funding is being cut in actual terms, are likely to be increasingly more common. We believe that over the course of the next generat Read More

Recent press coverage of Penrose Care highlights its commitment to ethical care at home

March 27th, 2014 by admin

Since the fourth quarter of 2013, Penrose Care has experienced a marked increase in press coverage for our pioneering efforts in ethics in social care. Such press coverage is in of itself a testament to a component of our ethos that it is not sufficient to just be ethical within our own remit, but Read More

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