Care stories

Small changes can make a big difference. Learn about other people’s experiences using Saga Care at Home services to help you make the right choice about care.

A day in the life of a live-in carer

1 Jan 2018

I draw upon my Saga training on the first morning, absorb and remember the care plan to begin with the right structure – the key is sensitivity and to really listen to the client and their family.

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A day in the life of a visiting carer

1 Feb 2018

Before joining Saga I worked in a care home for seven years, so working in the community is rather liberating, I love it.

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Ian Viggers is convinced Saga’s visiting carers have helped to improve the quality of life for his dad

1 Mar 2018

He reveals: “The onset of dementia changed his personality at first – it was upsetting him. Now, he’s saying to me: 'I’m so lucky to be 93 and I’m happy to be alive.'"

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My mother's care journey...

2 Apr 2018

It was a bit of a shock when we got a call from mum's neighbour to say she had a fall and was being taken to hospital.

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Sisters Tina and Linda are delighted with the care Saga provides for their 87-year-old dad, Bill

1 May 2018

Widower Bill has needed care since he had a stroke 10 years ago. More recently he was also diagnosed with dementia.

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