Posts Categorized: Cura News

Help with elderly care

As society gets older, most of us at some stage in our lives, will need to provide care and support to an elderly friend or relative. Quite simply the Government, no matter which political party is in power, will not be able to provide all the care an individual needs in later life. Homecare and… Read more »

Help with child care

Being a parent is tough – rewarding – but tough. And in a family environment can really help. Let me relate this to my experience. My wife and I have just had our first child. Joshua. We set up a community on and invited Joshua’s grandparents, aunties and uncles to join. Through our… Read more »

Working carers

Most of us, at some stage, will need to care for an elderly, ill or disabled family member or friend. In fact if you take a look at the statistics one in seven of the UK workforce is fulfilling an unpaid caring role in their spare time. Helping people balance their career with their caring… Read more »

It’s a boy!!

I’d like to welcome to the world the latest addition to the Cura family. Joshua Alexander Michael Burgess. Born on Saturday morning. I’ll post a picture soon, if I can find time between changing those dirty nappies!! Cheers Neil Remember, allows you to create your own, secure, care website which can be used to… Read more »

Help with child care – we’re going to need it!!

Well, a trip to the hospital today has shown we’re only a few days away from the arrival of our first child – a little boy!!! Although our due date is still eight days away, a few minor complications mean we will shortly be induced. Although everyone keeps telling me to make the most of… Read more »

Using Cura for Elderly Care

This is the first of a series of blog posts to explore the uses of – and there are many. Let’s look at elderly care first – as developing a tool to help my family share the care needs of my elderly grandparents was the original inspiration behind Cura. If you care for an… Read more »

New site launching soon!

Hi, With only a few weeks to go until we launch the brand new I’m getting pretty excited. It seems so long ago when I launched the first version of Cura, and its great that so many people have backed us since then to enable us to now launch a new and improved site…. Read more »

Getting started

If you’re using Cura for the first time, it could not be easier to get started. Every step of the way you’ll find simple instructions on what to do and within minutes you’ll be up and running. Here’s what you can expect during the sign up process: Click the ‘Sign Up’ button on homepage Enter your name,… Read more »

About us


Cura was founded by Neil Burgess. That’s me. Hello. I’m lucky enough to have a wonderful family and some fantastic friends around me and I’ve seen first hand on numerous occasions how willing everyone is to support each other during times of need. My aim in creating Cura was simple – to create a free service that… Read more »