Hourly home care and live-in care in Harrogate

Carefound Home Care is Harrogate’s leading provider of home care to the elderly. We have won various awards for the quality of our care service and are the only provider of home care in Yorkshire to have been rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) twice putting us in the top 4% in the UK.

We provide hourly care at home to families across the local area including HarrogateKnaresboroughHampsthwaiteBirstwithRipleyPateley BridgePannalNidderdaleKirkby OverblowWeeton and Huby, and live-in care to families across Yorkshire. Care is managed by our local care management team based in Harrogate.

Our Harrogate team is lead by our Registered Branch Manager, Lorna, who has over 25 years’ experience in the elderly home care sector and leads a committed and highly skilled team of professionals who are all dedicated to helping our clients live with well-being at home.

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Our local office

Oakwood Park, Bishop Thornton
Harrogate, Yorkshire, HG3 3JN

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“I have not received such a good standard of care from any of the other services I have experienced, either ‘home’ or ‘domiciliary’ care. You seem to do the extra little things that matter.”

Mrs M, Harrogate

Home care in Harrogate

Carefound Home Care specialises in providing highly personalised care at home to older people enabling clients to continue to live in the comfort of their own home with expert, one-to-one support on-hand. Our carers are extensively vetted and trained by our local care management team and can provide anything from basic domestic help, companionship, medication help through to personal care. Our staff are also specially trained in supporting complex conditions such as dementia, Parkinson’sstroke care and end-of-life care. Our support is available on both a permanent or short-term respite basis and we offer unrivalled levels of local support and input to our staff and the families we care for.

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Hourly home care in Harrogate

Hourly home care in Harrogate is a fully flexible care option involving anything from 1 hour upwards, available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Hourly home care can also include sleepover night care or waking night care. Our care model is based around companionship and continuity, whilst your carer is specially trained to provide personal care, medication help, mobility care and to support specialist conditions such as dementia.

Areas around Harrogate our hourly home care service is available include: Harrogate, Knaresborough, Hampsthwaite, Birstwith, Ripley, Pateley Bridge, Pannal, Nidderdale, Kirkby Overblow, Weeton, Huby.

Live-in care in Harrogate

The cost of live-in care is similar to that of a residential care home or nursing home in Harrogate, however it enables elderly people to retain the security and familiarity of their own home. Our clients are supported by two trained live-in carers who typically rotate on a one week on / off basis, ensuring that you are able to build relationships and understanding. Our live-in carers are fully supported and monitored by our local care management team in Harrogate, which includes weekly support visits to ensure the care package is working well and continuously improving the well-being of our clients. Live-in care is available as a long-term service or on a short-term respite basis to provide a break to a carer or to enable an older person to get used to the support.

Areas around Harrogate our live-in care service is available include: Bradford, Harrogate, Ilkley, Leeds, Northallerton, Ripon, Skipton, Wetherby, York.

Local, qualified carers in Harrogate

Our home care services are managed from our local office which is based in Harrogate. This ensures that we are able to maintain exceptional levels of communication with and support for our carers, our clients and their families. It also enables us to meet the needs of our clients should they change over time through effective communication and regular reviews, thereby maximising their well-being and independence to the greatest extent possible.

We place a huge emphasis on recruiting the right people into our team, all of whom undergo a comprehensive recruitment and selection process including interviews, reference checks and an Enhanced Criminal Record Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Our carers also carry out extensive induction training which includes specialist training such as medication management, dementia care and Alzheimer’s care through our collaboration with the Contented Dementia Trust, and Parkinson’s care through our work with Parkinson’s UK. We do not use agency staff – we fully employ all of our staff and take responsibility for supporting them and the quality of the care they deliver. They are also carefully matched to clients and our local care management team are on-hand to ensure that you are happy with our care service and that the care is meeting your needs.

Meet our local Harrogate home care team


Lorna Miles

Registered Branch Manager


Carla Hainsworth

Deputy Branch Manager


Georgia Robson

Care Manager


Carol Sherwood

Regional Recruitment & Community Manager


Lucy Clifton

Senior Carer


Laura Hill

Senior Carer

Home care in Harrogate useful resources

Harrogate District Hospital

Harrogate District Hospital is an acute general hospital in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Tel: 01423 885959

Ripon Community Hospital

Ripon Community Hospital provides care for the local community including X-ray facilities, same-sex wards and a Minor Injury Unit.

Tel: 01423 542900

Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington

Age UK is a national charity providing support services to older people to help them enjoy later life. Age UK North Yorkshire & Darlington has merged to become a single support service.

Tel: 0300 30 20 100

Alzheimer’s Society Yorkshire and Humber Area

Alzheimer’s Society is a leading dementia charity in the UK. They campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and also offer support to people living with dementia in Yorkshire.

Tel: 0333 150 3456

Dementia Forward

Dementia Forward are a local charity supporting people with dementia and those who care for them through a range of services in the Harrogate area.

Tel: 03300 578592

Supporting Older People

SOP are a local charity aiming to alleviate loneliness and isolation often experienced by older people living on their own in the Harrogate and Knaresborough district.

Tel: 01423 531490

Contact us about your care needs in Harrogate

Contact our friendly Harrogate team to talk about your care needs.