Live-in care in Skipton

Carefound Home Care is Skipton’s local provider of home care to older people. 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 live-in care to families across the Skipton area including Settle, Earby, Barnoldswick, Skipton, Thornton in Craven, Crosshills, Steeton, Silsden, Gargrave and Grassington. Our live-in care service is also available throughout Yorkshire. Care is managed by our local care management team based in Harrogate.

Our Skipton 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

Home care in Skipton accreditations

“I have been very impressed with both the professionalism and the compassion shown to my parents. It’s very much appreciated”

Mr W, Ilkley

Our home care services in Skipton


Hourly home care

Flexible hourly visiting home care from 1 hour upwards.

Live In Care

Live-in care

Round-the-clock live-in care as a preferred alternative to a care home.

Specialist Care

Specialist care

Specialist support for complex conditions such as dementia.


Home care jobs

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Home care in Skipton

Carefound Home Care specialises in providing highly personalised care at home to older people in Skipton enabling clients to continue to live in the comfort of their own home with expert, one-to-one support on-hand.

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The Harrogate Carefound Home Care team at the Great British Care Awards in York

Our home care services are available as live-in care in Skipton and can be arranged on a permanent or respite basis. We operate a consistent, fully managed care at home service, so whether you require low level care or specialist live-in care as an alternative to a care home we are here to help.

Our carers are extensively vetted and trained by our local care management team and can help with a range of daily living activities:

  • Companionship
  • Personal care and hygiene
  • Medication help
  • Staying active
  • Shopping for food and essentials
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation and nutrition
  • Social activities and connecting
  • Transportation and errands
  • Hobbies and interests

Our staff are also specially trained in supporting complex conditions including:

Our local team has strong relationships with local health professionals in Skipton and we are able to work with discharge teams to provide hospital to home care at hospitals across the Skipton area including:

  • Harrogate District Hospital
  • Leeds General Infirmary
  • Friarage Hospital
  • Ripon Community Hospital
  • White Cross Court and York Hospital

Live-in care in Skipton

The cost of live-in care is similar to that of a residential care home or nursing home in Skipton, 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 work on a one or two week rotation, 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 Skipton our live-in care service is available include:

  • Batley
  • Bradford
  • Beverley
  • Bridlington
  • Dewsbury
  • Halifax
  • Harrogate
  • Hornsea
  • Huddersfield
  • Ilkley
  • Keighley
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Knaresborough
  • Leeds
  • Middlesborough
  • Northallerton
  • Pontefract
  • Pudsey
  • Redcar
  • Richmond
  • Ripon
  • Rothwell
  • Scarborough
  • Shipley
  • Skipton
  • Wakefield
  • Wetherby
  • Whitby
  • York

Why choose Carefound Home Care?

Rated 'Outstanding' by the CQC

Our local branch is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), giving families the peace of mind that they are receiving the best care service available.

Local to you

Your care is managed by our local branch in Harrogate ensuring we are able to maintain exceptional levels of support, 24/7. We also recruit our carers locally.

Continuity of care

Unlike an agency, we employ, train and support our professional carers who we match to you. This enables us to give you much better continuity and consistency.

Expertly trained carers

Our carers undergo an extensive recruitment process and complete our leading training programme which includes supporting specialist health conditions.

A fully managed service

We visit and contact our clients and carers regularly, and constantly monitor your care. We also invest in training, supervising, developing and supporting our carers.

Improved health outcomes

We have a proven track record of improving health outcomes including reducing falls, managing signs of deterioration and lowering the risk of hospital admissions.

Meet our local Skipton home care team


Carla Hainsworth

Registered Branch Manager


Laura Hill

Care Manager


Danielle Ferebee

Recruitment & Community Manager


Louise Harper

Senior Carer


Molly Pearson

Senior Carer


Rachael Mayo

Senior Carer

Useful resources for older people in Skipton

There are various local organisations and charities working in Skipton providing information, advice and support to older people in Skipton. This may include information about certain conditions that affect older people, helping older people get connected, leisure and social activities for older people, accessing funding for care or supplying equipment to help older people live independently at home. Some local organisations and charities in Skipton that may be able to help you are listed below:

Care jobs in Skipton

If you’d like to change lives and grow your career with us we have live-in carer jobs in Skipton available.


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Contact us about your home care needs in Skipton

Contact our friendly Skipton team to talk about your home care needs.