Award Winning Elderly Care Team Expands in Wetherby

Tuesday, 14th January 2014

Published 14 January 2014.

Carefound Home Care has announced plans to create 20 jobs in the Wetherby area as it begins to help more elderly people remain in the comfort of their own homes for longer.

Oliver Stirk, Director of Carefound Home Care

The team provides its specialist home care and dementia care services to individuals and couples on both an hourly and 24-hour live-in basis. This can include anything from basic help in the home,companionship, personal care through to support for more complex conditions such as dementia using an expert approach called the SPECAL method. The team won numerous awards for the support they provide to families in North Yorkshire in 2013 and are national finalists for the Great British Care Awards in London in 2014.

Oliver Stirk, Director at Carefound Home Care, commented: “We are seeing families become increasingly aware of the benefits of high quality care at home, particularly when it comes to specialist support such as dementia care or 24-hour live-in care. We are therefore seeking 20 new people to join our team over the next few months.”

“Although we are very selective in our recruitment process people don’t necessarily need prior professional caring experience – we are a friendly, supportive team and provide full training in all aspects of the care we provide. The most important thing is that applicants are caring, compassionate and take pride in what they do.”

Oliver added: “It is great to see our operations expanding in the Wetherby area and we look forward to helping more elderly people maintain their independence at home.”

Neil Bellamy, Project Manager at local charity Wetherby in Support of the Elderly, commented: “It is very important that services for the elderly are community based and local – this will ensure that people can continue to play an active role in their community.”

Members of the Carefound Home Care team will be available to chat to local residents in Wetherby at information stands in Morrisons on Tuesday, 11th February and Wednesday, 13th February.

Carefound Home Care is a provider of specialist home care and dementia care services to elderly people in North Yorkshire, enabling clients to continue to live independently in the comfort of their own home whilst maintaining the highest quality of life achievable. Services provided include basic help in the home, companionship, personal care, medication help, post-operative rehabilitation, respite care and specialist help such as dementia care and palliative care. The flexible service is available from 1 hour to 24 hours per day, 365 days a year, including a specialist live-in care option.

To contact Carefound Home Care in Harrogate call: 01423 774070, for Ripon call: 01765 530000, for Wetherby call: 01937 220200. For additional information please visit: www.carefound.co.uk.