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  • Published on: August 9, 2015

    With the need for quality home care continuing to grow, so does the requirement for more specialized care supporting children, young people and adults living with complex health needs. North West home care provider, Caremark (Barnsley) recognised this need and further developed their dedicated service by supporting adults, young people and children with complex health needs. Andrew Peace,...

  • Published on: August 8, 2015

    North West home care provider, Caremark (Barnsley) continued their drive to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society by providing a bag packing service at their local supermarket. Dedicated Caremark (Barnsley) staff gave up their Saturday to help customers with their weekend shop, packing their bags for a small contribution to the care provider’s chosen charity. Alongside this,...

  • Published on: August 7, 2015

    Guests and nominees for Malta’s Informal Carer Award gathered at an evening reception held in the President’s Palace in Valetta, Malta on the 6th July 2015. The Informal Carer Award, an initiative launched in April of this year by the President of Malta and with the support and collaboration of Caremark (Malta) was created to acknowledge and honour carers who dedicate their lives...

  • Published on: August 6, 2015

    Last Saturday, North Hertfordshire home care provider, Caremark (North Herts & Stevenage) joined forces with their local pub in Baldock to sponsor a 70s disco evening and raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. Colin Evans, Managing Director of Caremark and Rob Scahill, landlord of the Orange Tree pub hosted a fancy dress 70s disco evening, with members of the Caremark team turning...

  • Published on: August 5, 2015

    Caremark hosted another successful Mid-Year Meeting earlier in the week, with franchisees travelling from many parts of the country to attend the event at the delightful Oxfordshire venue – Eynsham Hall. The full head office team was there to welcome the network and host a day packed with presentations from senior management as well as guest speakers from different organisations. Dr Karan...

  • Published on: July 2, 2015

    Earlier this week, Mr Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England visited Oldham to make a film showcasing progressive work going on across Oldham regarding dementia. Also present was joint director of Caremark, Stephanie Doherty, in her capacity as Chair of the Oldham Dementia Action Alliance. The Alliance consists of a number of partners dedicated to creating a Dementia Friendly town,...

  • Published on: June 30, 2015

    Middlesex home care provider, Caremark (Barnet & Enfield) welcomed their latest group of new Care Workers as they embarked on the Care Certificate training under the watchful eye of their Care Manager, Chris Thomas. The training was progressing well as the group were still smiling at the end of Day One! The Care Certificate, which Caremark launched on 1st April 2015 in line with the...

  • Published on: June 30, 2015

    Caremark (East Riding) a home care provider in the East Riding of Yorkshire have won a valuable contract supporting older people living in a new £6.75 million extra care scheme which is due to open soon in Beverley, East Yorkshire. The care company was appointed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to deliver care and support to residents who will be living in the 40 home purpose-built...

  • Published on: June 26, 2015

    Keith Binks, a client of home care provider Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland) is lucky to be alive, and this was down to the quick-thinking actions of his care worker, Elaine McQuillan. Elaine found Mr Binks, a resident of the Jubilee Court extra care housing scheme in Eston, North Yorkshire, slumped unconscious in a chair in the residents’ communal area.  Unable to find a pulse she...

  • Published on: June 24, 2015

    On the 22nd June 2015, the History of Parliament Trust, in partnership with publisher St James’s House Media, launched its new publication The Story of Parliament: Celebrating 750 years of parliament in Britain at Westminster Abbey. CEO Kevin Lewis, Managing Director, Anne O’Rourke and Mary Wardell, PR & Marketing Executive of Caremark Limited, together with more than 300...

  • Published on: May 29, 2015

    National home care provider, Caremark have pledged to raise £100,000 in sponsorship this year for the Alzheimer’s Society through their marathon cycle challenge, riding from John O’Groats to Land’s End in September. A team of 11 (8 Caremark riders) will travel the 1000 miles from one end of England to the other, covering 100 miles a day over ten grueling days.  Two of...

  • Published on: May 29, 2015

    Caremark (Plymouth), a home care provider operating in Plymouth has received excellent feedback regarding their level of service delivered to vulnerable people living at home. The feedback was collated by homecare.co.uk, a nursing and homecare agencies website, after customers had completed survey cards detailing their thoughts on the quality of the service that Caremark (Plymouth)...

  • Published on: May 29, 2015

    Introduced nationally at the beginning of April 2015, the new Care Certificate has been immediately embraced by Caremark, the national care provider. This new legislation which came into force on 1st April 2015 is line with the expectation of the Care Quality Commission for social care providers and Skills for Care. Caremark (Winchester & Eastleigh), together with the entire Caremark...

  • Published on: May 29, 2015

    Stephanie Doherty, co-owner and joint director of Oldham home care provider, Caremark (Oldham & Tameside) has been unanimously elected as Chair of the Oldham Dementia Action Alliance. The Alliance comprises a number of partners involved in social care dedicated to creating a Dementia Friendly town.  This move clearly demonstrates the importance of creating a dementia friendly community...

  • Published on: May 29, 2015

    Caremark (Barnsley) waltzed their way into Dementia Week by hosting a War Time High Tea Dance at the Wilthorpe & Redbrook Community Centre on Wednesday 20th May 2015, in aid of Dementia Week. The event was formally opened by the deputy Mayor, Councillor Ken Richardson. Guests came from far and wide and arrived to a scene reminiscent of the 1940s with lots of bunting, and wartime memorabilia...

  • Published on: May 29, 2015

    ‘Relaxed film screenings’ are a great idea for those with dementia or learning disabilities as they offer a more relaxed environment for viewing, where standard cinemas can present more challenges with loud adverts and lighting which some find distressing.  Viewers can get up and walk around if they wish, or sing along if they want to and no one is going to mind. Caremark (West...

  • Published on: May 8, 2015

    For older couples, the idea of being separated at some point in the future due to failing health or increasing frailty is often the spectre on the horizon and something many understandably do not wish to think about. Advancing years and infirmity may mean that one or both partners struggle to fulfill the daily needs of the other, leaving them little choice but to consider residential care. Yet...

  • Published on: May 8, 2015

    Good home care and support can make profound differences to peoples’ lives and this was never more clearly demonstrated recently than with a long time client of home care provider, Caremark (East Riding). David Beech, a man with a learning disability receives ‘floating support’ from Caremark (East Riding) which includes helping him with his budgeting and shopping as well as...

  • Published on: May 8, 2015

    Homecare provider Caremark (Barnsley) continue to invest in their team through the appointment of a specialist manager to head up their Complex Needs services. Debbie Edwards recently joined the care team of the Barnsley care provider and is looking forward to continuing to develop the complex care services already provided. Ms Edwards said: “I'm extremely excited to join the team at...

  • Published on: May 8, 2015

    North west home care provider, Caremark (Barnsley) continue to invest in their staff with specialist training for their care workers. Katie Yockney, Practice Educator for the Barnsley End of Life Care Team delivered a session on ‘Care of the End of Life client’ to 51 members of Caremark (Barnsley)’s team. The session focused on the signs of someone who is dying and the last...

  • Published on: May 8, 2015

    A longstanding client of Hampshire care provider, Caremark (Winchester & Eastleigh) was presented with a bouquet of spring flowers by Managing Director Calum Gray, to mark her fifth anniversary of receiving care and support from them. Diana Leech was delighted to receive the colourful bouquet on behalf of all the care staff at Caremark. Latterly her husband Peter has also become a client and...

  • Published on: May 8, 2015

    A care worker with a Sussex home care provider was awarded the franchisor’s national monthly award. The recent winner Cally Wilcock has been with the Caremark franchisee (Mid-Sussex & Crawley) since 2011 providing professional care and support for people with mental health conditions as well as delivering care for people in their own homes. “Cally has shown herself to be...

  • Published on: May 8, 2015

    National home care provider, Caremark Limited is set to launch a new office in Kerala, Southern India on 23rd May 2015. The move to take the Caremark model to Southern India was instigated by a meeting between Kevin Lewis, CEO of Caremark Limited and Dr. Jacob Roy, Chairman of Alzheimer’s Disease International and Founder of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India. Dr....

  • Published on: February 19, 2015

    Abhay Shah hadn't always planned to have a career in care. Working as an Audit Executive at Ernst & Young, he looked into the prospect of starting his own business when the daily number crunching became monotonous. After deciding to work in the social care sector, Abhay visited a number of home care franchises to decide which one would be right for him. "Having visited a few franchises...

  • Published on: February 16, 2015

    Hard work and dedication in providing the very best of homecare in their territory has seen Caremark franchisee, (Cheshire North East) scoop the franchisor’s North West Regional award at the company’s annual conference last week. The north west homecare provider has grown a solid business providing homecare to a very high standard which has gained the business a reputation of...

  • Published on: February 16, 2015

    The Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire was the setting for Caremark’s 8th annual conference, with franchisees coming from the UK, Ireland and Malta to attend the special event.  Despite the bad weather, this year’s conference saw a good attendance with franchisees enjoying the opportunity to network and make connections with the newer businesses. Presentations came from...

  • Published on: February 16, 2015

    Two top performing Caremark franchises were awarded the franchisor’s coveted Achievement Award at the Caremark annual conference held at the Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicestershire last week. Caremark franchises in (Walsall) and (Barnsley) caught the attention of senior management this year for their extraordinary growth and achievements throughout the previous 12 months.  Recognition...

  • Published on: February 16, 2015

    Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland), the Guisborough based home care franchise scooped Caremark’s top award at the group’s annual conference last week. Charles Folkes, Managing Director of Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland) was considered a worthy winner of this coveted award.   This is the second time Folkes has taken the top award, the first occasion being in 2011, as well...

  • Published on: February 16, 2015

    Caremark (East Riding were celebrating once more with the presentation of Caremark’s Mark of Excellence Award to joint owners and directors, Graham & Karen Precious at Caremark’s annual conference last week. The successful Yorkshire home care franchise has enjoyed sustained growth over the last few years and is currently leading the business in Caremark’s expanding...

  • Published on: February 16, 2015

    West Midlands homecare provider and Caremark franchisee, Caremark (Coventry), were celebrating last Friday having been selected as the winner for the franchisor’s midlands region. Managing Director, Sunjay Majithia was thrilled to be presented with this coveted award.  As a relatively new business, the last twelve months have been spent growing the homecare service to meet the local...

  • Published on: January 7, 2015

    A recent survey issued by Caremark (Plymouth) to its clients and care workers has returned very positive results, with questions ranging from the quality of service provided to the quality of support care workers receive from management. Caremark (Plymouth), a privately owned care company, delivers bespoke care and support services in the home to vulnerable people in the Plymouth area, enabling...

  • Published on: January 7, 2015

    National home care franchisor, Caremark Limited announced that from 1st January 2015. Liz Bosley-Sharpe will be taking up the post of National Support Manger for Caremark Limited, heading up a team of 6 Regional Support Managers who provide a field-based business support service to the network’s franchisees. Karen Pennington, the outgoing National Support Manager left Caremark at the end...

  • Published on: January 7, 2015

    Care staff of the Buckinghamshire home care provider, Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) enjoyed some Christmas cheer over the festive season, provided by the Managing Director and owner, Janis Anderson. With home care continuing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year, care staff appreciate the opportunity to get together and celebrate the Christmas season, particularly if they are...

  • Published on: January 7, 2015

    Local care provider, Caremark (North Down, Ards & Belfast) joined forces with the Bangor Elim Social Action Team to bring some Christmas cheer to more than 100 people in their local community. Each year Bangor Elim Social Action Team provides a Christmas meal, a night of entertainment and presents to over 100 vulnerable people in their local community. The guests invited to the festive meal...

  • Published on: November 14, 2014

    Lynda Goldsmith, National Training Manager with home care franchisor Caremark Ltd was recognised as 2014’s Most Outstanding Healthcare Executive in the UK for her contribution to training,learning and education of home care workers. Award winners from Asia, Canada, America and the UK gathered in Londonat the UK Over 50s Housing Awards to celebrate innovation and best practice across the...

  • Published on: November 5, 2014

    Nicky Homewood is the newest member of staff to join the Caremark Head Office team.  Appointed as Personal Assistant to Kevin Lewis, CEO of Caremark Limited, Ms Homewood comes from a previous career spent working at high level as an Executive Assistant to senior personnel across a range of industries – from construction to legal and financial, as well as having experience in the...

  • Published on: November 5, 2014

    Two professionals both with experience of the health and social care sector have recently taken franchises with Caremark Ltd, one of the leading home care franchisors. Mike French worked for 30 years as a director in the retirement homes sector, giving him sound business and financial skills as well as fostering a passion for delivering high quality care. The experienced businessman has taken...

  • Published on: November 5, 2014

    Barnsley home care provider, Caremark (Barnsley) recently underwent a full inspection of their service in line with the new inspection and rating system which officially started earlier in October 2014. The home care company were invited to take part in the second wave of CQC testing in August this year and were delighted with their overall rating which was recorded...

  • Published on: November 5, 2014

    Caremark (Oldham), a Lancashire home care provider has announced its commitment to partner in the Oldham Dementia Partnership as well as become members of the Oldham Dementia Action Alliance. The award winning home care company has been providing bespoke care and support services to the people of Oldham for the last three years and this latest move to fully support dementia in its community has...

  • Published on: November 5, 2014

    Caremark (Barnsley), a home care provider delivering bespoke care and support to people in South Yorkshire has enrolled Susan Winter, a member of their care team as a Barnsley Council Dementia Champion.  Susan Winter is passionate about care and has expressed a sincere desire to make a difference to people with Dementia.  She is mid-way through her learning which has been developed and...

  • Published on: October 16, 2014

    Last week saw the crème de la crème of the UK independent healthcare sector gather at the Lancaster London Hotel for a prestigious Gala Dinner to celebrate successes in the Laing & Buisson Awards won by dedicated professionals representing all aspects of UK health and care. Categories covering all aspects of independent healthcare were hoping to be honored, amongst them finalist,...

  • Published on: October 16, 2014

    Kevin Lewis, CEO of Caremark Limited, regularly travels the UK visiting his franchisees as part of his business activities heading up his successful care franchise. Being approachable and available has always been important to Kevin, and no more so than to his Caremark franchisees who are equally as passionate about the industry and the service they provide as he is. Visits to the different...

  • Published on: September 23, 2014

    The Caremark team will be attending The National Franchise Exhibition on October 3rd & 4th. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone considering to buy a home care franchise to meet the team and see what Caremark has to offer. Caremark offers franchisees an opportunity to own and run a rewarding and profitable home care franchise in the social care industry, whilst making a difference...

  • Published on: September 23, 2014

    National home care provider, Caremark Limited have scooped another major award with the plaudits this time going to their National Training Manager, Lynda Goldsmith, a Registered Safety Practitioner with the IIRSM. Lynda, together with colleagues from Caremark, along with Karen Hoskins, Health & Safety Manager with Essex Chambers of Commerce, attended the National Association for Safety and...

  • Published on: September 23, 2014

    Donna Nicholas, Care Manager with local home care provider, Caremark (Newcastle) recently completed a half marathon, when she ran the 13.1miles in the Great North Run in aid of cancer research. The achievement was even more marked given that Donna had not been able to do extensive training for the marathon and in fact had spent a week in hospital just two weeks prior to the event! Donna...

  • Published on: September 23, 2014

    Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) the award winning Buckinghamshire home care provider delivering care and support to vulnerable people throughout the county continues its plan of expansion with the opening of a new office in Hazlemere. Janis Anderson, Managing Director commented: “With the increasing demand for personal care and companionship from private customers in High Wycombe,...

  • Published on: September 23, 2014

    Bangor based home care provider, Caremark (North Down, Ards & Belfast) have been notified they are finalists in their category of Best New Business for the North Downs Business Awards. The North Downs Business Awards offer local businesses the opportunity to put themselves forward for recognition of the hard work, dedication and commitment that business owners place on their business. Local...

  • Published on: September 15, 2014

    National home care provider, Caremark Limited have scooped another major award with the plaudits this time going to their National Training Manager, Lynda Goldsmith, a Registered Safety Practitioner with the IIRSM. Lynda, together with colleagues from Caremark, along with Karen Hoskins, Health & Safety Managerwith Essex Chambers of Commerce, attended the National Association for Safety and...

  • Published on: August 4, 2014

    Orpington based home care provider, Caremark (Bromley) have recently completed another two sets of training for their staff, both care workers and office staff. Prior to working with clients, new care workers go through a comprehensive induction course and undergo various mandatory training courses, ensuring they are equipped to deliver the care service to Caremark’s high standard. The...

  • Published on: August 4, 2014

    Joe Daly, Director of home care company Caremark (Barnet & Enfield) successfully completed his first triathlon last month, raising over £300 for Marie Curie Cancer Care. As part of Joe’s training regime he cycled and ran around Enfield and then built up cardio fitness by swimming in the men’s pond on Hampstead Heath in preparation for this challenging event, the PruHealth...

  • Published on: August 4, 2014

    Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland), a home care provider in the north east is in the running for the ultimate industry accolade – the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year, having been made a finalist in the category of Olderpreneur Franchisee in the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year award. Charles Folkes, MD of Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland) beat other entries in the category of Olderpreneur...

  • Published on: August 4, 2014

    Local home care provider, Caremark (Ealing) were invited by the London Borough of Ealing to attend their Apprenticeship Event held recently at the Ealing Town Hall. This was the third time that Caremark (Ealings)’s Managing Director, Moni Fasesin had been invited to this particular event. Through her home care business offering employment opportunities, Mrs Fasesin’s commitment to...

  • Published on: June 24, 2014

    Lynda Goldsmith, National Training Manager with Caremark Limited is in the running to collect a national safety award having been nominated as a finalist in the category of Learning and Training with the NASHiCS, Safety in Care awards. The National Association for Safety & Health in Care Services (NASHiCS) focuses on many aspects of health and safety affecting the care sector, their mission...

  • Published on: June 24, 2014

    Caremark’s north eastern franchise, (Redcar & Cleveland) have been informed they are in the running for the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards, supported by Express Newspapers. This is the second year running that national home care provider Caremark has had a finalist in the top awards for franchising in the UK. Last year, Janis Anderson, Managing Director of Caremark...

  • Published on: June 24, 2014

    The care team from home care provider Caremark (Pulborough) marked Carers Week by exhibiting at their local Sainsbury’s store in Pulborough, West Sussex. This was the second year that Caremark (Pulborough) had been invited to have a stand with Sainsbury’s to raise awareness of this important week as well as give out information to the public about the home care services which they...

  • Published on: June 10, 2014

    A new care-in-the-home company for Sutton is using the very latest mobile technology to look after the needs of the area’s most vulnerable residents. Caremark (Sutton) was officially launched at the S ​CILL Centre in Robin Hood Lane by the Mayor, Cllr. Sean Brennan, OBE on 9th May 2014. The Sutton based home care provider deliver care and support to people of all abilities and...

  • Published on: June 10, 2014

    National home care provider, Caremark Ltd. made a further expansion to its growing field based support team by appointing Ms Angie Cole as regional support manager for the south west area. Ms Cole started her career in nursing and during that time gained a sound understanding of the NHS and local providers.  From nursing Ms Cole then moved into business and over the next 20 years gained...

  • Published on: May 28, 2014

    Caremark Limited, the national home care franchisor welcomed a new member of staff to its Head Office Support Team earlier in the month. Paul Taylor, Support Co-ordinator, will be working closely with Michael Lewington, the IT Manager supporting the franchise network and all staff who use the rostering system. This new opportunity is a change of direction for Taylor who has worked for the last...

  • Published on: May 16, 2014

    Amongst the many guests from all sections of the community were Jane Ellison, MP for Battersea, Balham and Wandsworth and Public Health Minister, Cllr. Ravi Govindia, Leader of Wandsworth Borough Council, The Mayor of Wandsworth (Cllr. Angela Graham) and Cllr.Jim Maddan, Wandsworth Borough Council's Cabinet Member responsible for Adult Care and Health. The guests also included: Caremark...

  • Published on: May 16, 2014

    The beginning of May saw two new appointments at Caremark (Pulborough), Anna Whiteside as Commercial Manager and Susan Knight as Care Manager. Mrs. Whiteside joined Caremark in 2008 as the Office Manager for the growing home care franchisor.  Latterly her duties have focused more closely on the smooth running of various requirements of both the franchise network and the Head Office support...

  • Published on: May 16, 2014

    A home care provider based in Sawbridgeworth held a special event for clients, carers and families on the 2nd May to mark Care Givers Week. Caremark (East Hertfordshire) partnered with the Apton Centre, a local centre and part of Age UK and offered a day of complimentary holistic treatments giving visitors the opportunity to relax and be treated to a massage, some reflexology or a Reiki...

  • Published on: May 16, 2014

    This month sees dementia once again in focus with Caremark (Barnsley), as a member of local Dementia Action Alliance, supporting activities and events which will be held to mark Dementia Awareness week running from the 18th – 24 th May 2014. The aim of the alliance is to create a truly dementia friendly community across the borough of Barnsley.  Through these activities it is hoped to...