Home carers recognised at Great British Care Awards

Once again, members of our home care team have been recognised for their excellence at the Great British Care Awards. Each year we have a number of finalists – and regular winners – in these prestigious social care awards, and this year was no exception. Sarah Linfoot, Gary Crook and Rachel Sampson were shortlisted in […]

New role for home carer Maria

We are always pleased to see our staff progressing in their roles and making the most of the career development and progression opportunities (CPD) that we offer at Continued Care. So we are delighted that one of our team members has taken up a new office-based role after working as a home carer with us […]

Award wins for our amazing home carers

We’ve been celebrating success recently after two of our home carers scooped awards. Great British Care Awards Nichola Noble was announced as the winner of the Putting People First award at the Yorkshire & Humber finals of the Great British Care Awards. She was nominated for putting her clients’ needs at the centre of her […]

Fantastic fundraising for Martin House

As a company, here at Continued Care we are proud to support a range of local charities and organisations who offer vital services in the communities in which our staff live and work. Over the years our wonderful teams across Harrogate, Ripon and Settle have raised money for the likes of Saint Michael’s Hospice, the […]

Welcoming new faces to our home care team

It’s been lovely to welcome some new staff members to our home care team recently. Some of them have a background in care already, while others have changed their career to start working in care. Let’s meet them! Harrogate Sara Temporal is a mother of four who has worked in an office environment for most […]

The Ben Nevis Trekkers!

Continued Care’s team members are always up to some kind of fundraising for a good cause, but our latest venture may be the most ambitious yet. Sam, Gareth, Iona, Amy, Mike, Dave and Megan will be hiking nine miles up (and down!) Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, on Saturday, July 3rd. They are hoping to […]

Supporting Martin House Children’s Hospice in 2021

We are delighted to be supporting Martin House Children’s Hospice as our Charity of the Year for 2021. As a business working in the community across Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Thirsk and Settle, Continued Care aims to positively contribute to charities and voluntary groups in these areas. Every year members of our team undertake a range […]

Retaining our Outstanding rating following CQC pilot scheme

Only around four percent of registered home care agencies are rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) so we are absolutely delighted to have retained ours following a virtual inspection as part of a new pilot scheme. The CQC is looking at different ways of carrying out inspections in the light of Covid-19, and […]

Lovely feedback from our staff and client surveys

As a business that’s centred on providing the very best standards of home care, we recognise how important it is to continually assess all elements of the service we deliver for our clients, as well as the working environment we provide for our staff. So, each year, we send out a survey to everyone who […]

Looking back on a year of extremes

With the end of January marking a year since the UK’s first confirmed case of Covid-19, Samantha Harrison, Director of Continued Care, reflects on an unprecedented 12 months. How do we even begin to look back over a year that has been unlike anything we’ve ever experienced before? The past 12 months have brought with […]