Elder carers

Ordinary people doing a truly extraordinary job.

An expert you can rely on

It takes a lot to let a stranger into your home. We understand they have to be someone you can trust. That’s why we go to great lengths to ensure all the self-employed carers on our platform are of the highest standard.

Required years’ experience

Average years’ experience

Applicants accepted to join

Why they care…

__Some of the carers working with the UK’s leading introductory [live-in care agency](https://www.elder.org/live-in-care/) Elder, talk through why they got into the profession, and why it works for them. For many, becoming a care professional starts with a personal experience of supporting someone they love.__

Only carers you can trust

We take the standard of your carer seriously. From official checks and in-person assessments to the simple, most effective question ‘would I let this person look after my mum?’ With Elder, you know you can trust them.

DBS check

Met in-person

Mum test

Carer key skills

These resources give you an idea of the key skills we expect the carers we work with to perform while in the family home.

Read their stories

The professionals we work with join the professional for a huge variety of reasons. But they’re all united by a common desire to do something that makes a difference. Read some of their stories below: