Ordinary people doing a truly extraordinary job.
There’s a lot at stake. We make sure your carer is someone you can rely on.
It takes a lot to let a stranger into your home. We understand they have to be someone your family 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.
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Our carers are people who love what they do, it often starts with their own family.
Some of the carers working with us 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.
We leave nothing to chance. We treat your family’s care with the diligence we’d treat our own.
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.
They’re ordinary people doing an extraordinary job, each with their own story.
The professionals we work with join the profession 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:
Carer Stories – Jillo Koyama
Carer stories: Jillo Koyama Jillo, 31, has been a professional carer for five years and was inspired to choose her career path through her personal experience of caring for her…
Carer Stories – Catherine Mukiibi: From Domiciliary to Live-in
Carer stories: Catherine Mukiibi Catherine has been a carer for over 20 years, supporting people in their own homes, first with domiciliary work and most recently with Elder as a…
Carer Stories – Caroline Mardy: A Calling to Care
Carer stories: Caroline Mardy Caroline had wanted to become a carer from a young age. After caring for her mother-in-law for ten years, she joined Elder in 2017, fulfilling a…
Carer Stories – Bawinile Ngubane: From Nursing to Care
Carer story: Bawinile Ngubane From an early age, Bawinile Ngubane knew she wanted to help people to live well. She trained as a nurse in her native South Africa before…
Carer Stories – Kashta Moor: Care Runs in the Family
Carer stories: Kashta Moor With both of his parents having worked in the sector all their lives, caring was a natural career move for Kashta Moor. Having learned valuable things…
Carer Stories – Virginia Keane: 30 Years’ Experience
Carer stories: Virginia Keane Virginia Keane has been a carer for over 30 years, first for her mother who had cancer and brother who had a brain tumour, before becoming…
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How Elder works
Arranging care for someone can be confusing and complex. In a world that’s difficult to navigate, we’re here to help. Here’s how care with Elder works.
Every family we help are unique. For each, there are different triggers that finally motivate them to give us a call. Here are some of their stories.
Our pricing makes live-in care as affordable as possible by ensuring your family only pays for the support you actually need.
We go to great lengths to ensure all the carers with us are of the highest standard. Read our carer stories to discover why they joined the profession.
What is live-in care?
Live-in care is the new standard in elderly support, and a safer, affordable alternative to the care home. Here’s an overview of what it is.
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