Elderly care company gets the disability thumbs up


The Cardiff and Penarth office of a company which cares for the elderly at home has been given the thumbs up for its work with disabled people.

Home Instead Senior Care Cardiff has been awarded the coveted quality kitemark “Positive About Disability” by Job Centre Plus.

The symbol is represented by ‘two ticks’ and the words ‘positive about disabled people’.

The symbol is given in recognition to employers who have agreed to make certain positive commitments regarding the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled people.

Phil Batchelor, who owns Home Instead’s Cardiff office said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive this award. It recognises our on-going commitment to be a fully inclusive disabled-friendly employer.”

As well as offering companionship, home help and personal care, Phil is focusing the Cardiff office on becoming a centre of excellence for:
*Dementia and Alzheimer’s care
*Palliative and end of life care
*Clients with learning disabilities

Home Instead in Cardiff employs Caregivers providing care for adults in their own homes across the area and is always seeking compassionate, dependable individuals to join their growing team of Caregivers.

The company is rapidly building a reputation as one of the UK’s leading at home care providers. Their service is tailored to the needs of individual clients and ranges from companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, post-discharge care, medication reminders, shopping and errands to personal care. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A group of Home Instead CAREGivers talking
Family welcoming a Home Instead care manager into their home