Home Instead celebrates its tenth anniversary

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Owners Mark and Rosina Darnell.

HOME Instead East Northants was proud to announce it celebrated its business anniversary, having opened its doors for the first time on August 2, 2010.

Over the last ten years Home Instead East Northants has provided 982,214 hours of care to enable families to keep their loved ones at home.

It will therefore reach the significant milestone of one million hours of service during its 11th year of operation.

It said: “We have been lucky enough to meet so many interesting people on our journey so far.

“Our very first client from Wollaston, who came to us for companionship in our first week, have pleasingly just returned to us after a break.

“Including our current clients, we have serviced the needs of 1,169 clients in ten years, allowing people to live with dignity in their own homes and thereby changing the face of ageing.

“Home Instead East Northants has also created employment for 761 CAREGivers and key players, including those who are currently working for Home Instead.

“Owners Mark and Rosina Darnell, (pictured, above), would like to thank all of our CAREGivers who have looked after our clients with passion and dedication over the years, and in particular during the very challenging times of the past few months, showing us their resilience and going the extra mile during very worrying times.

“A great reason for our success has been the stability and continuity of our Key Player team, many of whom commenced their employment with us as CAREGivers.

“We would like to honour their service and commitment – Lucy Darnell – networking manager – 10 years, (starting as a part-time caregiver whilst at University), Mags Brown – trainer and head of Caregiver experience – nine years, Vickie Wills – finance manager – eight years Sam Burr – care experience manager – seven years Angela Burke – senior care co-ordinator, Elaine Hipgrave – senior care co-ordinator, Lauren Keen, six years, Sheri Brown – registered care manager – five years Kerry Roberts – weekend care co-ordinator and four years Hollie Wilson – recruitment co-ordinator Marie Franks – marketing manager, Jackie Rafferty, care experience manager.

For details on how to contact Home Instead East Northants, visit the website at www.homeinstead.co.uk/east-northants/contact-us, or contact 01933 678775 by phone, or email mark.darnell@homeinstead.co.uk