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Caremark Kirklees News & Events

09 Sep 2019

Caremark (Kirklees) Intergenerational Care project in the news

It is great to see that our 'Intergenerational Care' project (see news story from 12/08/2019) has attracted attention from a couple of business websites - click on the following links to find out more:
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05 Sep 2019

Care Professional of the Month, Week and Weekend

As well as our regular Care Professional of the Week and Weekend award, we're also pleased to announce the winner of our monthly award.
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29 Aug 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend

We're pleased to announce our latest Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend.
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12 Aug 2019

Keeping it in the family

You’ve heard the expression ‘we’re like one big happy family’, well it’s more than just words here at Caremark Kirklees.
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12 Aug 2019

Bridging the generation gap

Caremark (Kirklees) is piloting a scheme aimed at bridging the generation gap between children and the elderly, with a particular emphasis on helping those with dementia and other disabilities.
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27 Jul 2019

Care Professional of the Month, Week and Weekend

We are pleased to announce our Care Professional of the Month for July, along with our usual Care Professional of the Week and Weekend.
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22 Jul 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend - 8th to 14th July 2019

Our latest Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend have been announced.
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16 Jul 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend - 1st to 7th July 2019

We are pleased to reveal our latest Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend.
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09 Jul 2019

Race for Life

It was fantastic to see so many of our staff and their families taking part in the 2019 Cancer Research UK Race for Life.
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02 Jul 2019

Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend - 17th to 23rd June

Well done to our latest Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend.
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24 Jun 2019

Caremark People - Lia

Lia Iredale always wanted to be an air stewardess but the height restrictions at the time (she’s 5ft 2ins) prevented her from fulfilling this ambition – thankfully the passengers’ loss was definitely our gain.
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14 Jun 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend - 3rd to 9th June 2019

Our latest Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend have been announced.
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11 Jun 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend - 27th May to 2nd June

Our latest Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend have been announced.
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03 Jun 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend - 20th to 26th May

Our latest Care Professionals of the Week and Weekend have been announced.
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24 May 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend

We are delighted to announce our latest Care Professional of the Week and Weekend.
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24 May 2019

Care Professional of the Month

Our Care Professional of the Month Award for April goes to Jon Mitchell.
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22 May 2019

Dementia Action Week 2019

Caremark Kirklees is supporting Dementia Action Week and joining the call for people to start a conversation with someone living with dementia.
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03 May 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend - 22nd - 28th April

Our Care Professional of the Week and Weekend for the period 22nd to 28th April has been announced.
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03 May 2019

Care Professional of the Week and Weekend - 15th - 21st April

Our Care Professional of the Week and Weekend Award for the period 15th to 21st April has been announced.
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22 Apr 2019

Taking the stress out of caring

Caremark Kirklees is seeking to support staff who may be suffering from stress at home or work.
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22 Apr 2019

A good Egg!

We were pleased to be able to bring some Easter cheer to our clients this year.
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22 Apr 2019

Care Professionals of the Month

Our Care Professionals of the Month for March are Bethany Foleher, Carol Eaton and Michelle Jackson
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12 Apr 2019

Michelle's a lifesaver

A carer has been credited with saving the life of a diabetic man who collapsed in his home.
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26 Mar 2019

Caremark People - Heather

Not to be outdone by her darts professional husband, Heather Wilson’s rise up the ranks at Caremark Kirklees has been just as swift.
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19 Feb 2019

Carer of the Week / Weekend

Congratulations to both our Carer of the Week and Carer of the Weekend!
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14 Feb 2019

Valentine's Day

In our latest blog, we look at why Valentine's Day can be a sad time for many people.
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11 Feb 2019

Caremark People - Dan

When someone who has been in care her entire career refers to you as the “most caring carer I have ever met”, that’s high praise indeed.
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11 Feb 2019

Caremark People - Julie

When you get a round of applause at the funeral of someone you provided care for, it’s a good sign that you do a great job.
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11 Feb 2019

Carers of the year revealed

Two carers who “go above and beyond” to support people wishing to remain living independently in their own homes have received awards.
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31 Jan 2019

Young Carers Awareness Day

In our latest blog to mark Young Carers Awareness Day, we salute young people across the UK who are caring for a loved one.
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20 Dec 2018

Christmas is a time for giving

Caremark (Kirklees) is once again delighted to be taking part in an initiative which sees Christmas presents being delivered to elderly and other vulnerable people in Huddersfield.
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20 Dec 2018

The great Caremark Bake Off

Caremark (Kirklees) was pleased to raise money for a local hospice at a recent Christmas fayre
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13 Nov 2018

Caremark People - Ricky

Ricky Shaw doesn’t believe in doing things by halves so when he was asked, in a recent appraisal, by the Caremark (Kirklees) Care Manager where he saw himself in a few years, he replied “in your job”.
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06 Nov 2018

Baring all for charity

Caremark (Kirklees) Care Manager Leah Gledhill was among a group of women who bared all in the name of charity.
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30 Oct 2018

The Big Pink - Caremark (Kirklees) raising money for Breast Cancer Care

The Caremark (Kirklees) team had fun in pink raising money for Breast Cancer Care
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24 Oct 2018

A day in the life of a carer

To mark Homecare Day 2018, we spend a morning with two of our staff to see the care they provide to our clients which enable them to remain in their own homes.
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17 Oct 2018

Macmillan Coffee morning

We held a coffee morning for our staff on Friday 28th September and delighted to have raised over £50.00 on the day for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Many thanks to all those who contributed to this excellent cause - including those who supplied the cakes!!
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09 Oct 2018

Caremark People - Becky

Becky Catling had never thought about a career in caring, but now says she can’t imagine doing anything else.
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09 Oct 2018

Growth leads to office expansion

Caremark (Kirklees) is expanding as we continue to grow our services across Kirklees.
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16 Jul 2018

Caremark People - Sue

Sue Giles doesn’t get hot and bothered at work, and that’s not surprising given her former employment.
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16 Jul 2018

Caremark People - Laura

Caring for people comes like bread and butter to Laura Foleher.
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16 Jul 2018

Caremark People - Judith

Judith Taylor decided caring was the career for her after she started looking after her ill father.
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14 Jun 2018

Minister for Older People

Caremark Kirklees is backing a national petition calling for a new Minister for Older People to be appointed.
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17 May 2018

A Top 20 company

THE reviews of clients and their families has led to Caremark (Kirklees) being named as one of the best home care providers in the Yorkshire and Humber region.
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09 Apr 2018

Caremark People - Duncan

Duncan Smith has travelled the world in his previous careers, but when it comes to his current role there’s definitely no place like home.
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09 Apr 2018

Caremark People - Leah

Leah Gledhill was inspired to become a carer following the death of her grandmother.
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20 Mar 2018

Going the extra mile

Our Home Care and Support Workers have given a whole new meaning to going the extra mile following the latest bout of severe weather.
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19 Mar 2018

Electronic call monitoring

We have launched a new state-of-the-art electronic call monitoring system aimed at further improving the service we offer to our customers across the Kirklees area.
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02 Mar 2018

Caremark People - Cheryl

Cheryl Boswell used to work in education, but looking for a change in direction, she opted for a career in care.
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02 Mar 2018

Caremark People - Jenny

Jenny Quinn joined Caremark in 2017, having spent 15 years working in care.
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02 Mar 2018

Out in all weathers

In the face of some very treacherous conditions our Care & Support Workers have been out battling the elements to continue to provide the vital support required by our Clients.
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15 Jan 2018

Up to 60 new jobs planned in 2018

Caremark (Kirklees) has announced plans to create up to 60 new jobs over the next 12 months as part of plans to double its growth in 2018.
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04 Jan 2018

Helping lonely and vulnerable people

Caremark (Kirklees) was delighted to be part of an appeal which ensured Christmas presents were provided to elderly and other vulnerable people in Huddersfield.
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04 Aug 2017

Caremark (Kirklees) feature in the Examiner following our 'Good' CQC rating

An article on Caremark (Kirklees) has been featured in the Huddersfield Examiner following the award of a 'Good' rating from the Care Quality Commission
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13 Jul 2017

Celebrating 2 years Service at Caremark (Kirklees)

Hamida Bibi and Oksana Shimon recently achieved the milestone of 2 year's service at Caremark (Kirklees) and this was recognised at our team meeting.
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13 Jul 2017

Judith wins again!

Judith Taylor has won the Caremark (Kirklees) Care Worker of the Month award for the 2nd time in 12 months!
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15 Feb 2017

Caremark UK Care & Support Worker of the Year

Our very own Ian Wood has been awarded the Caremark UK Care & Support Worker of the Year Award for 2016
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30 Dec 2016

Christmas gifts

Before Christmas we were contacted by a local family who wanted to organise some gifts for vulnerable adults in our community. They had given their time to arrange contributions from a number of family & friends. We were very glad to help out and deliver these gifts to some of our service users.

A very big thank you to Amy (who had the original idea), Lizzie and Suzanne, and to those who donated the gifts, for your hard work, kindness and generosity in collecting and gift wrapping all these lovely presents. They were all very well received in the week before Christmas, as these photos show (also see 3 following articles).
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30 Dec 2016

Christmas gifts - photo 2

See previous article re Christmas gifts
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30 Dec 2016

Christmas gifts - photo 3

See previous article re Christmas gifts
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30 Dec 2016

Christmas gifts - photo 4

See previous article re Christmas gifts
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23 Sep 2016

Cheque presentation to Kirkwood Hospice

A cheque for £260 was handed over to Kate Leadbeater from Kirkwood Hospice following our bake and jam sale in the office last week.
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18 Sep 2016

Bake sale raises £260 for Kirkwood Hospice, Huddersfield

Caremark (Kirklees) held a bake sale in the office on Friday 16th September and raised a fantastic £260 in aid of Kirkwood Hospice.
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18 Sep 2016

Caremark (Kirklees) sponsors Kirkwood Hospice Colour Rush 2016

The Caremark (Kirklees) team had a great day sponsoring the Colour Rush today and dishing out the Caremark blue paint at our station.
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07 Apr 2016

February Care Worker of the Month Announced

Ian Wood has been awarded the Care Worker of the Month for February 2016
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03 Feb 2016

Welcome to Caremark's new Field Care Supervisor!

Leah Gledhill joins Caremark (Kirklees) as the new Field Care Supervisor
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25 Jan 2016

December Care Worker of the Month Announced!

Caremark (Kirklees) names Hamida Bibi as their Care Worker of the Month for December 2015
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23 Dec 2015

Merry Christmas from Caremark (Kirklees)

Caremark (Kirklees) would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our wonderful care & support workers and our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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19 Nov 2015

Care Worker of the Month Announced!

Caremark (Kirklees) names Julie Mullings as their Care Worker of the Month for October 2015!
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07 Oct 2015

Caremark (Kirklees) are Shooting Stars!

Caremark (Kirklees) has been named as the latest winner of Huddersfield Town Football Club's 'Shooting Star' business award.
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05 Oct 2015

Welcome to Caremark (Kirklees)' new Care Co-ordinator

Jo Neary joins the team at Caremark (Kirklees) as our new Care Co-ordinator.
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05 Oct 2015

Caremark (Kirklees) support the Save Our Homecare campaign

Almost a million people a year in the UK use homecare services like ours in order to maintain their independence in their own homes – yet central and local government continue to put an unbearable squeeze on funding for these vital services.
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03 Sep 2015

Caremark (Kirklees) supports Dementia Friends scheme

A campaign to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around dementia has got the support of Caremark (Kirklees)
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Care Worker Jobs Kirkles

30 Jun 2015

Caremark (Kirklees) welcomes new recruits!

Our newest Care & Support workers have completed their induction training marking their first milestone in their exciting new careers with Caremark (Kirklees)
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Caremark Kirklees Care Manager

29 May 2015

Caremark (Kirklees) welcomes new Care Manager

James Denison joins Caremark (Kirklees) as the Registered Care Manager with a wealth of knowledge in the social care sector.
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Home Care Kirklees

29 May 2015

Registration Success for Caremark (Kirklees)

Following a comprehensive inspection and interview process by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) the team at Caremark (Kirklees) were overjoyed to receive news of their successful registration to provide person centred care and support to the people of Kirklees within their own homes.
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