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Caremark Leeds News & Events

15 Jul 2021

Caremark People - Shamim

There are few people more dedicated to their job than Shamim Shabir, a perfect example being when her car broke down and she got her husband to come and fix it whilst she walked on foot to visit her customers.
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15 Jul 2021

Caremark People - Shilpe

As someone who has been brought up to respect her elders and helped older people her entire life, Shilpe Bagum is a perfect fit for Caremark (Leeds)
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15 Jul 2021

Caremark People - Mark

The sad death of his wife brought Mark Richardson into homecare. If that had not happened, there’s a good chance Mark would still be working as a Mechanical Engineer, a job he did for over 25 years.
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15 Jul 2021

Caremark People - Manuela

Manuela Pedro dreams of becoming a nurse but having moved from her homeland of Portugal to the UK, she was advised that she needed to get some experience in care.
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28 Jun 2021

Caremark People - Laura

Having previously worked for a bank, Laura Mellies joined Caremark after witnessing the service they offer first hand.
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24 May 2021

Caremark People - Keula

When Keula De Barros was a child growing up in Portugal her father became very ill and needed a kidney transplant.
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24 May 2021

Caring for Leo

Leo Carvalho’s life changed irrevocably when he was aged just ten years old and left with a brain injury following a road accident.
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24 May 2021

Caremark People - Kasia

Kasia Adamska has been with Caremark for over 12 years looking after clients in their own homes, before that she had been a teacher for 17 years.
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13 Apr 2021

Let's do something good for others

In her latest blog, our Care Coordinator Alice Davies suggests that if the 12 months have taught us anything, it's about the importance of being unselfish and helping others.
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16 Mar 2021

Every step you take

Staff from Caremark (Leeds) will this weekend take part in a walk to raise money for people affected by dementia. Several of our team are taking part in a memory walk around Roundhay Park as part of a national event raised by the Alzheimer’s Society.
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16 Mar 2021

Caremark People -Claire

It was always Claire Waddington’s ambition to become a carer, it just took her 13 years to fulfil her wish. Having completed a course in health sciences at a higher education college, 42-year-old Claire was all set to enter care until something else came along.
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16 Mar 2021

Caremark People - Anna

Not many people come to a whole new country to start a new life and job, and even fewer do it during a global pandemic. But that is exactly what 26-year-old Anna Ilika did when she swapped the city of Boston in the United States of America for the city of Leeds in the United Kingdom.
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16 Mar 2021

Monica's story

Monica Hill was still only in her 30s when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), a condition that affects the brain and spinal cord and causes a range of symptoms, including mobility issues.
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08 Feb 2021

The importance of keeping socially connected

In a new series of blogs, Caremark (Leeds) Care Coordinator Alice Davies discusses the importance of staying connected during these difficult times.
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12 Jan 2021

Caremark People - Danielle

A work/life balance has never been more important, and this is one of the reasons why Danielle Edgar decided Caremark (Leeds) was the right fit for her.
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12 Jan 2021

Caremark People - Sophie

Sophie Cahill-Clough is proof that age is just a number, after all not many people get to become the manager of a company at 23.
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12 Jan 2021

Caremark People - Lisa

It’s fair to say Lisa Wood is a good organiser which is just as well as that is something which is vital in her role as Care Coordinator with Caremark (Leeds) as a carer.
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12 Jan 2021

Caremark People - Alice

Alice Davies is passionate about lots of things – languages, helping people with mental health issues and now those who need care to enable them to remain at home.
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17 Aug 2020

Sent from God!

Greta Thomas has lived with her daughter Julie and son-in-law Chris for the last 15 years. In recent years, her health has deteriorated due to the onset of dementia and mobility problems, so with Julie in full-time work, Chris, who is retired, has taken on the day-to-day responsibility for her care.
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24 Jun 2020

Funding home care

We all want to live independently in our own homes for as long as possible, but that becomes more difficult as you get older or if your personal circumstances change suddenly e.g. an accident which causes a disability.
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08 Jun 2020

Carer of the quarter

Congratulations to Lionel Major, the very deserving winner of our Carer of the Quarter award.
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08 Jun 2020

Carer of the quarter

Congratulations to Lionel Major, the very deserving winner of our Carer of the Quarter award.
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05 May 2020

Caremark People - Cherie

Cherie Overton got her first taste of care when her father-in-law broke his hip and subsequently contracted sepsis. This resulted in him temporarily coming to live with Cherie and her partner.
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05 May 2020

Caremark People - Emma

When the job you are doing doesn’t feel like work, then you know you have found the career for you. This is exactly what Emma Smith says it is like being a Care and Support Worker for Caremark (Leeds).
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22 Jan 2020

We PASS when it comes to great care

The service Caremark Leeds provides to its clients is improving even further following the introduction of a new electronic care management and monitoring system.
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20 Nov 2019

Caremark People - Sadaf

Wife, mother, student, interpreter and carer – it’s fair to say Sadaf Hafeez has more than a few strings to her bow. And she’s only 28!
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20 Nov 2019

Caremark People - Emma

Whether it’s looking after her grandfather, own children or a foster child, it’s fair to say that Emma Benson is a natural born carer. And when she refers to care as being her “forever job”, you can see exactly why.
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20 Nov 2019

Caremark People - Sarah

When you are mentioned at the funeral of someone you provided the care for, then you know you have done your job well.
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08 Oct 2019

Caremark People - Janet

In one form or another, Janet Kelly has been a carer for as long as she can remember.
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08 Oct 2019

Caremark People - Tomasz

Tomasz (Tom) Drewniaczyk holds the distinction of being at Caremark Leeds since we started providing home care in 2008.
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23 Aug 2019

We won't be 'caught' out

In a blog to mark the Ashes coming to Leeds this week, we discuss the challenges of providing home care in a big city like Leeds and explain how we ensure our clients are not inconvenienced.
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27 Jun 2019

Caremark People - Emma

Emma Downes was only nine years old when her mum was diagnosed with a brain tumour, so this meant she was introduced to care at a very young age.
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27 Jun 2019

Fire safety

Caremark Leeds is working in partnership with West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service to ensure our clients live safely in their own homes.
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27 Jun 2019

Caremark People - Kasia and Dawn

Kasia and Dawn are two of our most experienced Home Care and Support Workers, so it’s little wonder they work so well together.
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23 Apr 2019

Caremark People - Shajeda

In our latest Caremark People feature, we speak to our new Care Manager Shajeda and find out what excellence in care looks like to her.
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23 Apr 2019

Caremark People - Agnieszka and Shilpe

In the latest of a series of features looking at the people who make Caremark tick, we find out why Agnieszka and Shilpe make such a good double act.
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23 Apr 2019

Caremark People - Helen Ledger

In the first of a series of features looking at the people who make Caremark Leeds tick, we speak to Helen Ledger and find out why she knows a lot about caring.
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01 Apr 2019

Growth plans

Caremark Leeds has announced plans to create up to 70 new jobs over the next 12 months, as it looks to increase its number of care hours from 1,700 to 2,500.
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21 Mar 2017

Your community guide is here!

And we are the exclusive Care provider named on page 4.
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09 Mar 2017

Budget 2017: £2bn for social care

The government has been under pressure to offer more resources for social care budgets, with council leaders warning the entire system stands on the "brink of collapse" without an immediate cash injection and a commitment to a long-term solution.
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07 Feb 2017

Enhance Your Career Opportunities with Caremark

Call us TODAY to APPLY for your NEW role - 0113 264 4466
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29 Dec 2016

Signs of a snifflle? Read this before ringing your GP

Britain's leading GP says she is "profoundly concerned" about how doctors will cope with demand over the busy winter period
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12 Sep 2016

Eid Mubarak

Have a wonderful Eid to all of our Muslim customers, carers, and their families.
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12 Sep 2016

BEAT IT NIGHT!

Are you wanting to plan a night of fun, music, fancy dress, and socialising?
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08 Sep 2016

Junior Doctors Suspend Strike Action

Keeping you up to date with stories of interest
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07 Sep 2016

Dementia Cafes in and around Leeds

Take a look at this to find a Dementia Cafe near you
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07 Sep 2016

CARERS REQUIRED

Are you a carer that drives, or a driver that cares about supporting others?
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29 Sep 2015

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Campaign

Stop Pressure Ulcers For Good!
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22 Sep 2015

New Caremark Care & Support Worker makes excellent first impression

Richard Benson, new Care & Support Worker at Caremark (Leeds) has certainly had a positive impact on his regular customers.
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Dementia Friends & Caremark

10 Apr 2014

Caremark (Leeds) Manager becomes Dementia Friends Champion

There is a huge need for communities to become more Dementia Friendly and the sessions given by Champions are valuable in achieving this!
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