About Care2care (Yorkshire) Ltd
Our Registration Number: 9880532
With 20 years' experience in the care sector, Gillian started her career in a care home for people suffering with varying degrees of memory impairment. Later she moved into home care, just at the time when it was emerging into the private provider sector, working as a senior carer / coordinator.
Wanting to progress further after a move to Scotland, Gillian completed an access to nursing course at Falkirk College, passing what is the equivalent to HNC in social care and earning a place at Stirling university on the Adult Nursing course.
After studying for three years, family commitments in 2009 meant returning to Yorkshire and going back into home care as a deputy manager for one of the bigger companies. She has also worked as a care manager in another organisation.
Gillian's extensive experience in care inspired the creation of a new organisation.
With almost 15 years experience working within the care sector, chantelle From leaving school at the age of 19 was drawn straight into working with people with both mental health and physical disabilities . The venture began when leaving home to travel around America doing voluntarily work with people who had mental and physical illnesses.
Chantelle, on return from America, moved to Lancaster to work as an Activity instructor with Children for 18 months, although this is not directly related it was valuable experience.
Chantelle then came back to her home town Bradford and worked in a Mental Health hospital for many years, this was looking after elderly clients that were living with not only the aging process but with complex mental health issues such as Alchol induced Dementia and schizophrenia. Whilst there she was studying Health and Social Care at college, this was followed up with an access to healthcare course and was Planning on going to University which was then delayed due to family committments.
Chantelle worked part time as a home care worker for a large Homecare Company and progressed to co- ordinating staff and assisting in the general running the bussiness. This is where Chantelle and Gillian first met when Gillian was deputy manager for the company.
Chantelle left the company to start her own business running a cafe. although this was successfull she was drawn back in to the care sector.
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