Hospital To Home
Local Catalyst, Launa supported Natalie and Theresa to set up their own community enterprise – Hospital to Home – which offers person-centred cleaning and assistance.
Natalie and Theresa share their reflections about going through the Community Catalysts’ development programme and getting their community enterprise up and running…
We have benefited so much from being on the Community Catalysts programme. We had our business idea but had no clue how to set the wheels in motion.
At the time, I was working within the Redditch area social work team and Launa happened to be invited into a team meeting to introduce herself and explain the process – we applied and haven’t looked back!
Launa has been so supportive in every step. She was so approachable from the offset; we knew we had a niche idea and had no idea how to make our business viable.
We needn’t have worried.
Launa helped us to see the bigger picture and how to make things happen, she gave us contacts, talked us through the process and was always on the end of the phone when (which was often) we needed advice and reassurance.
Without Launa our business idea would still be just that, a pipe dream – ‘Hospital to Home’ cleaning services is now a successful reality.
‘Hospital to Home’ cleaning services in now 6 months old and is getting great reviews from other professionals.
We are so glad we took the leap to be self-employed and are going from strength to strength.
Being self-employed has given us the freedom and to enjoy a better work life balance. We are passionate about the work we do and now have more of a drive to succeed.