Sharon Walker has a lot of experience working in traditional care services. She took a career break to look after her mother in law and was profoundly affected by the experience of delivering person centred care. Spurred on by this and with support from Community Catalysts, she decided to set up Care4U in December 2015.
Care4U provides highly personalised, flexible and consistent support to older people in and around Sharon’s Somerset village.
After 14 months running Care4U she explains the difference it has made to the people she supports
I can organise my time so that people can get what they want at a time that suits them, it gives me the freedom to work around their family…