6th December 2021

Caremark ranked in top 15 of esteemed franchise awards

With hundreds of entries across every sector, we are delighted to be placed 15th in the Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100)

2nd December 2021

Another new franchisee joins the Caremark Network.

Care at home franchisor Caremark is delighted to announce that the Bath & Somerset office are Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered and ready to provide care at home to their community.

24th November 2021

Hospital nurses turn friendship into a business partnership.

The owners of franchised care at home business Caremark (Barnsley), friends Jomon Mathew and Varghese Choondiyanil give us an insight into the first 2 years of their ownership.

18th November 2021

Care at home sector overtakes residential care as employer, for second year running.

Caremark franchisees along with the rest of the sector are employing more and more people to care for people in their own homes, as their businesses continue to expand.

10th November 2021

Care at home franchisees win at awards.

Caremark (West Oxfordshire & Cherwell) were announced as a winner in the inaugural Great British Franchisee Awards 2021.

29th October 2021

Caremark franchisees expand into additional territory.

Raspinder Singh, Managing Director at Caremark (Dartford & Gravesham) tells us why he originally chose to invest in a Caremark franchise, but also as to why he and his wife are investing in an additional territory.

5th October 2021

Caremark franchise highly commended in Regional Business Awards.

Care at home business, Caremark (Worcester & Malvern Hills) have been highly commended in the Midlands Business Awards, in the category of "Service Provider of The Year".

24th September 2021

Caremark National Operations Manager nominated for Homecare Association Board.

Harinder Dhami is hoping to be elected at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 13th October 2021 at the Birmingham NEC.

14th September 2021

Meet Caremark at the National Franchise Exhibition.

The UK’s largest wholly British owned and run care at home franchisor, Caremark are delighted to be attending the National Franchise Exhibition on 1st & 2nd October, at Birmingham’s NEC.

2nd September 2021

Caremark (Richmond) win at franchisee awards.

The care at home business owners were obviously delighted to be announced as a winner in the Great British Franchisee Awards 2021.

2nd August 2021

Why a second Caremark franchise for this husband-and-wife team?

We talk to David and Caroline Balmer as to why they originally chose to invest in a Caremark franchise, but also as to why they are investing in a second territory.

16th July 2021

Caremark franchisee makes the Home Care Insight Power List 2021.

Dr Kris Owden, Managing Director of Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) has been recognised as a ‘Care Innovator’ by the Magazine.

6th July 2021

Caremark franchisees win at inaugural awards.

Caremark (Worcester & Malvern Hills) were delighted to be announced as a winner in the Great British Franchisee Awards 2021.

18th June 2021

Caremark franchisees rated Top 20 regionally in homecare.co.uk awards 2021.

Every year, these awards highlight the most recommended providers of care in people’s homes. This is the 7th year in a row Caremark Offices have featured.

10th June 2021

Caremark franchise rated ‘Outstanding’ after inspection.

Caremark (Havering) are delighted to have received this news from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), as only 4% of England’s adult care providers are rated as ‘outstanding.’

3rd June 2021

Caremark Franchisee Reveals Expansion Plans.

Caremark (Barnsley) which provides care that enables people to remain in their homes has announced plans to create up to 75 new jobs over the next 12 months in order to meet demand for its services.

17th May 2021

Why a care at home franchise?

Care at Home facts and statistics: covering the number of providers, service users & the workforce and how the market is continuing to grow, year on year.

5th May 2021

Husband & wife team’s franchised care business is thriving.

Caremark (Camden) are delighted to be providing care at home to those who need it the most throughout their franchise territory and due to the demand for their extensive range of services are creating new jobs throughout the borough.

30th April 2021

From employee to business owner: A franchisee’s journey.

“I would strongly recommend joining Caremark Limited to anyone who intends to have their own domiciliary care business, due to the immense level of support you will receive from the head office team.”

9th April 2021

Caremark lined up as finalists with the best brands in British franchising.

Leading in-home care franchisor Caremark took a virtual bow along with the best in the country.

17th March 2021

Two national award winners at Caremark.

In-home care franchisor Caremark are proud to announce that two women have won awards at the EWIF (Encouraging Women into Franchising) awards, which were held virtually last week.

8th March 2021

Caremark celebrate excellence in social care.

Friday 26th February saw the 14th Caremark annual conference, it was a little different this year due to the restrictions around the pandemic, but still managed to attract many high-profile speakers.

2nd March 2021

Caremark finalists in National Women Franchising Awards.

Caremark (Sutton) & Caremark (Epsom, Ewell, Reigate & Banstead) Managing Director Hannah Drury has been shortlisted for ‘woman franchisee of the year’ and ‘young woman in franchising of the year’, also, her Field Care Supervisor Elaine Hamilton is a finalist in the category of ‘Franchise Employee of the year.’

22nd February 2021

Caremark Franchisees finish 2020 and start 2021 on a high.

In-home Care Franchisees Richard and Emily Magrath are very proud of finishing the year and starting the new one delivering the most hours of care from the entire network. No mean feat when you consider the network grew as a whole, over 20% in 2020 alone. Husband-and-wife duo Richard and Emily Magrath do not want to stop there.

5th February 2021

The strength of a Caremark Franchise.

"Our strength lies in the quality of our business model, our skilled support team and our ongoing commitment to providing the best support to our network" Caremark CEO – Kevin Lewis.

21st January 2021

Caremark: Celebrating excellence in social care.

In-home care and support franchisor Caremark are delighted that several of the franchised offices have staff that have been recognised and shortlisted for, the Great British Care Awards.

12th January 2021

Caremark (Cheltenham & Tewkesbury) moves to an office twice the size to meet demand.

Michael Folkes started his Caremark franchised in-home Care & Support business in 2017 and in less than four years has grown from a staff team of 12 to 55.

1st January 2021

2020 was a great year for the Caremark Franchise Network.

Caremark franchisees saw record growth in 2020 and look forward to growing their resilient businesses further in 2021.

22nd December 2020

Caremark: A franchised business network showing sustained growth through COVID19, why?

During the global economic turbulence of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Caremark domiciliary franchise network has shown record growth of over 20% in 2020.

8th December 2020

Caremark named as a finalist in prestigious franchise awards.

Chosen from hundreds of entries across every sector, in-home care franchisor, Caremark have been ranked in the top 15, as finalists, having made it to position 14th overall in the prestigious Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100) – a title they will hold for the duration of 2021.

27th November 2020

New evidence shows ‘overwhelming’ preference for in-home care over care homes.

There has never been a better time to invest in a Caremark in-home care franchise.

24th November 2020

Another new franchisee takes the reins at their new in-home care business.

Dr Kris Owden is the proud new owner of the Caremark (Aylesbury & Wycombe) in-home care franchise. He is looking forward to supplying the very best care to those who need it, throughout the local area.

16th November 2020

The Caremark Network expands again with another new franchisee.

Julie Oommen is up and running at Caremark (Wakefield)

2nd November 2020

Caremark franchise shortlisted in regional business awards.

In-home care franchise Caremark (Worcester & Malvern Hills) have been selected as finalists in the Midlands Business Awards, in the category of "Service Provider of The Year".

22nd October 2020

Rewards and Benefits of a Caremark Franchise.

Launching a Caremark franchise is a once-in-a-lifetime investment opportunity, with a whole host of long-term rewards and benefits. Here are just few that our franchisees enjoy, as their businesses go on from strength to strength.

15th October 2020

More innovation from leading in-home care franchisor, Caremark.

West Sussex County Council have included Caremark’s innovative PatchCare® system in their Dementia strategy for 2020 – 2023 as a key initiative and the Care Quality Commission have hailed it as “an Outstanding’ model of innovation.”

24th September 2020

Caremark Franchisees are growing their businesses to record levels.

Due to a proven, resilient model, a highly experienced support team and a growing, older population there has never been a better time to invest in a Caremark in-home care franchise.

2nd September 2020

Why when faced with redundancy a Caremark Franchise is a prudent choice.

Grant Kerns Managing Director of Caremark (Cheshire NE) started providing in-home Care and Support to his local community over the last few weeks, having decided that after being made redundant a Caremark franchise was the right choice.

14th August 2020

Another new franchisee joins the thriving in-home care and support network, Caremark.

Managing Director of Caremark (Warwick) Barney Davis said what attracted him to the Caremark franchise model was not only because it was a family-owned British franchisor, but the fact it allowed him help literally anyone who needs care, making his offering socially inclusive “unlike other care providers I will be able to deal with the local authority and the private sector helping the elderly, disabled and vulnerable.”

11th August 2020

Caremark (Peterborough) is open and ready for business.

Managing Director of Caremark (Peterborough) Dr Mahesh Gunasekara had this to say on confirmation of his CQC (Care Quality Commission) registration “Providing care to people in their own homes is a big responsibility: I take it very seriously and ready to take up the challenge. Along with that, I’m feeling a lot of excitement. I’m delighted to have achieved CQC registration and be able to provide high quality care in our community and I’m very enthusiastic to do so.”

4th August 2020

Caremark franchisees are employing more and more people.

The in-home care sector now employs more people than any other part of social care.

21st July 2020

What Is Business Resilience?

Business resilience is a business-wide term that comprises crisis management and business continuity.

6th July 2020

Caremark welcome another new franchisee to the network.

Caremark (Herefordshire and Forest of Dean) are up and running.

18th June 2020

Caremark franchises rated in the Top 20 home care providers by clients.

Every year, the Homecare.co.uk awards highlight the most recommended in-home care providers, for the sixth year running Caremark offices have featured.

8th June 2020

The Caremark franchise network is recruiting more and more staff as business grows.

Due to ongoing growth Caremark franchises are looking to recruit thousands of new staff into their businesses, as they are busier than ever providing the very best in-home care up and down the country.

27th May 2020

A resilient business that will grow.

Charles Folkes from Caremark (Redcar and Cleveland) speaks of his reasons for why he chose a Caremark Franchise and his observations on running the business in recent uncertain times.

30th October 2019

Virtual dementia tour paves the way for better dementia care

Dementia affects approximately 850,000 people in the UK. As a leading care organisation, we want to ensure that our care staff have the appropriate skills and understanding of how this condition impacts people’s lives to provide high quality, compassionate care to those affected by dementia.

25th October 2019

Franchising as a family

Emily and Richard Magrath launched their Caremark (North Down, Ards & Belfast) franchise in 2013. Six years later, they have built a successful business and have achieved Northern Ireland’s equivalent of an ‘Outstanding’ Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating, all while raising their four children.

15th October 2019

Why business acumen is the key to a thriving care franchise

Launching a home care franchise can be a lifeline, a golden opportunity to swap an unfulfilling career for one that offers ambitious, caring people the chance to make a difference in their community, to own a business they can be proud of. But so often we hear that self-doubt can hold people back, especially amongst those who do not have a nursing or medical background. So, it usually comes as a surprise when we tell prospective franchisees that the most successful Caremark business owners come from backgrounds such as finance and business management!

28th August 2019

The rising franchisee star

Raspinder launched his Caremark franchise in his home-town of Gravesend in February 2018. His franchise is already thriving, with care worker retention and community outreach at the core of his business.

19th August 2019

Caremark franchises rated in Top 20 home care providers by clients

For the fifth year running, Caremark offices across the UK have featured in the Top 20 Home Care Awards 2019 organised by the online care directory Homecare.co.uk.

16th August 2019

Caremark business achieves Outstanding rating in first inspection

It has been an exciting time for Sareet Shah and Priya Desai and their team at Caremark (East Hertfordshire & Broxbourne), who have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after their very first inspection – a remarkable achievement for a new care provider!

11th July 2019

Taking control of the future

Before launching his Caremark franchise in Kent, Martin worked in finance in London, making the long commute every day by train. He first considered investing in a business in the care industry after researching care packages for his own grandmother.

24th June 2019

Making the change to care

The home care industry attracts all sorts of people, each with their own reason for choosing to buy a franchise in this growing sector and Caremark’s network of enterprising franchisees is no different.  

12th June 2019

Can joining a franchise in a growing sector guarantee success?

The success of your business, no matter what sector you choose, will be down to a combination of the proven franchise model you buy into and your own endeavours. 

30th May 2019

What type of rewards could a franchise bring?

There are many! The potential rewards from joining a franchise depend on the model and support the franchisor offers.

22nd May 2019

Caremark franchisee scoops fifth national business award

Imagine scooping five awards in just over three years!

1st May 2019

One woman’s journey from health care to social care

Sharan Dhaliwal launched her Caremark (Cardiff & The Vale of Glamorgan) franchise after a career in the NHS, spanning 25 years. The former Nurse, Midwife and Health Visitor had a personal encounter of specialist care after her husband was involved in a road traffic accident, sustaining life-threatening injuries. He required around-the-clock, in-home care and Sharan witnessed the devastating impact of poor-quality support in the home.

15th April 2019

OUTSTANDING rating for Caremark (Plymouth)

The team at Caremark (Plymouth) are celebrating after receiving an OUTSTANDING rating from the CQC.

25th February 2019

Franchise Discovery Day – Manchester, 21st March 2019

Thinking of owning your own business? Heard of franchising but want to know more?

30th January 2019

Caremark reveals revolutionary new care service at franchise conference and awards

A packed auditorium at the 12th annual Caremark conference was held spellbound as a revolutionary new care system was revealed to Caremark’s network of franchisees.  With the theme being “Inspiration – taking it to the next level”, they were not disappointed.

24th December 2018

Caremark beats off bigger brands to be placed in top 10 UK franchises

Caremark is rising up the ranks of the best UK franchises with the latest results being released from Elite Franchise’s Top 100 list, which celebrates the best and brightest franchises that Britain has to offer.

24th December 2018

Caremark strengthens head office team

This year has seen Caremark’s network of franchisees continue to grow and businesses to build, in spite of the challenges facing the social care sector.

28th November 2018

Caremark welcomes six new franchisees!

Six new franchisees recently completed their initial franchisee training and are now awaiting registration with the Care Quality Commission which will allow them to open their doors and trade.

19th September 2018

Making the leap

Take charge of your career and jump into something rewardingWhen you consider we spend about one third of our life at work, which equates to about 90,000 hours over an average lifetime, it follows that we should be happy in whatever we are doing. 

4th September 2018

Share Radio interviews Caremark’s David Glover

Earlier in August, Caremark’s acting Managing Director David Glover was a guest on Share Radio, the UK radio station covering all things business and financial.

26th June 2018

Care franchisor hosts a fun social day for franchise network

There is great truth in the saying “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”. 

15th June 2018

Richmond care provider celebrates 1st anniversary with a big party!

Local in-home care provider, Caremark (Richmond-upon-Thames) hosted a special party to celebrate their first anniversary of their business and invited along clients and staff to share in the occasion.

7th June 2018

One Team One Goal: Creating the Mark of Excellent Care

Welcome to our Culture Campaign! 

1st June 2018

Making it all add up.

Getting your financial planning sorted right from the off is key for any new business start-up.So, you’re ready to take that next step. 

29th May 2018

Public votes place Caremark in Top 20 providers of home care in regions across the UK

The annual results are out! Once again Caremark offices across the UK have featured in the public’s choice of the Top 20 Home Care Awards 2018.

25th May 2018

Sutton franchisee wins 4th national business award in under 12 months

Caremark (Sutton) franchisee, Hannah Drury is celebrating once again with her recent win of yet another business award.

1st May 2018

Ending Q1 on a high with three new franchisees!

With a prestigious national industry award win and a record-breaking conference already in the bag, Caremark are rounding off a successful Q1 of 2018 with the arrival of three new franchisees to the company’s ever-expanding network.

27th April 2018

The power of two!

Young entrepreneurs, Shipra Mehta and Swati Bagwe are just two of Caremark’s thirty something clutch of franchisees who have recently joined the expanding UK network.

18th April 2018

Caremark celebrate EWIF award trio

What could be better than being shortlisted for a national business award? How about being shortlisted for three! This week, Caremark are celebrating as both franchisee and employee received the news that they have been named finalist’s in the 2018 NatWest EWiF awards.

12th April 2018

Caremark home care business to open in Lewisham!

National care provider, Caremark Limited is planting another office in the Greater London area with their latest franchisee taking the south east territory of Lewisham.

19th March 2018

Young Caremark franchise clinches top care accolade at Great British Care Awards

The Caremark team at Tunbridge Wells are celebrating their second top industry award in less than six months.  For a relatively young business, this is good going.

12th March 2018

Caring Maria wins Caremark’s top care worker award

“Maria is a brilliant live-in care worker. She has the patience of a saint,” says Caremark (Hillingdon)’s Care Manager, Christina McFadden.

1st February 2018

Young guns in franchising

With the ongoing popularity of the television programme The Apprentice, many more young professionals now dream of becoming their own boss and having the chance to launch their own successful business.

10th January 2018

Caremark’s Franchise Director appointed as bfa Forum Chair for London & South East Region

David Glover, Franchise Director with national home care franchisor Caremark is to take up the position of Forum Chair for the British Franchise Association’s London & South East region.

5th January 2018

Caremark further strengthens its support team with three key appointments

Caremark finished the year on a high with the appointment of three top professionals to further strengthen its field and office-based support teams:

6th September 2017

Caremark CEO personally thanks Care Workers

It is not often that the head of a national home care provider feels moved to write a personal letter of thanks to care workers in his organization but then, there is a first time for everything.

25th July 2017

New franchisees for Brighton, Cheltenham and St Albans

Caremark welcomed four new franchisees to its network this month, who will be opening offices in Brighton & Hove, Cheltenham & Tewkesbury and St Albans & Dacorum.

29th June 2017

Caremark (Sutton) win big at bfa HSBC Franchise Awards 2017!

Last night, professionals from across the franchise sector came together to celebrate the best of the best at the bfa HSBC Franchise awards. Hannah Drury, Operations Director of Caremark (Sutton) was awarded both bfa Young Franchisee of the Year 2017 and bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year 2017, at the awards ceremony held at the ICC Birmingham.

27th June 2017

Outstanding care from Belfast franchisee

Northern Ireland’s Regulatory and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) visited Caremark (North Down, Ards & Belfast) recently for an unannounced inspection.  No recommendations, requirements or quality improvements are required by the Regulator which is great news for the Caremark team. The Inspector spent a full day scrutinizing  files, policies, procedures, as well as interviewing six members of staff.  They also spoke with a number of Caremark’s clients to gain feedback on the outstanding care provided.

5th June 2017

Lambeth franchisee joins the Caremark Network

Christianah Akpojivi joins the network as our Lambeth franchisee.

24th May 2017

Five franchisees win homecare.co.uk Top 10 Care Awards

Five of our franchisees from across the UK have been awarded Top 10 Home Care Provider Awards 2017 from homecare.co.uk.

19th May 2017

EWIF Awards 2017: Caremark sponsors the annual female franchising awards

Caremark were proud to sponsor the ‘Young Woman in Franchising of the Year 2017’ category at the 7th annual EWIF Awards. Managing Director Anne O’Rourke and Marketing Team leader Mary Wardell represented Caremark and presented the award to the winner, Emily Norman of diddi dance.

28th April 2017

Caremark (Sutton) franchisee is a bfa awards finalist

Caremark (Sutton) franchisee Hannah Drury, 25, has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious bfa HSBC Young Franchisee of the Year award 2017. The annual franchisee bfa awards showcase the rising stars of business and franchising across all sectors of industry, with categories focusing on innovation, customer focus, female-led franchises as well as young entrepreneurs.

3rd February 2017

Franchisee count reaches 100 for Caremark network

Caremark continues to augment its presence in the home care market by recruiting its 100th franchisee to the network.

3rd February 2017

Franchise network comes together for Caremark Conference 2017

Delegates from across the franchise network came together for the Caremark Conference 2017, resulting in the largest conference ever, with more than 120 people from across the UK, Malta and Ireland gathering to listen to inspirational speakers.

23rd January 2017

Caremark (Barnsley) goes from strength to strength

North East care provider, Caremark (Barnsley) continues to strengthen its presence in the care market with the anticipated opening of another office in Rotherham in 2017.

23rd January 2017

Caremark (Hillingdon) gets rated ‘Outstanding’ by Local Authority

Home care provider Caremark (Hillingdon) underwent an inspection recently from Hillingdon Local Authority and received a remarkable 90% overall rating from the Inspector. 

23rd January 2017

Caremark’s Caroline completes degree in Dementia Studies

Caremark (Worcester & Malvern Hills)’s Managing Director, Caroline Balmer had reason to celebrate at the beginning of December with her achievement of a degree in Dementia Studies.

23rd January 2017

Caremark to open new offices in the Midlands and South East

Caremark Ltd welcomed two further franchisees to its expanding UK network with offices soon to be opening in Staffordshire and Essex.