is our Registered Manager. She has been involved with domiciliary care in Suffolk and Norfolk for more than 16 years. Elaine has experience of working with disabled children and adults. She also has management experience. Elaine has a Level 5 diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and is also a qualified trainer. Having lived in East Anglia for over 40 years, Elaine has a good local knowledge, and feels that running this business allows her to both utilise her skills and give something back to the community. Elaine is a Dementia Friends Champion. www.dementiafriends.org
is one of our Assessors and a Supervisor. She has 35 years' experience in care. Kim was inspired to work in care following work experience at the Dementia Unit in Hellesdon Hospital. She under took a YTS scheme at a care home and has worked in a variety of settings including 15 years with Norfolk County Council. Born and bought up in Norwich, Kim has also raised her family in the city
is also an Assessor/Supervisor. She has been working in care since 2010 and has experience in care homes as well as home care. As a mother with a young son, Raffy finds that working for Purely Care allows her to utilise both her business and caring skills, and balance the demands of a growing family. Raffy has level 2 and 3 diplomas in Heath and Social Care and has also completed NVQ’s in Customer Service and Team leading.
Purely Care is registered with The Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is accredited with Norfolk County Council and Suffolk County Councils. We are also members of the United Kingdom Homecare Association UKHCA.
Our most recent CQC Inspection showed the company meeting all the required standards, and rated us as "GOOD". The Inspection report is available on line from the CQC website.
Our Care Workers
Mariacomes from Greece. Her introduction to care came by way of her Grandmother who had Parkinson's and dementia. She cared for her for 11 years until she passed away aged 103. Her elderly father also has heart disease. She likes to help others, is open hearted and fair. Her previous work experience includes secretarial and sales support work as well as spa therapist and assistant physiotherapist roles. Whilst working as a live-in care worker for Purely Care she has gained experience of working with clients with dementia, Parkinson's, bi-polar, heart disease and learning disabilities. She has 20 years experience of driving in Greece but has not yet plucked up courage to drive in UK. In her spare time she enjoys the cinema, reading and travel. In her younger days she was keen on sailing and paragliding. She loves animals and helps out at an animal sanctuary when back home in Greece.
Marcowas born in 1966 in former Czechoslovakia. He inherited his caring genes from his mother who was a district nurse. He speaks several languages and has been speaking English since 1980. He was educated in music and teaching and worked for 9 years as a professional opera singer. He has worked as a care and support worker since 2006. He completed his NVQ Diploma in Health and Social Care in 2008. He has a wide range of experience with clients with all types of medical conditions. He is able to drive. His interests include music and literature and he is a keen cook. He enjoys sports particularly skiing and running and watching snooker and football.