Carers walk 100,000 steps for Age UK Oxfordshire

Carers and support staff from Walfinch Oxfordshire have collectively walked 100,000 steps, in less than one week, raising funds for Age UK Oxfordshire.  The walk has raised £200 and a further £300 was donated by Walfinch to bring the total to £500.   The team from the homecare business, which provides care to people in […]

Walfinch Appoints New Senior Business Development Manager

Walfinch, the national homecare provider, has appointed Julie Farrow as senior business development manager, to support its national network of franchisees as the group continues to pursue its ambitious growth plans.   Julie joins the business with 25 years care experience and 15 years franchise experience in homecare, having previously worked as business development lead […]

Homecare Provider Launches Career Pathway Programme for New Carers

In a bid to boost recruitment of new carers into the industry, homecare specialist, Walfinch, has launched a new professional career pathway programme for frontline carers.   With adult social care across the country facing a recruitment challenge, having been added to the ‘UK’s shortage occupation list’*1, and an estimated 122,000 full-time equivalent vacancies*2, Walfinch […]

Walfinch shortlisted for LaingBuisson Awards 2022 ‘Homecare’ category

Homecare franchise network Walfinch has been named as a finalist in the ‘Homecare’ category at the prestigious LaingBuisson Awards 2022, which celebrates excellence across the healthcare sector. The LaingBuisson Awards honours businesses that have set new quality standards in social care, clinical services and in associated advisory, property and financial roles. In its 17th year […]

Mansfield Homecare Provider Delighted with Praise from Industry Inspector

A homecare franchise branch based in the centre of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, is celebrating after being rated as ‘good’ in its first official inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  Inspectors visited Walfinch Mansfield and spent time speaking with care staff, those receiving care, relatives of service users and the registered manager, Tiffany Meachim. The branch […]

Jubilee Surprises for Walfinch Homecare Clients and Carers

It was sweet surprises for clients of Walfinch homecare clients – and for their carers over the Jubilee weekend. Kam Gill, Walfinch Oxford owner and care co-ordinator Sarah Stanbrook were out and about surprising members of their care team with Jubilee cakes, just before they went into clients’ homes, so they could have Jubilee teas […]

Walfinch Delivers Care that Suits Clients to a Tee

Kam Gill and her Walfinch care team believe in going the extra mile – even if it’s on a golf course. Kam, Managing Director of the Walfinch care service franchise in Oxford, and her care supervisor Danielle Young, recently organised a golf session for their client Brian Marlow, 92. “He’s often talked about how he […]

Walfinch Invites New Franchisees to Take the Mum Test

Growing homecare franchise is looking for people who can.   Walfinch, the growing homecare franchise, is looking for more franchisees who can pass the Mum Test. Walfinch Chief Executive Amrit Dhaliwal explains: “When recruiting franchisees, we ask ourselves: ‘Would I like this person looking after my mum?’ Only if the answer is yes, do we […]