A Class care (Live in Care)

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Profile Strength
Very Good 85%
Care Type Live In Care
Care Category Dementia | Personal
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £875.00
Regulator's Rating Good

Live-In Care is a 24-Hour Care Service that operates 7 days a week and is provided within the familiar and comfortable surrounding of your own home. Our fully managed services in Cambridge and nearby offer you a more affordable and attractive alternative to Residential, Nursing or Care Home allowing you to maintain your independence at home and avoiding the trauma of upheaval to a care home.

A Class Care Cambridge (based in Waterbeach) retains a dedicated and fully trained care team that provides a bespoke 1-2-1 service. All our carers are appointed for their caring, compassionate and altruistic nature. Our dedicated Recruitment Team will ensure that all our carers have proven, demonstrable care experience and are trained to will follow an agreed care & support plan that is specifically built around the individual.

All our staff are staying long term with our clients wherever possible during covid, we have been out to deliver a bag for our clients which included puzzles and games, scones with jam and cream , and a poppy on remembrance day English tea just to say that we are thinking of the clients during this time.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, End of Life, High Dependency, Independent Living, Learning Disability (ALD), Mental Healthcare, Palliative, Personal care, Physiotherapy, Reablement, Rehabilitation, Support for Couples.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Housekeeping Cleaning, Household Admin, Laundry, Meal Preparation, Prescription Collection, Shopping, Tidying.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Crohns, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Korsakoff, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Parkinson's Disease, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Ulcerative Colitis.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

All our staff are staying long term with our clients wherever possible during Covid, we have been out to deliver a bag for our clients which included puzzles and games, scones with jam and cream , and a poppy on remembrance day English tea just to say that we are thinking of the clients during this time

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Our team will provide the best care you require. You want the best, most reliable care for your loved one so they can stay in their own home with dignity. A Class Care is renowned for using a highly personal approach that tailors a solution for each client that is individual as them.

Our Team
James Chandler
James Chandler
Branch Manager

James joined A Class Care October 2020,he chose to work in care as he has a passion for people and supporting vulnerable adults to live their lives to the fullest .James comes with 3 years’ experience in care, he specialises in leadership, development and relationship building.

Outside of A Class care James is a father, he enjoys golf and history  

Samantha Boreham
Samantha Boreham
Client Liaison Officer

Samantha joined A Class Care in July 2018, she has 3 years’ experience in care . Samantha chose to work in care as she likes to make peoples lives easier and more enjoyable with the help of care ,

Samantha specialises in proof reading, Copy editing ,has a BA honours Diploma in French and Spanish

Outside of A Class care Samantha enjoys spending time with her two teenage children and her family .

Sarah Tarplee
Sarah Tarplee
Operations Manager

Sarah Joined A Class Care September 2020 , she chose to work in care because 18 years ago she lost her father at the age of 58 with a brain tumour. Supporting her dad’s wishes to die at home with dignity and his family around him was her passion and calling to work in care. Sarah makes this her passion into her mission to support all of our clients on a day to day basis, keeping them safe, well and living at home with familiar surroundings, friends and family for as long as they wish to.

Sarah comes with 17 years’ experience in care. Sarah specialises in being a Dementia Champion. Ba Hons in Business Management, Diploma in Industrial studies, IOSH certificate.

Outside of A Class Care Sarah loves travelling experiencing new cultures and meeting new people. She enjoys walking, swimming and cycling as well as undertake charity work where she  can

Fees For Individuals Fee
Full Day Rate / Price Per Day £121.42
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £875.00

Fees For Couples Fee
Full Day Rate / Price Per Day £142.85
Weekly Couples Rate £1,000.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Funded Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Meals are cooked and prepared by live in carers which are specific to the individuals preference and choice    

We Can Prepare
Afternoon Tea, All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Cold Meals, Hot Meals, Snacks.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

Activities Are So Important

The Live In Care Service is very flexible in that it allows the client to take control of daily activities so that they still retain control over normal activities such as going to bed when they want, watching TV when they want etc but with the added support of companionship.

Staff Specialities
1 to 1 Activities, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Knitting / Embroidery, Painting, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Our Pets

Your pets are as important to us as they are to you

How We Help With Your Pet

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
CQC Registered Yes
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/80cab411-e60e-48e6-89de-4f4ca97a0ff6
Report Published 18th January 2020
Registration Date 23rd November 2015
Our Awards
Ely Business awards 2019 finalists Ely Business awards 2019 finalists
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We cover all areas of East Anglia for live in care 

Our Registered Address is:

Suite F16 Stirling House
Cambridge Innovation Park
CB25 9QE

Frequently asked questions about A Class care (Live in Care)

A Class care (Live in Care) was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in January 2020.
A Class care (Live in Care) provides Dementia and Personal care.
Prices for A Class care (Live in Care) start from £875.00 per week.
A Class care (Live in Care) accepts Local Authority clients.

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