The Crescent Ltd

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Excellent 98%
Care Type Home Care
Care Category Personal
Availability Yes
Hourly Prices From £19.50
Regulator's Rating Good

Care Provider: The Crescent (Yorkshire) Limited

Meet The Manager

Paula Chamberlain is Founder at The Crescent Ltd.

Paula Chamberlain is the Founder and CEO of The Crescent. She is a passionate social entrepreneur who is determined to change the world of care and raise the standards across the industry, by working in partnerships and collaboration and bringing people together.

Paula has over 20 years experience within the care industry and started her career as a care assistant within domiciliary care and has also managed large teams of home carers, including setting up franchise models and private care, therefore understands the care world from many different angles.

Paula has a wealth of experience and has worked within residential settings with adults with brain injury, learning disabilities, and challenging behaviour and various other client groups including mental health area, children and older people.

This is where her passion and drive came from for making a difference and valuing & empowering carers for the great work they do. And add sparkle wherever she goes!

Paula Chamberlain

At The Crescent we take a unique approach to care. Our specialist team provide enhanced home care throughout the local community, ranging from birth to end of life care and everything in between.

With a minimum visit time of 1 hours, we carefully craft a package of care & support to the individual’s needs and wishes. We also provide enhancement services within home care and residential care. We understand that conversations around care can be difficult, but at The Crescent you’re in safe hands, our team are caring and here to listen. Our services are based on building positive relationships with everyone we work with.

At The Crescent we have been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission for our responsive service.

We provide carefully crafted care and support to anyone in the community who needs us, from birth to end of life and everything in between. With a team of kind and friendly carers and professionals we go above and beyond to provide a service that really makes a difference to people’s lives. 

At The Crescent we understand that everyone’s care requirements are individual and we believe that everyone deserves to be treated with the care and respect that they want and wish for.

We are a commercial social enterprise providing carefully crafted care to anyone who needs us.  CQC rated us “OUTSTANDING” for our responsive service.

Our carefully crafted care and support goes further than traditional home care packages and provides an enhanced layer of support in addition to what you may already have in place, along with providing services for all aspects of your life’s journey.

At The Crescent we want to make a difference in the local community and provide a warm welcome to everyone that comes through our door.






Bookcase
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD-q9MVR2y0
Mental health & Well-being
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jMCsXCpWfc&t=7s
End of Life Care
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4PTg8UNLGE
Social Support Service
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwGx7-Y0f_A
Kyle's Story
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW-ZFUyktrQ
Kath's Story
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QooEbb3tpE
Gemma's Story
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6E0MkZIwuw
Care Options We Can Provide
Care Given 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 Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Housekeeping Cleaning, DIY, Gardening, Household Admin, Laundry, Meal Delivery service, Meal Preparation, Prescription Collection, Shopping, Tidying, Transportation.
Nursing Specialisms Aids, Alcohol and Drugs misuse, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Crohns, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Parkinson's Disease, Prader Willi Syndrome, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Ulcerative Colitis.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour, Violent Behaviour, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, Picks Disease, Vascular Dementia.
Care Visits 1 Hour, 2 Hours, 3 Hours, 4 Hours, 6 Hours, Days, Full Day, Full Day & Night, Hours, Night Service (awake / waking), Sitting-in Service, Sleep-in Service, Weeks.
Transport Carer provides own vehicle, Minibus available, Mobility car available, Will accompany on Public Transport, Will drive client's vehicle.
Technology Automatic Medication Reminders, Emergency Response, Family Apps, GPS Tracking, Home Automation, Home Safety Monitoring, Key Safes, Personal Alarm, Stimulation Apps, Telehealth Monitoring.

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.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Contact Tracing We have measures in place to identify and trace contact between people in our care setting.
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Infection Screening We are using technology to screen for infections & monitor symptoms.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.

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Description

With over 50 years combined experience, our friendly, approachable and experienced team are committed to supporting you. We highly value all of our team and believe in working together.

Our business is built on strong family values and positive attitudes, respect, honesty and a passion to make a difference.


Our Carers Are
Criminal Background Checked True
Fully Insured True

Our Team
Paula Chamberlain
Paula Chamberlain
Founder

Paula Chamberlain is the Founder and CEO of The Crescent. She is a passionate social entrepreneur who is determined to change the world of care and raise the standards across the industry, by working in partnerships and collaboration and bringing people together.

Paula has over 20 years experience within the care industry and started her career as a care assistant within domiciliary care and has also managed large teams of home carers, including setting up franchise models and private care, therefore understands the care world from many different angles.

Paula has a wealth of experience and has worked within residential settings with adults with brain injury, learning disabilities, and challenging behaviour and various other client groups including mental health area, children and older people.

This is where her passion and drive came from for making a difference and valuing & empowering carers for the great work they do. And add sparkle wherever she goes!

Laura Parker
Laura Parker
Care Manager


Meet our Care Manager, Laura, who has previous experience within residential care homes and working with people with dementia.

Laura says that she wanted to work at The Crescent as she loves the idea of 3 hour minimum call times, which gives her the opportunity to build up a good relationship with her clients and she is able to really get to know them.

Previously, Laura used to be a travel agent but she found a passion for care when her grandma became poorly and she helped to take care of her, now she can not imagine herself doing anything else other that working within the care and support industry.

Kathleen Griffin
Kathleen Griffin
Team Leader

Meet Kath she is one of our Team Leaders, she has been with The Crescent for nearly 10 years and loves her job. Her passion for care started when she cared for her mum, shortly after she realised this was the job she wished to purse to make a difference.

It all began when Kath worked for our Founder Paula previously and followed her when she set up The crescent and shared her passion for quality care.

The thing which Kath loves the most about being a part of The Crescent is that we are one big family and she loves enlightening the lives of our clients with her beautiful and caring personality and can’t wait for what the future holds

Jess Calvert
Jess Calvert
Business Support

Meet Jess she joined our family in April 2020 as a volunteer and is now here as our business support assistant and is loving every second of her new journey.

She takes care of our childcare, admin and social media and helps makes sure we have everything we need to run our sparkling office and service.

Jess’s background is in childcare and she is currently studying play work at university, she is working on our after school and children’s services and plans to put what she has learnt in the classroom into action.

She is looking forward to her future and many opportunities with The Crescent.

Gemma Ollrid
Gemma Ollrid
Senior Carer

Gemma has been with The Crescent for 2 years and has recently been promoted to be a member of our Senior Carer Team.

Gemma loves care because she is a very caring person and she loves to look after people. Previous to care Gemma worked in the beauty therapy industry which is how she found The Crescent and Paula, Gemma decided she loved care the most and was very excited to join our team. 

Since Gemma joined our team she has done so many amazing things and has grown into a model carer, Gemma plans to continue her great work and is very excited to see where her Crescent journey will take her next.
 

Vicky King
Vicky King
Team Leader

Vicky has been with The Crescent for 8 years and has recently been promoted to a Senior Carer. Vicky started in care at the age of 18 and worked in a care home for several years, she took a break from this to support her family.

When Vicky returned to care she wanted a change, by going and supporting children, and this is how she came across The Crescent, she also met Paula our Founder and has never looked back, she has continued to grow and learn through her time with our Family.

Since Vicky has worked at The Crescent she has enjoyed spreading her infectious personality and smile, she always knows how to cheer up the team and clients and is excited for her future opportunities.

Lorraine Chamberlain
Lorraine Chamberlain
Events Executive

Lorraine joined our Crescent family over 10 years ago.

She looks after everyone and ensures we all have what we need, both the Crescent family and all our visitors.

Lorraine manages and organises our office operations and all our events, including liaising with our partners & associates.

She is a perfect example of what we stand for, she gives everyone a warm welcome and treats everyone who comes through our doors like VIP’s and always shares her amazing sparkle and smile.

She’s usually the one who gives out cake and fruit to everyone!

Sarah Robinson
Sarah Robinson
Community, Fundraising and Events Manager

Sarah has just joined our community team and this new role is just perfect for her. She is known for helping out in the community wherever she can, she has worked in various voluntary organisations and local schools and has worked supporting local families and sports clubs. She has a wealth of experience organising fundraising and social events and has worked in her family entertainment business for over 20 years.

Sarah is so excited to be part of such a caring and friendly team and is looking forward to the future and being part of such a great vision.

Fees For Individuals Fee
Hourly Daytime Rate £19.50
Hourly Night-time Rate £22.45

Funding Types
Local Authority Funded Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Here at The Crescent we value meal times, we believe they are one of the most important part to the day. 

Meals provide the nutrients our bodies need to enable us to live our lives, and carry out normal daily tasks. 


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.

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Activities Are So Important

Activities are important to us here at The Crescent because Paula our founder is passionate about combating isolation, loneliness and bringing our community together. 

We have created our own Signature Experiences to help bring some much needed fun, well-being and sparkle to as many people’s lives as possible. 

All our experiences can come with a private PA to assist with companionship, travel, mobility and support which will enable people to have access and enjoy their experience.


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Staff Specialities
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Choir, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Excursions, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Music Therapy, Painting, Pet Therapy, Pilates, Quiz Games, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Residents' Committee, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games, Yoga.

Our Pets

Here at The Crescent we understand how important your pets are to you and are very much part of your family.

We will carry out an assessment before providing any care to your pet.

We are happy to walk, lightly groom and feed them for you.


How We Help With Your Pet
Feeding, Sanitation, Walking.

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
CQC Registered Yes
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Outstanding
Effective Good
Read More https://www.cqc.org.uk/provider/1-266490466

The care we currently provide is across all areas in West Yorkshire. 

Our Registered Address is:

40 Station Road
Batley
West Yorkshire
WF17 5SU

Frequently asked questions about The Crescent Ltd

The Crescent Ltd was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in .
The Crescent Ltd provides Personal care.
The Crescent Ltd accepts Local Authority clients.
Paula Chamberlain is the manager of The Crescent Ltd.

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