We know that finding care for a loved one isn’t easy. With so many options and choices, it can be hard to know where to turn. But our care begins with you.

By spending more time listening and understanding your circumstances than anyone else, we’re confident we can help you get through it. Because we’re here to help your relative live a more independent life, at home, with everything from companionship to specialised, practical care created just for them.

So give us a call on 0208 439 7722 and we’ll help you find the answer, with no pressure to make a decision right away.

How do I arrange a paid carer?

Through your local council​​

If you wish to set-up home care via your local council, you will need to contact them and ask for a financial assessment (link below). This will help the council decide whether or not you are eligible for financial support with your home care needs.

If you’re eligible, the council will assess your care needs and may contribute to the full or partial cost of your home care. What you’ll contribute will depend on your income and savings. The council will arrange the care service on your behalf and will consult with you on the way that the care is paid for.

If you’re not eligible, the council will still give you free advice about how you can arrange your own care but you will have to pay for it yourself.

Arranging your own care​​

If you are arranging your own care, you will need to contact a home care company and arrange care through them. Home care companies employ trained carers to come to your home and provide you with the level of care and support you will need.

If you are thinking of employing the services of a home care company, there are some key questions you might want to ask:

  • What is your hourly charge?
  • What service, if any, are charged as extras?
  • How will you choose a carer suitable for me?
  • Will the carer visit at a specific time?
  • What sort of training do the carers get?
  • How can I contact my care company during the day, in an emergency or outside office hours?

Download our Brochure

Discover how our staff will care for your loved one and provide you with total peace of mind. Download our free Clarendon brochure. Or, if you prefer, we’ll pop a copy of the Clarendon brochure in the post for you, just click here to request it…


At Clarendon Home Care we are fully regulated by the CQC.

The CQC is the independent regulator of Health and Social Care in England. They ensure that people are provided with care that is safe, caring, effective, responsive and well-led. They inspect, monitor and regulate all registered care services to ensure they meet the fundamental standards of quality and safety.

At Clarendon we are fully regulated by the CQC. We believe that regulated home care should be welcomed and encouraged by all providers, along with an ongoing commitment to transparency and quality for the benefit of the people we who use our service.

Key questions asked by the CQC:
  • Are they safe?
  • Are they effective?
  • Are they responsive to people’s needs?
  • Are they well-led?
  • Are they effective?

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Get In Touch

All home care starts with a conversation so that we can get to know more about you and your unique circumstances.

Get in touch now with a member of our care team and let us help you with the planning and cost of care at home. You can request a callback or a home visit, or just ask a question.

We’ll arrange for one of our expert team to respond asap to discuss your home care needs.