About Seniors Helping Seniors UK
Seniors Helping Seniors® is a profit with purpose organisation, we are social entrepreneurs, we are the proud winners of multiple awards for the social impact of our business and we are an exciting franchise opportunity.
Improving the lives of others is the core of everything we do. We change how “seniors” are treated and we change expectations on ageing. 18% of people in UK are over 65 years of age. In 25 years time, 1/4 of everyone in the UK will be over 65 years of age.
Seniors Helping Seniors® helps solve two of the biggest social problems in UK today. Elderly care and employment opportunities for people as they age.
This is not business as usual, this is business how it should be.
Christian Wilse, Master License owner of Seniors Helping Seniors® home care, manages this exceptional service with his wife Sally. The in-home care service helps seniors and their families by offering compassionate, loving care from fellow seniors. The care is not about personal care – so there is no bathing, dressing or medication.
Seniors Helping Seniors® non-medical, in-home care has been matching seniors who need help with seniors who want to help, for more than 20 years with outstanding success. Peer-to-peer assistance allows seniors in need to receive care from someone who they can trust and relate to.
Unique standards of care come from one person or a small team who enjoys the work they do and there are no time pressures. Seniors Helping Seniors® is about self esteem, getting the work done to the highest standard, giving peace of mind, restoring confidence, participation, having fun, getting people out and about and engaged and giving great value for money.
By enabling Seniors to provide care, we help people to remain active and fulfilled members of their community and supplement their income at the same time. At a time when people are living longer and remaining active for longer, providing fulfilling and well paid work that people want to do is important. Working for Seniors Helping Seniors® is flexible work that people love to do.
Our care model has a 20 year track record and Seniors Helping Seniors® is a trusted brand in care in UK and abroad. With over 300 franchisees worldwide, Seniors Helping Seniors® is a trusted and exciting franchise opportunity.
Award winning care and client recommendations that have put us in the Top Ten most recommended care groups in UK and we have won an award for our Customer Service. If you see yourself doing good in your community, whilst working for yourself with a great future, Seniors Helping Seniors® is a franchise to consider.
Seniors Helping Seniors® services are flexible, built around our carers, our clients and our customers. It is focussed, compliant and we are here to impress. No job is too big. No job is too small and every family’s budget is accommodated. The unique fully managed care service gives peace of mind and award winner customer care when people need it most.
“We have a loving, giving, caring and compassionate community of care providers who give people the support they need, when they need it”
Experienced carers offer many non-medical in-home services including but not limited to
- Garden help
- Trips to local events
- Medical appointments
- House maintenance and small repairs
- Dementia care
- Meal preparation
- Mobility assistance
- Respite care
- Overnight stays
Carers have ID badges when visiting but do not wear uniforms.
Staff Languages (other than English) : Bengali; Bangla, Danish, German, Spanish; Castilian, French, Irish, Hindi, Dutch, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish
For over 30 years, Christian has been a successful and innovative international businessman. While he has enjoyed his career, Christian felt he could do more. “Making money was never a big enough driver for me” he says. “I have loved my work in business so far, but I am driven to do more, to give back, to do good and have a real purpose. Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home services is my way to support our older community members to ensure they have fulfilling and satisfying lives.”
Christian turned his business and community building skills into action by opening the first Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home care service in Kent in 2013. “As more locations open, our experience really pays off. More families get the help they need, more people get the work they need and want to do, more elderly people get the support they need to live safely and well in their own homes, more people realise their dream of working for themselves making a great future doing something worthwhile, more communities have the choice of great elderly care and more people stay out of hospital and GP’s surgeries” Christian says
“Our straight forward, honourable and joyful approach to ageing is refreshing and the social impact of our business is fulfilling. It is everything I could have hoped for. The potential is fantastic and we are in the right place at the right time, with some amazing partnerships behind us.”
Christian was born in Norway and raised in Sweden. After meeting his wife, Sally, he moved to the UK in 1990, which he has called home ever since. Christian loves his community and he has worked for charity, the football league, film and broadcast technology and software. Rolling out business concepts is his skill. He loves running a sustainable business that truly changes the care industry. Helping seniors support themselves and be happy is simply the right thing to do. Helping people step by step to launch and run their own profitable Seniors Helping Seniors® in their own town “is invigorating”
Christian and Sally agree that “Too many people never get to realise their true potential in business. They have the skills and personality but never seemed to get the breaks they needed. This business is a tried and tested turnkey operation that has the potential to secure a legacy for people. True personal fulfilment, local accolades, it provides much needed local job opportunities and it provides an award winning care service that ticks all the boxes for customers and health practitioners. We teach people all this and give them the potential to make more money than they ever dreamed they’d have”
Sally was born in Kent and has a BSc in Health care. She has worked more than 25 years in Publishing and PR/Marketing and is skilled in Big Data collection. “Seniors Helping Seniors® was a life changing experience for us” she says “it’s rewarding and challenging, and you can really feel that we are making an impact on social perceptions”
“Our seniors have so much to offer each other and the community,” says Christian. “They are the Victory generation. The Rock n’ Roll generation. They saw the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones from the very beginning, not forgetting all sporting legends, and the political and economic change they have seen. Joy and strength comes from receiving care from people who are fascinated by the same things in life.
Seniors helping Seniors® home care has hundreds of cases where family members say the hours spent in our company literally changed lives. Seniors Helping Seniors® gives families and their loved ones the chance to feel confident that they are not only receiving the best care possible, but they will be enjoying themselves in the process.”
We established Seniors Helping Seniors® UK operations in 2013. We are excited to help other people make use of their business skills, local knowledge and passions to really help change the way people age in this country. By starting operations in their own local area under the guidance of Sally and Christian, the right people have an opportunity to make a sustainable profitable business they can be proud of. Kiran Yocom founded the organisation in 1998 in America; she has a mission and a passion to help seniors live independently. She leads the organisation through compassion and caring for all. Seniors Helping Seniors® is independently owned and run.
• The mission of Seniors Helping Seniors® In-home Services : To provide seniors with the ability to choose an independent lifestyle in their own homes, for as long as possible, with the dignity and respect they deserve by finding caring seniors to help.
• Seniors who would like to continue to contribute to their community and stay active, as well as supplement their income, can find flexible work that fits in with their lifestyle and commitments. The work suits trained carers and ordinary people with experience of caring for loved ones. It is a win-win …a way to give and to receive®.
• The goal of Seniors Helping Seniors® In-home Services: To match seniors who can provide a service in the community to other seniors who would benefit from receiving those services. The character of the seniors both providing and receiving services is key. We do our best to match personalities and activity levels to encourage a strong friendship as the various activities of the day are completed together.
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