Latest Posts

Home Care Preferred Barnet Listed Among The Best Home Care Provider in London 2019

September 6, 2019 8:03 pm

Home Care Preferred Barnet has recently been named as one of the Top 20 Home Care providers in London 2019 by Homecare.co.uk. Homecare.co.uk is a leading UK Home Care review website with more than 9,000 Providers and has more than 2 million visits on its site per year. The homecare.co.uk Top 20 Home Care Awards 2019 highlight the most recommended Home Care Providers in each region of the UK and the Top 20 Home Care Groups in the UK. The Awards are based on the Review Score ranging from Overall Standard, Staff, Care/Support, Management, Treated with Dignity and Value for Money. The team were ecstatic with the announcement recently and to top it off, we also just had a Care...

Care Options

January 23, 2019 2:26 pm

Care Home, Home Care or Nursing Home   It is often hard to choose care option when you know so little of what is available. We have created a useful breakdown detailing some of the pros and cons of living in a care home or receiving home care, to help you understand your choice and how to plan for your care. Let’s look at Home Care:   Pros Cons  You get to stay in your own home and keep all your items   If you enjoy social contact, you may find living alone lonely. Unless you make use of the wide range of community activities available!   You get to stay in your own home and keep all your items...

How to Fund Your Care?

November 29, 2018 9:53 am

    Funding care can be very stressful for some of us, especially when the people we are looking after are those closest to us. Today, we share with you how you can reduce the cost of care.   Care Annuity or Care Fee Funding Plan/ Immediate Needs Annuities Not to be confused with a retirement annuity, a care annuity works in conjunction with a care fee plan which is purchased with a one-off lump sum payment (usually from saving, investment or property sale). This is not refundable unless capital protection is included. The income paid out by the insurance company is paid off for the rest of your life. This income is tax-free! This type of policy offers a...

Introducing a dynamic new care manager at Barnet

September 4, 2018 11:08 am

Dejalmo Pereira Maia Jr, better known as Junior, is Home Care Preferred Barnet’s enigmatic new Care Manager. Junior has a deep passion for the sector and has held positions of responsibility in other care organisations that he has worked at. When I first met Junior I was taken aback by his comprehensive knowledge and “go getter” attitude. I later learned that a personal journey led him to the care sector and ignited his passion for providing care. I was also surprised to find out that his background wasn’t in care at all, in fact he had graduated from Law School in Italy and completed a PhD in the UK soon afterwards. Juniors journey into the care sector started after completing...

Home Care Preferred – A new branch opening soon in Barnet

August 11, 2018 3:02 pm

Home Care Preferred, a home care provider who have been operating in North London since 2012, will be opening a new branch in Barnet this summer. Home Care Preferred provides care to adults over the age of 18 in their own homes and easy access to local health care professionals, service and equipment through their signposting service. The Barnet branch is being opened by Shir-li Lim, an ambitious woman with extensive experience in the care sector, and her mother Angie, a former professional in the banking sector recently immigrated from Malaysia to the UK. Shir-li and Angie will be offering the same high standards of service that hundreds of people have experienced from award winning Home Care Preferred. The Home...

Home Care Preferred Opens a New Franchise Barnet

July 8, 2018 2:56 pm

Franchise Owners (and mother-daughter partnership) Angie and Shir-Li will be launching their new business soon. Angie, having worked as a Senior Vice President in the banking sector in Malaysia, decided to move to the UK and invest in a Home Care Preferred Franchise, a model and sector very close to her daughter, Shir-Li’s, heart. In the past, Shir-Li had worked as a team leader and care coordinator for Home Care Preferred after her graduation. Their partnership signals the start of an exciting new family venture with support from Boon-Leong, Angie’s husband. Why did you decide to open your own franchise business? Angie: I was at retirement age and I decided that I wanted to invest in a business for the...