Attleborough home care business reaches its first birthday and celebrates with charity raffle and gift bags
After a challenging period working through the coronavirus pandemic, a care business has celebrated its first anniversary in style.
Pride Home Carein Attleborough marked the occasion by dropping off party bags filled with cake, games and treats to customers.
A raffle – open to all staff, clients and members of the public – was also held and, having sold around 2,000 tickets, raised £430 for Attleborough Day Centre.
The company is run by Daniel and Paul Burcham, who each have more than 12 years of experience within the care industry.
Operating out of Queen’s House in Queen’s Square, it has grown rapidly from a handful of people to 30 staff and a 50-strong client base in the space of a year.
With an emphasis on high-quality care, it gives people the choice to remain in their own home by providing a supportive care network.
Co-director Daniel Burcham said: “We thrive on care and compassion. We mark all our events, including birthdays of staff and customers.
“We’re proud to have been able to celebrate our first anniversary with all our supporters and family.”
Mr Burcham said the challenge of having to supporting people during the pandemic had served to bring staff and clients closer together.
“Companionship has been a big part of our care plan,” said the 32-year-old. “We’ve been visiting some people for three or four hours during lockdown.
“We’re one big family and I’m proud of how we’ve all pulled together. We’re a family business and that’s always at the core of what we do.
“My mum, Sally, works with us too as our branch manager, and it’s great to have her here as part of the team.”
Mr Burcham said customer feedback had been heart-warming during the crisis.
“We get so many positive comments from the public,” he added. “Just this morning, I had an email from a woman thanking us for everything we do. It means so much to know people appreciate our work.”