About Us

Carewatch Wessex is a local and family-owned business whose staff you can rely on to meet the standards you expect. Directors Colonel Clive Drake ACIS and Hilary Drake RGN founded the company in 1996 - they and our many long-term staff bring a wealth of experience to their roles. In particular, Hilary directs sector-leading standards of training.

We are a well established provider of quality care and deliver around 2,500 hours of our service per week to many people in Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Blandford, Sturminster Newton, Sherborne, Wincanton, Warminster, Westbury and the surrounding towns and villages. Our head office is in Gillingham (Dorset) and our team of Field Care Supervisors allow for the support you need to be close at hand.

We’re registered with the Care Quality Commission and hold contracts with public authorities in Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Carewatch Wessex is a franchise of Carewatch Care Services Ltd, a leading UK care company who have more than 130 offices across the country and deliver 165,000 hours of care per week.

To learn more about the excellent care at home Carewatch Wessex can provide for you, contact us today.

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