Our stories

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

We work closely with each individual to give them every chance to improve their quality of life, recording their development as we go.

For example one of our care managers tells of the remarakable progress made over a short period at a time

"Working in Park Drive for the last two years has been a blessing. To witness good and positive changes in the people we support is a priceless reward.

By way of an example, having been in Park Drive for 4 months, one of the residents has made significant changes. Having come from a hospital, she was not complaint with the support. She was unable to keep surroundings and environment clean. She was unable to attend to her personal care needs or change her clothing.

This resident is now compliant with personal care and requires minimal prompting. She is able to keep her environment clean with no support and has learnt aspect of daily living skills.
Just recently she was accompanied by staff to go clothes shopping and brought a whole new wardrobe. Something she said she would never ever do. This has had a great impact on her self esteem which is evidently improving as she gains more confident in her appearance. With more support, she can begin achieving her goal of living independently."

Behind each of the tabs above you will find another unique story that we would like to share with you.

The introduction for each is their life story up until the time they came to Care Assist, followed by their challenges and excerpts of how we supported them along their road to recovery.

In all cases we have changed the names to maintain anonymity.

Andy's story

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

I am a man in my mid-fifties. I was born in Pakistan in a family of five, my sister, my brother, my Mother and Father and myself. My mother died in 1977 at the age of 51...

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Diane's story

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

I am a woman in my late twenties. I grew up within the comfort of my family home in Hounslow, London with my Mother, Father and 3 sisters. I have been diagnosed...

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Michael's story

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

I am a 27 year old man, who is very sensitive, friendly and I care a lot about people and animals. I grew up in London and am half Spanish. My mother and mothers partner...

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Kiren's story

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

I was born in March 1984. I have two older, half-sisters and one younger sister, Lucy. I grew up in Ealing and lived in the family home until 2003 when I got my own flat....

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Raymond's story

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

My name is Raymond Hays. I was born on 11 April 1958 into an Irish Republican Socialist working class family. I was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder.....

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Tom's story

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

I am a man in my early thirties. I grew up within the comfort of my family home in Acton, London with my Mother and Father. I am the only child in my family...

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Jeff's story

At Care Assist we believe that everyone has a right to recover, but also know that every individual is different.

I am sixty years old gentlemen. I grew up within the comfort of my family home in Armenia, with my Mother, Father and brother Raymond. After secondary school where...

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