Before you can be an organisation that delivers care, you have to be one that cares about each individual who uses our services and those who help deliver them.
That core value inspired our foundation 35 years ago and still drives us today.
Altogether Care is a family-owned business, just like it was when we started. When Brian and Margaret opened our first care home their priority was to treat people who use our services and those who help deliver them as you would a member of your own family.
Like all good families the business is built on the principles of listening, caring and mutual respect.
The experience of people who use our services is determined by the skill and dedication of the staff members who care for them. The better we look after them the better they can look after you.
We aim to recruit people who share our values and then encourage them to stay with us to develop their capabilities and careers. They can then provide a better standard of service for our residents and those who prefer to be cared for in their own homes.
Continuity is vital. The management board that runs the company today continues that tradition and family ethos. Around three quarters of our senior managers are people who built their careers within Altogether Care.
From a single care home, the group has grown substantially. We now have two larger homes catering for a wide range of care needs and offer care at home and live-in care across Dorset, Devon, South Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire
We continue to grow and develop but the values we live by will never change.