Founded in 1993, CareTech has proved itself as a safe, reliable and stable social care provider. The company is publicly owned and has an experienced management team drawn from social services, health, charities and the commercial world. CareTech's professional credibility at board level is also high, including a colleague with a lifetime history of campaigning for disability rights and another who has some 44 years’ experience as a social worker and social services manager, who continues as an advocate.
Within the group there are several distinctive companies offering both everyday and specialist support to adults, young people and children. CareTech supports individuals with a very wide range of issues including those with learning disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, sensory impairment, or mental health problems.
The approach from CareTech means that people can be supported in their own homes, the community, residential or nursing care and a wide variety of supported living arrangements.
CareTech's support for children and young people ranges from high quality local fostering agencies to highly specialised residential care, while offering support to people who have mental health issues and sophisticated pathways back to an ordinary life for people recovering from mental illness.
Purchase of Cambian
On 18th October 2018, CareTech Plc announced the completion of the acquisition of Cambian. Representing an exciting, chapter for CareTech as, together with Cambian, they become one of the leading providers of social care services to both adults and children in the UK. Details of this transaction can be found here.
The completion of this acquisition brings together two highly complementary service offerings and areas of geographical focus. CareTech provides integrated care pathways nationwide, while also better servicing local authority partners and continuing to deliver strong user outcomes.