"I am so pleased to have met you - but I wish I'd never had to".  Those were the words of one of my carers earlier this week, someone I would genuinely call a friend.  A friend I would never had met if I were not dying ..."

"Mum is looked after by a small group of ladies who she likes and trusts. she has never once complained since Carrick took over ( unusual for my mum!) and regularly tells me how nice and kind everyone is. I feel so happy and grateful that you have taken over mum's care which I find to be managed very professionally with a personal touch. I know that you let me know if she is running out of anything she needs and it is a great help that you let the surgery know when she is running out of build up drinks so that there is never a delay in them being supplied. You also let me know if you have any concerns about her health so I can act accordingly. Best of all, mum is more settled since Carrick took over. Her quality of life has improved because of this.  Not to mention mine which has improved immeasurably due to reduced stress levels trying to manage things from 130 miles away!"

"We are very grateful for all your patient care giving of my Dad, despite the difficult circumstances, especially lately.  We know he really appreciated your cheerfulness and attentiveness to his care needs.  We are grateful too ..."

"I would like to thank you so very much for all that you did for my Aunt.  I know that she enjoyed your cheery visits and for me it was good to know that you were looking out for her ..." 

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your work in assisting my client with gaining her benefits and navigating your way through the sometimes daunting DWP system and application process.  It has been a pleasure working with you and thank you for sharing with me the difference to my client's life that being awarded this benefit has made.  It makes my job also worthwhile ..."