Case Studies

Vanessa

Vanessa

Vanessa had enjoyed a long career in the print industry but, with her children growing up, she decided the time was right to pursue her interest in healthcare and take the plunge into a new profession. A friend recommended checking out ECL, and she’s now embarking upon the next exciting chapter of her life as a Community Care Assistant with the North Essex Reablement Team…

  • Published: 21st September 2021
Sarah

Sarah

Having worked as a carer in a residential home for many years, Sarah Barber found that elements of the job were beginning to take their toll on her emotionally. She knew she wanted to stay in care but was keen to find a new role which would utilise her extensive skill set, while leaving her feeling more uplifted and fulfilled – enter, ECL!

  • Published: 15th September 2021
Leah

Leah

Leah Jackman, aged 38 from Braintree, has experienced the unimaginable since being diagnosed with diabetes at five years old. As well as being hard of hearing since her early 30’s, in 2009 due to Diabetic Retinopathy Leah blinked one day and suddenly lost sight in her right eye. Then in 2018, she woke up one morning completely blind with no perception of light...

  • Published: 13th September 2021
Katy

Katy

When Katy* had a terrifying choking incident at home, her mum was understandably concerned about what this meant for her care going forward. Thankfully, ECL’s own specialist Speech and Language Therapist was on hand to provide expert guidance and support to keep her safe and well.

  • Published: 20th April 2021
Mick

Mick

Despite a long and varied career which had seen him excel in the fields of retail, sales, and operations management, Mick never really felt that he’d found his calling. Thankfully, he stumbled across an ad on social media for flexible Community Care Assistant roles with ECL and realised that this could be the opportunity he’d been looking for.

  • Published: 24th August 2021
Rachel

Rachel

Rachel Smith is 41, she loves horses, enjoys spending time with her family and is an avid Spurs fan. She also has a mild learning disability, but Rachel was determined not to let that stop her from her achieving her ambition of becoming more independent and securing a paid job working with horses…

  • Published: 10th August 2021