Build your care business

strategic Partners

Build your care business

strategic Partners

Our Strategic Partners

Improving care businesses every day

Helen Butler

Helen Butler is Thoughts Become Things, operational partner.  She is a director of H&SC Business Solutions provides services to the Health, Social Care and Education sectors.  Their expert associates have a wide range of experience and knowledge which includes:

– Human Resources

– Operational Quality

– Quality Assurance

– Corporate Governance

– Project Management

– Training and Networking

– Administration Support

Areas Covered: UK wide

Specialist areas: HR, Quality Assurance, Corporate Governance, Training

Tim Dallinger

Tim is the founder of Social Care Consultants Ltd who bring together firsthand experience of owning, managing and working in care settings.  With knowledge of best practice and current legislation to offer a range of services to both care setting operators, their managers and staff.

Areas Covered:  Wales and South England

Specialist areas: Training, audits & quality benchmark assessments

Lisa Hitchcox

Lisa is a highly experienced adult support & care quality compliance and assurance consultant, and founder of Xceed Care Compliance Limited.  She offers, and delivers, a range of bespoke and comprehensive audits, inspections and quality monitoring services. Enabling care businesses to strive towards delivering ‘Outstanding’ care.

Areas covered: North West England

Specialist areas:- CQC audits, mock inspections, quality assurance framework, CQC training and mentoring, monitoring and action plan follow ups.

Simon Crowth

Simon Crowther

Simon is the founder of Care Skilled who are experts in the Care Sector.  They provide consultancy and training solutions that produce better care outcomes, reduce costs, grow your home care business, improve staff recruitment and retention and achieve better CQC reports.

Areas Covered: UK Wide

Specialist areas: Start up home care business, care training and qualifications, succession planning

Unique IQ

Unique IQ creates innovative software solutions for managing a remote care workforce. Its IQ Careplanner & IQ Timecard systems offer care planning, scheduling and rostering and electronic call monitoring for home care agencies. This comes with a mobile app option for seamless, realtime supervision of care delivery, including eMAR and digital care records

Areas Covered: UK wide

Specialist areas: Digital technology in the home care sector

Helping Reach Potential

Helping Reach Potential do exactly that.  Their mission is “To transform as many people as possible to reach their full potential and maximise performance at work”.  HRP have proven experience of building teams, enabling the businesses they work with thrive. 

Areas Covered: UK wide

Specialists areas:  Building high performing teams, Strengthscope practitioners

why strategic partners?


There are many component parts to building your care business.  The strategic partners I work with deliver in all the areas your growing business needs.