Housing 21 buys ethnic homecare service
Housing, care and support provider Housing 21 has acquired JBK Social Care, a multi-lingual homecare service agency in London. JBK matches older people to carers with the ability to speak their first language on either a long or short term basis. Every one of the 38 carers can speak at least two languages, including; Farsi, Greek, Urdu, Arabic, Russian, Persian, Hindi, Ugandan, Swahili, Bengali, Gujarati, Senegalese, Italian and Spanish.
Housing 21 older people’s services director Les Clarke said matching carers and older people with a shared language