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Profile of Dr Hannah MacKechnie on Homecare.co.uk

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Homecare.co.uk have included a profile of Radfield Home Care's director Dr Hannah MacKechnie in their newsletter this month.

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A Family business.

Radfield Home Care was set up in 2008 by Dr MacKechnie and her brother, but in a sense she has spent her whole life involved in some way with the sector. She explains: “My parents owned a care home and I grew up living alongside the residents from the age of six onwards.”

A medical training followed and when working as she did for some time as a GP, Dr MacKechnie found this experience offered her invaluable insights into just what was lacking in the home care sector.

She says: “When I was a GP, seeing the home care being provided for my older patients gave me useful insights into what was lacking in the service at the time – problems with the length of the call, what tasks needed doing and so on – and this made me determined to ensure that any home care organisation I became involved in would provide the exact support that was needed, when it was needed.

Click on the link to read the full article https://www.homecare.co.uk/news/article.cfm/id/1564721/neither-the-government-nor