About us

Caring, empathetic, flexible

Inter-County Nursing & Care Services has been providing home care since 2002, with the objective of enabling older people and adults that need support, to enjoy the familiarity of their own homes and continue to take their place in the communities they know and love.

From the outset, we have earned a reputation for professionalism, reliability, flexibility, empathy and a friendly, caring approach to our clients and their families.

Our founder, Caroline Hempstead remains the owner and Managing Director of Inter-County Nursing & Care Services.

We provide services in Chichester, Worthing and Christchurch, each with a dedicated team of knowledgeable, skilled and friendly staff who have the best interests of their clients at heart. Our managers have a wealth of experience in the care sector and will be pleased to advise you and your relative on the most suitable solution to their care needs. Through in-depth discussions, they will ensure that, personal choice, independence, safety and individual preferences are met and included in the care plan.

Meet the team

Caroline Hempstead

Managing Director

Caroline’s involvement with the care sector started from a very early age, as she and her five sisters grew up in one of the four nursing homes owned by her parents. Over the years Caroline worked in a variety of care settings, before setting up Inter-County Nursing & Care Services in 2002. She is passionate about delivering care to the highest of standards and believes that a person centred approach is fundamental in achieving this.

Martin Cox

Finance Director

Martin’s career in finance spans over 40 years giving him a broad range of skills and expertise in both finance, accounting and payroll. Martin is a Chartered Company Secretary (FCIS) and provides the service with the required levels of experience and knowledge to support our day to day operations.

Danut Gheorghiu

Registered Manager – Chichester & Worthing Branch

Having studied finance at the Vasile Goldis University in Romania, Danut’s early career was in finance and retail where he utilised his skills in both accounting and sales. In 2009 he moved to the UK and it was at this point his career path changed when he started work in the care sector. Since then Danut has gained a wealth of experience to support him in his role, and is particularly interested in the care of people with complex care needs and the development of person centred care to all those using the service.

Bernadette Evans

Registered Manager – Christchurch Branch

Bernadette has worked in the Health Care sector for a number of years and within a variety of settings. Her experience includes working with older people, and she has a passion for working with adults who are experiencing the effects of old age/frailty. Bernadette is also a qualified trainer and is responsible for delivering face to face training modules throughout the Company.

“Just to say I’m so pleased with the service provided by your agency. This is an enormous help to me especially and the girls are lovely and brilliant, so thank you all I really appreciate this”

“Thank you so much for looking after my mother in the last few years of her life it gave us so much piece of mind knowing you were all there”

“From the initial contact Inter County have been so easy to deal with, they have bent over backwards to care for my parents, communicate well and give care to their clients at the clients pace respecting their wishes throughout”

Don't take our word for it

Please take a moment to read what the regulators of all care services have to say about us

The quality of our care and the welfare of our clients is our upmost priority - our reputation, testimonials and family relationships reflect that. We are also proud of our professional standards and qualifications, in particular by the Care Quality Commission. This body oversees fundamental standards in the care sector, using information, evidence, interviews and peoples experience. You can read more on the fundamental elements which we strive to exceed and excel in everyday.