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Carolyn Baker-Mellor - Care Insurance Director and Client Services Leader

About Carolyn

Carolyn Baker-Mellor - care insurance articles authorCarolyn is a respected industry leader with over 35 years' experience within the care insurance sector. She works across a wide spectrum of insurance product and policy development, delivery and optimisation for care industry clients, including managing global corporate accounts, working closely with trade associations, and helping clients in protecting their businesses and personal assets. Her areas of expertise within the sector include care homes, nurseries, domiciliary care, hospices and charities.

Carolyn currently works at Towergate as Head of Care Insurance. Towergate is the UK’s leading independent insurance broking platform and forms part of the Ardonagh Group, an international network of over 100 offices and 7,000 people which incorporates leading brands in both Lloyd’s of London and global markets.

She previously worked for 10 years at Aon as a director, client services leader and assistant director for claims.

This is a marketing article by Towergate Insurance.

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Articles by Carolyn

Cyber Crime

Mitigate the Cyber Risks for Care Businesses Using Cloud Based Services

With more care teams working from home it is more critical than ever before to ensure you have the correct and adequate IT protection in place. Criminal activity is varied...

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A Guide To Care Home Insurance

A Guide to Care Home Insurance

A simple guide to care home insurance. We explain the features, exclusions and optional covers that are usually found in this type of business insurance. From public liability...

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Legal Advice Hub For Care And Medical Businesses Small

Legal Advice Hub for Care and Medical Businesses

As part of your insurance policy, Towergate offers you access to the Markel Law Hub, a legal information portal to give up-to-date legal information and a wide range of legal...

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Key Person Protection For Businesses Small

Income Protection for Care and Medical Businesses

With rising numbers of self-employed people and small businesses across the UK it’s more important than ever to make sure you have the right protection cover in place. If...

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Guide To Home Care Insurance

Why You Should Not Cancel Your Care Professional Liability Insurance

Read why it is crucial not to cancel your professional liability cover as a care worker, despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Using Your Personal Vehicle As A Home Carer

Using Your Personal Vehicle as a Home Carer

Employers owe a duty of care to their employees under health and safety law, to ensure the risks of driving at work are managed under an effective health and safety system....

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Guide To Home Care Insurance

Towergate's Guide to Home Care Insurance

Domiciliary care companies have legal requirements and vital business protection considerations when getting the right insurance. Our guide talks you through some of the care...

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Top Tips For Surviving The Weather In Home Care

Top Tips for Keeping your Home Care Business Running in Winter

Contingency planning in home care is vitally important and the winter weather never fails to challenge home care providers. It may take a long time to create a plan that ensures...

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Marketing in the care industry

Marketing in the Care Industry

The care industry is changing with uncertainty around future local authority funding, direct payments and privately funded care, as well as changes in the CQC's inspection...

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Group chatting

Love in a Care Home

The secret to a happy marriage is something that many people would love to know. We've looked at stories of friendship and love in care homes to try and find out how to have...

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Keeping your care insurance premiums down 1

How to Keep Your Care Insurance Premiums Down

Rising insurance premiums can have a significant impact on home care providers' budgets. This article discusses insurance in the care industry in today's economic climate.

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Care liability claims on the rise 1

Care Liability Claims on the Rise. Why Should You Care?

Liability claims have the potential to cause your business real harm. While the immediate financial cost is likely to be covered by insurance, there are other consequences...

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