About Chrysalis Care

Welcome to our family business. Chrysalis Care has been in the care industry for over fifteen years. Originally founded by Lou and Lynda Boden and now managed by their daughters Alle, Rachael and Sarah.


Chrysalis Care At Home supporting independent living in your own home.

Chrysalis Care at Home offers supported living in the client’s own home, including; Domestic Chores, Out and About Care for appointments etc, Personal Care, Companionship Care and PA Care for adults with disabilities, we provide this service for adults of all ages.
We offer one-to-one, bespoke, premium care which is both unique to the client and flexible to fit in around their lifestyle and family. Our care enables the client to remain in their own home for as long as possible. It also allows the client to keep their sense of identity and their place in the community which we will support them to engage with fully.

Chrysalis Care At Home is a service that has been created by sisters Rachael and Alle who are passionate and experienced in providing the best quality of care to those who are vulnerable and dependent on others for support.

As a family business we look for opportunities to create a family ethos in the care we offer. We include Service Users and family members in social events throughout the year. We provide* holiday accommodation with wheelchair access for Service Users, family members or carers to enjoy. Rachael and Alle will make a point of getting to know you so that you will be familiar when we get in contact to ensure you are fully satisfied with the service being provided.

Rachael has lived in Reading for 26 years; she has fostered children through her Local Authority for 14 years and specialised in offering respite to children with disabilities.

Rachael has a Diploma level 5 in Leadership of Health and Social Care. She has facilitated training new Carers in respite within her Local Authority and also facilitated and ran training courses in Malaysia on Respite Care.

She has completed CWDC standards and NVQ 3 training as well as completing numerous specific courses relating to individual needs for example; Dementia, Administering Medication, Epilepsy, Nasal tube feeding. Her 6 years Management experience within the retail industry has also been very useful.

Rachael has been Registered Manager for Chrysalis Care at Home for nearly 12 years now, and has enjoyed the challenges as well as the privilege of caring for local people, enabling them to remain at home.

Rachael is an active member of her local church; Kennet Valley Free Church, and an active member of her local Community Choir ‘Take Note’. 


Allé Pflaumer has been a Director of Chrysalis Care for eight years ensuring the organisation provides consistent outstanding provision of care to looked after children. Her background is in specialised teaching of children with emotional and behavioural difficulties and children on the Autistic spectrum.

Allé is passionate about providing the highest quality provision for those needing support in their daily lives.