About me

Let me introduce myself: I’m Gwen Venters and I was born and raised in Zimbabwe but spent most of my young adult life in the seaside village of Port Alfred, South Africa. It was there that I met and married my husband. We were blessed with three gorgeous sons, now grown men and living their own lives, of whom we are so proud.

After 23 years working in accounts I moved into the Care Sector in 2014 and I believe I have found my purpose in person-centred care.

I am passionate about helping people, particularly the frail and elderly, and can find no greater honour than holding space for someone at the end of their life. I pride myself on being caring, loyal and professional. I have a good work ethic and always strive to give the best of myself in any situation.

I look forward to the opportunity of working with you.

Swallows Team

Gwen Venters - A Caring Hand at Home
We offer elderly and vulnerable people the independence they need to remain in their own home, maintaining their normal routine, keeping their pets, staying in touch with friends and neighbours and living their lives their own way.

Soul Midwifery

Gwen Venters - Soul Midwife
Soul Midwives lovingly ease the passage of the dying, to ensure that death is a dignified and peaceful experience. Soul Midwives regard every dying person as if he, or she, is the most important person in the world.

TLC Training

Gwen Venters - TLC Trainer
What is TLC? Just what it says on the tin….good old fashioned Tender Loving Care…. a simpler form of Soul Midwifery which can be used anywhere to soothe, comfort and calm people in any setting.

Healing Therapies

Gwen Venters - Healing Therapies


Angel Healing

Gentle Touch

Support Groups

Gwen Venters - Support Groups

Red Tent Gathering

Death Cafe

Drum Circle


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Superb living in care. We had Gwen or one of her team of lovely ladies living in with us for around 16 months to look after my father-in-law. They provided a superb level of care and companionship for him, attending to all his needs. It was slightly unusual in that we were all in the same house together but they fitted in with our family life brilliantly. My father-in-law benefited in many ways. Staying at home in familiar surroundings and in his own routine, being looked after by people with a high level of skill and competence and having the undivided attention of a lovely carer. I think he felt rather spoilt which is a great way to spend the latter part of your life and we could not have asked for more. I would have no hesitation in recommending Venters and have done so to several friends.
Gwen Venters – offering elderly and vulnerable people the dignity and independence they need to remain in their own home including end of life care where needed.