Our personal care service is designed to support you with your day-to-day living, as well as providing you with the encouragement and emotional support that you may need to remain living independently.
Our personal care service can support you with getting in and out of your bed, dressing, administering medication, bathing and continence care, at a time to suit your convenience. Maintaining your dignity is of paramount importance to us, which is why our care assistants will ensure you feel comfortable at all times.
Your care assistant is able to fully support you with your bathing requirements. It can assist you in getting in and out of the bath or shower safely, as well as washing and drying your hair and body, if needed. Should you be able to bath independently, your care assistant will sit with you and offer you support when needed; giving you peace of mind that someone is there to ensure your safety.
Fastening buttons and zips, and tying laces are simple processes to most however, for many individuals such things can become impossible tasks. If you need help getting dressed and undressed, you can rely on your care assistant to provide support to make things easier for you.
Our care assistants are able to assist you getting in and out of bed, at a time which suits your own routine. In addition, we can also provide support with hoisting, as required.
We are able to support both your urinary and faecal continence whilst preserving your dignity, at all times. Your care assistant can help you to get to and from the toilet and, where required, will monitor your personal hygiene in order to ensure your health and comfort. This can include changing catheter and stoma bags, incontinence pads and sheets, and help with bathing and changing clothing.
As part of our personal care service, your care assistants are able to support you with all aspects of meal times. This can include assisting with your weekly shop, helping with the preparation of your meals, and managing the food in your house.
Our care assistants can assist you with light household duties as part of your personal care service and will help with tasks such as laundry, vacuuming and washing up. If you are able to complete these tasks yourself, in order to maintain your independence our care assistants can just be on hand to offer support where required.
You may sometimes forget to take your prescribed medication, or may struggle to take it the correct way, which could put your health at serious risk. Our care assistants are able to alleviate this worry by prompting you to take your medication and ensure you’re taking the right dosage, at the right time.
If remembering to take your medication is not a problem, but you’re unable to physically take it due to your condition, our care assistants may be able to help administer your medication, provided there is a clear prescription to follow.
All our care assistants are trained to assist you with your medication.
To support personal care, we will undertake minor domestic work which may include:
- Washing clothes
- Washing up
- Light Cleaning
Additional Support we can provide:
- Assistance with shopping