We offer domiciliary care and support to those living with Learning Disabilities or long and short term Mental Health issues. There are many ways in which we can support an individual within their own home, either with some practical household tasks, managing their money and independent living skills that help them retain their independence within their own home. Living independently isn’t always easy and finding, or keeping, a tenancy can sometimes be a real challenge. We can help individuals to begin, or keep, a life of independence in a place they can call home.
This service can typically cover a wide range of everyday personal requirements including:
- Managing money, paying bills and working to a budget
- Understanding the rights and responsibilities of a tenancy agreement
- Sitting with or accompanying to appointments/outings
- Assisting or prompting medication
- Food and nutrition requirements
- Signposting to other support agencies
- Access training, education, and work
- Support with accessing leisure activities
- Accessing primary health care services such as GP’s and dentist
- Support in order to have more involvement and control with own lives
- Help with household tasks.
Food & Nutritional Requirements
Either in isolation or as part of an ongoing care and support package we can assist in the preparation and monitoring of food and nutritional requirements. In addition we can also assist in:
- Ensuring compliance with dietary needs e.g. diabetes
- Weekly Menu planning
- Supervising or helping with eating and drinking
- Preparation of snacks and drinks in advance
Care and support services that are required throughout the night can be delivered in 2 ways depending on the individual’s needs. Traditionally these services have been used in situations where individuals live alone and have specific short-term requirements or when the primary Carer is in need of a break.
- Sleepovers – Are when a member of staff is allocated to your home for the night and sleeps within your home and assists to the needs of the individual as and when required and provide peace of mind that the individual’s requirements are met. For Sleepover services an adequate area will need to be provided for the visiting member of staff to sleep.
- Waking Nights – Are when a member of staff is allocated to your home for the night and remains awake to assist with the needs of the individual as and when required and provide peace of mind that the individual’s requirements are met.