When people get to the stage of life where they start to need either some assistance with day to day living, or just feel vulnerable living alone, remaining in their own home whenever possible is most people’s first preference. By staying in your own home you are able to keep around you much that is of meaning and value – such as pets, your garden, your friends, hobbies and interests. You also retain most control over your own life and how you pass your time. By bringing the care to you we will enable you to continue to enjoy your lifestyle, while assisting you in all the areas you are no longer able to manage.
We are a small bespoke agency who offer a personalised service. As well as providing care to a high professional standard, we appreciate the emotional issues involved in having live in care. Clients are often in a situation where they know they need help, but are reluctant to surrender their privacy and autonomy. We are sensitive to these issues, and ensure the carers we place can not only carry out tasks, but interact with the clients in a way that they feel comfortable with. We continuously review the situation to ensure clients and their families are happy with both the care they are receiving and the approach and personality of the carer.
When you contact us we will discuss your situation and answer any questions you might have. If you are interested in taking matters forward, we will arrange to visit your home to determine the type of care you require.
(A process known formally as ‘carrying out an assessment’).
We would then e-mail or write to you with a proposal, and usually include a profile of the carer we would initially place with you.
Our carers will carry out the majority of domestic duties you require them to, such as:
As well as domestic duties, our carers will assist you with personal care, always conscientious to maintain independence, dignity and respect.
We can provide carers to cope with the difficulties and complexities of recognised medical conditions. This requires knowledge and training, but also experience and the capability to deal with the turmoil that can at times result from such conditions, examples of which are: