Domiciliary Care Services

There are various ways we deliver domiciliary care services to individuals in their own home.

• Prevention – this can be at various levels of need for example if someone has had a history of falls and have had a risk assessment from an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist. Our aim would be to prevent falls occurring and to prevent fractures following a fall. A person centred care plan will be written to ensure they were safe at home. Care Workers would work alongside physiotherapists and District Nurses to deliver this need.

• Rehabilitation – to reach the full potential of independence
e.g. following a stroke or hip/knee surgery – a therapeutic and Holistic service will be delivered which aims to intervene to restore an individual’s maximum independence and quality of life through enablement -Care Workers will take direction from Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists to deliver this need.

• Maintenance – (Medium to Intense level of enhanced care and support to maintain a person at home) which aims to support the individual in the performance of tasks that they are now unable to perform or have never been able to perform alone but which are necessary to daily living. For example, making a drink or meal. This can be anything from 15 minutes each day to 24 hours/Live in Packages.

• Support – To ensure individuals have a full range of opportunities within their life – This could be in relation to benefits, paying bills, organising GP’s, social interaction and inclusion including attending Day Services, Community Social Groups, undertaking cleaning and laundry duties.

• Specialist care: – We will also provide specialist domiciliary care as required depending upon individual need. This will be delivered by appropriately trained Health and Social Care Workers

• Palliative/ end of life care

• Older people with mental health problems such as dementia

• People with long-term degenerative conditions i.e. motor neurone disease.

• People with Physical Disabilities

• People with Learning Disabilities

• Transitional Support for younger adults between 16 years and 24 years who have physical or mental disabilities and are moving from Children services to Adult services

• Fast Response for out of hospital discharge

• Community facilities and Resource – This service will be made available to allow individuals to access information that will assist them with access to other services and partnerships. Individuals will be able to access IT facilities, lifelong learning opportunities and be provided with social inclusion. It is also our intention to provide community outreach facilities that can enhance our overall aims of service delivery