The experienced, professional, thoroughly vetted and interviewed compassionate self-employed carers that we introduce to you will be able to assist you with a great many things which will enable you to live as independently as possible at home.
A list of some of the many things that private carers do
- Post-hospital care – settling people back home
- Continual liaising with health-care professional
- Continual liaising with family/friends and LPA’s
- Administering or prompting of medication
- Continual monitoring of their client’s well-being
- Continence care – toileting/pad/catheter/stoma bag changes
- Laundry – bed-linen, towels, clothing, other
- Assisting with bathing/showering and or dressing
- Assisting with hoisting from the bed to the chair
- Organising your social life/activities
- Shopping/food preparation and cooking
- Assisting with mobility/wheelchair/walking-aids
- Arranging social vistis/clubs/activities
- Booking GP visits
- Coronavirus care
- Helping people plan and budget
- Organisation/running errands/trips to the P.O etc
- Making sure clients have wonderful Birthday celebrations
- Making sure clients enjoy Christmas
- House-work and arranging house maintenance
- Walking/feeding your dog or other pets
- Light gardening
- Last but not least… companionship
Whatever tasks you need your private carer to carry out – you will be able to discuss and draw up a timetable and contract which we will supply to you
Generally private care is financed privately but some local authorities are encouraging people to look at introductory agencies like ours. It’s always worth enquiring.
What our carers say:
"I worked in a hospital for ten years and, although I loved my job, I hated not having the time needed to spend with my patients.
"As a private carer, I am able to spend quality time with my patients, making sure all my jobs are done and they have my undivided attention.
"When my day is over, I know I’ve given 100%."Danielle, Private Carer