Domiciliary Care is care provided in the comfort your own home, it allows individuals to maintain their independence and quality of life. Anyone at any stage of life could require domiciliary care including those with learning disabilities, mental health problems, sensory impairment or physical disabilities. Domiciliary care is really important because it can mean the difference between someone being able to continue living in their own home and having to move into residential care. Jireh Homecare will allocate a health care assistant (carer) who will visit you in your home, to carry out daily task requested by you. These are task which you may not be able to safely manage on your own.
These tasks can involve:
• Bed wash/shower
• Assistance with getting dressed
• Assistance with medication
• Assistance with preparing meals
• Assistance with going to the toilet
• Live in care
• Respite care
Domiciliary care varies depending on the requirements of the individual. Some clients may only need a few minutes’ care each day, while on the other hand others may require round-the-clock 24-hour live-in care. Therefore you have full control on how much or how little care you need. Jireh Homecare’s healthcare assistant will not only help with daily tasks but they also provide emotional support to clients. Sometimes clients simply want someone to talk to.
Jireh Homecare can also assist you if you have recently come out of hospital or are due to be discharged from hospital; we can assist you with one of our re-enablement packages. Our Domiciliary care workers undergo a significant amount of training to ensure they have the necessary skills to deliver safe, effective reliable homecare assistance which is personalised which means that the care delivered is appropriate to each service user.
If you have made a decision that you may need homecare assistance, contact us today and we will be happy to give you more information on the process of getting your care package started.