Statement of Purpose Summary
The service provides support to individuals within their own homes, both on a practical and personal care level, which enables them to maintain their own independence and lifestyle. We aim for our services to be delivered in a personal, professional and friendly manner.
We offer home care services to people who experience relative disadvantage as a result of frailty, illness or disability: dependence or lack of support. Some of the services on offer provide practical support to living in your own home; to minimize risks to their health and safety and to sustain independence.
1) Home Visits from 30 minutes
A regular team of carer visiting you within the home, whilst attending the visit the carers can assist you with;
1) All aspects of personal care (assisting with bathing, washing, drying, dressing, shaving, changing catheter and stoma bags, oral care, changing of compression hosiery and toileting).
2) Cooking and preparing meals including fresh meals
3) Administering and applying all prescribed oral medications, creams, ointments, eye drops and ear drops.
4) Taking to and from appointments as well as booking appointments where necessary
5) Housework tasks including but not limited to; vacuuming, dusting, internal windows, changing bedding and laundry.
6) Shopping which can be done in multiple ways; the carer can go shopping on your behalf, the carer can take you to shops and support you with completing the shopping or the carer can support with ordering, picking up and/or putting away of online deliveries.
2) Respite Care and Carer Relief
Being a Carer can be time-consuming and tiring, which is why we offer a Carer Relief Service. This could mean a staff member sitting in the clients home whilst the Carer/Family Member does errands or socializes with friends. It may be appropriate, with weather permitting and an individual risk assessment completed, that the individual goes out for the day with the staff member. There is also the facility to support clients and Carers by offering a respite service whereby staff would sit with clients whilst the Carer/Family Member goes out for the evening. This can be extended to a night sitting service to ensure Carers/Family Member get a full nights rest. We can provide peace of mind day or night. Holiday cover may be something that may help the carer to re-charge their batteries and ensure they have a break with the assurance that the care being delivered to their loved one is to the highest possible standard.
3) Advice in completion of forms
The completion of forms can be most daunting and off-putting. We have staff that will help with the completion of benefit claim forms such as Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance and Pension Credit to name just some. We will also guide individuals down the path of direct payments which will help in the purchasing of care.
4) Emergency Support
We aim to provide support during times of crisis and are and we will try to facilitate assessment and staff placement quickly.
5) Holiday Cover
We now offer 24 hour cover on a shshort-term basis providing support and peace of mind to families knowing your loved ones are being looked after in their own homes while you are away, an individual assessment will be done to create a care package ideally suited for each individual, then we will introduce an experienced member of staff before care commences, ensuring the individual and carer are happy with the proposed care package. Holiday cover could be for the weekend or for a max of two weeks. The cost of holiday cover varies depending upon the needs of the individual and whether there is a hoist in situ or other equipment is in place.
6) Hospital Discharge
We can support on discharge from the hospital, this maybe to offer support following a spell in hospital whilst you get stronger and to provide family reassurances.
We can help prevent a hospital admission by providing emergency cover up to 24hrs.
7) Companion Service
This service is available to clients and families who require friendship and companionship during an afternoon.
Embec Care Ltd will support and facilitate the individual, whilst enabling key skills.
All our services are delivered to the highest standards, to ensure that you receive the best care possible every client will be individually assessed and a care plan agreed.
This is variable to the task that is to be undertaken and we’ll be more than pleased to give you costing based on your individual needs and the service you would require.
Part of the service we offer is to evaluate your needs and if you qualify for any Government funding towards your care we’ll help you fill in those complicated forms that may cover the cost of your care.