Personal Support

Our Personal Support service allows clients to remain within the comfort of their own home, by providing light support at the times of the day or week depend on their needs.  It provides a clear assessed set of services to address specific need on a regular basis (determined by the assessment).

This support package can provide services from as little as once a week, can be a one off or a regular support function.  Our experience has shown that a personal support visit will typically range from 30 minutes to an hour according to what is needed.

We can also provide for example night support including sleepover and waking night cover. However, this will need to be clearly specified in the support plan/assessment. 

Type of support – tasks we can assist with

  • Assistance with dressing
  • Prompt to bath
  • Assist with Hygiene
  • Assistance with mobility
  • Toileting and incontinent support
  • Assistance with washing, bathing, changing, dressing
  • Assist in and out of bed, wheelchair
  • Personal care, bowel and bladder routine
  • Assist with personal grooming, hair care, nails, feet, eyes etc.
  • Light domestic duties
  • making drinks.
  • Assist with correspondence.
  • Paying bills.
  • Driving.
  • Assist in and out of the car/van.
  • Assistance with arranged appointments.
  • Care of pets.

Alternative activities/interests/hobbies
This is when the client’s individual lifestyle most influences the role you play. Some clients might work or study full/part time. Some have active involvement with sports or a busy social life with family and friends. Some opt for a quieter, home based lifestyle with interests in computers, painting, music or even the Stock Market. Support can be provided to help with these activities.