Assistance with dressing and undressing, getting up and going to bed. Bathing, washing, shaving and oral hygiene Care of skin and hair where appropriate Toilet and continence requirements, Assistance with medication, Medication requirements and other health related activities, Manual handling, Handling personal possessions and documents, Assistance with medical care where appropriate.
Listening and talking to people is regarded as an important part of delivering care, We can assist the client to keep in touch with their friends and relatives, and help with letter writing, Assisting with planning and shopping, Assisting with paying bills and benefits collection, Night sleep or sitting service, Day sitting service.
Assisting with cleaning and housework, Assisting with laundry and ironing, Assisting with management of fuel and heating.
PROVISION OF MEALS AND DIETARY CARE:
Food preparation at the client's home, Assisting with feeding.
Care workers will NOT undertake tasks that require the skills and expertise of clinical professionals. Such tasks include:
- Any invasive procedures,
- Bladder washouts,
- Bowel evacuations,
- Ear syringing,
- Filling of oxygen cylinders,
- Injections - (involving assembling syringes, administering intravenously, controlled drugs)
- Lifting from the floor unaided,
- Naswell Care does not provide nursing care services,
- Removing or replacing urinary catheters,
- Skin prick tests for diabetics,
- Toe and nail cutting and
- Tracheostomy care - changing tubes.
It is the aim of Naswell Care to provide a FLEXIBLE care service, responsive to each individual's needs. At one end of the scale an individual may require an hour.