Homecare (Domiciliary Care) Providers
Home Care, also known as Domiciliary Care Providers offer support to individuals with care and support needs who live in their own homes.
The aim of Home Care is to support individuals to maintain their independence.
Homecare providers may provide support with the following aspects of an individual’s life:
- personal care such as washing and dressing
- nursing and healthcare
- cooking or preparing meals
- collecting pensions and prescriptions and paying for bills
- support with washing and ironing laundry
- general cleaning and housework
- equipment and adaptations
Homecare can be provided in a flexible way to meet the needs of the individual and the same person or agency may be able to provide support which may include:
- long-term 24-hour care
- short breaks for an unpaid family carer
- emergency care
- day care
- sessions ranging from 15-minute visits to 24-hour care
Homecare providers may employ and train care workers to undertake the homecare services that they offer.
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