Home Based Support Service

#What is it? This is a home based service operating in partnership with the Parker Centre supporting clients and their carers. The service offers carers the opportunity to take a variety of breaks to enable the person they are caring for to remain in their own home. #Services we offer - Support with all aspects of personal care - Flexible working hours to meet the carer and client needs - Assistance with shopping & social activities - Light housework - Accompanying carers and clients to appointments - Specialised knowledge to support clients and their carers - Stimulating activities organised in own home - Trained staff to administer medication - Laundry - Changing bed linen - Assisting with paperwork - Collection of prescriptions - Escorting to appointments such as doctor's/dentist/hospital and escorting to the bank - This is a chargeable service. Our customers are also responsible for any car parking charges our staff may incur whilst taking the client out. #Contact: Venetta Hunt on; 020 8351 1040 Email: venetta.hunt@ageukenfield.org.uk Email: linda.markwell@ageukenfield.org.uk #Suitable for: People aged 50 or over who require care and support in their own home. Referrals can be made by Social Services, GP's, health professionals, carers, friends or family.

Service access criteria: People aged 50 or over who require care and support in their own home
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A

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