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Office 5 Unity Business Centre
26 Roundhay Road
Landline: 0113 23...
Mental Health Support, Live-in Care, Night Sitting Service, Day Care / Day Sit, Social Companionship, Be-friending Service, Supported Living with Accomodation, Holiday Care, Specialist Care (Dementia), Hospita to Home Care, Private Care, Home Care, Care at Home, Adult Care, Elderly Care, Disabled People Care, Learning Difficulty Care, Respite Care, Peer Support, Home Visits, Information on Health and Well Being, Self-directed Support, Benefit Information, Signposting, Advocacy
A home retains many memories, whether it is memories of children and loved ones or any other of the many things that make your home a relaxing or happy place for you. The thought of leaving your home can be worrying, especially with the myth that the only viable option when faced with reduced indecencies is moving a residential or nursing home.
This is why Elderly Care Service aims to help keep your independence by providing a live in support service. A support worker can move in with you to provide a completely tailored live in support service, supporting you completely to remain independent right in the comfort of your own home. This will afford your family and friends peace of mind, knowing that you are in expert hands, being cared for in the place where you are most comfortable.
A great advantage over a care home where so many other residents must be considered, live in support is completely one-to-one and completely bespoke to your individual needs. Live in Support service is flexible to accommodate your regular routine and specific needs, as well as being able to adapt to your changing circumstances.
Having someone else living in your home can be a very personal matter. This is why we will take extra care in matching our staff with your personality and situation as well as your support needs. We also ensure that all of our live-in support staff are fully aware of your expectation and personal preferences.
Understandably, you would prefer to stay in your own home. It is where you feel relaxed, happy and comfortable. However, as family members grow older and move out into their own homes, your house may not be as busy as it once was, and you don't have so many people on hand for extra help when you need it.
Social companionship service from Elderly Care Service helps by giving you the support you need to stay independent, giving you the help of a support worker at times to suit your convenience.
This service (Social Companionship) is most suited to individuals who can benefit from having the reassurance that someone is there to help when they need it. It also gives family members peace of mind where they are unable to regularly visit, since they know that someone is there to support their loved one.
Our support workers, who are selected in consideration of your personality and requirements, will be there for company and conversation, as well as providing help with household and social activities. Our service is tailored to the requirements you provide and will be adapted to your changing needs. To make sure that you are happy, we will arrange for you to meet your support worker before your support service starts to make sure you are happy.
What does the Social Companionship service include?
At the core of our Social Companionship service, your support worker will be there to spend time with you. Do you like sitting and chatting, looking at old family photos, watching television or going for short walks? Our support workers will be there to provide you with company and reassurance. Having someone to sit and chat with may be exactly what you need to brighten your day.
Where your independence is reduce, your support worker can help with light housekeeping tasks, which can include dusting, washing, ironing, vacuuming, and changing bed linen. They can also help with preparing meals, considering your preferences and when you want to eat. They can also help with your weekly shop.
If you have difficulty keeping track of what need to be done and when, our support workers can help you with daily routines. They can remind you to do the things you need to such as take your medications, feed the dog, go to the doctors, write birthday cards and other things to help you stay independent.
Where possible, our support worker will encourage you to engage in social activities. That can be to attend a local club or meet with your friends for a chat and a cuppa. Our support worker will be there with the support you need whenever needed.
As well as short outings day-to-day, your support worker can accompany you on day trips, which will provide you and your family with piece of mind, knowing that you are getting the personal attention you need while out and about.
No matter where your trip will take you, you support worker will help you when you are away from home. They can also help with arranging travel and transport for mobility equipment, if you require it.
Night Sitting Service
At Elderly Care Service we provide a personal night sitting service customised to your needs. We offer two levels of night support services; Waking Night and Sleeping Night, by so doing you can be assured that the night time hours for you or your loved one passes with comfort and confidence.
Elderly Care Service's night sitting service can be provided on long or short term basis and can be at intervals to suit you. So, whether your family or carer would benefit from some respite, or you are recovering from a period of illness, or just require short term holiday cover we can adopt our service to suit you.
Sleeping Night Support
Elderly Care Service's sleeping Night Support Service has been designed to promote confidence and independence for those who do not require intense support through the night. Your sleeping night support worker will retire to an allocated bedroom once you are settled in bed and be on hand should you require them at any time. Our sleeping night service is based on up to three support worker disturbances per night sitting period. Should you require more assistance we would recommend our Waking Night Service.
Waking Night Support
Elderly Care Service's Waking Night Support Service is geared to those who require increased attention through the night. Your waking night Support Worker will be awake and alert at all times and on hand to assist with all your support needs. Waking night support workers do not require sleeping provision and can stay in the same room or close proximity to you.
To find out more about Elderly Care Service's Night Support and Night Sitting Service, please contact our dedicated support team on 0113 234 1660. Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org . We are opened 24 hours 7 days a week.
Hospital to Home Care
Hospital to Home Support schemes have been identified as enabling safe and timely discharge from hospital to home by councils, health services and health commissioning groups
Elderly Care Service provides an Enhanced level of support to for people leaving hospital to enable them to:
(i) Return home after a stay in hospital (hospital to home support) to recuperate and settle back in the place where they feel most comfortable and relaxed
(ii) Settle at home so that they are confident and competent to live independently where necessary.
(iii) Return home rather than a stay in a residential or nursing home
Elderly Care Service provides short-term practical support to people aged 18 or over leaving hospital to help them return home by responding to a person's individual needs (hospital to home support), whether they require a high level of support, or just some support with activities of daily living during their recuperation period Elderly Care Service is there to offer help and support.
To find out more about our Hospital to Home Support Services, please contact our dedicated Team on 0113 234 1660
Dementia doesn't have to stop you living at home.
Elderly Care Service is committed to helping people affected by dementia live happily, safely and securely in their own home. Currently there are over 750,000 people in the UK diagnosed with dementia. It is estimated that by 2025 this figure will have increased to over 1 million.
Dementia does not exclusively affect the elderly. At present, there are over 16,000 young people affected by the disease in the UK.
The disease can often be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are commonly associated with a wide variety of alternative conditions.
If you are worried that someone close to you may be suffering from dementia, keep an eye out for the following symptoms:
lapses in memory and trouble finding the right words.
forgetting the way home from the shops, or being unable to remember names and places
unusual mood changes
problems with communication i.e. reading writing and talking
If you are at all worried for yourself or a relative, make an appointment with a GP, who will perform some very simple tests, often involving a simple conversation, to make a diagnosis.
If you have been diagnosed with dementia or are a relative of someone who has, it has probably come as a shock; despite how prepared you felt you were. You probably have an awful lot of questions that you'd like answers too.
At Elderly Care Service we have a specially trained team of dementia support workers, who have a wealth of experience and knowledge between them. We can answer all your questions and provide you with the comfort that you are not tackling this alone.
One of the first questions we get asked is 'can I continue living at home?'
Studies have shown that those affected by dementia can benefit greatly from the familiarity associated with living in their own home. We have found that this is certainly the case with our client and our carers prioritise ensuring you or your loved one is able to do this safely, for as long as possible.
Carefully managed and with the right support, there is no reason why a dementia sufferer cannot maintain independence and quality of life at home for years to come.
People often forget the impact of dementia on the family of a sufferer. If you have had a relative diagnosed with dementia it can seem overwhelming. There is so much to learn and so much to think about that you have never had to consider before. You can often feel lost. Elderly Care Service's specialist dementia support revolves around creating and maintaining a familiar routine and environment for dementia sufferers, within their own homes. We carefully match our support workers to our clients based on a variety of criteria, including common interests and the type of support required. This ensures they receive the necessary support but more than that, gain a trusted companion who can be relied upon to take care of everything they are unable to.
If you would like to find out more about how we can help make your life easier living at home or just have some questions that need answering, give us a call on 0113 2341660
Unwind and take life as it comes, perhaps venture out and about to explore the many attractions of the local area and spend a lazy day at the beach.
Everyone deserves a holiday, holidays are a time to renew and refresh, as well as spend time with friends and family. Limited mobility should not deprive you of a wonderful and fulfilling holiday.
A break or a holiday, or a simple day trip is important to our lives, giving us something to look forward to, time to enjoy our families, a chance for adventure, or perhaps some time to recover and acquire memories of happy times.
Our holiday support service allows you the flexibility to take your support worker with you, wherever you go, in the UK or abroad for work or pleasure. Having the support of a professional support worker allows you and your family to relax, safe in the knowledge that you are getting the personal attention and support that you need to get the most out of your holiday
Holiday Support through Elderly Care Service not only assist you on your holiday, we can assist you plan your holiday from door to door. We know how difficult organising holidays can be if you have a hip problem, partial sight, trouble with walking and going up steps or need the full use of a wheel chair, not only can we assist you on your holiday we can help you plan your holiday to ensure your expectations are fully met.
Do you have pets? If so, we know that they are important to you. Whether you take them on holiday or leave them in the care of a responsible person you need to consider their welfare. Under the animal welfare act you have a legal responsibility to ensure their welfare and to provide for your pet's needs as does any person you choose to leave them with.
Let Elderly Care Service assist in caring for your pet whether you decide to take them with you on holiday or leave them at home
To find out more about our Holiday Support Service, please contact our dedicated holiday Care team on 0113 234 1660
Our Respite Support service allows primary support workers, family members or friend to take time away from their everyday duties to relax, go on holiday or just have a few hours break.
We understand that being a regular support worker for a loved one can make it difficult to arrange some respite for yourself and you may feel apprehensive about going away. Elderly Care Service can provide a high quality Respite Support service, affording you the piece of mind to relax and enjoy yourself, knowing that your loved one will continue to receive the support they need.
To find out more about our Respite Support service, please contact our dedicated support team on 0113 234 1660.
Mental Health Support
Statistics suggest that 1 in 4 people will experience mental health problem in any given year.
Elderly Care Service believes a person with mental health illness has an improved outcome if there is a therapeutic alliance with the person supporting them.
Elderly Care Service focuses on the relationship strategies and provide a service which promotes independence and optimize a person's strength in the community. As a team and organisation Elderly Care Service believes that the person with mental health illness is at the centre of the support and should be the judge of their support, contributing to the assessment and support plan.
Our understanding of "recovery" is that it is a deeply personal process of supporting a person to live a satisfying and hopeful life. We also work on developing a new meaning for people and find a way to contribute to life even with the limitations of their mental illness.
Other services include:
Information on Health and Well being
Quality Private Care in the comfort of your own home
Elderly Care Service is a private home care service provider. Our services include:
Night Sitting Service
Day Sit / Day Care
Hospital to Home Care
Specialist Care (Dementia)
Mental Health Support
Information on Health and Well Being
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