Care and Support Services
We believe that choice, dignity and respect are key to well-being whilst caring for you at home...
Here at Meadows we offer non-medical, companionship-led support sessions. It is so incredibly important to us that people are given the choice to be able to stay within their home for as long as they are able to.
The benefits of living at home and receiving support where needed, are huge. It means that clients are surrounded by familiarity which is crucial, especially if there are signs of Dementia or memory loss. It allows the client to be comforted and enables them to be more independent within their home.
This is why we offer our home-help and companionship service; we want to enable our clients to live their lives in a person centred and independent way which maintains their well-being to the fullest.
The valuable services that we offer include, but are not limited to:
Funding your support
When it comes to funding your support there are several options that are available to you;
Self funding support at home
This option can be the most straight forward when choosing your care - when you 'self fund' you are able to choose any provider that suits your requirements and meets your care budget.
Support from charities
There are many charities offering support to people who need social care. Organisations such as Age UK and Mencap do a great job in providing information, support and – in some cases – financial advice.
Depending on your situation, you may be eligible for government assistance in meeting some, or all, of your care costs.
Health care needs are covered by the NHS. There are two options generally available to individuals living in care homes. Free Nursing Care (or FNC) is a flat rate contribution that the NHS will pay to a care home or care provider for the cost of delivering nursing support. Continuing Healthcare (or CHC) is generally available only to those with more significant nursing needs and should cover the entire cost of care. The level of NHS funding is driven by the nature and severity of care needs and will require an NHS assessment to confirm availability.
Social care is slightly different and may require a contribution, depending on your financial circumstances. You will need to contact your local council who will begin by carrying out a care needs assessment. This will determine whether you are entitled to social care support and if you can be assisted financially.
We can offer you or your loved one support during the funding process...
The matching of caregivers to clients on a regular basis ensures that you are able to build trusted relationships during your sessions.
Dementia Care including Alzheimer's
We can support your loved one to live well at home with their condition by providing consistent and reassuring care.
We can assist with the prompting and overseeing of medication administration.
We are able to support your loved one with washing, dressing and continence care in a dignified way.
If your loved one is having difficulty cooking for themselves then we can help with aspects of meal times.
If you require assistance to access the community or attend social activities then we can help to enable you in doing so.
If you require support with keeping your pet fit and well then we can offer assistance with this, they're part of the family after all!
We have fully business insured, wheelchair accessible vehicles that are able to assist you to attend medical appointments. We also offer a waiting service in line with this.
If you or a loved one requires a little extra help around the home, then we can assist with this, including laundry and housekeeping.
Support for primary caregiver to have a much needed break, with the peace of mind that their loved one is taken care of.