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Supporting independence with compassion and dignity

Our mission: to give you the freedom to live the life you want – in your own home

Personal care

Careful young nurse talking to elderly man in wheelchair while visiting him at home
Health visitor and a senior woman during home visit. A nurse talking to an elderly woman in an wheelchair.

The Personal care service we offer is there for all kinds of routine tasks that you or a loved-one might need support with. This could include showering, bathing, applying lotions and creams, helping with toileting and dressing – all in the comfortable surroundings of your own home.

We work with you to make sure that the support needed is tailored to the needs of the individual.

Our personal care service

We use the term ‘Personal care’ to broadly cover all kinds of support with personal hygiene and toileting, along with dressing and maintaining your appearance.

Here are just some of the personal care services included

  • Showering and bathing, including bed-baths
  • Applying lotions and creams
  • Dressing and getting ready for bed
  • Oral hygiene
  • Support with shaving
  • Applying make-up, and hair care
  • Foot care, especially if you are diabetic need to be extra vigilant with your feet
  • Helping you to the toilet, including using a commode or bedpan
  • Changing continence pads, along with cleaning intimate areas
  • Support moving position in bed, to stretch and prevent bed sores
  • Changing or maintaining a stoma or catheter bag, or other forms of clinical intervention

Each of our carers is expertly trained to provide personal care discreetly and always being respectful of personal boundaries. They undertake thorough training where they learn the importance of maintaining your independence and dignity.

Find out more

Put an end to worrying about how you’re going to cope. Look forward to the care and companionship provided by our wonderful team of care specialists.

Call us to find out more about clinical care at home. Arrange a free consultation with our nursing care team. We’d love to hear from you.