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Care Services

We deliver care and support for a range of needs and requirements including but not limited to people with:

  • A Physical Disability
  • Dementia
  • An Acquired Brain Injury
  • A Learning Disability
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • A Spinal Injury
  • A Mental Health Issue
  • Palliative Care
  • Complex Neurological Difficulties

Or who may require assistance for

  • Attending appointments or events
  • Travel abroad/UK
  • Respite Care
  • Attending University or College

We aim to support Service Users to maintain the maximum degree of independence possible and we do this through:

  • Recruiting and retaining the best staff
  • Providing excellent training to all staff before they start work for us
  • Providing 24/7 support to Service Users and Staff
  • Upholding a strong set of core values
  • Robust performance monitoring to deliver continuous improvement maintain high standards of compliance
  • Working with our Service Users to produce Person Centred Care Plans to meet their individual needs and preferences
  • Treating people with respect, honesty and dignity and empowering them to remain as independent as possible.

Personal Care is defined as undertaking any activity that requires a degree of close personal and physical contact with a person, regardless of age who, for reasons associated with disability, frailty, illness or personal capacity are unable to provide it for themselves without assistance. These activities include, for example:

  • Assisting the person to get up and dressed or undressed and going to bed
  • Helping the person to have a wash, shower or bath including washing of hair, shaving and oral hygiene
  • Assisting a person with their toilet requirements
  • Helping the person eat their food and to take a drink
  • Assisting the person with their medication or other health related task in accordance with an agreed policy
  • Cleaning teeth and/or dentures
  • Cleaning glasses and hearing aids and assisting with putting them on
  • Assisting with getting out of a chair
  • Personal support of a confidential, sensitive or specialist nature

Domestic Tasks are also provided if required and may include:

  • Cleaning areas including baths, sinks, toilets, commodes, ovens, work surfaces, crockery and cutlery
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Changing and making the bed
  • Preparing and cooking food, making drinks
  • Assisting with shopping
  • Cleaning interior windows
  • Vacuuming of carpets and washing floors
  • Collecting pensions and prescriptions
  • Emptying and cleaning commodes
  • We also help look after pets if required

All cleaning materials and equipment needed to complete the tasks will be supplied by the service user.

Gender Pay Gap

Find out more about Abacare’s Gender Pay Gap