Asking for help can be difficult but it can work to alleviate worry and stress from both yourself and your family. There are a range of reasons why you may need to ask for some assistance due to age related conditions. We at Isle Care understand the needs that our service users may have and we have professionally trained staff on hand to support you to maintain your independence and your life choices.
Every service user will be involved in writing their own care plan to ensure that the needs and wishes of the service user are met at all times. Our professional team at Isle Care are trained to maintain the service user’s dignity and respect in the comfort of their own home. The services that we offer include: washing, bathing, showering, dressing, dental hygiene, shaving, hair brushing, incontinence support and assistance with prescribed medication with the exception of injected medication.
We aim to ensure that all of the service users needs are met. This includes Intellectual, emotional and social needs. To do this Isle Care aim to provide a range of opportunities that are directed by the service user. This may include; socialization in the community, support with using public transport and company on journeys, emotional support, a friend to listen and talk to, reading and playing games and light exercise.
We understand that sometimes household duties can be difficult and that it is important for our service users to maintain their home environment. To enable this, we provide the following services: Laundry, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning bathroom, cleaning kitchen, washing dishes and washing the windows inside. Requests can be made in relation to other domestic duties and these will be discussed with our service users.
Food and Nutrition
Preparation of meals, serving food and shopping. Any dietary requirements will be recorded in the service users care plan.
Isle Care can arrange transport for appointments, trips out, shopping and general errands. This can be arranged with prior notice and it will be subject to availability of staff.
Short Term Care
If the service user finds themselves in the position of needing some short term care our professional team at Isle Care will be happy to discuss this with the service user. This could be due to an injury, illness, relatives going on holiday, a recent discharge from hospital or respite cover for family or friends.
- Independant Age
- Age Uk
- Adult support services IOM
- Nutrition – Eatwell Guide
- British Diabetic Society – Guide to good nutrition and hydration in older age
- Lifelong learning – The University of the Third Age, life-long learning opportunities and avenues for retired and semi-retired people
- Men in Sheds
- Social Activities