Personal care is the support and supervision of daily personal living tasks and private hygiene.
Personal care for elders is the support and supervision of daily personal living tasks and private hygiene and toileting, along with dressing and maintaining your appearance. Personal care may include bathing and showering, including bed-baths, and applying lotions and creams as required. It provides you or your loved one with the opportunity to receive discreet and sensitive one-to-one support from a fully-trained private carer.
Our carers can sensitively assist with personal hygiene to help you feel confident every day
With a carer, getting dressed and undressed can become
much quicker and simpler
Your carer can help you with brushing your teeth and other areas of oral hygiene
A carer can help you apply make-up, as well as help with shaving and hair care
Good foot care is especially important if you are diabetic and need to be extra vigilant with your feet
Your carer can help change or maintain a stoma or catheter bag
Our carers can help you to move position in bed to stretch and help avoid pressure injuries
A carer can help with toileting, changing continence pads, and cleaning intimate areas
A fully trained private carer offers discreet personal care to support your independence.
At Onecare World Health, our carers are all fully trained to provide dedicated, person-centred home care that promotes your independence and lets you continue to live life on your terms. Working to your regular routines and ensuring that support is tailored to your specific requirements, you’ll always receive personal care in the way that’s most comfortable and convenient for you.
We believe in the importance of a continuous service and the same familiar faces, especially when it comes to personal care.
With personal care from Onecare World Health, you have the choice of having either visiting care or live-in care, depending on the level of support you require.
Visiting care provides you with someone who visits at set times of the day or even overnight – to provide the support you need at the times you need it.
If you require ongoing personal care and need support at all times of the day and night, it may be best to have a live-in carer, living at home with you to provide 24-hour care.
Our personal care plans are built entirely around your specific needs and routines.
Like all forms of care, support with personal care is built completely around your individual needs and personal routines. If you like to wash before breakfast or have a bath before going to bed, a carer will happily follow your schedule, letting you live the way you want.
With home care, you have the choice of having a visiting carer – someone who visits at set times of the day or even overnight – to provide the support you need. If you require ongoing support, it may be best to have a live-in carer, living at home with you to provide 24-hour care.
Call our team of experts on 01902973511 to talk through your options and any questions you may have regarding your care.
Onecare World Health manager will visit you to discuss your requirements and learn about the type of care you’re after.
What is respite care?
Respite care is an indispensable service that offers temporary relief to primary caregivers, granting them a much-needed respite from their duties. Its purpose is to establish a comprehensive support system for individuals who care for loved ones with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or age-related concerns. Respite care can be provided in various settings, including the home, day programs, or residential care facilities. The objective of respite care is to enable caregivers to take time off and tend to their own needs such as rest, relaxation, personal appointments, or social activities while having peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are in capable and safe hands.
The need for respite care can arise under diverse circumstances. Family members who serve as primary caregivers for individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses often experience emotional and physical stress due to the demands of providing round-the-clock care. Respite care offers them the opportunity to recharge and attend to their well-being—an essential aspect of maintaining a healthy balance between caregiving responsibilities and personal needs. Moreover, respite care benefits both the caregiver and the recipient by providing a change of environment and opportunities for engagement outside the usual daily routine.
At Onecare World Health, we are committed to delivering top-quality respite care services within the comfort of individuals’ homes. Our approach centres around personalised care plans that address each client’s unique needs with compassion and professionalism. By offering respite care in familiar surroundings—where one feels secure—we aim to promote comfort not only for those receiving our services but also for their family members.
One significant advantage of in-home respite care lies in its ability to tailor support according to specific requirements—both individual and familial. The skilled caregivers at Onecare World Health are trained extensively in delivering a wide range of services including personal assistance with daily tasks like medication management as well as companionship tailored specifically towards those with complex medical conditions. This comprehensive approach allows family caregivers temporary breaks while ensuring that their loved ones receive the highest standard of care in a familiar and nurturing environment.
Furthermore, Onecare World Health recognises the importance of continuity in caregiving, particularly for individuals with complex medical needs or those who benefit from a consistent routine. By providing respite care at home, we aim to minimise disruptions to the recipient’s daily life while offering support and assistance to the primary caregiver. This approach facilitates a seamless transition during the respite period, ensuring that those receiving care feel comfortable and secure while their caregivers take well-deserved breaks.
In addition to meeting practical needs, Onecare World Health’s respite care services are grounded in empathy and understanding. Our dedicated caregivers acknowledge the emotional complexities involved in caregiving and prioritise cultivating trusting relationships with both recipients of care and their family members. This compassionate approach aims to alleviate emotional burdens carried by primary caregivers, granting them an opportunity to recharge and rejuvenate their well-being.
Onecare World Health’s commitment extends beyond practical assistance; we understand that caregiving encompasses various responsibilities including emotional support, companionship, and ongoing communication with healthcare professionals. By offering respite care at home, we strive to build collaborative partnerships with recipients of care and their families—ensuring that our plans continually adapt to evolving needs and preferences.
The in-home respite care services provided by Onecare World Health are designed not only for the well-being of recipients but also for family caregivers. Through our flexible personalised approach, we empower family members to prioritise their health without compromising on the quality of care received by loved ones. This holistic model acknowledges how interconnected caregiving experiences are—emphasising physical as well as emotional resilience for all involved parties.
In conclusion, respite care plays an essential role in supporting family caregivers while promoting overall well-being among individuals facing disabilities or chronic illnesses related to ageing. Onecare World Health’s commitment towards providing high-quality respite care within individuals’ homes reflects a deep understanding of the diverse needs and challenges faced by caregivers and care recipients. By offering personalised, compassionate, and comprehensive respite care services, Onecare World Health empowers families to strike a healthy balance between caregiving responsibilities and self-care—fostering a supportive environment that promotes the well-being of both caregivers and care recipients.