Care at Home from Bristol Direct Care

We at Bristol Direct Care provide assistance, whether it is for a short term or on a long term basis. We offer a wide range of services and assistance. Care at home is often the most preferable solution to most of our clients. It means you can stay in your familiar environment without the need of any upheaval.

We can provide personal, social holiday, and palliative care. Tailored to your needs and wishes. Some of our services include:

Health Related Services

  • Monitoring diet and eating
  • Assisting with eating
  • Collecting prescriptions
  • Assisting with bathing and dressing
  • Providing personal grooming
  • Helping with incontinence care
  • Assisting with morning or bedtime help
  • Stimulating mental awareness
  • Providing respite, Alzheimer and Dementia care

Social Care Services

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Participating in hobbies such as reading
  • Arranging appointments, travel arrangements
  • Visiting Family, neighbours and friends
  • Helping with Entertaining
  • Preparing shopping lists and shopping
  • Providing light housekeeping
  • Supervising home maintenance
  • Dropping off and collect dry cleaning

Live-in Care from Bristol Direct Care

Live-in Care from Bristol Direct Care is a full-time home care solution that allows you or your loved one to stay at home in familiar comfortable surroundings supported by a trained Carer. Your Carer works to a support plan developed to suit your needs. Many people find this one-to-one personal home care service the ideal way to maintain quality of life and the dignity of independence. Your Carer is not allowed to administer medicines but will help you to take care of the necessities of life so that you can enjoy every day more.

Choosing how to handle the care of a loved one in their later years is a difficult decision. You want to do what is best for your family. There is no right or wrong, every family’s situation is different. For many people, Live-in Care is a much better option than a Care Home.

We are happy to talk you through your options to help you choose the best route.

We recognise the individual need for personal fulfilment and offer individualised programmes of meaningful activity to satisfy the needs of our service user.

Bristol Direct Care employ full time live-in Carers to cater for a wide range of needs where specialist or nursing skills are not required. Many of our Clients have ongoing care needs but we also place carers for short periods. Shorter assignments may support Clients as they recover after a hospital visit or allow an existing carer to take some holiday.

At Bristol Direct Care, we provide Live-in Care for individuals in Bristol, Bath, Gloucester and the surrounding areas, with many varying conditions, ranging from Dementia and Alzheimer’s, to Multiple Sclerosis, to Strokes. Talk to us if you are not sure what is right for you.

Post-Hospital Recovery Care

After being discharged from hospital, rehabilitation care at home can help get you back to normal. With our support you can bridge the gap between your stay in hospital and your full recovery, taking advantage of the comfortable and reassuring environment of your own home.

Our expert carers can help you with the exercise you need to take, and the right food to eat. From your initial assessment and through your continuing care, we will make sure to that we work with your changing needs.

Bristol Direct Care can help you with:

  • Exercise and your physiotherapy regime
  • Diet plans and eating well
  • Getting out and about as much as possible
  • Cooking and general housekeeping
  • Getting to appointments

Why not call us. We would be pleased to help you plan your rehabilitation.

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Urgent or Emergy Care at Home

Sometimes circumstances change suddenly and you need care in the home urgently.

A spouse might have been taken ill or suddenly passed away.
A family member acting as a carer might have an emergency to deal with that means they cannot be available.

To help in these circumstances Bristol Direct Care have developed an emergency support process which will place an experienced carer to match your requirements following an initial care planning consultation.

We know that each of these urgent care requirements are unique. Please call us to discuss how we can help.

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Free Face to Face Consultation

We provide initial trial packages of care designed to meet individual circumstances. This allows you to start your care and gives you the opportunity to see if this is the correct option for you. We offer a free personal consultation and this will include a description of current general health state and current medical treatment, if any, as well as any mobility aids, specialists aids or equipment used.

A detailed history of your medical circumstances and requirements are recorded. We will prepare a care plan which includes a facility for recording life history, social networks and contacts. We will take into consideration the appropriate and desired activities and hobbies you wish to include in your care.

Please call us to arrange a free immediate consultation. We will offer skilled care to enable people supported by us to achieve their optimum state of health and well being.

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All our service users will be treated with respect, privacy and with dignity.

We recognise the individual need for personal fulfilment and offer individualised programmes of meaningful activity to satisfy the needs of our service user.