Description

Flexi Care & Support offers the highest standards of personal care, reliability, and friendly service to clients, in age groups over 16, who are living in their own homes.

Our organisation works with individuals to maximise their independence where possible and offer the ongoing support the individual requires to achieve personal life outcomes.

 

The people we support:

 

•             Children & Adults with Learning Difficulties

•             Children & Adults whose behaviour is deemed challenging

•             Frail and vulnerable adults

•             Mental health issues

•             People with dementia

•             Children & Adults with Physical disabilities

•             Multiple Diagnosis

 

The services we provide are person-led packages of support and are tailored to meet the individual clients need. Services range from:

•             Assessment and delivery of full personalised care & support packages

•             Intensive 1 to 1 support

•             Pop-in visiting service

•             Enabling support to increase independence

•             Re-enablement support (Post Hospitalisation)

•             Supporting clients with daily living activities.

•             Support with personal care needs (such as getting up and putting to bed, personal hygiene).

•             Preparing light snacks and meals.

•             General help (such as shopping, housework, running errands etc.)

•             Sitter services

•             Sleep-in and waking night service

•             24hr manager on call system in place to support our staff and service users.  

 

*This list is not finite

 

The focus of all our services is to support and promote the independence and re-enablement of Service Users, and integration into the wider community, to enable and empower greater levels of independence, choice and community living as a result.   

e.g. adults who have a learning disability and/or a mental health condition or whose behaviour can be challenging, and need help and support to access the community or to enable them to live independently in their own flat or house, or more satisfactorily with their family. 

 

We belief that everyone has the right to choose the way in which they want to be cared for and supported.

We respect individual privacy and offer dignity and independence.

 

Specialist tasks

From time to time support workers may be asked to undertake some tasks, which may be considered to be specialist.  These tasks may be undertaken following appropriate risk assessments and only after the appropriate training.  The support worker will be provided bespoke training in the procedure before undertaking the tasks by a trainer with a relevant qualification, e.g. occupational therapist, speech therapist, or nurse etc.

Such tasks may include:

•             Peg - Gastrostomy Care - Assisting with artificial feeding

•             Changing sterile dressings

•             Catheter care – changing bags, monitoring output

•             Tracheotomy care – oral suctioning

•             Assistance with eye or ear drops

•             Ileostomy and colostomy care – changing of bags


Service Details

Locations:
Barnsley Business & Innovation Centre, Snydale Road, Cudworth, Barnsley, S72 8RP (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
FlexiCare & Support
Service Type:
Care and support at home
Services intended for:
  • Adults
  • People with autistic spectrum disorder
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with a mental health problem
  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • Young people
Opening times:
The service operates 24hrs per day with an out of hours oncall service

Age Groups:
  • Adults
  • Older people
  • Young adults
Cost:
Standard Care & Support - £13.95 per hour for less intensive care & support. Our basic rates* (excluding bank holidays and travel costs), are as follows: // Complex Care & Support - £15.50 per hour // Specialist Care & Support – 17.50 per hour // Sleep in Night - £64.00 per night // Specialist Care & Support – 17.50 per hour
Supports people with challenging behaviour:
Yes
Supports people with mental health care:
Yes

This page was last updated on 03 May 2018

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Ms Katrina Latham
Role:
Service Manager
Address:
Barnsley Business & Innovation Centre, Snydale Road, Cudworth, Barnsley, S72 8RP
Telephone:
01226 710588
Email:
info@flexicareandsupport.co.uk