About the project
This service provides is best viewed in two parts:
1.Domilcairy Home Care:
The service provides individualised packages of domiciliary care in individuals’ own homes to support their wellbeing and independence in order that they can remain living in their own home in their local community. Support is provided on a regular basis such as twice daily or more frequently if required and are based on an individual’s assessed needs – often via an external commissioner such as Social Services. All calls must be a minimum of 30 minutes to ensure meaningful contact time.
This service includes working in partnership with local community nursing teams to provide person centred end of life domiciliary care to enable individuals to remain living in their own homes as per their wish.
- Support is provided based on an individual’s needs, desires, and personal preferences to promote wellbeing and independence. This includes:
- Support with Personal Care.
- Support with Nutrition and Hydration.
- Support with Prescribed Medication.
- Support with Mobility.
- Support to access local community and attend social events
2. Respite Service (HBR / Sitting Service):
Provision of practical support (respite) to unpaid Carers of all ages, enabling them to take a break from their caring responsibilities and enhance the wellbeing of the cared for individual, by supporting/creating social and recreational opportunities.
Respite services are provided on a regular basis such as weekly or monthly, or less frequently for longer periods of time if required and are flexible to promote the needs and wellbeing of the Carer and the cared for individual
This service accepts privately paying individuals and shares it staffing with the PTHB Carers Respite Service.
This service is registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales
Eligibility / Referral Process
There is no eligibility other than to have a support need and reside within Powys County Council.
This service can receive referrals Friends and family members.
Health & Social Care Professionals.
Local Authority (via brokerage)
Information Services / other organisations e.g., Community Connectors, outreach workers, etc.
Self-referrals/family and friends – for private arrangements.
Referrals can be made by directly contacting the Powys office on 01874 610346 or via firstname.lastname@example.org