Residential Care is by in large for the needs of older men and women that do not require the extra support that those with medical issues do. However, our trained and friendly staff will help you with any assistance you may need with washing, dressing and other daily living activities. You’ll be happy to hear our residential care comes with a huge variety of activities available to all subscribers, with everything from gardening and baking to gentle exercise and pet care, and all manner of therapies, you’re sure to settle straight in.
With an ageing population, effective health care is more important than ever, and we are able to provide exactly this for you. We can work with you to ensure that your loved one has all of the health related support needed – including necessary nurse or carer visits – to enable them to remain in their own home in preference to a residential home. This is an outstanding service which can improve your loved one’s life tremendously, so if you want to make sure that they can stay independent for longer, get in touch with one of our team to find out what we could do for you.
Living with a disability can come with a great deal of challenges, however with the right kind of help and support, there is no doubt that life can still be lived to the full. Our team can help you with this, and can provide many types of care which cater to the needs of those with a disability. This means that life can be lived as normal, in a safe and controlled manner, so if you know that this kind of help could change the life of someone you know and love, get in touch for an initial consultation with us.
Everyone likes to do their own shopping, but if your loved one finds that mobility is becoming more of a problem then they may benefit from the help of our shopping assistance team. We are able to attend shopping trips to provide help when needed, included pushing a trolley, reaching items on shelves, and counting money at the end of the trip. This is a valuable service as it means that shopping can be done almost as normal, so it is definitely worth thinking about getting in touch to see what our team could do for you and your loved one.
It is important that everyone is able to bathe on a regular basis, and if your loved one is unable to do this unaided at present then you may find that our bath assistance service is exactly what is needed. Our team can attend at bath time and provide exactly the right amount of care, leaving your loved one with as much independence and privacy as possible. Our team are able to handle all situations with care, so to make sure that your loved one is looked after as well as possible at bath time, get in touch with us.
Should you have complex care requirements, such as support with administering complex medication, we can provide the support of highly skilled healthcare professionals, with specific skills, tailored to meet your complex requirements.
We can provide a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker to sit, chat and read with you, providing the company you need to make you feel comfortable and at ease.
24 Hour Care
As your condition deteriorates, you may need 24-hour attention and care. We can provide healthcare professionals to provide you with round the clock one-to-one care.
If you currently receive palliative care support from other organisations, such as Social Services, Local Authorities or charitable bodies, we are able to work in partnership with them to ensure a consistent approach to your care is adopted.
We offer an emergency response service to support patients with a terminal illness during times of crisis. We understand that in a crisis you need us to react quickly and you may need a care package to start immediately.
In such circumstances we will carry out an emergency assessment to facilitate a faster response, so that you are able to return home as quickly as possible. We will work in partnership with other healthcare professionals such as GPs and hospital Doctors, to ensure that all your care needs are met.
It is important for everyone to have the chance to socialise, no matter what your age or physical ability. We are well aware of this, and for this reason we strive to provide you with the service that you need to enable you to get out and about. No matter what kind of social event you would like to attend, we can provide you with the transport you need, and the support that you require once you get there. This means that there is no need for you to stop doing the things that you enjoy, and you really can continue to enjoy your life to the full.
If you have to take regular medication, it can sometimes be difficult to ensure that you take exactly what you need at the right time. When you consider just how much of an impact this can have on your overall health, you will see just how important our medication support service can be. Our team are able to help you take your medication at the right times, and put things in place to help you remember to do so when you’re on your own. This is a valuable service and can save lives, so is certainly one worth thinking about if you have to take medication.
Foremost Care social companionship service enables our clients to live independently, providing them with the assistance of a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker at times to suit their convenience. Our social companionship service is most suited to individuals who will benefit from having the reassurance that someone is there with them to offer support when it is needed. It also provides peace of mind for family members who are unable to regularly visit, as they know their loved one is being cared for.
We select our Carers to match your personality and requirements, will provide company and conversation, as well as providing support with household and social activities. Your service is tailored to your requirements and can be adapted to meet your changing needs. We will also arrange for you to meet your Carer before your care package commences to ensure that you are happy.
What is Included in the Service?
As part of our social companionship service, your Carer will spend time with you, whether that is spent sitting and chatting, looking through old family albums, watching television, or going out for short walks, they will be able to provide the company and reassurance that you need. Household Activities
If you have reduced independence, our Carers can assist you with light housekeeping tasks, such as dusting, vacuuming, washing, ironing, and changing bed linen. In addition, they can support with meal preparation and assist with your food shopping where required.
If you have trouble keeping track of what you need to do and when, your Carer can support you with your daily routine. They can provide you with reminders to do things, such as when to take your medication, to attend Doctors’ appointments, to feed the dog and many other useful things that help you to remain independent.
Day Trips Out
In addition to helping you with short day-to-day outings, your Carer will be happy to accompany you on day trips, allowing you and your family to relax, safe in the knowledge that you are getting the personal attention you require whilst out on your trip. Whether you are planning a trip to a museum or a trip to a local park, our Carers will support you whilst you are out of your home. They can also assist you with making travel arrangements and transporting mobility equipment, should you need it.
Wherever possible, we will encourage you to engage in social activities. That may be to attend a local club, or to meet with friends for a chat and a cup of tea.
When faced with illness or immobility, it can be a struggle to carry out everyday activities that you may have once performed with ease. Our discreet personal care service is designed to support you with your day-to-day living, as well as providing you with the encouragement and emotional support that you may need to remain living independently.
Our personal care service can support you with getting in and out of your bed, dressing, administering medication, bathing and continence care, at a time to suit your convenience. Maintaining your dignity is of paramount importance to us, which is why our Carers will ensure you feel comfortable always.
Your Carer can fully support you with your bathing requirements. They can assist you in getting in and out of the bath or shower safely, as well as washing and drying your hair and body, if required. Should you be able to bathe independently, they are able to sit with you and offer support when needed; giving you peace of mind that someone is there to ensure your safety.
Fastening buttons and zips, and tying laces are simple processes to most however, for many individuals such things can become impossible tasks. If you need help getting dressed and undressed, you can rely on our Carers to provide support to make things easier for you.
Our Carers can assist you getting in and out of bed, at a time which suits your own routine. In addition, we can also provide support with hoisting, as required.
We can support both your urinary and faecal continence whilst preserving your dignity, at all times. Your Carer can help you to get to and from the toilet and, where required, will monitor your personal hygiene to ensure your health and comfort. This can include changing catheter and stoma bags, incontinence pads and sheets, and help with bathing and changing clothing.
As part of our personal care service, our Carers can support you with all aspects of meal times. This can include assisting with your weekly shop, helping with the preparation of your meals, and managing the food in your house.
Our Carers can assist you with light household duties as part of your personal care service and will help with tasks such as laundry, vacuuming and washing up. If you can complete these tasks yourself, to maintain your independence, our Carers can just be on hand to offer support where required.
You may sometimes forget to take your prescribed medication, or may struggle to take it the correct way, which could put your health at serious risk. Our Carers are able to alleviate this worry by prompting you to take your medication and ensure you’re taking the right dosage, at the right time. If remembering to take your medication is not a problem, but you’re unable to physically take it due to your condition, our Carers may be able to help administer your medication, provided there is a clear prescription to follow.
Please contact Foremost Care on 02081085963 to find out more
Live in Care
With Foremost Care live in care service, a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker can move in to your home with you to provide a bespoke care service, supporting you to remain independent in the comfort of your own home.
Whether you have complex nursing care needs or just require some support in doing everyday tasks, we can provide a service tailored to your needs. Our live-in care service affords your family and friends peace of mind, knowing that you are benefiting from the expert care of highly skilled healthcare professionals, in the place where you are most comfortable. A flexible care service is provided, accommodating your regular routine and specific needs, as well as adapting to your changing circumstances. Why Choose Live-in Care?
Our live-in care service offers you a high level of flexibility, from simple things such as choosing your meals and watching your favourite programmes on television, through to having the freedom to be active each day knowing there is someone there to support your care requirements. These may seem simple requests, but such things can have a profound effect on an individual’s well-being. The benefits of allowing someone to retain their individuality and independence throughout illness should not be overlooked; this is particularly true for dementia conditions where maintaining continuity and familiarity of routine is especially important.
There are many ways in which our live-in care service can benefit you:
Enables you to remain living in your own home
Allows you to continue living your chosen lifestyle
Comparable cost to many care homes
One-to-one care, providing you with greater flexibility and personalisation
Continuity of care from a small number of Carers, selected to match your requirements
Available on a short or long-term basis, often at very short notice Our live-in care service is based on you and your Carer being able to have a good night sleep. Should you need support throughout the night, your Carer can be called upon up to three times. For those whose needs during the night are more complex, we offer a 24-hour care service; this is explained in more detail below.
Continuity of care is one of the key strengths of our homecare service. This is achieved by minimising the number of Carers assigned to each care package. As part of our live-in care service, we will provide you with two, and in some cases three, suitable Carers to work on a rota basis.
24 Hour Care
Our 24-hour care service supports individuals who require a significant level of support throughout the day and night.
This option is also suited to those who do not have the room available for an additional person to sleep overnight and still require care, or those who would prefer not to have a Carer move in with them.
We can arrange for a Carer to look after your care needs during the day, and another Carer to be with you throughout the night. Carers will handover at a time suitable to you. Both Carers will be able to support you with any personal care requirements that you may have, as well as lending a helping hand with household chores.
When you struggle to care for yourself, night times can be worrying, as you may feel as though you don’t have the help that you need at this time. However, this should no longer be a problem with our night calls service. You are able to contact a member of our team no matter what time you need assistance, and we will then be able to take appropriate action for your needs. This can do a huge amount to give you peace of mind, so the service is more than worth thinking about. Simply get in touch with us today to find out more.
Getting to appointments can be difficult when you don’t have the physical ability to drive or use public transport to get to where you need to be. If this is something that you struggle with, particularly if you have to attend health appointments regularly, then our appointments transportation service is just what you need. We can provide door to door transport to ensure that appointments are met, and this can have a hugely positive effect on overall health. There is no need for anyone to struggle to make their appointments, so for more information about how we could help you, get in touch today.
Being able to be independent is a wonderful thing, and if your loved one has health issues then this may be a concern for you. However, with our residential care services you can be sure that we will help you to take care of all of their social care needs. We will help you to put together a care plan that will ensure that your loved one gets all of the support needed to stay independent for longer – and this could be the thing to transform their lives, so get in touch to speak to one of our experts today.
The care that we provide for those suffering with dementia is something that we know very well and pride ourselves on in its unwavering support and the exceptional standard of training that we ensure our staff undergo. Learning about the varying types of dementia there are and then applying that through person centred approaches is something we do best, and as a result reduce distress and promote well-being.
Emergency Care Staff
Having a care system in place for someone with health issues still living in their own home is incredibly important to keep them safe, however it is sometimes the case that things can go wrong with this system, leaving them with no carers at all. If this happens, then our emergency care staff will be able to step in and take the strain until your regular care team are back in place. This means that you don’t need to worry about the safety of your loved one, as professional and caring staff are always on hand to help just when you need it the most.
Eating a varied and healthy diet is incredibly important, but for someone with mobility issues it may not be so simple. In order to help people to continue living independently, our meal preparation service is ideal. We are able to come in and prepare healthy food, and this allows an enjoyable diet with no need to eat boring, unhealthy foods on a daily basis. Not only this, but it can be good for your loved one to have a chat to a friendly face, too. For more information, get in touch today to find out how we could help to maintain your loved one’s independence.
Housekeeping tasks can be difficult when you’re elderly or disabled, and for this reason our service can be a tremendous help for many. We are able to assist with lots of different tasks that relate to the day to day running of a home, and for many of our clients this is the key difference between being able to remain in their own home, and being taken into residential care. There are many tasks that we can do, including washing and cleaning, to make life that little bit easier, so get in touch with us today for a full list of the tasks that we are able to assist with.
Our specialist team of Care Workers can visit you to add that vital human element to your daily life. We can become a trusted and friendly face whilst also sharing your interests - offering that needed companionship. All our clients have found out that coming together with a companion makes them feel energised and revitalised when they spend real quality time with someone who is interested in them and understands them. From enjoying a chat over a cup of tea to going to a leisure activity - our companionship services can help you. Get in touch to find out more.
Our specialist care services have been meticulously designed in order to cater for a range of disabilities and mental illnesses. This allows us thoroughly train staff in their appropriate fields in order to ensure that everyone we care for is getting the treatment and assistance they need in fully personalised plans. Whether it be those suffering from Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or those with acquired brain and spinal injury, we have the expertise, the devoted staff and the facilities to ensure every person gets exactly the support they need.
Domiciliary Care or ‘Home Care’ provides the same close-knit support and assistance one would receive from Residential Care within the confines of their own home. Perfectly suited to those that live independently still, but require some routine outside assistance from family, friends of a professional carer. Each individual’s specific needs are built into fully personalised care plans that will see you with support just as thorough as you’d expect anywhere else.
Our assisted living services allow you the independence and privacy of your own home, with the peace of mind knowing that the 24/7 support you need is there if you need it. Available in a variety of programs from help at home to optional care packages, our goal is to give you that freedom of living independently within a safe, caring, social and supportive community.
Our holiday care service supports individuals who find it difficult to go on holiday due to the level of care and support that they require whilst away from home, often resulting in them not getting the break they need.
We can provide a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker to accompany you on holiday in the UK, to support you with your activities of daily living. This can be with you individually, or with your family and friends. Having the support of a professional Carer allows you and your family to relax, safe in the knowledge that you are getting the personal attention and support that you need to get the most out of your holiday.
Whilst we do manage all aspects of your care, we do not assist with the booking process of your holiday. For a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker to come away with you, you will need to provide sleeping arrangements, food provision and provide an adequate level of holiday insurance.
When you are suffering from a life-threatening illness, it can be a painful time for both you and your loved ones. Our palliative care service aims to support you during this difficult time, making life more comfortable for everyone involved.
Our palliative care service supports adults and young people who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, whether that is terminal or curable, who wish to remain living in the comfort of their own homes. This service can be provided at all possible stages of illness. The main objective of our service is to achieve the best quality of life for you, as well as your family. We understand that your family and friends may have strong feelings about your condition and it may be difficult for you to express your feelings for fear of upsetting them. We can help you and your loved ones to discuss your feelings and provide extra support.
As part of our sensitive palliative care service, we ensure that you are treated as an individual, with dignity and respect. We will provide you with a personalised care plan that will consider your needs, preferences and choices. We also like to ensure continuity of care, which is why we only select a small number of Carers to work with you and get to know your personality and preferences.
Caring for someone with a long-term condition or illness can last for a short period of time or can continue for many years. In the initial stages of your diagnosis, our Nurses and Carers can assist you when attending hospital appointments, being there to support you every step of the way through the stages that follow.
We can provide support following treatments for your illness and can provide a wide range of services to ensure you are comfortable and are able to remain as active as possible, this includes personal care, social companionship and complex care. This can be provided at intervals to suit your convenience from shorter calls through to 24-hour care.
Our personal care service supports you with your morning and evening routines, bathing, dressing, continence care, medication prompts and meal preparation.
We all know that a good night’s sleep is essential for our everyday wellbeing and for the more vulnerable, an unsettled night can lead to greater care requirements throughout the day.
Care and support throughout the night in the form of a night care service can be equally as important as providing care throughout the day. How can we help you?
By offering two levels of night care services; Waking Night and Sleeping Night, Foremost Care can ensure that the night time hours for you or a loved one pass with comfort and confidence.
By providing experienced Support Workers, Healthcare Assistants or Nurses to support you throughout the night, we can ensure that you feel relaxed and assured that you are not on your own during the time you feel most vulnerable.
Our healthcare professionals can be there throughout the night to ensure that if you need assistance you are able to move about the house with safety.
We can support with positive night time routines such as bathing, domestic tasks like changing bedding and ensuring there are clean and suitable night clothes available.
Our service can be provided on a long or short-term basis and can be delivered at intervals to suit your convenience. So, whether your family would benefit from some respite, you are recovering from a period of illness or you require short term holiday cover, we can adapt our service to meet your individual requirements.
Sleeping Night Care
Our Sleeping Night service has been designed to promote confidence and independence for those who do not require complex or on-going support throughout the night. Your Sleeping Night Carer will retire to an allocated bedroom once you are settled in bed and be on hand should you need them at any time*.
As part of our Sleeping Night service, our Carers will be able to assist if you wake in the night with getting in and out of bed, toileting, preparing a drink or small snack or just being there to provide the reassurance that you’re not on your own.
Waking Night Care
We will recommend Our Waking Night service if you require increased attention throughout the night or you are awake for extended amounts of time.
As part of our Waking Night service, your carer will be awake and alert always through the night; on hand for whatever you might require. They will be able to support with all your care needs whether they are complex or social and be available to offer you companionship, assistance with medication and address any safety concerns you may have, offering you complete reassurance at any hour.
We understand that your care requirements may change as your condition improves or deteriorates. As a result, we offer a flexible service that can be regularly reviewed and adapted at any time to suit your needs. It is quite common following a stay in hospital or a change in surroundings or personal circumstances that you’re not going to know exactly what level of support you require during the night. In these cases, we will look to review your care needs over the first few days of your return home and work closely with you and your family to ensure the safest and most appropriate level of care is provided.
Hospital To Home
Our hospital to home service can enable you to return home after a stay in hospital.
Whether you require a high level of care, or just some support with activities of daily living during your recuperation period, we can provide a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker to assist you. Is this service the right one for me?
Our high-quality hospital to home service is most suited to an individual who is:
Currently an in-patient in hospital, wishing to return home immediately after being discharged
Due to be admitted to hospital and will require support after they have been discharged
In need of practical help or advice about returning home after leaving hospital
Already at home and in need of extra support following a recent stay in hospital
Whatever your circumstance, we can offer a service tailored to meet your individual needs.
Our post-operative care is usually planned of your hospital admission. This ensures that every element of your care package is organised to commence from the moment that you are discharged from hospital.
As part of our hospital to home service, we will support you with your transfer from hospital, making sure you feel comfortable always. We can arrange for a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker to meet you at the hospital and, where required, can organise transport on your behalf.
We can liaise with the hospital Discharge team to ensure that any required equipment has been installed in your home, for example hoisting equipment. In addition, we will ensure that a full risk assessment is carried out in your home to make sure it is completely safe for your return.
Our service is tailored to meet your individual requirements. Should you have any specific care needs, we can ensure that your Carers have received bespoke training in preparation for your discharge from hospital.
We understand that hospitals are not always able to give substantial notice before arranging your discharge. Should you need us to respond quickly, our service can often commence within 48 hours of your initial enquiry. Our Care at Home Team can liaise and work closely with your G.P, hospital Doctors, Nurses, Discharge Teams and Social Workers to ensure you have a smooth transition from hospital to home
Night Owl Service
The Night Owl Service operates between the hours of 11pm and 7am and is open seven days a week, 365 days a year for service users. This service can complement the care provision of clients also using:
● Falls Prevention
● Adult Social Care
● and other care services.
Foremost Care Service provides professionally trained Care and Support Assistants who provide services for up to six days or twelve visits, whichever comes sooner.
Personalised care and risk management plans are carried out to ensure we deliver a service centred around the individual. In addition, we provide information, advice and signposting services.
The Care and Support Assistants work in pairs and can assist with a variety of tasks.