Bathing

What does it do?

This service aims to give older people help with personal hygiene, in a way that affords them comfort, dignity and respect.  Bathing is normally available Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3pm.
 
The Bathing Service is offered from various venues across Wirral.  The centre has two private bathrooms with specially adapted, easily accessible baths.  There is also a walk-in shower available.  There are facilities at the centres for hair washing, setting and blow-drying and always freshly laundered towels.  Our trained staff are available as required to assist with personal tasks.

Venues:
  • Harvest Court, Moreton
  • Pensall House, Pensby
  • Devonshire Resource Centre, Birkenhead
Transport is not presently available for this service. 

Who it is for?

for any older person who lives in the Wirral who is experiencing difficulty in bathing or showering at home

Where it is available?

Local service (Wirral).

What it costs:

there is a small charge for the service

How to access or apply for it:

Requests for the service may be made by either, the older person themselves, Social Services or Health Care professionals, or by a relative or carer of the older person.   

What to expect then:

Following such a request, a senior member of the care team will visit the client to assess their needs.  Providing we are able to give the necessary help, a date and time will be agreed for the client to attend a venue close to their home.  Clients are requested to bring their own soap, shampoo and any other toiletries they may require. 

Info last updated:

25/04/2016