Bathing Service

At home bathing service

What does it do?

In the privacy of your own home, we can offer a bathing service with privacy and dignity guaranteed at all times.

We have a team of bathing assistants who operate throughout the Borough. The service we offer is limited to bathing in the home which includes use of equipment for safe bathing as required, use of an over bath shower or cubicle if provided or a strip wash.

Who it is for?

The service is not available to residents of Residential or Nursing Home or an inpatient in any hospital and is subject to being assessed by us as requiring assistance with bathing. 

Bed baths will only be given in the case of illness or by previous agreement with the persons medical practitioner.

Where it is available?

Local service (Maidstone).

What it costs:

It costs £15.50 for the first visit in a week and £13.20 for subsequent visits in the same week. 

How to access or apply for it:

You can complete an online referral by filling in the form at the end of this page:
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/maidstone/our-services2/bathing-service/

If you would prefer to make a referral over the phone, please call the office on 01622 753618.

What to expect then:

Your referral will be passed onto the bathing assistants. They will be in touch to arrange an assessment. Please note that we will not be in touch immediately, but as soon as possible.

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Info last updated:

11/02/2020