Home Care

Home care service in Torbay

What does it do?

We provide:

A regular weekly homecare service - Monday to Friday. We arrange for the same carer to visit each week. 

  A wide range of services in the home is offered:
  • General cleaning                 
  • Vacuuming
  • Changing the bed
  • Laundry
  • Dusting
  • Ironing
  • Pension collection
  • Shopping
  • Light cooking
  • Small escorted trips

Who it is for?

We can help with those day-to-day household tasks which older people often find difficult to manage.

Where it is available?

Local service (Torbay).

What it costs:

The amount of time that the carer will spend with the client will depend upon the requirement; there is a minimum however of 1½ hours per week.  Hourly rates for the service are competitive with other local providers.    

 

How to access or apply for it:

See contact details above

Additional information:

Home visit

Our service includes an initial homecare assessment visit that enables you to discuss your requirements in more detail, in the comfort of your own home. 

Also at this time we provide a visual health and safety check and take the opportunity to inform you of the other services Age UK Torbay has to offer.

Meeting your needs

Age UK Torbay homecare has been established since 1990 and offers a wealth of experience and understanding towards our clients' needs.

All staff members are covered by Age UK Torbay Liability Insurance, and identity badges are worn at all times.  Staff members are carefully selected and are fully trained, including regular updates in moving and handling procedures. We adhere to the Criminal Record Bureau Requirements.

 

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

22/04/2016