What can disability care include?
Disability care can help with everyday tasks as well as assistance with complex needs like physio, medication, developing social interaction and help with incontinence if needed. Our specially trained carers are experienced and qualified to work with people living with disabilities and are employed to support people so they can remain living at home. A disability carer can assist for an hour or two a day or they can provide 24-hour care and this is dependent on every person’s individual needs.
TLC carers can help with using the bathroom, lifting, washing, dressing, eating and much more. Our disability care is flexible and is adapted to every person’s needs. Our care plans are reviewed on a regular basis as we understand that a person’s needs can change regularly. Our TLC carers help individuals to lead a comfortable and fulfilling life in their own home.
What is a Health Care Plan?
A Health Care Plan is for individuals with a disability who may have funding support from their local council. A Health Care Plan is specific to an individual and is used where complex and/or techniques or procedures are required for their care or administration of medication. At TLC, we can help people with health care plans and we are committed to working with you to agree what is included.
Disability Respite Care
Our disability care doesn’t have to be in place on a regular basis and it can be used to provide family carers with time to rest and recharge their batteries. Caring for a loved one can be enormously rewarding but it can also be very demanding and exhausting both physically and mentally.
Respite care replicates the care that a full-time carer provides, and this enables the carer to have to time to themselves and time and space to think about their own health and wellbeing. At TLC, we ensure the carer that comes in to give respite care gets to know the person they are caring for beforehand and understands their needs, daily routine and care plan.
Disability Care Costs
Dependent on the severity of a person’s disability and support needs there may be funding support available. Your doctor or consultant will be able to help you with this and they will normally arrange for your local social services department to carry out a health and social care assessment. They will come out to you in your home and evaluate the person with the disability needs and then formally write their recommendations for the care and support that is needed before it is reviewed to decide if funding can be offered.
If a care budget is agreed then a regular payment is made to the person or their carer to enable them to pay for the care that they need. This allows you to choose the type of care you receive.
Allowing someone with a disability to have an input into the level and type of care they receive is really important for their personal empowerment, dignity, independence, self-confidence and well- being. At TLC, we always focus on this when putting a care plan together to ensure the person being cared for is happy and is able to live a fulfilling life doing the things they love.
Where we cover from our herefordshire base
At Total Living Care (TLC) we supply Disability Care to clients in England and Wales. We mostly cover the South West, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and Powys in areas such as Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth, Brecon, Hereford and Bristol, however, our Disability Care services at Total Living Care are available for anyone who requires them nationwide. Our experienced carers will always give outstanding, effective support, ensuring that you or your loved one stay happy, safe and content living in their own home. If you, a friend or a family member may need Disability Care, do not hesitate to contact us on 01989 562000 and explain your or their needs. Our team will be at hand to help and provide the care you or they need.
All our carers at TLC are DBS checked and their references are rigorously checked. We only employ carers who have the right qualifications and experience as well as having a positive and professional caring focus and outlook. We match our carers to the person they are caring for by looking at their qualifications, experience, personality and interests, as this makes the transition of a carer coming into your home much easier.
Trusted and monitored by the CQC
Our Care Quality Commission ID is 1-1520389628 and we are rated as ‘Good’ in all areas. Answers to our regular client surveys reveal that 91% of our client evaluations are in the Excellent or Very Good categories.