Live-in care is massively popular in the UK as it provides an alternative to moving into a care home, and provides a more affordable avenue. Angels Care at Home specialise in Live-in care. Our mission is to:
Angels Care at Home go further than what's expected, we believe that when people stay in their own homes they are far more comfortable and they live easier recieving more pleasures from life. It is our responsibility that we embark upon a relationship that not just provides you with support but ignites previous passions, not just to talk about old memories but to create new meaningful ones, not just to live at home but to embrace a welcoming community while being a respectable member yourself. We dedicate our attention on lines of progress towards your well-being, mind and body.
Assistance with dressing, feeding, washing and toileting, as well as advice, encouragement and emotional and psychological support. Attention is required in connection with bodily functions. Bodily functions can include dressing, washing, bathing or shaving, toileting, getting in or out of bed, eating, drinking, taking medication, communicating. Seeing and hearing are also considered to be bodily functions. We will tailor our care packages to detail your needs.
Around 850,000 people in the UK have Dementia, so if you are diagnosed with or know someone who has Dementia you are not alone. Dementia is the name for a group of illnesses that affect the brain, there are several types of Dementia, the most common is Alzheimer's disease. The early signs of Dementia are states of forgetfulness and confusion - forgetting people's names or how to get home. As the illness progresses, everyday tasks such as shopping or cooking become difficult, with social situations hard to manage. Dementia is gradual and everyone experiences the changes at different speeds. There is no cure but there are treatments that help slow it down or help people cope with certain symptoms.
There are many ways of helping people live a full happy life, these range from simple adaptions in the home to support from health and social care professionals. As the changes usually happen slowly we will have time to make adaptations to find out what works for you. With a true assessment we will develop ways to make your life as worry free as possible, whilst ensuring you have the freedom to continue your interests and general life style doesn't completely diminish.
Even though there is no cure for Arthritis we will provide services and advice on slowing down the progress. Our aim is to provide a service that will take the worry about the progressiveness away by keeping you entertained in the treatment. We have previously organised activities to enter a life of healthily living, focusing on eating healthy food, and part taking in moderate exercise tailored to your suitability.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
It is estimated there are currently around 100,000 people with MS in the UK. Multiple Sclerosis affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of symptoms including problems with muscle movement, balance and vision. The potential symptoms are:
There are three types of Multiple Sclerosis
Our experiences of caring for service users with MS have led us to believe the best treatment we can offer is to never forget who you are. If and when a service user has an off day it is completely normal and doesn't change the person. Our focus will be on providing exercise and good nutrition, we believe with simple steps we can redirect our service users position and make progress in continuing a high standard of life.
A stroke is caused when the blood supply to your brain is suddenly cut off or reduced. There are two types of Strokes,
The long term effects of a stroke vary from person to person. Nevertheless it's a major event in anyones life and the emotional consequences can last for many months. A range of emotions - anger, anxiety and frustration - are common and it is important for us to make sure our service users are more than able to cope with their emotions. Our focus will be on bringing the right support to help regain confidence, make daily living easier and take back as much independence as possible.
Urinary and Bowel Incontinence
Incontinence is an inability to control bowel or Urinary movements, resulting in involuntary soiling or leakage. The experience of incontinence can vary from person to person.The different types of Incontinence are:
Incontinence can be upsetting and hard to cope with, but our care is effective and we will deliver you from feeling isolated and socially awkward to learning how to adapt to your situation and gaining control over it. In many cases, with the right treatment, a person can maintain normal bowel function throughout their life, our role will be to seek the favoured method for all our service users.
Parkinson's disease is a disease of the brain and central nervous system. It progresses over time and affects movement such as walking, talking and writing. The three most common symptoms are:
If you are having difficulties with day-to-day activities, even with the help of your partner, family, and friends, it is important to contact us so we can determine what practical support you will need in order for you to feel comfortable and make progress.