What does it do?Independent Nursing offer a wide range of Home Care services, including help with Independent Living, Post-operative care and Convalescent care, Respite care, Live-in care, Specialist care and End-of-life Palliative care. The service is tailored to the needs of the individual, and fully flexible in terms of: type of care, where care is provided and amount of care required. Care provision ranges from help with Household and Domestic tasks through to Nursing duties carried out by our trained nurses, including administering injections and medication, measuring blood-sugar and other vital signs, changing bandages and moving patients etc.
Who it is for: For individuals needing nursing and care due to medical reasons, for those suffering or recovering from illness, and for the elderly. Also to support Carers of these individuals.
Ethnic / cultural aspects: No
Where it is available:Local service covering: Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, City of London, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith &Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Westminster (Greater London).
What it costs:INS always ensure that costs are competitive, and also offer advice to establish if help is available from state support or via insurance.
How to access or apply for it:
What to expect then:
Independent Nursing will discuss with you what care is needed, and spend as much time as needed answering questions, and describing how appropriate care could be provided.
Additional information:Independent Nursing pride themselves on being "big enough to cope, but small enough to care". We are a medium sized, family-owned business. As such the owners are directly involved in the day-to-day management, which ensures that a very personal, whilst efficient, service can be provided.
Care, Independent living, Nursing care at home (registered), Intermediate / after hospital care, Relief care, Support for carers, Home from hospital, Pets, Personal care at home (registered), Day care (registered)
Info last updated:30/11/2011.