What does it do?Offer support,companionship and care for vulnerable adults suffering from age related illnesses/dementia etc..in order to promote independent living and give much needed respite for carers. Full personal care NOT offered but some poss negotiable.
Rehabilitation support, bereavement support, confidence building. I am a good
listener with excellent communication skills, and the ability to relate to
people of all ages and backgrounds. Particularly interested in working with
older people 50+
Flexible and versatile,(in addition to/instead of the above) can also offer all forms of help rqd to assist daily with living such as admin,home maintenance,petcare,shopping,errands etc... Anything considered!
ESCC/SWC Support with Confidence – Trained/Approved PA (checkable via ESCC/SWC website).
Who it is for: Vulnerable Adults and their Carers via Direct Payments or Self Funding. On Employed or Self Employed Basis.
Ethnic / cultural aspects: Vulnerable Adults regardless of ethnicity,gender etc..
Where it is available:Local service serving within 40km of TN63BA.
Further Areas may be Negotiable on Application ( subject to mileage/travel expenses being met ,dependant on hours rqd).
What it costs:£10 per hr + reasonable transport expenses if outside 5 mile radius of Crowborough - To be negotiated/discussed on Application.
DWP offer Direct Payments in many cases (poss means tested)/or Self Funding. (Further information available via DWP/Age Concern/C.A.B. etc..
How to access or apply for it:
By e-mailing/phoning me directly to discuss.
What to expect then:
A prompt, courteous response and a caring, friendly , understanding,empathetic supportive service.
Flexible and versatile,with a 'human' touch.
Excellent sense of humour.
Old fashioned values.
Additional information:Ideally looking for regular hours,preferably locally ( Crowborough TN6 and surrounding towns/villages). Further distances negotiable on application.
Socialising, Home help, Care, Information & options appraisal, Independent living, Transport, Transport, Companionship /befriending, Activities, Mental health care, Information, Support for carers, Active citizenship
Info last updated:23/07/2012.
|About the service provider:|
Personal Assistant/Support Worker for Vulnerable Adults: 2., HERNE DOWN, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 3BA. (view on map)
|Parent organisation:||Vic Standing||