Homecare

The main aim of the business is training and placement of care workers. Training is aimed at caring for the mentally and physically challenged, post operative patients especially back operations and hip replacements, terminally ill patients, Altszeimer’s patients and Parkinson’s patients. This could be at home, hospitals, creches or care institutions. A further service aim is to assist in accompanying the patient on shopping trips and assistance on holidays.

We mainly focus on the following:
  • Post operative patients – especially orthopaedic operations.
  • Multiple Sclerosis patients
  • Alzeimer’s patients
  • Parkinson’s patients
  • Cancer patients
  • Children
  • Stroke patients
  • The elderly
  • Mentally and physically challenged
  • Terminally ill patients
  • Palliative care
  • Nanny placements
  • Au Pair placements

The regular duties of a Care Worker shall include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Assisting and attending to the patient’s
    personal hygiene as required,
    including:
  • Patient hygiene including – sponge-bathe,
    bed wash and bathing or showering:
  • Washing, combing and setting of hair:
  • Assist the female patients with make-up
    and hair arranging.
  • Brushing teeth/mouth care.
  • Toilet needs.
  • Manicures and pedicures (clipping nails on
    both hands and/or feet as required)
  • Assisting and preparing of meals and
    liquid beverages for the patient.
  • Assisting the patients at meal times,
    feeding the patients and assisting with the intake of liquids.
  • Assisting the patients at meal times,
    feeding the patients and assisting with the intake of liquids.
  • Assisting the patient to sit up in bed, on
    a chair taking into account the type of operation and/or injury of the
    patient and making sure of the time the patient is allowed to sit up. The
    Care Worker shall also ensure that the necessary pillows, blandest and or
    equipment are ready and correctly used while he/she is assisting the patient
    to sit up for any reason.
  • Assist the patient to get in and out of
    bed.
  • Assist the patient when patient needs to
    walk or when patient is required to walk as part of exercise as per
    instruction of the qualified person in charge of patient and/or as per the
    instruction of a Medical Practitioner.
  • Assist with bed exercises as per
    instruction of the Qualifier Physiotherapist in charge of the patient.
  • All duties in relation to the measuring of
    body fluids as per instruction of the qualified person in charge of the
    patient.