What types of care do you provide?
• Assistance getting in and out of bed
• Dressing and undressing
• Bathing, washing, shaving and oral hygiene
• Toilet and continence care
• Assistance with medication
• Cooking and assisting with meals
• Collecting prescriptions
• Changing beds
Respite and Sitting Service and Companionship
Live in care
• Weekly or fortnightly cleaning
• Laundry / Washing / Ironing
Do you help with administration of medication?
Yes as long as we have a MAR (Medication Administration Report) chart from the Pharmacist or one provided by our Community Support Managers at City Care Services.
What tasks could my carer complete?
As many or as few as you wish from the following :
Household tasks e.g., housework, laundry, cooking, shopping.
Errands e.g., collecting pensions, benefits, prescriptions.
Administrative help, for example help with form filling, letter writing, phone calls on your behalf.
Companionship, e.g., Conversation, reading, listening,
Personal care e.g. Getting up, toileting, bathing, washing, dressing, overseeing medication.
What if I don’t like the carer?
If for some reason you would like to change your carer, you can do so in confidence by speaking to our friendly co-ordination team.
Who are your carers?
Your carer will be local to your area and have been fully trained by City Care Services training team. They will also possess an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check certificate. We offer male and female carers and if you have a preference you can let us know as we develop your programme of care.
What area of the country do you cover?
We cover Cambridge and surrounding villages including, but not exclusively:
Girton, Chesterton, Arbury, Shelford, Stapleford, Trumpington, Hauxton, Sawston, Whittlesford, Duxford, Balsham, Abington, Linton, Fulbourn, Cherry Hinton
If you require care in villages near to those listed please call us on 01223 842100 and discuss your needs and if we can accommodate you, we will.
We are always looking to improve our services so if there is something in particular you would like help with please let us know either by calling us on 01223 842100 or through our website using our contact email.