Professional carers at Francis House Homecare provide 24 hour live-in care for Kempston clients. All our live-in care services are founded on the application of professional skills with kindness and compassion. We take great care to match our clients to appropriate carers, with the aim of creating a care relationship bast on trust and empathy.
The creation of a care plan involves input from clients, and their family carers, and is tailored to specific requirements they may have. In every case, we ensure that the level of care and support proposed provides independent living, and a good quality of life. Risk assessments are carried out at regular intervals in order that adjustments to living arrangements can be made as necessary.
We offer a care service which ensures that your loved one will be supported emotionally and physically around the clock. Whether clients need specialist dementia care, or have complex medical requirements, live-in care allows them to receive person-centred support, which is bespoke to their needs.
Francis House Homecare carers make life as comfortable and stress-free as possible for clients who have survived a stroke, have diabetes, arthritis, mobility issues, dementia, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis or a physical/mental disability. Our care service is available for individuals or couples.
Person-centred care is at the heart of all the services Francis House Homecare offers. By this we mean that we treat our clients, not their symptoms. All our carers respect their clients as unique individuals, recognising and taking interest in their life, their achievements and their goals. Our aim for each client is that they should enjoy the present and continue to plan for their future.
“That is the essence of personalisation – tailoring care and support to what individuals choose as a means of helping them to live their normal life. People don’t want to be defined by their condition – they are not “suffering from dementia” or “autistic” or “subject to multiple co-morbidities”. They are, first and foremost, individuals with very personal hopes, fears, aspirations and relationships.”
Voice, Choice & Control
Some people make the choice to die in their own homes, surrounded by their family and friends. Our end of life care supports this decision, and ensures a calm and caring environment throughout the time they have left. We work in collaboration with district nurses, the continuing healthcare team and PEPS, the Partnership for Excellence in Palliative Support.
24 hour live-in care in Kempston provides families with professional helping hands during a difficult time. Often Francis House carers will take care of the practical tasks in the home in order to give families and friends the opportunity to focus their attention on their loved one.
Our 24 hour live-in care services support people wishing to live in their own homes. They are provided by professional carers who are able support people with different medical needs in their home environment. The availability of personalised care services is subject to a care plan assessment.
Personal care and grooming
Help with getting ready for the day or retiring to bed
Care during the night
Laundry and cleaning tasks
Monitoring of nutritional intake
Specialist feeding through PEG
Social outings and companionship
Francis House carers are committed to high-quality services for our clients. Our Care Quality Commission report recognises that we are providers of a consistently good service.
Live-in carers complete a mandatory initial training, and ongoing supplementary courses throughout the year. Our specialist training provision includes: PEG feeding, stoma care, living with dementia, managing challenging behaviour, and autism. Training is also provided for Positive Behaviour Support planning, and specific mental health conditions.