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Palliative Care

Elderly people with progressive illnesses may feel that they have become a burden on their family and friends. At Cera we believe that this doesn’t need to be the case.

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Palliative Care

What is palliative care in the home?

Palliative care, or often referred to as end-of-life care, is offered to our clients who suffer from a range of progressive illnesses. Our carers will help provide support within the home with prompting medication use, companionship, domestic care, personal and hygiene care and specialist care.

What are the options for palliative care at home?

For palliative care, we offer a range of services including nightly visits and full live-in care packages. Our team will help you to choose the package that is right for your loved one to ensure the highest quality of care to be provided.

Benefits of CQC regulated elderly care

Cera is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the national governing body for regulation of health and social care. The CQC undertakes regular inspections to ensure that care companies are performing to a strict standard that ensures, safe, reliable, high quality, well-led and effective social care. The advantages of receiving CQC regulated elderly care include; the maintenance of a high standard and quality of safe care via regular inspections and training to ensure that your loved ones are well cared for. You can also register complaints or praise about the quality of care that you receive with Cera via the CQC, giving you a voice in the standard of care that you expect to receive for yourself or your loved one. It is strongly advised that you chose a care company that is CQC regulated in order to ensure safe, high quality care.

Funding Elderly Home Care

There are two main options for funding elderly home care, these include means tested funding from your local authority or private, self-funding. If you qualify for social funded care, we can accept payments from your local authority and speak with them to arrange payment options. We can also help you arrange top-up payments if your local authority does not cover the full cost of your care requirements. Further queries can be answered by talking to one of our care specialists over the phone.
To check whether you are eligible for public funding please follow this advice from Age UK.

Services

How we can help

Household help

Running a home can be hard work, demanding and sometimes overwhelming. Our Professional Carers are on hand to offer assistance with day-to-day tasks including washing up, cleaning, laundry and cooking meals.

Personal care and hygiene

Ill health or reduced mobility can often impact the ability of elderly people to look after their personal hygiene and to stay healthy. Cera home care services ensure a tailored approach to care is provided, getting dressed and using the toilet.

Medication Prompting

Our home help service includes medication prompting, with all of our Professional Carers trained to administer medication. They will also be on hand to advise on diet, encourage your loved one to drink water, and help them exercise.

Companionship and personal assistance

Central to the home care that we provide is to ensure our Professional Carers build meaningful relationships with those in their care to encourage socialising, happiness and independence.

Specialist Care

Running a home can be hard work, demanding and sometimes overwhelming. Our Professional Carers are on hand to offer assistance with day-to-day tasks including washing up, cleaning, laundry and cooking meals.

Our Services

Each of our care services are designed to make it possible for elderly and vulnerable people to stay in the place they most want to be: home.

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