Since a young age have you always been passionate about care, but have no experience, then look no further as a domiciliary care role with us, could be the role just for you. For this role, no experience is required and here at Secure Healthcare Solutions, we provide our candidates’ full training to provide individuals home care.
What is Domiciliary Care?
Domiciliary care is when a professional carer visits the home of an individual to provide support and care in the comfort of your own home. This could be for a short period of time, from one to two hours, several hours, or 24-hour care. As a domiciliary care worker, you will support an individual with day-to-day tasks that they are struggling to complete because of an illness or age. You can either choose to do night shifts or morning shifts or a combination of both. By providing home care services, it will allow patients to feel independent and allow them to live a quality life. A designated case manager will create a care plan to suit individual needs.
Advantages of domiciliary care for a patient.
One of the biggest advantages for patients is that loved ones retain their independence, In the comfort of their own homes. Individual’s care can be tailored to suit their needs. For example, when to eat and drink, personal care etc.
Comfort of pets
Patients have the comfort of keeping pets in their own home which they are likely to have strong bonds with and owning a pet reduces loneliness.
As domiciliary care is so flexible, you would only pay for care when you need it. Compared to care homes, domiciliary care can be much less expensive, if care is generally only required for a few hours.
The comfort of friends & family
Patients in their own home have the comfort of friends and family, knowing somebody will be with the patients when care and support is being provided.
What is involved in a Domiciliary care worker role?
Everyone is different and needs vary according to an individual’s situation.
Duties can include:
- Personal care such as washing and dressing.
- Assisting with getting patients in and out of bed.
- Help with going to the toilet
- Preparing daily meals
- Talking to the patient and providing the patient company
- Support with household tasks
- Helping patients get around the house
A domiciliary care role is a great way to start your healthcare journey and it can open up an opportunity to become a care manager, alongside the experience you will need the RMA qualification, NVQ 4, or QCF diploma. To find out more about how to become a care manager click here
If you are looking to start your journey within the healthcare sector with a healthcare agency in the West Midlands, then look no further, as we have care jobs available, if a domiciliary care worker role is of interest to you, then apply by clicking here. We have flexible part-time and full-time domiciliary roles across Wolverhampton offering rewarding salaries and pick up as many shifts as you require around your availability.
or contact us on 01902 302017 to find out more and secure a role with us today.