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HOMECARE
REABLEMENT/MAINTAINING INDEPENDENCE

At FirstCol we understand that Homecare is a big step for both the person receiving the care and for their family members. Selecting the right care provider is therefore important.



We offer a non-intrusive service and you can expect our Nurses and Homecare Support Workers to treat you, your Home and your Care with the utmost respect incorporating your Choices all the time.

It is essential that everyone concerned is happy with any the kind of care they receive. We ensure client satisfaction by making an extra effort to identify and address any special requirements. We encourage regular feedback and reviews to maintain our high level of service to you.

We understand that the type of care everyone requires is individual and also, on occasions, might be required urgently. We can provide care from 30 minute calls to 24hour care on a temporary or on-going basis. This can be arranged at short notice even within 30 minutes of contacting us through our dedicated First-In emergency homecare team.

Why FirstCol’s Maintaining Independency at Home Programme?

  • Trusted and truly local Homecare covering Crawley, Worthing and surrounding areas
  • Fully compliant meeting all CQC standards
  • Highly experienced, reliable, friendly and thoroughly trained carers
  • We care about the Quality Care we provide
  • Flexible and Tailored Packages
  • Assistance with Getting up and/or going to bed
  • Assistance with Washing and Dressing, Bathing and Showering, Shaving
  • Specialist staff for incontinence care
  • Assistance with Shopping and Meal preparation
  • Light Housework and Laundry
  • Social Support and Companionship.

Why FirstCol’s Reablement Programme?

FirstCol is specialized in the provision of Reablement package of service. This service is designed to offer short-term care packages to help clients regain and maintain your independence. Our ultimate goal is to give you the confidence to cope at home. Our specialist Homecare Support Workers will work with you in conjunction with other professionals to assist you to learn or re-learn the skills you need for to live in the comfort of your home.

Our Reablement programme is targeted specifically for those clients who are experiencing difficulties carrying out daily living activities. Usually clients who are affected my have had a period in hospital or spell of ill health.

Outcomes for our Reablement/Maintaining Independence Clients:

  • Developing personal care tasks independently.
  • Developing other skills to help you live independently.
  • Building confidence in getting up from a chair, in and out of bed including getting on and off the toilet.
  • Preventing falls or reducing accidents within your home.
  • Preparing Meals and other house hold chores
  • Care within familiar surroundings
  • Regaining independence
  • Maintaining independence
  • Maintain links with local friends and continuing with preferred routines

Specialist Training for Nurses and Homecare Support Workers in Reablement and maintaining Independence.

All our Homecare staff receive mandatory training and should a client require specialist care additional training courses will be given to support the carers in delivering the best Quality Service and Care.

Mandatory Training Courses:

  • Manual Handling
  • Health and Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid
  • Infection Control
  • Safeguarding of vulnerable adults (SOVA)

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