Gerry's Care

Contact details

Gerry Kennedy

Phone: 01323 412567
Mobile: 07732903535
Email:

List of services

Personal care support and assistance with moving and handling equipment when required.
Medication support
Domestic/Declutter/Carpet Cleaning/Gardening/Decorating.
Travel and escorting support
Meal preparation and presentation
Shopping
Carers sitting services
Debt management/IT and clerical support
Protection of property and pets while adults are indisposed without appropriate family next of kin involvement.

Coverage

Within 15 mile radius of Eastbourne

Availability

Monday to Friday 09:00 to 18:00 Can offer a dgree of flexibility and choice to client's at other times on a time limited basis

Charging and related information

Medium Rate: £17.00 per hour
Tasks that hold a medium need e.g. personal care/medication support/support with moving/handling. Gardening, pet walking, domestic/meal prep/shopping.
High rate: £18.50 per hour
Tasks that require working with clients who are at high risk of self-harm, unpredictable behaviour and substance misuse support. Management of risk.

Please note:
Bank Holidays: £30.00 per hour

Mileage is not included in these rates.
First 3 miles are free, then 0.45p per mile completed.

Expertise

Advocacy, Advice, Acquired Brain Injury Support, Palliative Care Support, Carer and Dementia Support

Experience

I have worked in the social care arena since 1979 for Adult Social Care Social Services working with older adults.
My experience enables me to offer support, advice, practical help, hope and empathy to adults or carers who find themselves incapacitated physically or mentally.
I have a good working knowledge of dementia type illnesses, substance misuse, acquired brain injury and mental health conditions.
I have knowledge of local resources and services to be able to support adults achieve their goals, connect and engage to get the best possible outcomes in their lives.

Background

I hold a City in Guilds in Social Care.
Completed training in:-
Managing Medicines
Food Safety and Delivery
Safeguarding Adults
Use of Daily Living Equipment/Moving and Handling
Risk Management
Deprivation of Liberty
Domestic Violence
Emergency First Aid
I hold a current enhanced DBS

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