Our Services - A Traditional Approach to Home Care Services.

Greenway ethos of putting the care back into caring is signalled by our approach to providing a personal touch in home help that is tailored by the client's needs, requirements and wishes brought about by the individual's choice. This could be from walking an unsighted person's dog to painting a kitchen ceiling.

The following gives a brief outline of our services. However, we are here to assist you so please contact us if you would like to talk about your home help care requirements or a service or assistance not listed. It is by listening to our clients homecare needs that CQC awarded Greenway Homecare a 3 Star Excellent Award.

Personal Hygiene

  • Assisting with washing at the bathroom sink if they are able to. Then helping them to dry themselves and get dressed.
  • Bathing or Showering.
  • Carrying out a blanket/bed bath if the Service User is unable to get out of bed, then drying them and changing them into clean night clothes, and ensuring the bed is clean, dry and comfortable.
  • Hair washing, either at the sink, in the shower, or using hair washing aids for people who are unable to get out of bed, or sit up.
  • Assistance with on and off the toilet or commode, emptying and cleaning commodes and catheter bags.
  • Changing incontinence pads and making sure the genital and anal arrears are clean and dry. Observing the skin for any pressure areas.
  • Toe and finger-nail care - i.e. cleaning and filing (not cutting).
  • Oral care - including cleaning teeth and dentures. If the Service User is very unwell, and is "nil by mouth", the Care Worker will use a mouth swab to clean the teeth and gums.
  • Shaving, either with an electric shaver or giving the Service User a wet shave in accordance with preference. The removal of facial hair (Male or Female).

Personal Care

  • Wake up calls
  • Put to bed calls
  • Meal calls
  • Outings, day centre trips, swimming, Theatre / Cinema
  • Accompanying companion trips (holidays, picnics, day trips, visiting family or friends)
  • Prescription collection

Other Services

  • Companion calls
  • Doctors, Dentist, Hospital, Chiropodist, Hairdressers, appointment
  • Shopping assisted trip or shopping undertaken
  • Dog walking, vet visits, dog bathing
  • Laundry or light domestic

Additional Services

  • Respite for fulltime carers