Dementia Support

Current Availability: No vacancies
Phone Number: 07926808574
Profile:

I enjoy helping people remain independent at home.  I offer respite services for carers.  In the past, I worked as a Certified Nurses’ Aide in an American care home before moving to the UK and starting a family. I have experience of working with a variety of clients with diverse needs (hoist and sling transfers from bed to chair, bed bathing, medication prompting, respite care for people with dementia and learning disabilities, etc). Minimum of 2 hours if out of Crowthorne area.

Additional training/skills : Deaf & Disability Awareness, Certified Nurse Assistant, Bachelor of Science(Honours) in International Studies Manual handling, Safeguarding level 1 & 2. Online courses: Common Induction Standards (Personal Assistants); Medication in People’s Homes
Coverage: Crowthorne
Current Availability: No Vacancies
Phone Number: 07900 196957
Profile:

I am a very caring friendly person, trustworthy, honest, with a sense of humour. I’m understanding and a great listener.  If you are looking for someone to help with your day to day needs, or just need someone to have a little company with, I would love to help. I have my own lovely family, a husband and three children that I adore. We love to go for walks and spending quality time together. I have over 15 years experience in customer service.

Availability: Mon –Fri 9.30am-2.30pm
Additional training/skills : Level 2 Health and Food Safety, Safeguarding Levels 1 & 2. Manual Handling Level 1 First Aid
Coverage: Bracknell Forest
Friendly Faces
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: Claire 07824357945 Hayley 07588738405
Profile:

Friendly Faces,  a team dedicated to serving the needs of the community in Wokingham and surrounding areas.Friendly Faces help Clients with their everyday life in their own surroundings.  Our services range from home help, which is vital everyday for some and for others it is a weekly visit for companionship.Friendly Faces offers you and your family a service that is affordable, accredited, insured, trusted and reliable.

Our home help is tailor made to each client, all ages are supported.

We believe that high quality home help cannot be rushed therefore we use two hour allocated times, this can be longer if required.

All of our team are enhanced DBS checked.

We would love to hear from you please contact us for more information :

Availability: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Coverage: Bracknell Forest
Carole
Current Availability: Has vacancies
Phone Number: 07792 598277
Profile:

I have worked in a specialist dementia team for 9 years, caring for 21 years in total including in a private nursing home, a residential home and in the community and at an older peoples’ day centre. I was nominated for the Pride of Bracknell award, being described as: “Down to earth, genuine, thoughtful, kind spirited, showing empathy to all, dealing with difficult situations, challenging behaviour, complex needs and going the extra mile to improve the lives of people with dementia and their families.” I am described as a very friendly and approachable person, and a versatile ray of sunshine to all those I assist, and that I have understanding and patience in bucket loads. I am offering full support, mentally, emotionally and physically to bring a little relief, joy and happiness to people with dementia and their carers/ families. Advice and signposting if needed, to other organisations.

Availability: A minimum of 2 hours session but can be flexible. Sleep-ins offered(after assessment). Can arrange one-off visits, when these can be fitted around regular clients.
Additional training/skills : NVQ 3. Health/social care; NOCN Level 2 working with people with dementia and their carers (training by Admiral nurses); Understanding dementia; Activities and meaningful occupation for people with dementia; Dr Gemma Jones – Care giving in dementia, introduction and advanced parts 1,2,3; Safeguarding adults level 1&2; Equality and diversity awareness for front line social care staff; Care skills for older people; Managing challenging behaviour; Mental capacity act workshop; Medication workshop; Safe handling of medications; Understanding Parkinson’s; Moving and handling; Palliative care; Long term conditions (stroke); First aid workshop (1 day); Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (COPD); Loss and bereavement; Induction to health and safety; Health and safety in the workplace level 2; Decontamination in health and social care level 2; Autism; Fire awareness workshop; Child protection; Mentoring- peer partnership workshop; Food safety in catering level 2; Handling of complaints.
Coverage: All of Bracknell Forest and surrounding areas.
Donna
Current Availability: Has vacancies
Phone Number: 07462 326626
Profile:

Hi my name is Donna. I am a mum with three teenage boys. I’ve been a carer for 17 years. I’m honest and reliable. I love my job. It’s very rewarding.

Availability: Monday-Friday up to 8pm
Additional training/skills : Introduction to Care including Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Practical Moving and Handling of People; NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care.
Coverage: All parts of Bracknell; Crowthorne; Sandhurst
Kim
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 07498 735888
Profile:

Hi, my name is Kim.I am 50 years old and have been working in the Care Environment for 18 years. My key strengths are that I am reliable, patient, caring, honest, discreet and very friendly. As well as looking after people who are elderly, I have cared for people with a range of conditions and disabilities. These range from Dementia, Stroke Victims, Multiple Sclerosis, Visual and Hearing Impairment and many others. I offer a range of services tailored to suit you such as;Outings for either individuals or small groups of friends (up to four) to the garden centre, theatre or somewhere of your choice. Companion Driving Service where I collect you whether it is a trip to the doctors, shopping, community group, hairdressers or hospital appointments then return you home. Domestic Duties general tasks such as hovering, dusting and cleaning of all rooms in the property. I can offer these services on a basis to suit you.Grocery Shopping I can accompany you to your preferred store, or I am happy to take a list and do it for you. Sitting Service and Companionship If a person is unable to be left on their own, I can sit with them giving you peace of mind. I can also spend time with people for the company and just have a chat. Laundry Service I also offer a laundry service in your own home or our premises. Whatever suits you. Check Calls I can look in on a loved one and check if they have taken their medication (please note I cannot administer medication, only prompt). Looking after Pets I can collect your pet and take it to the vet, or simply just take your pet for a walk.Maybe you just want a friendly face for a chat and a cup of tea. That is just as important to me.

Availability: Has vacancies
Additional training/skills : I have a current DBS Certificate as well as a NVQ3 in Healthcare. I have up to date training & qualifications in: Equality & Diversity, Work in a Person Centred Way, Communication, Privacy& Dignity, Fluids & Nutrition, Safeguarding both Adults & Children, Basic Life Support, Health & Safety, Handling Information, Infection Control, Moving & Transferring People, Moving & Handling Objects, Food Hygiene, Fire Safety, Medication Management & Administration, Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
Coverage: Any area in Bracknell
Rebecca
Current Availability: Has vacancies
Phone Number: 07771 331303
Profile:

I offer a support and companionship service to the elderly and those with long term health conditions. Assisting clients to remain independent whilst ensuring they are safe and happy in their own homes and out and about socially, is at the heart of the support service I provide. I am very passionate and driven about helping people and really making a difference to others. I consider myself to be a very friendly, happy, patient, trustworthy, caring, reliable, confidential and a hardworking person, nothing is too much trouble, if I can help I will. Establishing excellent working relationships with my clients and their families is of the up most importance to me and at the core of everything I do. My clients’ happiness and satisfaction is paramount whilst ensuring their needs are meet with dignity, respect, care and compassion.

I have been working as a PA for the past year building and developing a regular client base with a wide range of support needs such as assisting with domestic chores, accompanying on shopping trips, companionship at home and out and about, accompanying to activity groups, Dr and hospital appointments as well as assisting with paperwork, bill paying and admin. I also have professional and extensive personal experience with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. I am also a Dementia Friend.

Please do not hesitate to contact me. I am here to help support you and will do my upmost to provide a support package tailor made to suit you.

 

Availability: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (Weekend & Bank Holidays by prior arrangement)
Coverage: Bracknell, Warfield, Binfield, Winkfield, Ascot
Website: www.rebeccadoorepasupportservice.co.uk
Teresa
Current Availability: No Vacancies
Phone Number: 07814 256495
Profile:

I have over ten years’ experience of working with many people who have different needs, including Dementia.  I also have experience of housekeeping and household chores.

I love to help people, I am a good listener, friendly, trustworthy, reliable, fun, and like to make a real difference.

I am married and have two children who are now grown up.  I am flexible with working hours, (including evenings and weekends) I have a DBS (Police check), and public liability insurance.

Please give me a call on 07814256495 if you would like a chat regarding my services or email at teresascotti@hotmail.co.uk

Additional training/skills : Safeguarding Levels 1 & 2
Coverage: Crowthorne, Wokingham, Bracknell, Binfield, Warfield
Current Availability: No Vacancies
Phone Number: 07753 619571
Profile:

My name is Sarah and I’m 34 years old and I’ve been working in the care sector for over 10 years. I have experience in dementia, alzheimer’s, parkinson’s, strokes, end of life, depression, schizophrenia, bi polar, personality disorders and anxiety.

I would say that I have a good sense of humour, I’m honest and reliable, calm natured especially in stressful situations.

My background is nursing and residential homes as well as community based.

I use an holistic approach with all my clients by getting to understand them and their querky ways, as we all have them. I’m laid back and try to encourage clients to do things they may have lost confidence in doing

Availability: Monday – Thursday 8am-7pm. Weekends are available at request, also sleep ins.
Coverage: Bracknell, Sandhurst, Lightwater, Windlesham, Deepcut, Mychett, Aldershot
Simona
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 074776 92744
Profile:

I am a 46 year old lady, originally form Italy, I am  energetic and very caring. I am outgoing, friendly, spontaneous but professional and always happy to help with a big smile on my face. I can help anybody who needs support, encouragement, companionship.  I also love cooking.

Additional training/skills : I have training in handling and moving, safeguarding, food and safety, dementia. Medicine administration
Emma
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 07710 449515
Profile:

Hi my name is Emma, I am a cheerful,honest hardworking person , who is very passionate about the work I do. I have over 20 years experience. I have worked with many different clients which all have different needs and I have enjoyed working with every single one of them and I look forward to meeting you too

Availability: Monday – Thursday 8am-7pm. Weekends are available at request, also sleep ins.
Coverage: Bracknell, Sandhurst, Lightwater, Windlesham, Deepcut, Mychett, Aldershot
Ahobwile
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 07895 928815
Profile:

I am well- practised in delivery of the best possible care and assistance to clients to encourage
individual’s development. I act with integrity and in the best interest of clients while
ensuring compliance with policies and guidelines to inspire the delivery of effective support.

My roll is to actively engage in delivering person-centred support, and positively encourage community
links and relationships.
• To support and promote independence to the individuals I support.
• Assisting clients with their everyday needs and problems, both physical and emotional.

Additional training/skills : • LTO- Safeguarding adults • Basic Life Support CPR-Practical • Epilepsy &the administration of recovery medications • Epilepsy awareness training • Food Safety • Healthy and Safety awareness • Infection Control • Lone working training • Manual handling of objects • Moving &assisting • Nutrition • Safeguarding Children.
Coverage: All areas in and around Bracknell
Ela
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 07563 000089
Profile:

My name is Ela and I am support worker / personal assistance for 5 years. I have cared for people with a wide range of condition or disabilities. I enjoy helping people remain independent in their own home. I love offering support: mentally, physically, and emotionally to all those I assist.  I am a very caring person, very friendly, trustworthy, honest, reliable and discreet. I have a positive attitude, with a good sense of humour but also down to earth and I am flexible and adaptable.  I love animals. I love to bake and to cook.

Availability: Available from Monday to Sunday from 7AM to 10PM
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 07535505088
Profile:

My name is Leigh, I am 41 years old and I have over 15 years experience in various care and support roles.I have lived in Bracknell for 20 years after moving here from Worthing,  West Sussex. I am a very caring and friendly person with a good sense of humour.

I am passionate about ensuring people get the help and support they need to enable them to safely remain as independent as possible in their own home.

Additional training/skills : I have an NVQ level 2 in health and social care and emergency first aid training amongst others.
Coverage: Bracknell and Ascot
Current Availability: No Vacancies
Phone Number: 07412601296
Profile:

My name is Ana, I am a self employed care assistant with over 6 years experience within the care industry, I hold a level 1&2 in health and social care, I also have  all my trainings up to date, with long experience in hoisting and administrating nomad packs, I can help with all house duties and personal care. I absolutely love my job and I am committed to give the best service I can. I am available immediately for work, please give me call to discuss your requirements.

 

Additional training/skills : -Car with a clean full driving license. -DBS checked. -Insurance liability.
Coverage: Bracknell Forest; Ascot Windsor Maidenhead Crowthorne and Wokingham
Stephen
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 0780 88 67 912
Profile:

Professional Profile:

“A conscientious and compassionate Persona Assistant with over 10 years’              experience in the provision of support to care for those who require assistance.

Aiming at delivery of best possible care and assistance while encouraging independence whenever an opportunity arises.

                                     Core Skills and Experience:

Support Worker – Residential as well as the community settings.
Administrative Support
Areas of Service: Mental health needs, Learning disabilities, Medical conditions or physical disabilities.
Working in people’s homes, in the community or in health and social care settings.

All mandatory trainings are up to date and refreshed as needed

Additional training/skills : Safeguarding Levels 1 & 2. Manual Handling Level 1
Coverage: All Areas of Bracknell Forest and Wokingham
Allison
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 07492676926
Profile:

Working in care is a wonderful career and I love my job of caring for others. I provide a service which allows me to make a significant difference to the life of an elderly individual as well as if required,  bringing a sense of relief to their families at what may be proving to be a difficult time.I am very keen to encourage independence, retain privacy and dignity at all times. I am also on hand to help with any additional issues that may  prove too difficult . I have gained qualifications in Therapeutic Counselling for a number of years and have developed an ability to listen with attentiveness to my client and their differing needs which has given me additional skills that are transferable to the role as a Private Care Assistant.

Please contact me if you would like to discuss care for either yourself or a loved one. I am here at your service in order to offer you help and respite in your time of need.

Availability: My Availability is Tuesday 12pm to 6pm Wednesday 8am to 6pm Thursday 12pm to 6pm Saturday 8am to 6pm Sleep in Nights times determined by specific requirements
Additional training/skills : Certificate of Attendance Care Certificate ( Knowledge ) 1, Understand my role 2, my personal development 3, Duty of Care 4, Equality and Diversity 5, Work in a person cantered way 6, Communication 7, Privacy and Dignity 8, Fluids and Nutrition 9, Dementia, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities 10, Safeguarding Adults 11, Safeguarding Children 12,Health and Safety 13, Handling Information 14, Infection Prevention Control
Coverage: Bracknell and surrounding area
Sandhurst Owlsmore Binfield Warfield Crowthorne Wokingham
Gill
Current Availability: Has Vacancies
Phone Number: 07787379327
Profile:

I have 2 grown up children & a granddaughter.
I have cared for adults with learning disabilities & for adults in a psychiatric rehabilitation centre in South Africa. I cared for my husband who lived with vascular dementia, COPD & osteoarthritis. After he passed away I began caring for older adults in my local community – something I really love doing.
I like to think that I am gentle, kind & calm & can react to any situation that arises with confidence. Most importantly I try to brighten the day – bring happiness & wellbeing to the person I care for.
Duties undertaken

Availability: Monday to Friday 8:30- 14:00 Saturday mornings if needed
Additional training/skills : Moving & handling, Introduction to Safeguarding, Dementia & mental health awareness, Food hygiene, Infection control.
Coverage: Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Great Holland’s.