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Carers Relief Service - Medway

  • Location: Age UK Kent Rivers
  • Price: Costs may vary
Call 01634 715995 for more info

Please note, this service is not available outside Age UK Kent Rivers - Head Office's catchment area.

Age UK Kent Rivers
Second Floor South, Fitted Rigging House (South )
Anchor Wharf
The Historic Dockyard
United Kingdom

Carers Relief Service is part of Age UK Kent Rivers and provides flexible, varied, client-led support, social interaction and respite for individuals with Learning Disabilities and older people living in Kent.

About Carers Relief Service

Carers Relief Service is part of Age UK Kent Rivers and provides a variety of support and respite for individuals with Learning Disabilities and vulnerable older people, offering the following services:

✓ A flexible service based on the carer's and / or client's requirements
✓ Personal Support Workers to work in the community with adults who have a Learning Disability, to relieve the main carer from the pressure of caring
✓ Encouraging adults with a Learning Disability to make choices about the activities they engage in within their community
✓ Support for older people at home or within the community

Our Personal Support Workers can help with a wide selection of activities.

Community Support

Social Activities:

o Cinema
o Bowling
o Music Man
o GBeatz Disco, Gems (The Zoo) Disco
o Day trips - Circus, Festivals, River Cruises, etc.
o Games of Snooker/Pool at local Snooker Club

Social Hub:

o Arts and Crafts
o Puzzles
o Games
o Pool Table
o Bingo
o Activity Afternoon

Education, Health & Wellbeing:

o Support at Adult Education Classes
o Supporting clients during employment / work setting
o Support at the Gym
o Swimming
o Football
o Support with day-to-day activities
o Supporting clients to complete their shopping

Support at Home

Food Shopping and Meals:

o Weekly food and household shopping on behalf of client
o Supporting clients with a healthy, well-balanced meal and offer of support whilst at home

Sit-in Service:

o Companionship
o Social interaction
o Support with food and beverages
o Client-led activities

Person-centered approach

At Carers Relief Service, we meet each client's specific needs with a person-centered approach, providing an individual care plan to suit you. We recognise the importance of familiar staff attending regularly.

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