Other Specialist Services

Other specialist ServicesThe specialist tasks will be undertaken following appropriate risk assessments and by our specifically trained care worker. The care worker will be trained in the procedure by a trainer with a relevant qualification, e.g. occupational therapist, speech therapist, or nurse.

Such tasks may include:

  1. Assisting with artificial feeding i.e. Supplemental Feeding – a planned additional food or nutrient that is added to the usual diet, often as a powder, formula or tablet.
  2. Catheter care i.e. changing catheter bags, monitoring output.
  3. Assistance with eye or ear drops.