Other Specialist Services
The 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:
- 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.
- Catheter care i.e. changing catheter bags, monitoring output.
- Assistance with eye or ear drops.