In addition to the above services we provide the following:

Live-in-care  --  offers a positive alternative to nursing and residential care and the opportunity for couples to remain together at home. Our live-in-care services offer respite care for shorter periods enabling relatives to enjoy a  break with total peace of mind.

Palliative care -  PCL provides a tailor-made service designed to offer professional, flexible  and sympathetic care to the terminal ill.  PCL offers real  choice for patients to receive the care they need in the comfort of their own home. 

Respite -  PCL provides temporary respite care to people in their own homes to enable family and members and other carer to take a break.  This would be for an hour or two  to un an errand, or go shopping. Or it could be for a week or more to enable the care to go on holiday ad during hospital admission.

Rapid Response -  The service is provided at short notice to enable speedy hospital discharge or prevent admissions. PCL has trained staff on stand-by to cover  referral at short notice and this service is managed by our out of ours provision. Before discharge from hospital PCL staff will help ease the patient into receiving care assistance at home.  The service could also allow the patient to gain confidence by returning home for short time periods prior to discharge.

Enablement  -  PCL believes that the services we offer should assist people to remain independent in their own home and we aim to work with our service users to enable them to do this.

Direct Payments  -  Cash  funds provided by the council to people who use case services, In lieu of services the have been assessed as needing.. The payment must be sufficient to enable them to purchase services to meet the needs.

Personalisation  -  This  is a transformative change in health and social care services that will give people choice and control over the nature and delivery of their care services they use, through a process of self-directed support; individual budgets; diet payments and personalized  budgets.   The means that people are able to live their own lives as they wish;  confident that services are of high quality, are  safe  and promote their  individual needs for independence, well being and dignity.   More Services

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