Type of care: Domestic support
Reason for care: Mr C’s daughter got in contact from a recommendation. Mr C’s daughter was concerned about her father’s diet as he often eats ready meals as he found it too strenuous to cook a full meal Can not weight bear for too long. Needs to follow a special dietary plan because of a problem with kidneys. Service user’s family also wanted to help tackle isolation with friendly faces popping in daily.
Frequency of care: 1 hour a day
Benefits of care: Carers have helped service user lose weight and improve kidney function by cooking fresh meals according to a special dietary plan which removed the need for kidney dialysis.
Feedback from service user: “I don’t know what I would do without my carers. We all have such good relationships. Rivendell did a great job listening to my needs and matching staff which met those criteria. We have such a laugh each time they visit”
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