Neurological care

Expert Neurological care

Having a neurological disorder can affect people at any age, impacting a person’s quality of life and their ability to live life independently. But with our support, you should enjoy life to the full.

Neurological conditions occur due to damage to the brain, spinal column, or nerves, through injury or illnesses and can begin at any time in your life. There are several neurological disorders and some can occur suddenly or gradually.  The causes of neurological disorders many include traumatic head injury, stroke, and brain and spinal cancers. Others, such as epilepsy and faecal and urinary incontinence, may arise at any stage in a person’s life.

There are over 600 neurological disorders. They result in difficulties such as moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing, or learning. There may be problems with your memory, senses, or mood.

At Verity Healthcare, we understand that each person experiences their disease differently and symptoms may not occur in the same order and the disease may progress at different speeds. For example, neurological conditions such as  cerebral palsy may occur at birth; others such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy develop in childhood, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease mainly affect older people.

While neurological disorders result in restricted lifestyle, with the necessary support, you and your loved ones should be able to live life to the full. That’s why, at Verity Healthcare, we adopt evidence-based approach through interdisciplinary working relationship with other healthcare professionals like physiotherapist, GPs and speech therapist to provide holistic care at home.  We adopt specific healthcare strategies to support and meet the individual needs of people.

 

We’ll offer exceptional reablement care, nursing care and emergency care to help you live as independently. Get in touch today on 0203 643 5295 to discuss your options.

Special neurological care

At Verity Healthcare, we adopt different approaches to help manage neurological conditions.  We liaise with various health professionals to provide specialist interventions for neurological disorders. These interventions include preventative measures, lifestyle changes, physiotherapy or other therapy, neurorehabilitation, pain management and medication.  We’ll draw on information and support from an team of highly skilled doctors, nurses, physiotherapist, occupational and speech and language therapists to help you achieve specific goals and targets for recovery.

Our team of expert carers and registered nurses are highly trained to manage a variety of neurological disorders. A carer will provide tailored care including practical, emotional and physical support to meet your current abilities and symptoms. Your care will be adapted as your skills and symptoms change or the condition progresses, moving towards palliative care if necessary.

A team of nurses and healthcare assistants will offer bespoke services to you in your home after senior managers have assessed your needs. Our nurse-led team will liaise with healthcare professionals to identify specific difficulties you may have such as speech impairment, reduced mobility or fear of falls. We’ll ensure that you have access a range of assistive technology and facilities to ensure that you stay in your own home and prevent admission or readmission.

Our team of nursing-led professionals will provide a holistic service by:

  • Encouraging you to do things for your yourself, even if it takes longer to promote you’re your independence
  • Providing the necessary emotional support to you or your loved ones
  • Offering the help and care that you want – they will let you have the lead role in the decision-making process
  • Enabling you to adapt to daily and long–term changes in your condition – symptoms and abilities
  • Liaising with other healthcare professionals to ensure multidisciplinary care is implemented
  • Ensuring that you live in as dignified and independent a life as possible

The beauty of choosing Verity Healthcare stroke care is that we’ll conduct a comprehensive needs and risks assessment and implement a robust support and care plan that tailored to your needs and preferences. We’re here every step of the way – to talk through the options for stroke care at home and implement the best care plan. We’ll assign highly skilled support worker
who shares your interest and preference to support you on your way to full recovery.

Call us today for an informal chat about your options. You may request a callback and we’ll call you back to walk you through your options.

How we can help you at home

Verity Healthcare has many years’ experience of providing nurse-led care either visiting care where a carer will visit several times a day to support you and your loved ones or offer long term 24 hour live-in care for our clients with these complex neurological disorders.

 

We understand that each client manifests their condition in completely different ways so we do not have a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to care and support. Working in close partnership with the client, the client’s family, medical team, District Nursing service and other specialists, we have supported and enabled clients to remain in their own homes for the rest of their lives instead of going into unfamiliar surroundings such as residential care home or who might otherwise have had prolonged admissions to hospital.

Clients and their families from diverse background and with different needs have found enormous comfort with the quality of care that we provide, which goes far beyond anything they could expect elsewhere. Our aim is to enable and encourage our clients develop their abilities while assisting them with things which are more difficult.

Many of our carers have a nursing background and with extensive experience. Our nurses are registered with the Royal Nursing Council. Both the carers and the nursing staff are well trained to help our clients with neurological disorders. Our compliance officer visit you and your loved one at home to ensure that staff are offering first-class care.

While, we support you to learn to regain your skills to complete everyday tasks, our team will l motivate you to develop independence to help with your recovery. To aid in providing a smoother recovery, Verity Healthcare care workers will work with you or your loved one to:

  • Undertake physiotherapy exercises: supporting you with moving and handling exercises to strengthen your joints
  • Improve mobility: safely supporting you with standing, sitting and moving from room to room
  • Promote nutrition: cooking or collecting food shopping
  • Perform domestic chores such as washing up, vacuuming, washing laundry
  • Provide personal care including, bathing/washing, changing clothes and changing clothes
  • Develop life skills – supporting with learning new skills, education and work aspirations
  • Manage medicine – assisting with taking the right medicines as prescribed to improve health and wellbeing
  • Encouragement to relearn skills and do things for yourself to maintain your independence
  • Running errands such as collecting prescriptions or helping with the food shopping

 

Our friendly, highly experienced, team members understand that it’s natural to have many questions and reservations when deciding whether to receive support at home.  Get in touch today for a completely flexible and custom-made support and care.

Call us on 0203 643 5295 to discuss your needs or  email us info@verityhealthcare.co.uk. You can request a callback and we’ll return your call.

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