Spinal cord injury care

Prize-winning spinal injury care

Sustaining a spinal cord injury can be life changing experience, but it doesn't mean an end to living independently in your own home. With our support, you should enjoy life to the full.

We specialise in providing bespoke care and support to clients with spinal injuries to meet their changing needs and helping them to lead as full and independent a life as possible, in the comfort of their own home.

Spinal cord injury is an injury to the spinal cord that results in a change, temporary or permanent, in the normal function of the spinal cord, the motor or sensory nerves and how they function.  Some of the common causes of spinal injury include trauma such car accident, fall, sports injury, or disease including transverse myelitis, polio and spina bifida.

Our specialist nurse-led team will help you to determine your level of care; choose your own bespoke care team and live your life as you choose. Our expertly trained carers and nursing staff are experienced in providing visiting, nursing and domiciliary care for people affected by a variety of spinal injuries, including quadriplegia, paraplegia and tetraplegia. With the unique expertise and skills of our registered nurses from our clinical care team, we’re supporting several people with one-to-one care in the comfort of their homes.

Whether you are looking for the  first care provider to support, or looking for a change in healthcare company that better suits your needs; we believe we can provide you a lifestyle driven care solution. We 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.

How can Verity Healthcare help?

Spinal cord injuries can have a lasting impact on the people affected, and the people closest to them. That’s why we take time to work closely with our clients and their families to put support in place that is tailored to their needs and choices.

Our approach is to give you control of your care by placing you at the centre of the process. With our full support and guidance we will assist identify the sort of care that you require, when you want it and how it should be offered.  Our Clinical and Nursing Team, in conjunction with you and other health professionals to assess your clinical and social requirements to develop a bespoke, comprehensive care and lifestyle plan that takes into consideration your specific needs.

We’ll then work you to pair up personal care assistants with you, based on your interests and personality. We believe that building strong working relationships is key to delivering an excellent and safe service; and helps to put our clients at ease.

All care and nursing staff to be assigned to you will be fully trained at our Centre for Professional Development to provide exceptional care and support to meet your specific care needs. Where necessary, they’re given extra training and support from our clinical experts, ensuring they have the right level of skills and experience to support you. We pride ourselves on the quality of training and support provided to employees and we are confident that they can meet your care, lifestyle and independence needs.

What’s more, our care and nursing staff have been trained to identify the signs of tell-tale signs of autonomic dysreflexia associated with spinal cord injuries which is often the thing on the minds of many clients.  Call us today to find out how we can support you at home and help you to live the life you want.  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.

Specialist spinal injury care at home

The best thing about choosing Verity Healthcare to support you at home 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 to support you and your loved ones every step of the way.  We’ll talk through the options for spinal injury care at home and implement the best care plan.

We’re committed to providing exceptional spinal injury care through our clinical excellence protocols so that our nursing-led teams will ensure that we’re always upholding the highest standards of quality care for our clients.  We’ll assign highly skilled support worker who shares your interest and preference to support you on your way to full recovery.  We conduct regular monitoring, review, and training to ensure that standards do not slip.

Your care solution will take into account your home situation to ensure that your team is sufficiently flexible to meet your needs. Whether for hospital visits, trips to the shops or going on holiday, your team will accompany you and support you as you require. Our care assistants receive ongoing support and supervision from our nursing team to deliver specialist support to people with spinal injury, including those who require respiratory and gastrostomy management, naso-gastric feeding, ventilator care and medication administration.

To aid in providing exceptional care, Verity Healthcare care workers have the expertise 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. You can request a callback and we’ll return your call.

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