Deb Crook

My availability (11/01/2019 - to date)

Sorry, I am not taking any bookings at the moment but do contact me to see if I can be of assistance in the future.

Description

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I offer carer's respite breaks. I provide one-to-one support to the client for two or three hours, so that their carer can have a much needed break. This can either be in the client's own home, or I can take the client out - where and for how long to be determined by the client and their carer.

I also offer a similar service to people who live on their own and who need support to get out and about.

Outings can be social or practical - National Trust gardens, the seafront, local park, church, garden centre, interest group / club, supermarket, hospital appointment - the list could go on and on!

I would also be happy to assist someone to have a whole day out. I do not do personal care or domestic tasks however, I would obviously assist in an emergency if necessary during a visit / outings.

Coverage

Eastbourne and nearby villages

Availability

No availability at present

Charging and related information

£14.00 per hour, plus mileage of £0.45 per mile incurred during visit

Expertise

I am particularly interested in working with older people with memory problems and those who are socially isolated.

I have a wide variety of personal interests - art, history, archaeology, geology, literature, knitting, sewing, crafts. I am a member of the National Trust and the Art Fund, and a Friend of Wakehurst Place. I love living so near the sea and our wonderful countryside. I was brought up with dogs, and quite like cats and other pets too!

Experience

I previously worked for East Sussex Adult Social Care for many years. I have professional experience of working with and supporting adults with dementia, physical disabilities and illnesses, mobility problems and sensory impairment. I have personal experience of caring for close family members with dementia and mobility problems.


I am a member of Support with Confidence

Service Details

Locations:
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Organisation:
Deb Crook - Personal Assistant
Service Type:
Personal Assistants
Accreditation Scheme Membership:
  • Support with Confidence (SWC)
Organisation Sector:
  • Micro provider
Registration Category:
  • Personal Assistants

About This Service

Male or female:
  • Female
Providing household care:
  • General help around the house
  • Shopping
  • Pet care
Level of service:
  • Respite care
Transport:
  • Provide transport for social occasions/shopping/events/etc
Providing personal care:
  • Medication assistance and prescription collection etc

Accreditation Information

Support With Confidence

The Support with Confidence scheme is run by East Sussex County Council Trading Standards and Adult Social Care.

All services are vetted and approved on grounds of quality, safety, and training before being approved as a member of the scheme.

This page was last updated on 14 February 2019

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Contact Details

Mobile:
0770 4718 729
Email:
debcrook32@gmail.com