Susie Gifford

My availability (26/02/2019 - 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

List of services

  • Medication assistance
  • Gardening
  • Shopping assistance
  • Social engagement
  • Respite care
  • Transport
  • Sitting service - to give the carer, family or friends some respite
  • Admin - to support with paperwork, form filling, basic computer work, filling, arranging appointments
  • Reminiscence - life history work

Coverage

Hastings, Bexhill, Battle, Rye and surrounding rural villages in Rother.

Availability

No availability

Charging and related information

£15.00 an hour. Minimum 2 hour sessions

Mileage: first 7 miles included, then 45p per mile thereafter.

Services requiring travel e.g. escorting, outings, activities outside the home. travel expenses will be charged at 45 pence per mile 

Expenses occurred during trips out i.e. car parking / entry fees will be payable by the client

Experience

I am a qualified Occupational Therapist and have eight years’ work experience in these areas: mental health, acquired brain injury, stroke rehabilitation and Dementia. I have worked for the Stroke Association and with the Alzheimer’s Society for six years

Background

I specialise in supporting people with Dementia (early to mid-stages), people experiencing mental health issues and older people feeling isolated in rural areas.


A member of the Support With Confidence scheme
 

Service Details

Locations:
Organisation:
Susie Gifford
Service Type:
Personal Assistants
Website:
Accreditation Scheme Membership:
  • Support with Confidence (SWC)
Organisation Sector:
  • Micro provider
Registration Category:
  • Personal Assistants

About This Service

When:
  • Weekdays
  • All day
  • Evenings
Age band:
  • Adults 65+
Male or female:
  • Female
For people with:
  • Dementia/Alzheimer's
  • Acquired brain injury (ABI)
  • Mental health needs
  • Neurological condition
Providing household care:
  • General help around the house
  • Shopping
  • Gardening
  • Household admin
  • Companionship
  • Help with computers
Level of service:
  • Pop in calls
  • 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 26 February 2019

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Contact Details

Mobile:
07583 677 864
Email:
susannegifford@gmail.com