Telephone No: 0208 571 8825
Out of Hours Mobile: 07572 528 788
Lalis Direct Care Ltd
Southall Business Centre,
Town Hall, High Street,
Southall, Middlesex, UB1 3HA

What homecare servicescan you provide?

Here at Lalis we assist a wide range of services at different stages in their lives; with a various care support needs, spanning from companionship to complex care. To find out more about the service we provide and that is available from us, go to the services page.

How can homecare help me?

At Lalis Direct Care we create a bespoke plan with our service users to cater to their needs and requirements. We assist our service users, so that they can remain in their homes, with loved ones and in familiar surroundings, whilst getting the support they need.

We offer a domiciliary care service, and this can range from a 30-minute visit to a couple of hours; from personal care to sleep/wake-in nights. The packages of care can range from short term to long term too, we offer versatility; whether you have just been discharged from hospital and need rehabilitation care/ you require short term respite care/ whether it’slong-term care, we are here to help. We have well trained carers who will assist you with the tasks and dedicated office staff that assist with your queries.

Lalis website - care services

  • Dementia Care
  • Companionship Care
  • Sensory, Learning and Physical Disability Care
  • Elderly Care
  • Respite Care
  • Rehabilitation Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Sleeping/ Waking Nights

Dementiacare

Here at Lalis our carers receive training in dementia care and we as an organisation are experienced in assisting all types of dementia sufferers. Each service user has a care plan and other forms of paperwork that is tailored to their specific needs.When it comes to dementia a routine is essential, this is ensured by creating rota that limits the number of carers that visit the service user, this will also enable them to build a relationship with their care givers.The service we offer can be depended on with an experienced and reliable carer.

The dementia care we provide ranges from the various stages of dementia, early stages to advanced dementia. We encourage service users to participate in their care, we keep updated on the new strategies being implemented in this field. One is known as reminiscing about the past, whether it be oldies music/ photographs and games this will partake in stimulating their memory.

Remaining at home in familiar surroundings will be greatly beneficial with those with dementia, as it offers less disruption to their routines and more of a sense of stability. Having this as well as a carer that is experienced in dementia care will give confidence to the service user and make them more comfortable in their home environment.

Alzheimer’s disease/dementia – symptoms and diagnosis

Dementia is a neurological disease; causes loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia.Alzheimer’s is a disease that gets increasingly worse overtime, resulting in an individual’s cognitive and physical ability at a continual decline.

When it comes to Alzheimer’s early detection and diagnosis, will allow those who suffer from it to make the necessary arrangements for the affairs; financial and health to ensure that it is managed the way they would like, this can be done through LPA (Lasting Power of Attorney). Early diagnosis willalso be significant from atreatment aspect.

To help with managing your care, carers will assist with:

  • Personal Care: bathing, assist with dressing in clean clothing, fresh bedding, incontinence/continence management etc
  • Meal Preparation and Serving: prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Medication Task: prompt and/or administer medication, collecting medication for service users who require this, return medication old/unused medication to the pharmacy
  • With using equipment (if you have any)
  • Domestic Tasks: assist with hoovering, laundry, wiping surfaces etc, to keep your home clean and tidy
  • Outreach Call: assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club
  • Shopping Call: going with you/ or on your behalf to go shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

Companionshipcare

Companionship care helps alleviate loneliness which is becoming an issue as its starting to rise, over a third of individuals aged 65 and over mentioned they feel lonely majority of the time. We at Lalis offer companionship care, providing company to your loved ones in both Ealing and Hillingdon Borough. We may take for granted the companionship we have, our friendship circles, the loved ones we share time with, but as you get older often your circle decreases; due to death/illness/disability etc along with it, hence why loneliness can occur and isolation happens. Companionship can provide emotional, mental, and psychological support, resulting in the service user’soverall health and wellbeingimproving.

To help with managing your care, carers will assist with:

  • Meal Preparation and Serving: prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Outreach Call: assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club/li>
  • Shopping Call: going with you shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

This form of care is more social, so carers are interactive with the service users, engage in conversation and possibly partake in the activities listed above.

Disability Care

Disability varies greatly, so the level of support and presentation of the disability differs for each person. At Lalis we provide disability care to our service users, we can create a care plan that will cater to the service users’ specific needs.According to the Equality Act 2010, the following is indicators that an individual has a disability if:

  • If you have a mental or physical impairment
  • If that impairment can have a significant and long-term affect with your capability of being able to carry out regulardaily activities

Physicaldisabilities

A physical disability is a physical condition that affects a person's mobility, physical capacity, stamina, or dexterity. This can include brain or spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, respiratory disorders, epilepsy, hearing, and visual impairments etc.Physical disabilities are the most common form of disabilities and can be deemed as being easier to see.

When it comes to physical disability people may require the following aids.

  • Mobility aids – for those that have issues with balance/walking
  • Hearing aids – to assist those who are hearing impaired etc
  • After gathering knowledge of the most common causes of physical disability, as well as insight from the service user’s particular needs we can gain a more in depth understanding of the effectsand the waythose who have disabilities experiencetheir daily life.

Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints. It can affect people at any age, but the majority of those effected are the elderly.

A way to identify whether an individual has arthritis is to look out for the symptoms:

  • Joint pain, tenderness and stiffness.
  • Inflammation in and around the joints.
  • Restricted movement of the joints.
  • Warm red skin over the affected joint.
  • Weakness and muscle wasting.

To help with managing your care, carers will assist with:

  • Personal Care: bathing, assist with dressing in clean clothing, fresh bedding, incontinence/continence management etc
  • Meal Preparation and Serving: prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Medication Task: prompt and/or administer medication, collecting medication for service users who require this, return medication old/unused medication to the pharmacy
  • With using equipment (if you have any)
  • Domestic Tasks: assist with hoovering, laundry, wiping surfaces etc, to keep your home clean and tidy
  • Outreach Call: assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club
  • Shopping Call: going with you/ or on your behalf to go shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

Sensoryand learning disabilities

Visual Impairment

Visual impairment is a term used to describe any kind of vision loss, whether it is someone who cannot see at all or someone who has partial vision loss. Some people are completely blind, but many others have what is called legal blindness and registered as so. Some people who have visual impairments can potentially have cataracts that is reversible, and others could have correctable refractive errors. Visual impairmentaffects people of varying age and individuals who suffer from this can become depressed.

Here at Lalis we provide care to those who suffer from visual impairments, whether they are at the early stages of visual impairment or in the later stages, to assist with the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

Deafness and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a common problem that often develops with age or is caused by repeated exposure to loud noises. According to Action on Hearing Loss there are more than 10 million (about 1 in 6) people in the UK with some degree of hearing impairment or deafness.The type of hearing loss you have depends on what part of your hearing is damaged. There are two main types of hearing loss:

Conductive hearing loss: Conductive hearing loss occurs when the passage of sound is blocked in either the ear canal or in the middle ear.Conductive hearing loss can be caused by the following factors:

  • Accumulation of ear wax within the ear canal
  • Many episodes of middle ear infection (otitis media)
  • Chronic infection etc

Sensorineural hearing loss: Sensorineural hearing loss happens when there is damage to the inner ear or to the nerves that travel from the ear to the brain.Sensorineural hearing losscan be caused by the following factors:

  • Aging
  • Noise exposure - loud noise exposure
  • Genetic conditions etc

Learning Disability

Learning disability is a significant reduced ability to understand new or complex information, to learn new skills (impaired intelligence)with a reduced ability to cope independently (impaired social functioning), which started before adulthood. Learning disabilities can range from mild to profound. The level of assistance a service user requires will depend on where in the range they are; often those with mild disabilities will require less support and those with profound learning disabilities may requires assistance more frequently.

Learning disability results from prior to birth and early childhood, abnormal development of the brain.This can be caused by things such as:

  • The mother becoming ill in pregnancy
  • Problems during the birth that stop enough oxygen getting to the brain
  • The unborn baby inheriting certain genes from its parents that make having a learning disability more likely – known as inherited learning disability
  • Illness, such as meningitis, or injury in early childhood etc

To help with managing your care, carers will assist with:

  • Personal Care: bathing, assist with dressing in clean clothing, fresh bedding, incontinence/continence management etc
  • Meal Preparation and Serving: prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Medication Task: prompt and/or administer medication, collecting medication for service users who require this, return medication old/unused medication to the pharmacy
  • With using equipment (if you have any)
  • Domestic Tasks: assist with hoovering, laundry, wiping surfaces etc, to keep your home clean and tidy
  • Outreach Call: assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club
  • Shopping Call: going with you/ or on your behalf to go shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

Elderly care

As we get older the more difficult it becomes to perform certain tasks, so added support will assist with ensuring the tasks needed to be completed are done. We at Lalis assist the elderly with tasks they are unable to do or just require that added security when completing it. We promote their independence, freedom of choice and ensuring their dignity.

Completing tasks can become more frustrating as your mind is youthful, but your body does not work as it used to.It would be beneficial to have the assistance of another to helpfulfil your Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

We at LalisDirect Care specialise in assisting the elderly, ensuring their voices are heard, respected, freedom of choice is encouraged, and independence is promoted.Lalis Direct Careis here to assist vulnerable adults with tasks they are no longer able to do without support. We ensure that serviceuser’s dignity is respected and do not undermine or patroniseservice users, rather improve their lives by involving service users in their care, encourage their participation in their care and that the right carer is assigned to their care.

To help with managing your care, carers will assist with:

  • Personal Care: bathing, assist with dressing in clean clothing, fresh bedding, incontinence/continence management etc
  • Meal Preparation and Serving: prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Medication Task: prompt and/or administer medication, collecting medication for service users who require this, return medication old/unused medication to the pharmacy
  • With using equipment (if you have any)
  • Domestic Tasks: assist with hoovering, laundry, wiping surfaces etc, to keep your home clean and tidy
  • Outreach Call: assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club
  • Shopping Call: going with you/ or on your behalf to go shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

Respite care

Respite care is planned, or urgent temporary care to assist a child or adult, whilst their primary caregiver is away.We can provide thissupport in both Ealing and Hillingdon Borough. We are here to help not only the service user but their friends and family, ensuring that they are being looked after by skilled carers and giving them abreak for themselves; so they are free to do what they need to do.

We understand that looking after a loved one can be stressful, hard work and can cause pressure to you. Whether your family member suffers from an illness or disability. Having a break can do you a lot of good too.So, we can assist you withrespite care, giving you the ability to relax/ go on a holiday/ visit family and friends etc

To help with managing your care, carers will assist with:

  • Personal Care: bathing, assist with dressing in clean clothing, fresh bedding, incontinence/continence management etc
  • Meal Preparation and Serving: prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Medication Task: prompt and/or administer medication, collecting medication for service users who require this, return medication old/unused medication to the pharmacy
  • With using equipment (if you have any)
  • Domestic Tasks: assist with hoovering, laundry, wiping surfaces etc, to keep your home clean and tidy
  • Outreach Call: assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club
  • Shopping Call: going with you/ or on your behalf to go shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

Rehabilitation care

Rehabilitation care will help you keep, get back, or improve skills and abilities, that have been lost or impaired because you were sick, hurt, or disabled.

This could generally be following being discharged from the hospital, so you require added support to recuperate, recover, gain strength, and get that independence back.When being discharged from the hospitalpeople are often not confident to get back to their usual routine without a little help, so having a carer can relieve that stress and take the worry away, as we assist you with the tasks that need to be undertaken.This package is generally for a short period of time and if it is identified that the serviceuser can benefit from having continued care,we will liaise with the local social services to see if this can be implemented.

To get you back on track, carers will assist with:

  • Reminding you to do your exercises
  • Personal Care: bathing, assist with dressing in clean clothing, fresh bedding, incontinence/continence management etc
  • Meal Preparation and Serving: prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Medication Task: prompt and/or administer medication, collecting medication for service users who require this, return medication old/unused medication to the pharmacy
  • With using equipment (if you have any)
  • Domestic Tasks: assist with hoovering, laundry, wiping surfaces etc, to keep your home clean and tidy
  • Outreach Call: assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club
  • Shopping Call: going with you/ or on your behalf to go shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

End of Life Care

To help with managing your care, carers will assist with:

  • Personal Care:bathing, assist with dressing in clean clothing, fresh bedding, incontinence/continence management etc
  • Meal Preparation and Serving:prepare meals with or for you and depending on the ability of the service user; assist them with feeding.
  • Medication Task:prompt and/or administer medication, collecting medication for service users who require this, return medication old/unused medication to the pharmacy
  • With using equipment (if you have any)
  • Domestic Tasks:assist with hoovering, laundry, wiping surfaces etc, to keep your home clean and tidy
  • Outreach Call:assist you with social activities/ outings e.g., going out for a walk, attending a day centre, visiting friends or family, or going to your church or club
  • Shopping Call:going with you/ or on your behalf to go shopping, assist you with creating a shopping list

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