Action for Children

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About Organisation

Camden and Islington Domiciliary Service
Our domiciliary service offers two types of workers to support your child or young person; support workers or health support workers. They mostly work in the home or out in the community and can work at any time including overnight where the worker either sleeping in or staying awake.

Support workers -who are trained and experienced in supporting disabled children and young people,

They usually carry out a range of support tasks:
-supervising the child/young person while the parent/cares do something else or goes out of the home
-personal care to help bathe, dress, eat or use the toilet
-supporting the child/young person getting ready for school
-delivering planned activities that contribute towards a key goal or target for the child/young person
-supporting child/young person to access activities out in the community

Health Support Workers- who are trained and experienced in supporting disabled children and young people with more severe and complex needs.

-administrating medication
-doing exercises
-gastro/gravity tube feeding
-suctioning
-supervising the child/young people while the parents/carer does something else or goes out in the home
-personal care to help bathe, dress, eat or use the toilet
-delivering planned activities that contribute towards a key goal or target for the child/young person
-supporting child/young person to access activities out in the community

For more information please visit our website or call 02072787966


Action for Children
3 Cubitt Street
London, WC1X 0LQ
https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/

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