Complex Care

Our highly trained complex care team recognise that the comfort of your own home, surrounded by family and friends, gives you control and adds to your overall wellbeing and independence.Our staff provide holistic assessment, care and support.  We believe in every person having the right to live a dignified life.

Services we provide include:-

Oxygen therapy: recognising the signs of oxygen desaturation such as cyanosis and assisting to apply oxygen whether this is delivered via nasal cannula, face mask or tracheostomy using cylinders or condensers.

Ambu-bagging :manual ventilation where clinical signs indicate respiratory difficulties require it.

Tracheostomy care: we are able to undertake a full tracheostomy change, assist with Tinner cannula changing and cleaning and with care of your stoma site.

Ventilator care : support with connecting and disconnecting your ventilator including NIPPI 3 and Cpap, support changing and cleaning your filters and tubing, support in recognising and managing problems with your ventilator.

Suction:we are able to provide both shallow oral suctioning and deep suction via tracheostomy using either a closed or open suction catheter system

Cough assist :checking and ensuring settings are correct. Fully assisting in the use of your cough assist either manual or automatic.

Chest physio :administer prescribed plan of care from physiotherapist.

Bowel care: from assisting you into the right position to digital evacuation and bowel stimulation, including use of suppositories and enema’s.

Stoma care: care of the stoma site and emptying of stoma bag.

Catheter care: including intermittent catheterisation, care of your suprapubic site and catheter and recognition and management of urinary tract infections.

Epilepsy management :dealing with injury arising from a seizure administration of midazolam and diazepam.

Gastrostomy care: care of the stoma site, administering medication, water and food via PEG tube using both gravity and pumps.

Intravenous therapy:- administration of intravenous medication and fluids, care of intravenous access devices.