Care in the home

Our professional team of support staff offer a range of care in the home and out in the community to adults and older people across the Forest of Dean and Herefordshire.

  • Personal care, including help with toileting and bathing
  • Medication support and prompting
  • Overnight care
  • Continence and catheter management
  • Independence support
  • General housework
  • Errands, such as shopping, benefits or doctors prescriptions
  • Help getting up in the morning and going to bed at night
  • Friendship
  • Meal preparation
  • Out and about in the community
  • Support attending appointments
  • Palliative care
  • Dementia care

Carers respite breaks

One to one respite care

Crossroads respite care services allow the main informal carer, family member or friend to recharge their batteries, take time away from the caring role, go on holiday or just have a few hours away for a break.

Crossroads Care provide a high quality alternative care service, affording you the peace of mind to relax and unwind, knowing that your loved one will continue to receive the care and support they need.

  •  At home or in the community
  •  Experienced staff matched with the interests of the person they are supporting
  •  Support with any aspect of personal care or mobility.

Active Living - Respite Groups, Carers Events and Social Trips

Active living groups, pub lunch clubs and ladies lunch groups, offer a more affordable respite services in a welcoming group environment.

Participants are empowered to take part in a range of manageable activities, promoting communication, independence and their own wellbeing.

We arrange monthly trips and outings for carers and their loved ones. Come along and join in with these memorable days out.

Specialist support is always on hand, and fully accessible transport is arranged. Staff are on hand at all groups to take care of any aspect of personal care or mobility should it be required.  Fully accessible transport is often provided and included in the total cost of the trip.

Activity Information

Specialist dementia services

  • Activities, clubs and groups with specialist dementia support
  • Working towards building dementia friendly communities
  • Working closely with the dementia action alliance
  • Reminiscence sessions at community groups, hospitals and with other organisations
  • Leading dementia walks
  • Training for carers, volunteers, professionals, community groups and partners

Online Referral Service

Click the link below to refer someone to our service, or send us your details and we will call you back shortly.

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