Home care agencies

Home care agencies

Home care can be arranged by the Council, if you are eligible, or you can contact the agencies to buy your own care and support at home.  You may be asked to pay a contribution to your home care based on your care and support assessment. The full list is managed and maintained on InformationNOW.  The website includes the CQC rating to help you decide whether to use those services.  To arrange your own care, contact the Registered Manager of the home care agency.

General home care providers can help with:

  • washing and dressing
  • eating and drinking
  • cleaning and laundry
  • taking medication
  • keeping your home tidy and clean
  • getting through the night. For example, emptying a stoma bag
  • getting outdoors or to an activity

Specialist care and support providers can help with:

  • physical disability and long term conditions
  • sensory impairment
  • cognitive impairment (including brain injury and dementia) 
  • mental health

Need more information?

InformationNOW has a list of home care agencies, what to consider when choosing a home care agency; choosing care home, a list of care homes in Newcastle.

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