What Do We Mean by Bespoke Care Services
Tailored care services refer to the personalisation of caregiving to meet each person’s unique needs and preferences. Unlike one-size-fits-all approaches, bespoke care recognises that individuals have different requirements based on health needs, personal routines and aspirations, cultural backgrounds, and lifestyle choices. This approach aims to provide more holistic and person-centred care, ensuring that the care provided is effective in addressing medical as well as social needs and the individual’s overall well-being in their own home.
Our services support individuals with complex care needs, primarily individuals experiencing autism and learning disabilities. When providing care at home, Leaf Complex Care‘s tailored services involve a comprehensive assessment of the person’s physical and emotional health and an understanding of their daily routines and personal preferences. Care plans are then developed to accommodate these specific requirements, promoting a sense of familiarity and comfort for the individual receiving bespoke care. This approach works to foster a more meaningful and positive caregiving relationship, enhancing the overall quality of life for people in the familiar and comforting environment of their own homes. Ultimately, bespoke care services reflect a commitment to respecting the dignity and autonomy of each person, ensuring that they receive care uniquely suited to their needs and preferences.
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What Tailored Care Entails?
Leaf Complex Care‘s tailored care at home involves a personalised and individual approach that meets the unique needs and preferences of each individual receiving care. The bespoke care services we offer respond to the needs of the individual and ensure flexibility and continuity of care. We also ensure people have choice and control over the care they receive. The level of the bespoke care services provided is respectful of the person’s identity, autonomy and Human Rights.
Our services in Bristol and Exeter have been rated GOOD and OUSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We take this recognition with humility, respect and pride and are delighted that our care provision is recognised for providing safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led services.
Our tailored care services entail:
Person-centred and humanised support in the comfort of the individual’s own home, mainly for people experiencing autism or a learning disability, respecting people’s diversity, equality and Human Rights
Services based on Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and PROACT-SCIPr-UK strategies, humanised practices and proactive, active and reactive support
Full involvement of the individuals we meaningfully support in making decisions about their care
Approaching caregiving with extreme empathy and compassion, understanding the emotional needs of the individual and providing emotional support
Establishing open and transparent communication between carers, individuals receiving care, and their families to foster understanding and collaboration
Person-centred planning tools and approaches to discuss and plan with the individuals we support on how to reach their goals and aspirations
Highly trained and heart-led support workers matched to the individual’s specific needs aligned with the values of providing the right support, the right care and the right culture
Ensuring a safe environment and a positive culture where individuals can participate in a range of community-based activities
Adjusting care plans as individual needs evolve ensures ongoing relevance and effectiveness
Maximising people’s life choices, sense of worth and value and encouraging greater independence
The Importance of Tailored Care in Healthcare
Every individual possesses a distinct set of characteristics, including biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors influencing their well-being. Bespoke care acknowledges these differences and tailors interventions, treatment plans, and communication styles to align with the specific requirements of each individual. This personalised approach enhances and contributes to better life outcomes and satisfaction.
By considering a person’s preferences, values, and circumstances, health and social care providers can establish a more collaborative and trusting relationship, leading to an improved and more positive overall care experience. In essence, tailored care’s importance lies in recognising each individual’s uniqueness and difference and leveraging this understanding to provide truly person-centred, efficient, and effective healthcare.
Personalised Care Plans and Bespoke Packages
Tailored care services carry great responsibility for people’s quality of life and also include family support, understanding people’s needs in detail and facilitating access to the community as part of our involvement in positive outcomes. The bespoke care Leaf Complex Care provides considers the emotional, psychological and social aspects of the individuals we serve in order to achieve greater independence and more fulfilled lives.
When a family member requires assistance, a dedicated care team collaborates to create a tailored plan, ensuring the highest care quality standards. In adherence to the guidelines set by the Care Quality Commission, our team strives to provide home care that not only meets but exceeds regulatory standards. The process involves open communication with the family, valuing their input and insights to create a care strategy that aligns with the preferences and requirements of their loved one. By engaging in discussions with the family, the care team establishes a comprehensive understanding of the individual’s specific needs and preferences, fostering an environment where the individual and their family feel safe and confident in the care provided. This approach ensures that every aspect of the care plan is thoughtfully curated, reflecting a commitment to personalised, compassionate, and high-quality home care.
Our care plans reflect a comprehensive understanding of the individual’s needs and include relevant assessments of the individual’s preferred communication, support and sensory needs. Leaf Complex Care’s support workers make sure the people we support have the right bespoke care and support assessments, including medical, psychological, communication, skills and preferences. The support plans outline current needs, promote strength-based strategies to enhance independence, demonstrate evidence of planning, and take into consideration the long-term aspirations of each individual we support through home care.
Benefits of Bespoke Support Services
One of the key benefits is the personalised nature of these services, which allows carers to adapt and modify their support based on the specific needs and preferences of the individual. This level of understanding fosters a more comfortable and empowering environment for carers and the individual, promoting a sense of control and autonomy over their bespoke care.
We also recognise that our home care service needs to consider the evolving nature of an individual’s needs, adjusting the care plan to ensure that home care remains relevant and effective over time. This may include adjustments in the level of assistance provided, changes in medication management, or changes to daily routines to suit the individual’s current circumstances better. The goal is to create a dynamic and responsive care environment that empowers individuals to maintain independence while receiving the necessary support. Our care team provides bespoke care services that provide caring and effective support aligned with people’s Human Rights, privacy and dignity. Therefore, our involvement in transforming people’s lives is reflected in providing care and support to people to live life on their own terms.
Improved Health Outcomes
Through empowering people to make their own decisions about the support they receive, with family input, health outcomes are improved.
Bespoke care goes alongside mental well-being, creating a space where individuals feel genuinely valued and supported. A culture of care promotes individuality, protects rights, and enables a continuous road to improvements in every walk of life. The key is being supported by teams who are highly trained in strengths-based practice and focused on individual abilities.
Reduced Healthcare Costs
Bespoke home service at home can significantly reduce healthcare costs by promoting preventive care and personalised interventions. When individuals receive customised support tailored to their specific needs in the comfort of their own homes, it often results in better management of challenges and early detection of potential health issues.
This proactive approach helps prevent the escalation of health challenges, decreasing hospital admissions and emergency room visits. As a result, healthcare costs associated with acute interventions and extended hospital stays are substantially reduced.
Based on the Care Quality Commission’s guidance on providing ‘the right support, right care, right culture’, our services and practices are focused on supporting individuals with complex care needs, primarily autistic people and learning disability, to result in positive outcomes. By supporting individuals to learn and experience new things, be involved in community-based activities, and help with managing their finances, our support workers work to create everyday opportunities for individuals to live a life of greater independence.
These are a few of the many approaches that have allowed us to help individuals maximise their life choices and live their best lives.
Real-Life Success Stories
Leaf Complex Care’s purpose is to provide bespoke care that is humanised and person-centred for each individual we support. Therefore, we aim to put people first by imprinting compassion and genuine understanding in every care journey we support. Supported by heart-led teams with relevant and high-quality evidence-based practice training, our bespoke care can be seen through our case studies, which highlight how progress can be made by providing humanised and compassionate care.
Take a look at the story of James, one of the individuals we support experiencing autism, Sotos Syndrome, and Epilepsy.
Read our care journeys and learn more about our work on supporting individuals to thrive in their communities and live life on their own terms.
Bespoke Care Services with Leaf Complex Care
Leaf Complex Care’s bespoke care was built to support individuals with complex care needs, primarily people experiencing autism and a learning disability.
The care plans focus on celebrating the personalities and attributes of the individuals we support, pouring our hearts into developing close bonds with the people we serve. Our support workers help individuals by providing proactive care and community involvement, including spending positive time with their families to live life surrounded by the people and things they love.