Supported Living

Supported Living

Support with daily living can cover various tasks that the Service User may have some difficulty with: for example feeding, bathing or dressing up, help with taking medication and shopping. Our support means that the Service User’s life is made so much easier and includes the following:

Support with daily living
This may include personal care tasks, getting up and dressed, preparing meals, toileting, help with taking medication, filling in forms, help with service at the bank or post office and general companionship.

Day and Night Sitting
Daytime: We can visit in the daytime to provide company and support with daily activities.
Night time: We can attend on a “waking” basis to help you through the night or on a ‘sleeping’ basis where we provide peace of mind as we are present to help if needed.

Safeguarding and compliance
As an organisation, Mulier Care shall always adhere stringently to the safe recruitment guidelines for those working with vulnerable people, as set out through the Healthcare Acts and policies of CQC, the NHS and all local and national government legislation.

Compliance checklist
Candidates registering with Mulier Care are required to provide the below documents/information in order for background and suitability of employment checks to be completed. (List is not exhaustive)

  • Original qualification certificate (applicable for qualified roles)
  • Professional registration (applicable for qualified roles) – an online check of current registration will also be made. In addition, we will carry out weekly checks on registration status (the industry standard is every four weeks)
  • Proof of identity and eligibility to work within the UK
  • Professional referee details for the last 3 years
  • Any training certificates (including All Training dated within the last 12 months as follows: Basic Life Support, Manual Handling, Restraint Training, Lone Worker, Handling of Violence and Aggression, Information Governance Data Protection and Caldicott, Health and Safety (COSHH and RIDDOR), Infection Prevention and Control, Complaints Handling, POVA, Child Protection and Fire Safety)

These documents will be copied and attached to candidate files for future reference and audit purposes.

Criminal Record and Barred List Checks
Mulier Care ensures that appropriate checks of all candidates suitable to work within the service are properly conducted.
For positions that involve working with vulnerable service users, a background check through Mulier Care will be required by one of the following bodies:

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including Barred List checks – England and Wales
  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) – Scotland

We shall also apply for an overseas police check if the candidate has been outside the UK for any period over 6 months preceding employment with Mulier Care.

Employment history and references
All candidates applying to work for Mulier Care are required to provide a full working history with any gaps in employment explained. We request two performance references covering five years of employment history as standard, in accordance with REC standards.

To enquire about our compliance procedure, please contact our Registered Manager, Linda Dwamena, on 0208 320 1169.