Home Help/ Domestic Assistance
Home help services include basic household tasks such as cleaning, cooking and shopping. Our community support workers are able to undertake light duties that you would normally carry out, such as:
Washing and ironing
Cleaning of bath, toilet and shower
Cleaning of kitchen and whitegoods
Sweeping of floors and paths
Vacuuming, dusting and polishing
Care of pot plants & pets.
Before commencing work we would identify and agree with you on which tasks will be performed and when. Our community care workers would need access to:
Wet sponge, dry soft cloths, broom and dustpan, mop and bucket, vacuum cleaner, rubber gloves, apron, long handled toilet brush, dusting cloths and cleaning prodicts such as cream cleanser, disinfectants, furniture polish.
Please note that for Occupational Health & Safety reasons we do not allow our community care workers to use the following items:
Abrasive cleaners such as Exit Mould, bleach or Domestos.
Corrosive chemical cleaners , abrasive cloths or steelo type scrub pads, and chemicals which are not from the original bottle or container.
In order to ensure we are able to provide a safe working environment it is your responsibility to supply all, recommended equipment and products.
We are unable to provide heavy cleaning such as window washing, cleaning of ovens, moving of furniture.