Freedom Buddies is a new service launched in Blackburn by Choice Care, a local domiciliary care provider registered with the Care Quality Commission, and with over 20 years direct care experience are commissioned by Local Authorities, the Clinical Commissioning Group, insurance companies and private individuals.
Our care professionals are recruited in compliance with regulation, standards and codes of conduct and are trained and experienced in care, having as a minimum a diploma or NVQ. They also receive enhanced training in care specialisms such as safeguarding, administration of medication, health and safety, first aid, moving and handing, dementia, multiple sclerosis, parkinson’s, stokes, end of life care and more.
We ensure that all pre-employment checks including references, employment history, driving licences, DBS checks, health assessments etc are completed before our care professionals start work with us. They must also pass a driver competency assessment with a Government assessor.
Our company owned vehicle is fully insured, professionally maintained and valeted.
Choice Care is accredited as a Six Steps End of Life organisation from East Lancashire Hospice and are members of the United Kingdom Home Care Association.