Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden)

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Profile Strength
Excellent 94%
Care Type Home Care
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Personal
Availability Yes
Hourly Prices From £25.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Valarie Holland is Registered Manager at Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden).

Valerie has many years experience in the home care sector and manages the operational side of the business, staff training, helping customers with all assessments and any issues they may have. Valerie will help implementing new care packages and reviewing all existing ones with the office team and the team leaders. Please speak to Valerie is you need to chat about our Home care or Live in Care packages you need for yourself, a member of the family or a friend.

Valarie Holland

At Bluebird Care Eastbourne & Wealden we believe that care matters and we are committed to providing the highest quality home care so that our customers can remain in their own homes. We aim to provide you with the same standard of care that we would expect for our own families. This means valuing each person’s unique qualities and seeing them as an individual, and not as a list of care needs. We work alongside families and individuals to tailor our services to help our customers stay in control of their own care for as long as they are able to. Delivering the very best homecare is our passion, and we strive to achieve this every day.

Bluebird Care
Bluebird Care
Care Options We Can Provide
Care Given Companionship, Complex Care, End of Life, High Dependency, Learning Disability (ALD), Mental Healthcare, Palliative, Personal care, Reablement, Support for Couples.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Housekeeping Cleaning, Laundry, Meal Preparation, Medical Appointments, Prescription Collection, Shopping, Tidying.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Crohn's Disease, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, Vascular Dementia.
Care Visits 1 Hour, 2 Hours, 3 Hours, 30 Mins, 4 Hours, 6 Hours, Days, Full Day, Full Day & Night, Hours, Min, Night Service (awake / waking), Sitting-in Service, Sleep-in Service, Weeks.
Transport Carer provides own vehicle, Will accompany on Public Transport, Will drive client's vehicle.
Technology Automatic Medication Reminders, Family Apps.

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

All staff wear full PPE, Mask, Gloves, Apron, and overshoes. 

We COVID-19 test our staff weekly using the NHS PCR tests, and lateral Flow tests. We also visit customers and carry out testing as necessary and at their request. 

All Live in care staff receive a lateral flow test when returning to an assignment, and then tested weekly as above. 

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Infection Screening We are using technology to screen for infections & monitor symptoms.
safe-tick Regulatory Assessment We have been assessed by the care regulator in our approach to infection control.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.

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At Bluebird Care Eastbourne & Wealden  we offer a personal and professional homecare and support service. We provide the very best possible care and are committed to building a relationship that you can trust.

Our Carers Are
Criminal Background Checked True
Fully Insured True

Our Team
Valarie Holland
Valarie Holland
Registered Manager

Valerie has many years experience in the home care sector and manages the operational side of the business, staff training, helping customers with all assessments and any issues they may have. Valerie will help implementing new care packages and reviewing all existing ones with the office team and the team leaders. Please speak to Valerie is you need to chat about our Home care or Live in Care packages you need for yourself, a member of the family or a friend.

Neil Blatch
Neil Blatch

Bluebird Care Eastbourne & Wealden is led by Neil Blatch. Neil started delivering homecare in Eastbourne & Wealden to help support customers in the area to receive homecare and support while remaining in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. Delivering the highest quality of homecare and support is Neil’s absolute goal and the team would be delighted to hear from anyone who is seeking homecare or live in care for themselves or for a loved one, or would simply like to talk to someone about the services we provide.

Director/Owner and is in charge of marketing and finance as well as overseeing the smooth running of the business.

Neil Blatch has an extensive business and management background within the IT industry. Neil holds professional qualifications in project management gained through 25 years of experience.

Sarah Cummings
Sarah Cummings
Care Coordinator

Sarah is responsible for allocating care workers to all customer calls on a weekly and ongoing basis. Any queries regarding extra calls, cancelling calls or arranging appointments or any social excursions please speak to Sarah. Sarah has over 10 years experience in care coordination and is working towards her level 5 in Adult Social care. 

Erin ferguson
Erin ferguson

As of 20/04/20 Erin received a promotion from senior care worker to Mentor. Erin is a great asset to the office team and is now working closely with Valerie monitoring the care packages. Erin visits each package on a regular basis, doing spot checks and supervisions on the staff, but also speaking to the customers and checking all is well. Erin completes regular well-being checks, monitoring blood pressure, temperature, oxygen saturation and is able to raise any concerns to the GP.

Fees For Individuals Fee
Hourly Daytime Rate £25.00
Hourly Night-time Rate £25.00
Full Day Rate / Price Per Day £200.00
Hourly Rate - Bank Holiday £37.50
Full Day Rate - Bank Holiday £300.00
Hourly Rate - Christmas Day £50.00
Full Day Rate - Christmas Day £400.00
Full Night Rate - Sleeping £130.00
Full Night Rate - Awake £180.00
Fees For Couples Fee
Full Night Rate - Sleeping £160.00
Full Night Rate - Awake £225.00

Funding Types
Local Authority East Sussex
Region South East
Local Authority Funded Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Maintaining good nutrition and hydration is extremely important. Carers can prepare all types of meals for our clients. This may be simply heating a ready meal and cooking some vegetables to accompany it or cooking a full meal depending on the visit time available and the client's wishes.

We Can Prepare
All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Cold Meals, Hot Meals, Snacks.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Gluten-free, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

Too often people sit alone with only the television for company. We believe that mental stimulation through brain teasers, puzzles and games can keep our customers more alert and happier with their lives.

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Staff Specialities
1 to 1 Activities, Birthday Celebrations, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Excursions, Flower Arranging, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Our Pets

Your pets are as important to us as they are to you

How We Help With Your Pet

We Welcome
Birds, Cats, Dogs, Horses, Others (subject to review), Rabbits.

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
CQC Registered Yes
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
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Report Published 24th May 2018
Registration Date 24th October 2013

We cover Eastbourne & Wealden district areas, Eastbourne, East Dean, Hailsham, Herstmonceux, Heathfield, Waldron, Uckfield, Buxted, Forest Row, Nutley, Crowborough, Mayfield, Frant, Wadhurst and Ninfield

Our Registered Address is:

The Old Printworks
1 Commercial Road
East Sussex
BN21 3XQ

Frequently asked questions about Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden)

Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden) was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in May 2018.
Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden) provides Dementia, Respite and Personal care.
Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden) comes under East Sussex.
Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden) accepts Local Authority clients.
Valarie Holland is the manager of Bluebird Care (Eastbourne & Wealden).

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