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Ventilation & Tracheostomy Management

Our caring, specialist team understands that it takes time to adapt to living with a tracheostomy tube, which can be daunting for both the individual and their family.

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Ventilation / Tracheostomy

Specifically trained to provide reassuring ventilation and tracheostomy care, including assistance with dressing and tube changes, our nurse-led team helps to ease the stresses and anxiety that can accompany the reality of having a fitted airway device.

If a family member is unavailable to help out for a short time, Care Matters will step in and provide these important duties as part of our respite care service.

Living with a Tracheostomy

Our complex care teams are trained specifically to deliver tracheostomy care to support you or a loved one with an airway aid.

We can help to ease the stress of managing a tracheostomy at home, including assistance with tracheostomy dressing and tube changes, if a family member or friend has been helping out, but is unavailable for a short time, we can provide these important duties as part of our respite care service.

The challenges of ventilation and tracheostomy care at home

The specialist care team understand that it can take some time to adapt to a tracheostomy tube and also appreciate that it can be really daunting to think about ventilation management and caring for the equipment properly at home, whether on your own or when living with someone.

With the essential support of nursing-led care from Care Matters specialist team, we can provide the reassurance you need, and boost your confidence to support independent living in the comfort of their own home.

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Testimonials

Care Matters currently look after my dad and thankfully we have made the right decision. We have a small team of carers that are all outstanding. My Dad looks forward to their visits and one lady from the office has been excellent through a difficult process.
Highly recommend.

Son of Client / Service User

Care Matters have been assisting me at home for over a year now and I can honestly say that carers are absolutely brilliant.

Dorothy C

Care Matters looked after my Mother for over 2 years under difficult circumstances and I would highly recommend their services.

Son of Client / Service User

FAQs

Q1: How do I arrange some care for myself or a loved one?

A: The quickest way to find out about arranging some care is to call us. One of our experienced team will have a friendly, informal chat with you to find out all about your particular needs and to advise how we may be able to assist.

Q2: Who decides what care I need?

A: Everyone we look after has different needs.  You or your loved one’s unique needs are openly discussed at the start of our service and mutually agreed.

They will continually be reviewed as part of our service. Care needs are set out clearly in the Care Plan which is a comprehensive document detailing lots of information about you or your loved one, in relation to the care received from us.  In agreeing what type of care is best, we may also (with consent) involve close family members or your GP/other health providers to gain a clearer picture on what is needed.

Q3: Do you provide home care in my area?

A: We currently providing care to people at home across the Teesside, County Durham and regions North Yorkshire… and we are growing!
Please contact your nearest office to discuss how we might be able to help you in your area

Q4: What if I need to speak to someone urgently?

A: Providing care is a 24-hour 7 day a week commitment.  As such, we provide the reassurance that you can contact us at any time, day or night, 365 days of the year. Our local offices are open Monday to Friday 08:30 hours – 17:00 hours ​and outside of these hours, we have an emergency contact number telephone service so that you always have someone to speak to.

Q5: How much will care cost?

A: We understand that cost is a huge consideration in the decision making process.  Our charges for care are based upon a competitive hourly rate. In certain circumstances, there may be additional financial support available towards the cost of care.  All of the options will be openly discussed with you, or your loved one, during your initial discussions with us.

Please contact your local office for further information.

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Our specialist team provides essential care to give you the reassurance you need and boost your confidence to supporting independent living.

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