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4Life Healthcare Services - Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary Care services in Canterbury


Whether you require care, once a week, or frequent daily visits, we'll work with you to develop a routine of care that you and your family feel comfortable with.  


The minimum duration for short visits, starts from just 30 minutes.

4Life Healthcare Services - What is domiciliary care?


Domiciliary Care is a flexible home care service that provides day-to-day support to adults wishing to continue living independently at home.


Popular services include: help with domestic tasks, prompting or assistance with medication, continence care, bathing/showering, preparing nutritious meals, and much more.


For clients requiring specialist support, our carers are professionally trained in caring for adults with long-term, complex health conditions such as dementia, multiple sclerosis or end of life (also know as Palliative Care).


We also provide domiciliary support to young adults and students, helping them gain confidence with their studies, access suitable employment, and set life goals.


Domiciliary Care is the ideal solution to alleviate pressures on family and friends, by sharing the responsibility with a down-to-earth, like-minded carer, who will provide a respite break whenever it's needed.

Healthcare worker painting the nails of a young adult in her home
Carers celebrating an elderly clients birthday with a birthday cake
4Life Healthcare Services - Our domiciliary support


  • Reablement

  • Disability care

  • End of Life care

  • Care for young adults

Our affordable and adaptable Domiciliary Care services, support (but are not limited to) a range of health care needs, including:

  • Elderly care

  • Respite care

  • Challenging behaviour

  • Mental Health

Be sure to visit our sections on Live-in Care or Complex Care for detailed information on our 24-hour support services.

4Life Healthcare Services - Benefits of domiciliary care


  • Stay in your own home where all your personal memories live, and where you feel most comfortable

  • Retain your independence - live life as you choose, with assistance as, and when you need it

  • Person-centred care - a carer focused solely on you

  • Couples stay together - with support available for both adults, either as one inclusive care plan, or separately, as required

  • Frequent hourly visits / 'drop ins' as needed, or 24-hour care - you choose

  • A choice of services available, whether personal care, companionship, assisted social activities and more

  • Flexible services that can modified at any time

  • Continue to enjoy all of your hobbies and interests as normal

  • A family-friendly approach that differs from older, more traditional methods of caring

  • Maintain quality time with family and friends, however and whenever you choose

  • Peace of mind and confidence for both you and your family

Elderly lady sat in a red armchair, showing her artwork of a fox
4Life Healthcare Services - what's included with domiciliary care


Our customisable care packages provide as little or as much assistance as you need. 
Our carers are fully trained in:

  • Personal care e.g. washing, bathing, dressing/undressing, grooming

  • Helping out of bed in the morning
    and helping into bed at night


  • Toileting and continence assistance

  • Preparing nutritious meals, assistance
    at mealtimes, washing dishes etc


  • Prompting, administering,
    ordering and collecting medication

  • Shopping assistance and running errands

  • Liaising with healthcare professionals,
    such as GPs, 
    District Nurses, Occupational
    Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dietitians,
    Pharmacists, Opticians etc


  • Arranging/accompanying clients with 
    medical appointments/home visits


  • Assistance with domestic tasks
    e.g. cooking, cleaning, laundry, ironing etc


  • Pet care - walking, feeding, pet sitting

  • Companionship and emotional support

  • Assistance with social and community outings 

  • ‘Sitting in’ services and overnight care

  • Reading and writing assistance

  • Assistance with household bills
    and general admin


  • Support with tradesmen/deliveries etc 

  • Operating moving and handling equipment

  • Hoisting needs, mobility support, and organising mobility transfers as necessary

  • Catheter care

  • Stoma care

  • PEG and JEJ feeding

  • For further specialist and complex support
    - please contact us for more details

Our care plans are fully flexible, allowing you to make changes to your individual care plan at any time. Need 24-hour care? Visit our Live-in care section for more information.


If you have any further questions or are ready to discuss your home care options, call us today or book a free home care assessment. Together we'll create a tailored care plan that fits your exact needs.

Book a free home care assessment

We offer free home care assessments, whether in person, via telephone, or video call, to our clients. That way we can chat through your personal needs in detail, at your discretion.

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