Specialist Services

Specialist Services

There might come certain times when our team are required to undertake some tasks which may be specialist. These tasks will be done following specific training. Such tasks may include:

  • Changing sterile dressings
  • Tracheotomy care – oral suctioning
  • Assistance with eye or ear drops
  • Colostomy care – changing of bags

However, our team will not undertake tasks that require the skills and expertise of clinical professionals. Such tasks may include the following:

  • Toe nail cutting
  • Ear syringing
  • Removing and replacing urinary catheters
  • Bowel evacuations
  • Bladder washouts
  • Injections – involving assembling syringes, administering intravenously, controlled drugs
  • Filling of oxygen cylinders
  • Tracheotomy care – changing of tubes
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