Independent Living Support Services | Jersey New Horizons Support Services

Independent Living Support

Independent Living Support

New Horizons’ Independent Living Support Service provides a support structure & life skills training to individuals living independently in the community who require assistance with their finances, shopping, cleaning and cooking. The service is designed to support you with your day-to-day living, as well as providing you with the encouragement and emotional support that you may need to remain living independently.

New Horizons Support Services offers Independent Support Living Support in the following areas:

  • Managing income and expenses
  • Daily Planning, managing time; using schedules and calendars
  • Organizing and completing paperwork, mail and email
  • Managing living space, cleaning, washing and other household chores
  • Planning meals and cooking
  • Travel Planning

Daily Planning
Our Support workers are able to assist you with planning your day to day life, ensuring you have made the necssary travel arrangements to get to you appointments on time. We can provide support with managing your house hold finances so that all your financial commitments are met on time.

Meal Times
As part of our Independent Living Support Service, our Support Workers are able to support you with all aspects of meal times. This can include assisting with your weekly shop, helping with the preparation of your meals, and managing the food in your house.

Household Tasks
Our Support Workers can assist you with light household duties as part of your Independent Living Support Service and will help with tasks such as laundry, vacuuming and washing up. If you are able to complete these tasks yourself, in order to maintain your independence our Support Workers can just be on hand to offer support where required.

Medication Assistance
You may sometimes forget to take your prescribed medication, or may struggle to take it the correct way, which could put your health at serious risk. Our Support Workers are able to alleviate this worry by prompting you to take your medication and ensure you’re taking the right dosage, at the right time.

If remembering to take your medication is not a problem, but you’re unable to physically take it due to your condition, our Support Workers may be able to help administer your medication, provided there is a clear prescription to follow and the Medication is dispensed into a MARS Dosset box.

New Horizons are Approved Providers of Short Breaks Respite Services for Children, Outreach Short Breaks Respite Services for Adults and Home Care Services with The States of Jersey and so you may be able to apply for funding for these services. Further information on the Long Term Care Scheme and Approved Providers can be found here.

Our services are accessible to individuals with mild/moderate needs to those who require specialist support and can be funded privately or if arrangements are in place through Health & Social Services funding.

Whether your care is paid for by private or public funds, we can deliver  high quality service to you, tailored to your individual requirements.The Price for our Independent Living Support Service is based on your care needs and the level of support required and starts from £18.00 an hour for 1:1 support.

If you would like to receive a quote for our Independent Living Support Service, based on your individual care needs, please contact our team on 01534 888826 or email us at info@newhorizonssupportservices.co.uk or via our contact us page.

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