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We Care, Teach, Train – homecare provider

We are a licensed agency to deliver home care services in the Algarve. Our caring and experienced staff share our passion to support independent living.

We offer a unique service of tailored care visits from a few hours a week to full 24/7 support.

Our Services

Whether you need our help just for few hours, overnight, 24/7 or a holiday, we are determined to care for your loved ones and help them live as independently as possible.

We provide care and assistance for people who need help in their daily living, due to temporary or long-term illness. Our services include:

Personal care - Assistance with a ‘good morning’ start to the day and daily hygiene; help with bathing, washing, hygiene, shaving and oral care; assistance with dressing; help with continence care; mobility: transferring, walking and assistance with mechanical aids;

Meals - Preparation of food and drink, Serving and Clearing Away; preparation of future meals;

Medication - Managing medication or ensuring a timely prompt when due; collecting prescriptions;

Housekeeping - Undertaking domestic tasks such as light cleaning, either on a regular basis or as a ‘spring clean’, whatever the season; washing, folding and ironing clothes; drop-off and pick-up dry cleaning; organize and clean wardrobes; care of house plants; assist with pets; shop and/or escort for supplies; oversee home deliveries; supervise home maintenance.

Companionship and entertainment - We all know that when we are less able to get out and about loneliness can often set in, especially as we grow older. One of our goals is to bring fulfillment and happiness to those living at home and ease the loneliness that ageing seems to cause by providing quality support. We aim to prevent depression and help them regain control of their lives as much as possible.

Night care - Provision of care services through the night for those people who need them. This can either be on a ‘sleeper night’ basis, where the care worker expects a reasonable night's sleep but is on hand for emergencies, or a ‘waking night’ where the care worker is on duty throughout the night;

Mobility equipment and home adaptations - A thoughtfully designed “safe” living environment will help your family member stay independent for as long as possible. Decreased mobility is a normal part of aging for many older people. At first it might be more difficult to reach or bend, then negotiating stairs or getting into the bathtub may become a challenge. We have available for sale or hire the best equipment to help you in your daily tasks. We can also visit your home and suggest the necessary adaptations to keep your home a safe environment.

Medical and nursing care - Working closely with a series of partners who specialize in providing medical, nursing and physiotherapy services, We Care, Teach, Train ensures that patients receive a seamless service. We liaise with health professionals and district nursing teams so that together we can provide the best possible well-being and keep pain under control. Services are planned and regularly evaluated to ensure that we meet each individual patient's needs and that they receive the highest quality and most appropriate care.

We can help you choose the most suitable health professionals within the following specialties:

General Practice / Family Medicine

Neurology

Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Nursing (including treatment of diabetic foot)

Nutrition

Speech Therapy

Occupational therapy

Dementia and Alzheimer's care - Dementia cannot be cured, although there are ways of alleviating symptoms. We Care, Teach, Train has extensive experience of helping those with dementia to lead a full life. When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining, they often feel vulnerable and in need of reassurance and support. We have signed a partnership agreement with Alzheimer Portugal which is the leading organization in Portugal to offer support to people with dementia.We can help, by providing carers who are highly trained in delivering personalized support – helping to retain a sense of identity and feelings of self-worth. There are several different forms of dementia and it affects people in different ways. That is why it is so important that each customer receives good professional service plus respect and kindness.

Safeguards 

We are licensed by and registered with the Social Services (Segurança Social), which regulates, inspects and reviews all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in Portugal.

We value network with partners in the social area and this is why we belong to municipal workgroups that discuss local social issues. We have established partnership protocols with several institutions, namely Alzheimer Portugal, the leading organisation in Portugal to offer support to people with dementia.

All these institutions have high quality standards, which set out how we should operate and help us to deliver an exceptional level of care.

We also carry Public Liability insurance. Our carers are experienced and qualified workers who have been submitted to strict recruitment procedure. We have sourced the best suppliers on the market and can offer advice on various kinds of mobility equipment and living aids.

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A flexible service 

This is only a selection of the things we can help you with. If you require other services to suit your needs, please get in touch with us. Our aim is to facilitate the mental and physical well-being of our clients and their families. We offer a realistic alternative to allow people to stay at home, with familiar friends, relatives and possessions around them. No upheaval. No stress. No trouble. Once you have considered the sort of care you need, give us a call. A member of our team will be able to discuss your individual requirements in more detail.

Choose professional carers and licensed companies

You can deduct the costs of home social care in your IRS (25%) and they can also be partially funded by several health plans or insurances. Our carers are experienced and qualified professionals that have been though a strict recruitment procedure to attest their aptitude and competence. We are licensed by Social Services and our work is covered by a wide insurance package.

For further details, please visit our website at 

https://wecare.pt/en

Social enterprise 

We are a social enterprise, which means that part of work is for the benefit of our community rather than for financial profit.

We believe quality care can only be delivered in a socially enterprising way because social impact is our most important bottom line. We make sure we can afford to provide services tailored to the needs of our customers, that we pay fair wages to our staff and make sure they have access to the best possible training, support and, most of all, that they have the time to deliver a quality service.

So, choosing us means choosing your community. 

Make a difference in someone else’s life 

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CONTACTS 

www.wecare.pt/en

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+351 282 411 723

+351 961 726 480

Urb. Quinta da Ouriva

Praceta Ribeira Boina, Lote 3, Loja 2

Ladeira do Vau

8500 - 498 Portimão

GPS: 37.168038 -8.532776

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