Border Caring Services

Our services


We can provide care and support for individuals with diverse needs for periods ranging from one hour a week to 24 hours, seven days a week.Services

We employ experienced staff in Galashiels, Hawick & Selkirk.

We offer a range of services for people in their own homes, including:

* Personal Care – Helping with personal care routines, including bathing, hair washing, getting in and out of bed and other daily tasks

* Practical Support – Helping clients meet the challenges of daily life such as assisting with light domestic duties, laundry and shopping tasks – and helping with collecting pensions and paying bills

* Companionship – Accompanying clients to social and other events, night sitting, and respite support for family and other carers

* Long term care and support – Supporting clients with all aspects of their daily life to enable them, should they wish, to remain in the family home.

* Respite – enabling the carer to have a break by either providing care and support in the family home or supporting clients on an outing or short break holiday

These services can be purchased directly from BCS by way of a private agreement. In addition, if you require a service, which is not listed, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to discuss your personal needs. Our service is available seven days a week, 24 hours per day.

If you use BCS as a private client, one of our co-ordinators will visit you personally to discuss your requirements and agree a support plan for you.

The support plan will be designed and tailored to meet your particular needs and wishes. If you find it acceptable, appropriate staff most suited to meeting those needs will be selected to work with you.

Special assistance: Palliative Care

We are a provider of palliative care services for NHS Borders. Our staff have received specialised training to enable them to fulfil this vital role.

Supply of Relief Staffing

BCS supplies relief staff to local authority operated care homes and day centres etc throughout the Borders.

We can provide professional qualified care staff to cover planned periods of absence due to holiday or training. We can also provide staff at short notice to cover sickness or unexpected absence.

If you operate a care facility and require relief staff we would be happy to discuss the matter further with you.

For information please contact our Service / Relief Co-ordinator on 01750 505071.