Our Elderly Care Services

We offer a range of non-medical care services to suit your needs

What Do We Offer?

By extending a helping hand Dewcare non-medical Care Services for South African elderly care wants to support you (or your loved one) to enable you to continue living in your own home for as long as you are able. We offer four basic SERVICES – Pop-in Services, Half Day Services, 12 Hour Services and 24 Hour Services. The above-mentioned service packages include many services to suit our Clients’ needs. Clients with specific needs can call the Dewcare Office to help them to tailor their own Service package. A variety of Additional Services are also available at an extra cost.

IN CASE OF MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, DEWCARE WILL ALWAYS ASSIST THE CLIENT IN OBTAINING IMMEDIATE MEDICAL CARE, REGARDLESS OF THEIR SERVICE CONTRACT WITH DEWCARE.

How It Works

CHOOSE A BASIC SERVICE – Dewcare offers 4 basic SERVICES

Clients can choose from our existing services or call the Dewcare office to assist them in compiling a service package that will attend to their specific needs.

DEWCARE also provides Additional Services. Choose from these Additional Services to ensure that all your needs are met

Any Questions?

Contact us for more information about our services.

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POP-IN SERVICES

 

Our Pop-in Service is a friendly pop-in that will normally take from 1 to a maximum of 3 hours according to the Clients’ needs.

The Pop-in service is all about a friendly check that all is well, alongside spending some quality time together. It may also include:

An accompanied walk in the vicinity

 

Bringing in and sorting of the post

 

Building puzzles

 

Caring for house plants

 

Checking a client has taken their medication

 

Making the client’s bed

 

Help the client to get dressed

 

Prepare a snack for tea time.

 

Helping with letter writing/correspondence

 

Just being present for a friendly conversation over a cup of tea/coffee

 

Listening to an audio book or reading a book together

 

Monitoring home safety

 

Peeling, chopping of vegetables/fruit

 

Doing emergency washing like pajamas and underwear

 

Body care – maintain hands and feet

 

Playing board games

 

Sharing stories, memories and experiences

 

Taking out the garbage

 

Tidying the kitchen and the bathroom

 

Watching a movie together

 

Help the client to shower/bath, wash and dry their hair

 

Preparation of light meals (breakfast/lunch or supper)

 

TAKE NOTE that Dewcare is a Caring Service and not a Domestic Service. Therefore, the personal care and wellbeing of our Clients will always be our priority.

Services additional to this basic POP-IN Service are available at an extra cost. See our list of Additional Services to ensure that all your needs are met.

OR

CONTACT THE DEWCARE OFFICE TO COMPILE A POP-IN SERVICE THAT SUIT YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS

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HALF DAY (6 HOUR) SERVICES

 

The Half Day (6 Hour) Service allows the client to be assisted in any of the following services:

Shower/bed wash the client

 

Wash and dry Clients hair

 

Help Client to get dressed

 

Making the Client’s bed

 

Tidying the Bathroom and Kitchen

 

Preparing light meals (breakfast/lunch or supper)

 

Checking a client has taking their medication

 

Prepare a snack for tea time (mid-morning or afternoon)

 

An accompanied walk in the vicinity

 

Bringing in and sorting of the post

 

Building puzzles

 

Caring for house plants

 

Helping with letter writing/correspondence

 

Just being present for a friendly conversation over a cup of tea/coffee

 

Listening to an audio book or reading a book together

 

Monitoring home safety

 

Peeling, chopping of vegetables/fruit

 

Playing board games

 

Sharing stories, memories and experiences

 

Taking out the garbage

 

Watching a movie together

 

Doing emergency washing (pajamas and underware)

 

Body care – hands and feet (nail maintenance)

 

TAKE NOTE that Dewcare is a Caring Service and not a Domestic Service. Therefore, the personal care and wellbeing of our Clients will always be our priority.

Services additional to this basic HALF DAY (6 HOUR) SERVICE are available at an extra cost. See our list of Additional Services to ensure that all your needs are met.

OR

CONTACT THE DEWCARE OFFICE TO COMPILE A POP-IN SERVICE THAT SUIT YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS

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12 HOUR SERVICES

 

The 12 HOUR SERVICE allows the client to be assisted in any of the following services:

Shower/bed wash the client

 

Wash and dry Clients hair

 

Help Client to get dressed

 

Making the Client’s bed

 

Preparing light meals (breakfast/lunch or supper)

 

Checking a client has taking their medication

 

Prepare a snack for tea time (mid-morning or afternoon)

 

Afternoon nap

 

Light housekeeping

(Light housekeeping services include vacuuming, dusting, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, cleaning kitchen and taking our garbage.)

An accompanied walk in the vicinity

 

Bringing in and sorting of the post

 

Building puzzles

 

Caring for house plants

 

Helping with letter writing/correspondence

 

Just being present for a friendly conversation over a cup of tea/coffee

 

Listening to an audio book or reading a book together

 

Monitoring home safety

 

Peeling, chopping of vegetables/fruit

 

Playing board games

 

Sharing stories, memories and experiences

 

Taking out the garbage

 

Watching a movie together

 

Doing emergency washing (pajamas and underware)

 

Body care – hands and feet (nail maintenance)

 

TAKE NOTE that Dewcare is a Caring Service and not a Domestic Service. Therefore, the personal care and wellbeing of our Clients will always be our priority.

Services additional to this basic 12 HOUR SERVICE are available at an extra cost. See our list of Additional Services to ensure that all your needs are met.

OR

CONTACT THE DEWCARE OFFICE TO COMPILE A 12 HOUR SERVICE THAT SUIT YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS

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24 HOUR SERVICES

 

The 24-Hour Service is a Day and Night Duty Service that will provide the Client with 2 Dewcare Carers which will rotate every 12 hours.

The Night Shift duties are:

Getting the Client ready for Bed

 

Attending to every need of the Client during the night

(toilet/water/medication)

Checking that a client has taken their medication

 

Checking on the Safety of the Client during the night.

 

Night Duty Carers can rest a few hours if the Client is comfortable and asleep.

 

During the 12 Hour daytime shift the client can be assisted with some of the following services:

Shower/bed wash the client

 

Wash and dry Clients hair

 

Help Client to get dressed

 

Making the Client’s bed

 

Preparing light meals (breakfast/lunch or supper)

 

Checking a client has taking their medication

 

Prepare a snack for tea time (mid-morning or afternoon)

 

Afternoon nap

 

Light housekeeping

(Light housekeeping services include vacuuming, dusting, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, cleaning kitchen and taking our garbage.)

An accompanied walk in the vicinity

 

Bringing in and sorting of the post

 

Building puzzles

 

Caring for house plants

 

Helping with letter writing/correspondence

 

Just being present for a friendly conversation over a cup of tea/coffee

 

Listening to an audio book or reading a book together

 

Monitoring home safety

 

Peeling, chopping of vegetables/fruit

 

Playing board games

 

Sharing stories, memories and experiences

 

Taking out the garbage

 

Watching a movie together

 

Doing emergency washing (pajamas and underware)

 

Body care – hands and feet (nail maintenance)

 

TAKE NOTE that Dewcare is a Caring Service and not a Domestic Service. Therefore, the personal care and wellbeing of our Clients will always be our priority.

Services additional to this basic 24 HOUR SERVICE are available at an extra cost. See our list of Additional Services to ensure that all your needs are met.

OR

CONTACT THE DEWCARE OFFICE TO COMPILE A 24 HOUR SERVICE THAT SUIT YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS

Our Additional Services

Additional Services are services where Clients need to leave their homes with the Carer or where services are rendered by other Companies arranged and supervised by Dewcare.

These Services additional to our basic services are available at an extra cost.

Choose from the following additional services to meet all your needs:

Grocery Shopping
Our Dewcare-provider can either shop from a list provided by the client or, alternatively, take and accompany the client if he/she simply needs a helping hand to do their own shopping. If requested, the Dewcare-provider will happily unpack and put away the grocery shopping.
Freshly Cooked Meals
A freshly cooked dinner can be delivered – Mondays to Fridays only.
Laundry Service
Delivering and Collecting laundry to and from a Laundrette once a week.
Garden Maintenance

A monthly garden maintenance service to include lawn mowing, light weeding and garden refuse removal. (This service will be provided by a Garden Maintenance Supplier in the area.) Dewcare will arrange and supervise this Service on behalf of the Client.

Housekeeping/Domestic Service
A housekeeping service can be provided by an external Contractor on behalf of our Clients. This service will be arranged and supervised by Dewcare on behalf of the Client.
Appointment Transportation

Transport to and from the doctor, pharmacy, dentist, hospital, clinic, or other medical institution (currently within the Hermanus areas).
Our Dewcare Care Providers are PDP licensed (Public Driving Permit).

Relief Care

A Dewcare Care-provider can make it possible for full-time family carers to take a much-needed break from their caring responsibilities. Relief care offers a break of 1-2 hours for full-time family caregivers, giving them a chance to recharge, refresh and renew their caretaking spirit, energy and enthusiasm. Please call us for more information.

Transportation Service

Cape Town International Airport:
Collection from home, delivered to Drop & Go for a maximum of 4 people with light luggage.
(Help with luggage and check-in services is available at extra cost)
FURTHER DESTINATIONS: quotations for single and return trips available on request.
Our Dewcare Care Providers are PDP licensed (Public Driving Permit).

Outing to nearby areas

The Dewcare Carer accompanied the client on an outing in the nearby area. This can include: having lunch or tea at a restaurant, sightseeing, walk along the beach, even a picnic or whatever the client prefers to do.