Services We Don’t Cover

Carers will not undertake tasks that require the skills and expertise of clinical professionals. Such tasks include:

  • Toe and nail cutting
  • Ear syringing
  • Removing or replacing urinary catheters
  • Assisting with gastric feeding
  • Bowel evacuations
  • Bladder washouts
  • Injections – involving assembling syringes, administering intravenously controlled drugs
  • Filling of oxygen cylinders
  • Lifting from the floor unaided
  • Tracheostomy care – changing tubes or oral suction
  • Changing sterile dressings
  • Administering rectal/vaginal medication
  • Filling monitored dosage boxes for medication
  • Applying cream or ointmnets (unless precribed or subject to an appropriate & approved medication form)

Kind Hands does not provide nursing services