First Choice Home Care

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Harleston 01379 640100

Snetterton 01953 667950

Halesworth 01986 800227


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First Choice Home Care agency provides industry endorsed homecare to a wide variety of elderly customers throughout Norfolk and Suffolk. Service driven we take pride in selecting our team. Our team is paramount to our service and we take time to support and train every member. You'll find our professional team are caring, friendly, reliable, adaptable and have excellent communication skills. 

  • Established Home Care Agency
  • Specialist training in Dementia, Parkinson’s, Diabetes, Palliative care
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free Uniforms

We offer home care support across Norfolk and Suffolk with three branches and unique training facilities at our head office in Harleston and at our Snetterton. Part of the local community we are actively engaged with local charity events, clubs and fundriaisng; and enjoy making friends - you can read more on our news page and join us on Facebook. 

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Our values

  • Caring – compassionate support and social care services
  • Trustworthy – providing professional standards with integrity
  • Teamwork – working together with dignity & respect
  • Accountable -  professional, honest, trustworthy support and homecare 
  • Listening - we listen & respect your needs 
  • Safety - working safely to provide the best care

First Choice Home Care Training

Our comprehensive training schedule offers new team members the opportunity to gain accredited care qualifications and qualified care workers to further enhance their career. Our First Choice Home Care training promotes our person-centred approach to care; and each qualification is backed by full assessment criteria. 

First Choice Home Care Certficate 

3 month in-house priority training program with hands-on support and full quality assured assessment:

  • Understand Your Role
  • Your personal development
  • Duty of Care
  • Equality and diversity
  • Work in a person centred way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and dignity
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Safeguarding children
  • Basic life support
  • Health and safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection prevention and control

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Specialist Care Training

First Choice Home Care also provide specialist care training, expanding team members skills and meeting client specific needs. We are always looking to improve our standard of care.  All training takes place in our training facility at Snetterton and is quality assessed.

  • Diabetes care training
  • Parkinsons care training
  • Dementia care training
  • Palliative care training
  • Risk assessment training
  • Stoma care training
  • Stroke awareness training
  • Diabetes care training

First Choice Home Care training is delivered by a practising healthcare professional, Kathy Chan with over xx years healthcare experience.

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Level 2 and level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care

We offer full training and support for existing carers and new carers to attain the recognised required qualification by The Quality Care Commission Diploma in Health & Social Care.  First Choice Home Care training promote career progression with existing carers gaining necessary quality assured qualifications to become a senior care worker.

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Level 5 in Health & Social Care  

Accredited NVQ Level 5 in Health & Social Care may be obtained at First Choice Home Care training offering managerial and care skills. The qualification is available for existing team members to enhance their career path and is the UK industry standard for those looking to become a leader within health and social care services.

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Our values

  • Caring – compassionate support and social care services
  • Trustworthy – providing professional standards with integrity
  • Teamwork – working together with dignity & respect

Accreditations

  • All First Choice Home Care branches across Norfolk and Suffolk are accredited with Suffolk County Council in Regulated Service
  • Norfolk County Council Framework accreditaion. 
  • Six Steps to Success in The North West End of Life Care Programme for Domiciliary Care:  Halesworth Branch
  • First Choice Home Care is regulated and endorsed by The Care Quality Commission the UK’s independent regulator of all health and social care services.
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