Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update
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Update on Day Services: Please be aware – due to Covid-19 some of our Day Service buildings are currently closed, however services remain in place offering buildings based services at other Tricuro locations and/or community activities. Please contact your local service for full details of the provision and locations that are currently on offer.
Words from the Managing Director
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Tricuro Care and Support
Tricuro is wholly owned by Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council and provides short and long term high quality care and support to adults, their carers and families. We have highly trained and skilled staff and offer flexibility, consistency and reliability of service across the county which is focused on meeting the needs of people in our communities.
The health and wellbeing of all our clients, respective families, carers, and staff is of paramount concern and importance to us. The Visitor Charter forms part of our visiting policy and outlines how our staff will conduct themselves and the high expectations we ask our visitors to uphold. Please click here to view our Visitor Charter.
Our homecare services are tailored for each person’s needs and can be long or short term.
Our Day Services are based in the heart of the local community and offer a great range of activities and support designed to keep people healthy and well for as long as possible. They are inclusive and open to all adults, regardless of age or disability. Our buildings and facilities are accessible to people of all abilities.
Connect Services aim to keep people active, healthy and connected to their local communities for as long as possible. They are designed for adults of all ages where they can receive support to take part in activities, learn new skills and meet new friends. Our staff also offer support with personal care and eating and drinking, to meet individual needs.
Plus Services provide specialist services for people with learning disabilities, people with dementia or people who have support needs relating to their mental health. They offer a safe space and support people to enjoy meaningful activities they are not generally able to access in the community. Our staff also offer support with personal care and eating and drinking, to meet individual needs.
Work based training
Work based training services enable adults with learning disabilities to gain knowledge, skills and confidence, enhancing their opportunities for employment in the future. All our schemes are linked to the catering industry and are focused on the goals people want to achieve. The service is time limited and will offer advice and guidance on how to access local support to continue the journey into employment or further training.
Community Support Team (CST)
The Community Support Team’s aim is to support, enable and empower people, predominantly those with a learning disability, to remain independent in their local communities. This support is provided through Tricuro’s supported living accommodation or through housing related support and advice, enabling clients to maintain their own tenancies.
Supported Employment (COAST)
COAST supports Poole residents who have ill health or a disability to gain and/or sustain work. This work may be paid work, including supported permitted work under 16 hours per week; job trials; work experience or voluntary work. The service seeks to improve lives and build people’s independence by supporting them to gain confidence; improve their sense of general wellbeing, sense of self-worth and their status through becoming a valued volunteer or employee.
Tricuro has a range of care homes across Dorset and Bournemouth, all of which are Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered and have been accredited with the Gold Standard Framework for End of Life care.
Care Homes for Older People
Tricuro has 7 homes for older people across Dorset, offering a wide range of residential care services. They are all dementia friendly. Our home in Christchurch is CQC registered for nursing care and offers beds for people requiring nursing and/or palliative care.
Care Homes for People with Learning Disabilities
Tricuro has 2 homes in Bournemouth for clients who require a higher level of support than is available in the community.
Short Term Intermediate Care - Coastal Lodge
Coastal Lodge in Bournemouth provides a range of short term care services including assessment, rehabilitation, reablement and assessment. It is mainly, but not exclusively, for older people.
Are you caring for someone who would benefit from our care and support services, giving you an excellent opportunity to have a break, knowing the person you care for will be receiving the highest standards of care and support? Our services offer a variety of support to enable people to continue to fulfil their caring responsibilities for as long as possible.
Day services respite and advice for carers
We can provide daily respite care in our day services, and support to carers through guidance; advice; signposting and carers groups.
Care home short term respite
We offer short term residential respite care in our care homes for older people.
Poole Plus Community Service – Weekend Respite Care
We invited clients, volunteers and staff across all Tricuro services to design a Christmas card and were delighted to receive so many wonderful designs.
Carers Dorset Festival – 25 November 2021