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Home Support Service
Buxton Home Support Service provides assistance with personal care and gives practical support to older and disabled adult in their own homes.

Our service is a Domiciliary Agency registered with the Care Quality Commission (CCQ) We are registered with Derbyshire County Council as an approved Quality Premium Provider.

Prior to starting work we obtain suitable references and a full CRB check on all staff who undergo full Induction Training including Moving and Handling. Staff go on to complete further training through Derbyshire County Council on Medication, Safeguarding Adults, Tissue Viability, Infection Control, Dementia and other topics.

We offer a variety of sessions:

Pop-in calls - up to 4 times per day to assist with all aspects of personal care

Day-time sessions - personal care and supervision

Sitting sessions - company and supervision (no personal care)

Night-sits/Sleep-ins - assistance and support overnight

Out and about sessions - supporting clients in the community

We welcome referrals from private clients as well as doing contract work through Derbyshire County Council. We charge Derbyshire County Council rates, these are available on request.

We are currently funded by Social Services and the Primary Care Trust to provide up to 30 hours support either in an emergency or to offer respire to the family/carers. In order to access this free service, clients must be referred to us by Social Services or someone from the PCT or GP practice.

For more information on the services or to make a referral please contact
Carole, Jackie or Rachael on 01298 23970 or email

To complement our Home Support Service we can offer the added value or the other services operated from VCS Peaks and Dales:

Transport Scheme *  Befriending * Cleaning Service * Handyvan (home maintenance, safety and security) 

Full details of all our services can be found on this website.

 You can make a donation to the charity through Paypal.

Registered Co. 2918492
Charity N
o. 1067193

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Last Modified: 20 Dec 2017