Tender Nursing Care | UK Nursing Charity Preston

About TNC

Tender Nursing Care is a local charity which since 1979 has provided overnight care and support for people with life-limiting conditions in their own homes. The Charity provides this service throughout South Ribble, Preston and Chorley and is free at the point of delivery.

The Charity’s aims are:

  • To provide night care for those who might otherwise have to be admitted to hospital or other care facility.
  • To give additional support at night to those caring for the person, enabling them respite during the night hours so they can continue to provide positive care at home during the day
  • To provide the service FREE at the point of delivery across a range of illnesses and medical conditions to all those who can benefit from the service
  • To support the wishes of individuals who wish to continue receiving care at home and to reduce the demand for hospital and hospice places

Quality of Care

Tender Nursing Care is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and operates to their required standards. In the most recent CQC inspection the Charity was rated as ‘Good’ in every aspect of its operations. This rating is based on a rigorous assessment of a range of evidence including speaking directly to those who use the service and their families.

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On an ongoing basis, the Trustees ensure that Quality of Service and Care is maintained by a programme of monitoring visits to the service user’s home and monthly reports which are reviewed by the CQC and the local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG).