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live in care
Having a live-in carer means that our clients can continue to enjoy life on their own terms.
Live-in care is an increasingly popular alternative to residential care, as it allows your loved one to keep control of their life.
If living alone or with a partner is becoming increasingly difficult, we can provide that little bit of extra support they need to maintain as much of their independence as possible.
How to choose the right care
Feeling overwhelmed? We can help
Choosing the right care for a loved one can be daunting. A family member may need more support than you can provide but feel anxious at the thought of living in a residential care home.
Caring for a parent or relative can be stressful and we understand that it’s even harder if you don’t live near them or you’re juggling work and family commitments. Choosing the right moment to discuss their care is never easy.
Whether you’re looking ahead or find yourself having to make immediate plans, we can give you the tools and advice to help you approach the tricky conversations.
Live in for couples
We love providing live-in care for couples, as we understand how important it is to stay together.
We ask you to guide us so that we don’t intrude on your relationship. We want you to continue to enjoy each other’s company without us getting in the way.
You may be struggling to support and care for each other, and to maintain your independence. Just a little support from us can be all you need to keep enjoying each other’s company.
Although caring for a loved one is your utmost priority, we understand how emotionally and physically demanding it can be.
For many people considering respite care, it can be difficult to make the initial call to us as you may feel like it’s an acknowledgement that you’re not quite coping anymore.
We see it in a slightly, different light. We like to support couples to stay together and often some time away to recharge your batteries is all that you need to keep on the right track.
If you don’t need specialist care but are struggling to get out and about as much as you’d like, our carers are on hand to keep you company.
If you’re lonely at home and you just want someone to pop in, we’d love to provide a friendly face, or perhaps you’re just struggling with some of the day-to-day tasks of running your home.
Having a live-in carer, or a carer who visits each day can provide assistance with a whole range of jobs that could really help you to remain in control, as well as benefit from companionship.
We are always available if your loved one needs emergency help at home.
If your loved one has been discharged from hospital after an operation, been let down by their current care provider, or need urgent care after a fall, we can help.
We are experts in providing rapid response emergency care. We have many years’ experience of providing urgent care and we aim to be able to help within 24 hours of your call
Having a carer stay overnight in case of a problem allows our clients to maintain their independence and stay in control of their lives.
It may be that your relative is recovering from an operation and they have visitors in the day but need a little extra reassurance through the night.
We recognise that live-in overnight care can provide peace of mind to both our clients and their relatives. Our carers will arrive before your loved one goes to bed, and stay through the night, just in case.
We pride ourselves on our ability to provide specialist live in care without losing focus of the person behind the condition.
Whilst some of our clients simply need a little help around the home, others require expert care for their specific needs.
Families often contact us when their loved one has had a setback or a fall, or if they’ve been discharged from hospital and need a little extra support until they get back on their feet. We take the stress out of difficult situations, and can provide urgent care within 48 hours of your call.
‘making your happiness a priority is priceless’
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Home care options such as live in care will help to offer you or your loved one the sense of independence which can so easily be lost as we grow older. Live in care allows you to stay in a familiar environment and be surrounded by home comforts, whilst also offering assistance and peace of mind. Home care can allow you to build up a stronger, one on one relationship with your carer than you may be able to build in a residential home and can offer friendship as well as care. exercitation.
Live in care costs compare favourably to residential or nursing care homes. The cost for couples is even better value for money because with live in care you only pay one fee for the carer, whereas in a care home you would pay for two beds.
All costs are custom designed to suite individual and family needs.
If you and your partner want to stay in your own home together but require extra support, we can provide a carer to help couples in their own home as a cost effective alternative to paying for two beds in a residential care home.
Live in Care Questions
Live in care is an alternative to residential care which offers older people the freedom and comfort of being able to stay in their own home. It allows individuals with the extra support they may need whilst keeping their sense of independence. For more information, check our live in care services.
As our relatives get older and start to become more frail or find day to day life more challenging, we need to consider the options. We all want the very best for our loved one and live in home care is the premium care at home service. Live in care will provide you with the reassurance that your loved one is cared for day and night. There are care options available like supported accommodation in a retirement village or a residential care home but often being in our own home in familiar surroundings is where we are happiest.
When you opt for live in care, we’ll carefully match you with a main carer who is suited to your personal needs. Your carer will stay with you for four to six weeks at a time to assist you with daily tasks and personal care. The main benefit of live in care is that it’s adaptable and we can make it work to suit your own requirements.
All costs are custom designed to suite individual and family needs.
In our view remaining in your own home with familiar surroundings is the best place for someone with dementia. That’s why live in care is great as it provides one to one care to a person with dementia meaning that they get all the support and supervision they need, without the undue stress and anxiety of being in a strange environment. However advanced the condition live in care will provide around the clock assistance ensuring the person is safe and well cared for.
Hourly Care Questions
We offer hourly care at a minimum of a two-hour visit. This allows our carer to develop a strong relationship with you or your loved one and ensure that we’re able to provide the highest level of care. We can assist you with household tasks, personal care and can offer companionship. For more information, take a look at our hourly care services.
Our hourly care services are flexible, and visits can be organised as frequently or as little as you need. We will assess your needs and help you to work out how many hours of care you need per week. To chat with us about this, get in touch.
Specialist Care Questions
We know that some of our clients require care for specific needs and we can offer fully trained carers to help support you or your loved one, whatever your situation. We’re qualified to offer specialist live in care for people living with Dementia or Parkinson’s, those recovering from a Stroke or in rehabilitation after an operation, as well as palliative care for those living with a terminal illness where a cure is no longer possible. Our goal is to help you or your loved one to achieve the best quality of life through our dedicated care. View our specialist care.
Caring for people with dementia requires a sensitive approach and we can help to offer daily assistance in encouraging a normal routine and alleviating any anxieties and fears. Our carers are fully trained in caring for individuals with dementia and we ensure that the necessary time is taken to get to know the person in our care and how they like things to be. Our care will allow individuals to stay comfortably in their own homes throughout the changing stages of dementia, helping individuals and their family members to cope and feel comfortable.
Yes, we appreciate that overnight care can really help with giving family members who may usually offer care a well deserved break. Our carer will arrive in the evening and stay overnight to ensure that your loved one is cared for, giving you the piece of mind needed to take a break.
A live in carer will stay in your home with you and assist you with tasks that need to be done around the home. They’re on hand to help you with housekeeping, shopping, cooking and personal care. Your carer can also offer you companionship, arrange trips to visit friends and family, co-ordinate medical appointments and fulfil many other needs which you may need to ensure your quality of life remains high.
We know how important it is for clients and carers to build a positive relationship, so we have a small team of carers who will work with your loved one. Our staff are professionally trained and have a range of skill sets, which means that we can match your loved one with a carer who is right for their individual needs. We offer a full assessment of needs from one of our care managers before matching clients with the right carer for them.
Your carer can offer different levels of support and care depending on your specific needs. Whether it’s just a few hours a week for companionship, a live in carer to assist you with daily household tasks or someone to help organise medical appointments and trips, the services which our carers can offer are flexible and dependent on you.