Live in care is an ideal solution for many people. It means that those who need round-the-clock care can continue to live in their own home and get a truly personalised service. If you're wondering whether Live In Care services is what yourself, or a loved one needs, then read on to find out everything you need to know.
I Don't Need Personal Care, Can I Still Have Live In Care Services?
Yes. It's possible to have Live In Care services even if you still have complete independence when it comes to the bathroom and getting dressed. Basic Live In Care packages include services such as cleaning, food preparation, security and of course, companionship.
I need specialised care, can I get this with Live In Care?
Yes. Live In Care services include specialised care. You, or your loved one, may need specialised care if they suffer from a condition such as Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parkinson's or Acquired Brain Injuries. Carers trained to provide specialised care understand the condition and know exactly how to care for someone according to their needs.
Will I get social services funding?
Maybe. Some Live In Care costs are covered by social services funding.
What about nursing Live In Care?
Live In nursing care is the ideal alternative to a nursing home. Only highly trained nurses, both in specialist and non-specialist care, will be appointed to provide Live In nursing care for you.
Will it still feel like home?
Absolutely. The idea of Live In Care is that someone comes to work in your home, it does not mean that you are living in their workplace. Your live-in carer will endeavour to keep your house exactly as you like it and to pick up your home routine in a way that suits you. Good home care should be truly personalised and puts the patient at the center.
Live In Care can be the ideal solution . . .
For many people who wish to remain at home, but essentially require round the clock care. It can be tailored to your needs and whether you need basic care, personal care, specialised or nursing care, there will be a package that suits you.