Who is live-in care for?
When it comes to providing dedicated care and support for our loved ones, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Live-in care is a type of care arrangement where a professional care worker resides with the person needing support, ensuring round-the-clock assistance and companionship.
Each individual in need of care will have unique requirements, and we understand that you may be looking for compassionate and tailored care for a loved one. Live-in care is a personalised and comprehensive home care service, that goes beyond the stereotypes often associated with care services. You may be wondering who live-in care is for, so we’ll take you through who can benefit from it, and how you can access this invaluable care service
Understanding live-in care
Contrary to popular belief, live-in care isn’t exclusively for the elderly. While it is an excellent solution for seniors who prefer to age gracefully within the comfort of their own homes, live-in care is also for a diverse range of individuals with varying care needs.
Who can benefit from live-in care?
Aging brings its own set of challenges, and many seniors wish to maintain their independence while still receiving the care they require. Live-in care provides a solution by offering support with daily activities, medication management, and companionship, all in the comfortable and familiar surroundings of their own home.
Live-in care for the elderly is popular because it removes the need for care homes. Although residential care can be a good option, new environments can inevitably cause confusion and stress.
Individuals with medical conditions
Live-in care is suitable for those with medical conditions such as dementia, Parkinson’s, or post-operative care. Having a trained and compassionate care professional at hand, such as our wonderful care workers at Abbots Care, ensures that medical needs are promptly addressed. As a loved one of someone in need of live-in support, this can completely put your mind at rest that their health and comfort are being prioritised.
Adults with disabilities
Live-in care supports individuals with disabilities to lead fulfilling lives. From mobility assistance to emotional support, Care Workers ensure that all aspects of their wellbeing are addressed, enabling them to participate in daily activities and live life to the fullest. For adults with disabilities, live-in care enables them to live as independently as possible within the freedom of their own home.
Respite care for families
We understand that families who are primary carers often need a break to recharge. Live-in care can provide respite, allowing family members to take time off knowing their loved one is taken care of.
Individuals in need of palliative or end-of-life care can receive compassionate and dignified support through live-in care. This service ensures that individuals remain comfortable and dignified during their final days.
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How does live-in care work?
Now that you’ve learned about who live-in care is for, we’ll take you through the process of how to access it.
At Abbots Care, we’ll support you through our process so that your loved one receives the best care possible:
- Get in touch: We’ll assist you in navigating the process, providing explanations about the available options.
- Assessment: A qualified, compassionate senior member of our team assesses the individual’s requirements, preferences, and medical conditions to create a personalised care plan.
- Bespoke care package: A person-centred care plan will be created together with you and your family.
- We find a match: Based on the assessment, a suitably qualified, experienced live-in carer is selected.
- Meet and greet: The carer moves into the individual’s home and follows the care plan diligently. This plan encompasses not only medical needs but also emotional, social, and mental wellbeing.
- Care package starts: Our care team maintains regular communication with both the individual and their family, ensuring that the care plan remains effective and can be adjusted as needed.
Dedicated live-in care for your loved one
Live-in care is a versatile and holistic solution that caters to a wide range of individuals’ needs, far beyond just care just for the elderly population.
Whether you or your loved one requires support due to age, medical conditions, disabilities, or respite care, this service ensures that life’s journey can be navigated with dignity, compassion, and unwavering support. At Abbots Care, we’re committed to providing not just care, but a life-enriching experience that promotes well-being and happiness. If you’re seeking a personalised, round-the-clock care solution from trust experts, please contact us today.