Are you looking for carers who have experience with services for everyone?
Care Home Services
A care home provides care around the clock. It is a place where accommodation and personal care are provided together. Care homes are residential, and people live in them for long and short-term stays. A care home can become a person’s sole place of residence becoming their home. They do not own it.
Examples of care home services:
Respite care - short-term care
Mental health crisis house
Care Homes with Nursing
A care home with nursing is a residential home where accommodation and personal care are provided simultaneously. People can live in a care home for a short or long period.
Qualified nurses are employed to ensure that the entire needs of the customer are met.
Here are some examples of services that fit under this category:
Respite care with nursing
Mental health crisis house with nursing
Convalescent home with nursing
Domiciliary Care provides care for people who live in their own homes. The people who use this service may have very different needs, but care packages are designed to meet individual circumstances.
A person using this service might have one or several daily visits or 24-hour care.
Examples of services that fit under this category:
Domiciliary care agency.
Private care assistant
You should consider domiciliary or home care if:
You need help to get out and about.
You require support with tasks such as dressing and preparing meals.
Your environment at home is safe to remain in (perhaps with adaptations).
Home care ranges from live-in care (24-hour support from a carer who lives in your home) to enabling (assisting with day-to-day- tasks). Your care may vary from a few hours weekly to a full-time live-in carer.
Home carers assist with a wide range of tasks, including;
Getting out of bed
Assisting with toileting and showering
Assistance with medication
Going to social groups and visiting friends.
Settling in for bed
Different types of home care:
The home care you choose will be dependent on your needs. Talk to your care provider to help you identify the best care for you.
Enabling and Companionship
Enablers help with day-to-day tasks, including light housework, shopping, or trips out.
Personal care is assistance with tasks that have become difficult due to illness or ageing; these can involve: going to the toilet, Bathing, washing, getting dressed and shaving.
Specially trained care workers can help people with Dementia maintain a social life and a routine and support them to live as independently as possible.
Respite Home Care
Respite care is a temporary service; it can involve caring for people who leave the hospital and need assistance while recovering—or helping those who care for a family member by taking over their care to give them a break. This care can be for hours, days or weeks.
Live-in care 24-hour care in your own home. A carer will come to live in your home, allowing you to retain the lifestyle you are used to, including helping your pets and social life.