Live-in Care offers around the clock help and reassurance for you – and 24/7 peace of mind for family members.
The joy is that you can:
- stay at home and
maintainroutines and social activities
- have all your practical needs met – from personal care to cooking and shopping
- Assuming a car is available live-in care solves transport issues for both social and medical appointments.
Stillhave family come and stay – leading to much more natural and joyous visits than when off-islandfamily has to visit a care-home or you are catching up exclusively in coffee shops and restaurants.
- Keep much-loved pets and, within reason, have help with their care too.
In short, live-in care meets practical care needs but avoids long days alone by offering companionship both at home and on outings when desired.
Typically, two or three Carers will work in
Live-in care may suit you on an ongoing basis, or may only be a short-term component of your care e.g. for a few weeks after an operation. After that, you may simply need a little hourly care at times to suit you.
Our live-in Carers are all supervised and supported by our on-island Care Managers. We take great pride in matching Carers to clients. If you are unsure whether live-in care is for you we can always set up a trial – but would suggest that two weeks is a meaningful minimum.
Live-in care does need a home with a spare room and bathroom. It is often financially competitive, depending on