What is live In care
The best live in care providers will take the time to meticulously understand the live in care needs, to provide the most suitable live in care worker and ensure the objectives of the live in care and support package are achieved.
Your live in care journey, in 3 easy steps
Speak to our Live In Care Team
LIVE IN CARE ASSESSMENT
Meet your live In care worker
Live in care is most successful when the correct match has been made, we have a number of live in care workers on our team, we will always match you with a live in care worker who fits your preferences, has the right personality, skill and live in care experience to meet your needs
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO LIVE IN CARE
The personal plan/service delivery plan will set out:
How the service user’s individual care and support needs will be met.
How the service user will be supported to achieve their personal outcomes.
The steps which will be taken to mitigate any identified risks to the individual’s well-being
The steps which will be taken to support positive risk-taking and independence where it has been determined this is appropriate.
In preparing the personal plan/service delivery plan the organisation will take into account:
The individual’s care and support plan.
If there is no care and support plan, our specialist assessment will ensure one is put in place
Any health or relevant assessments
The individual’s views, wishes and feelings
Any risks to the individual’s well-being
Any risk to the well-being of other individuals to whom care and support is provided
HOW A LIVE IN CARE SERVICE CAN HELP YOU
A live in care service is a preferable alternative to nursing or residential care, if you wish to retain your independence and remain living at home, keeping things just as they are, the way you like them, with family, treasured possessions, family and pets close by.
Our live in care service is available for a minimum of two weeks, the live in care you could expect to receive ranges from simple companionship and help with housework through to specialist care for complex conditions, such as dementia, Parkinson’s, stroke or MS.
Our live in care service is tailored to your specific live in care requirements, some levels of support you can expect to receive from a live in care worker
- Washing, showering and bathing
- Support with toileting
- Grooming, hair washing and shaving
- Incontinence support and catheter care
- Planning, preparing and cooking nutritious meals
- Light housework, shopping and gardening
- Pet care
- Escorting to appointments
- Assistance to attend clubs, groups and religious activities
- Support in communicating with friends and family
- Encouragement to live well and remain positive
- Medication administration and management
- Skin care and support with maintaining skin integrity
- Co-ordinating with GP’s, district nurses and other healthcare professionals
Areas we cover
With our central support functions based in Mayfair, London, our live in care manager is able to can travel anywhere in England or Wales for live in care service assessments.
Our live in care worker teams are located across England and Wales, allowing our live in care service to be provided in any location across the UK, including the regions within:
East of England
North East England
South West England
Yorkshire & The Humber
Why choose 1ST GRADE CARE?
Our service is fully managed and fully regulated by the CQC (England) and CIW (Wales)