Category: Types of care

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Live In Care

Live in care means that a carer will live in your loved one’s home. Find out how live in care can work for you, including information about costs, where a live in carer can be found, and what they will need. What is live in care? Live in care means...

the cost of respite care 0

How Much Does Respite Care Cost?

How much respite care costs will depend on the support you’re entitled to, whether you need help during the day, overnight, a complete break at a care home facility, or help from your family and friends. Respite care is temporary care that alleviates you from your caring role for...

Who gets disability benefit? 0

Who Gets Disability Care?

Anyone can get private home care, but those who are affected by a long term illness or a disability might be entitled to benefits to help them pay for the care they need. Who gets disability care? Anyone can get home care. There are many different types of care, and...

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The End of Life Care Pathway

When you reach the end of life, care can help to control your pain, maintain your comfort and support you to live as well as possible, for as long as possible. What is end of life care? Being diagnosed with an illness for which there is no cure can...

what is post discharge care? 0

Post Discharge Care

Post discharge care can help your loved one to stay safe and comfortable as they recuperate and rebuild strength, so that they can regain confidence and independence. Discharge from Hospital Being discharged from hospital is a positive step, but the transition from ward to home can be challenging. When...

Summer holiday care 0

Arranging Summer Holiday Care

Arranging care for a loved one while you go on holiday, can make a huge difference to your ability to relax, and their confidence and independence. Arranging time off for yourself If you provide care for a loved one, it can be difficult to take a holiday. Holidays are...

What does an overnight carer do? 0

What Does an Overnight Carer Need?

If your overnight carer is a waking carer, then you won’t need more than you would for a day time carer, if they are a sleeping carer, then you will need to provide bedroom facilities. What is overnight care? Overnight carers come in two varieties: waking carers and sleeping...

The cost of overnight care 0

How Much is Overnight Care for the Elderly?

With HomeTouch, overnight care starts from £10 per hour. Read on to find out more. Why overnight care? Caring for a loved one is hard at the best of times, but what about when you go to sleep? Elderly people can be restless at night as they may need...

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What is Postoperative Care?

Postoperative care can improve rehabilitation and allow your loved one to live safely as they heal and regain their independence. What is postoperative care? An operation can help to combat disease, decrease pain and improve health and wellbeing. However, after any surgical procedure, recovery will take time. A helping...

Care for the disabled 0

What is Disability Care?

Disabilities can be challenging.  Everyday tasks like moving, bathing, feeding and using the toilet can be a struggle. But with the right care, each person with a disability can be supported to live a happy and fulfilling life. What is disability care? Good care can support function and help...