top care questions
What a private carer is, what they do, the qualities you should look out for, and how you can find a trusted private carer to suit your needs. Many people prefer to look for a private carer rather than using a care agency. Private carers are generally much more affordable, more flexible and allow you …

personalised private home care
The three main ways to find a London live in carer: going through an agency, engaging a self-employed carer, or using an introductory agency like Hometouch. Hometouch’s live in care London service was recently rated “Good” by the CQC. Hometouch is one of the most trusted live in care companies in London Would you like to know …

24 hour care
24 hour home care is care provided by a carer who lives in your loved one’s home. 24 hour care at home is a good idea because it generally costs less, is less stressful for your loved one, and the care is specialised to your loved one’s individual needs. However, before you hire a carer make …

care after leaving hospital
How do you arrange care after hospital discharge? After hospital care for the elderly comes with certain challenges, that include devising a robust care plan, facilitating a safe transition to the home environment, and ensuring that the patient remains independent at home, and not back in the hospital. Care at home after the hospital needs …

home carer or care home
The benefits of live-in home care vs a dementia care home include staying in a familiar environment, personalised private care, privacy and control. Live-in home care vs dementia care home When someone with dementia you love and care for is no longer able to live safely alone, it can be difficult to know which way …

how to find companion care
Choosing companion care can include a live in companion or simply a drop in private companion for the elderly. Whether you opt for an elderly companion through an agency, directly on a self-employed basis, or through an introductory agency like HomeTouch, it’s personality that matters. When our loved ones begin to get older, we naturally …

Will the council pay for care?
How to pay for live-in care? Live-in home care is either paid for with the support of the council or privately funded. Local authority funding for care in your own home is typically accessed through direct payments or a council funded package. People are expected to make a financial contribution to the care they need …

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