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Dec 19, 2016 4 min

How Much Does Live-in Home Care Cost?

How much does live-in care cost? With hometouch live-in care costs on average between £1250 and £1050 per week, and a short conversation with one of our friendly team will establish your personal needs and your budget. Hometouch offers affordable live in homecare services for elderly people. We believe older people should receive proper and adequate care during their old age. How much does live-in care cost? When someone is struggling to live alone, safely, in their own home, moving into residential care is not the only alternative. Live-in carers can be an affordable option, but there are lots of things to consider when calculating the costs. Home is where the heart is, and many people who are elderly or infirm would prefer to stay in their own home for as long as possible. Being close to friends, family and all that is familiar can improve function, well-being, and quality of…

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Dec 13, 2016 3 min

How Much Does Hourly Home Care Cost?

Home care costs vary depending on where you live, the level of care needed, and whether or not you choose to find care through an agency, an introductory agency, or directly with a self-employed carer. How much does hourly home care cost? Many people prefer to stay in their own homes as they grow older. Home care can provide the support to stay safe, independent and well at an hourly cost that may be lower than you’d think. When you are struggling to manage at home alone, residential care is not the only option. Carers can be employed to come into the home and help with everything from chores to self-care. They can provide a helping hand and a friendly face at a price that can be surprisingly affordable. The national difference Home care costs vary depending on where you live, the sort of care needed and the way in…

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Nov 7, 2016 1 min
HomeTouch Carers Living Wage

hometouch average Carer income in 2016

Average hourly earnings across London are at £12.04/hour, over 28% higher than the London Living Wage of £9.40. Carers working through the hometouch model, now have the flexibility to negotiate and earn a better hourly wage by taking advantage of the…

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Apr 6, 2016 3 min

What does 24 hour live in care cost in 2018?

Struggling to cope with the cost of care in 2018? A residential home or care home is not the only option. Live in care can be an affordable alternative, allowing your loved one to stay safe, healthy and independent in their own home. Want to know more? Get our FREE definitive home care guide now! Get your guide Home care costs vary depending on where you live, the sort of care needed and the way in which the support is accessed. Many people prefer to stay in their own home for as long as possible as they grow older, as the familiar environment, close proximity to friends and family, and sense of independence can improve function and wellbeing during their twilight years. How much does 24 hour live in care cost in 2018? Home care costs vary depending on where you live, the sort of care needed and the way in…

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Feb 3, 2016 2 min
How do I pay for private care?

Funding a Private Carer – What Support is Available?

Funding for care is means tested, meaning it depends on your financial circumstances. Currently, if you have assets of more than £23,250 no financial support is available from your local authority. Private Carer Funding Options Just how much does a…

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Nov 11, 2015 3 min
the cost of home care

Home Care For The Elderly – How Much Does It Cost?

The cost of home care depends on the level of care you need, the number of hours you need care for, and whether you source your carer through an agency or an introductory platform. How much does home care for…

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Sep 22, 2015 5 min

How much do private carers cost?

How much does a live-in carer cost? Live-in care prices can start at £1250 per week, and hourly care can cost from £15 per hour. Private carer hourly rates in 2019 have not changed significantly. The price of private home care can rise or fall depending on the level of care required, as well as factors like geographical location.   The price of home care: how much do private carers cost? Growing older can be full of rewards: paying off the mortgage, watching the kids grow up, having grandchildren. It can also be a challenging time – as our bodies age, things that used to be easy become more difficult. Growing older with dignity, in the familiar, safe surroundings of one’s own home can ease the strain. If you are, or your loved one is, medically able to stay at home, a private carer can offer a practical and sustainable middle…

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