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Jul 7, 2022 4 min

Live-in Care: Perfect Solution for Patients Recovering from a Stroke

Over 100,000 cases of stroke are reported annually in UK alone, making it a very prevalent condition. A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs because the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted. We’re here to help. Call us if you have any questions about our exceptional live-in care.020 3870 4220 This causes the rapid death of brain cells leading to loss of function from the affected portion of the brain. This can include loss of movement and sensation in limbs, changes in speech, and even incontinence. Stroke is the number one cause of neurological deaths worldwide. More about Strokes Acute stroke attacks can be divided into two categories: ischaemic and haemorrhagic. Both lead to the interruption of blood supply to the brain. The most common type is ischaemic; it is usually caused by a blood clot formed elsewhere in the body but is circulated all the way up to the…

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Jul 7, 2022 5 min

Care At Home: What Are My Options?

If you feel like the time has come for you to hire some assistance whilst staying in the comfort of your own home, look no further. HomeTouch offers a wide range of care at home services, each unique to the client’s needs. We’re here to help. Call us if you have any questions about our exceptional live-in care.020 3870 4220 All the different options can often be confusing which is why we have provided a comprehensive list explaining each type of care at home services. You can pick what is best suited for you and your needs from the option below. 24-hour care This kind of care is ideal for anyone who wants to continue living in the comfort of their own home with the added security and assistance of a carer 24/7. If your condition forces you to have assistance during the night on bathroom visits or just in general 24-hour live-in…

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Jan 6, 2022 5 min

What is 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 does live in…

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Sep 30, 2020 4 min

What Does a Private Live in Carer Need?

A private live in carer for an elderly person will need space of their own, access to bathroom facilities and privacy. These are the key requirements for providing live in personal care and for carers looking for private live in care jobs. In this article we answer questions such as What do live in carers do? and Can I have a live in carer? A private live in carer for an elderly person will need a space of their own, access to bathroom facilities and time for privacy. If you are looking for private live in carer advice, please contact us on the live chat to discuss your needs. How to find a private live in carer Quality private live in carers are not easy to find. If you looking for a private live in caregiver for your relative, Hometouch can assist, either through our introductory or regulated service. We…

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Sep 24, 2020 7 min
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Live-in carer in London – finding the right match

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…

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Sep 24, 2020 7 min

24 Hour Live-in Home Care: What is it, and is it a good idea?

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…

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Sep 23, 2020 7 min
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Live-in Home Care vs a Dementia 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…

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Sep 12, 2020 5 min
Will the council pay for care?

Will the council pay for live-in 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…

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Sep 11, 2020 3 min
The cost of overnight care

How Much is Overnight Care for the Elderly?

How much does overnight care cost for the elderly? Caring for a loved one is hard at the best of times, but what about when you go to sleep? Night time carers can help. Elderly people can be restless at…

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May 19, 2020 2 min

Moving from a Care home to Live in care during Covid-19

The recent COVID-19 pandemic and news regarding care homes has led to many families considering alternative care arrangements for their loved ones. Families are naturally concerned about the impact of COVID-19 in care homes and the recent rapid spread of the virus. Additionally, many families have been restricted from visiting their loved ones in residential care. Live in care is the obvious alternative providing 24 hour care. Live in care is widely considered a suitable alternative to residential care, although many people may not be aware of it as an option. Additionally, care homes may have been perceived as safer and more community focused prior to Covid-19 with support from multiple carers and company from other residents. What are the benefits of live in care versus a care home? One dedicated carer can stay with the person on a semi permanent basis often for several months if required. This means…

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