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24 hour care at home Chelmsford: What other types of home care in Chelmsford are available?
24 hour live in care in Chelmsford is not the only type of home care in Chelmsford. Dementia care in Chelmsford is also increasingly common due to the rise in older people affected by this condition.
Dementia care requires specific skills and training due to the particular effects of the condition, such as wandering, agitation and confusion.
Care in your own home from our specialised dementia live in carers offers an alternative to dementia care homes in Chelmsford.
How is domiciliary care in Chelmsford different from other care options?
Hourly or drop in home care in Chelmsford offers a less intensive option where short visits are provided to meet basic needs such as washing and dressing, food preparation and assistance with personal care.
Private carers in Chelmsford are typically self employed and either work independently or through an introductory agency. There are various types of care available including night time care, respite care, Parkinson’s care, and companionship care.
Respite care in Chelmsford: How does it work?
Chelmsford respite care is available with Hometouch for family caregivers and allows a much needed break or to offer an alternative to short term residential care in Chelmsford. Live in respite care in Chelmsford is one option where round the clock supervision is required. This is typically for a minimum of one week.
Elderly care Chelmsford
Our Chelmsford live in carers are specially trained in elderly care and offer an alternative to older people’s homes in Chelmsford. Frailty, mobility constraints, loneliness and multiple medical conditions are all typical of elderly people needing care.
Elderly care in Chelmsford provided by Hometouch includes activities such as medication administration, companionship, and driving clients to appointments.
How do care homes in Chelmsford differ from Live in care?
24 Care in Chelmsford broadly can be divided into residential and live in care. For more details on care homes in Chelmsford and live in care as an alternative please refer to our more in depth article.
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What is live-in care?
Live-in care is when a carer lives with the person receiving care in their home. From companionship care all the way to round-the-clock complex care, a live-in carer can provide one-to-one support in your loved one’s own home. This is especially important for people living with dementia, who may become increasingly confused or distressed in unfamiliar surroundings.
A dedicated live-in carer can provide your loved one with more individual care than they’d receive at a residential home. So whether it’s a day out on weekends, or fish and chips in front of the TV on a Friday evening, your loved one can carry on doing the things they enjoy. And because the carer is staying on-site, it’s often cheaper than a care home too. To find out more about the cost of care where you live, take a look at our page on understanding the cost of care.
At hometouch, we help people live happily, safely and with dignity in their own homes. If you think live-in care could be right for your loved one, contact a hometouch Care Advisor today.
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