Are you looking for quality Live in carers in London?

Here are just a few of our expert live in carers available across London. Our unique carer matching service will help find the right London-based live-in carer for your loved one.
Alison B.
Over 39 years experience in social care
Rodia S.
A specialist in spinal injury care
Wendy M.
A bingo aficionado with over 14 years care experience
Nyoni N.
A qualified physiotherapist who loves the great outdoors
Maggy J.
Has been assisting clients with Alzheimer's and brain injuries since 2000
Jack H.
10 years experience working with people with Parkinson's and dementia
Keti L.
Loves making a difference in people's lives
Tina Jean L.
Loves cooking, theatre, reading and playing Scrabble

Let us help you find the perfect live-in carer in London

Are you looking for a live-in care London professional? Look no further. At Hometouch, we provide our clients with the best care for their loved ones - whether they are suffering from dementia or something else. We offer our expert care across London – from Hillingdon to Havering, Barnet to Bromley. Aside from dementia care, we offer respite care, complex care in London, post-operative care, palliative care and end-of-life care – our unique carer matching service will find the best carer for your loved one.

Is dementia care available in London?

Vascular dementia, mixed dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or frontotemporal dementia – over 80,000 people in London are living with some form of dementia. At Hometouch, our mission is to help these people live happily, safely and with dignity in their own homes. Since our founder Dr Jamie Wilson is an NHS dementia specialist, we know how important it is to provide our clients with quality care without risking putting them in distress by, for example, moving them to a care home. We offer support, expertise and assistance - our carers are trained in elements of brain health, medication management, dementia awareness and managing challenging behaviour.

Is elderly live-in care available in London?

Yes, our live-in care services have a mainly elderly clientele and cover areas of London where elderly needs can be met.

Is live-in care better than residential care homes in London?

There are definitely many advantages of live-in care when you compare it to staying in a residential care home, including the fact that the patient is being cared for by the same person all the time. Furthermore, live-in care permits your loved one to remain in a familiar place, surrounded by relatives and their personal items and given the support needed to deal with everyday tasks.

Top questions about live in care in London

How easy is it to find live in care in London?

Accessing live in care in London is easy because of good transport links and ease with which professional live in carers can travel to anywhere within the London area. London has many live in carers with diverse backgrounds that can cater to a wide variety of needs.

What are the best live in care agencies in London?

There are a number of live in care agencies based in London, but most will cover a regional or national area, so location of the main office is not a key factor as carers will likely live nearby with supporting team members visiting regularly

Are private live in carers in London available?

Yes, many private live in carers based in London may work part time or have other responsibilities. You may benefit from a private live in carer from the London area when the needs are not too complex, for rota coverage when your normal carer is away or for respite live in care.

Is Live in care common in London?

On a per head basis,live in care is less common in London than other parts of the UK because of the younger age of the population, less available space in properties for carers to stay, and the wider availability of hourly home care agencies in the London region.

What nationality of live in carers are available in London?

Like London's general population, live in carers based in London come from every country in the world and speak a wide array of languages and dialects. They have varied cultural backgrounds and bring enormous life experience to their roles/
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Expert live-in care in London

Our prices start at £850 per week, although the final price depends on how complex the services we need to provide are. If you wish to find out how much you would pay for your loved one's care in London, you can always get in touch with one of the Hometouch Care Advisors and schedule a no-obligation consultation during which you can discuss the best solution for your loved one.
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How do I find live-in care jobs in London?

If you are a live in carer looking for work, you can either apply here with Hometouch or register on our sister site Live in care Jobs.

24 hour care at home London: What other types of home care in London are available?

Aside from round-the-clock live-in care in London, we also have other types of care available for those who don't need as much help but still require some assistance during the day. Additionally, you can choose a care package that is adapted to the health condition your loved one is facing, such as cerebral palsy care or multiple sclerosis care. One of the commonly chosen types of care is dementia care, as more and more older people suffer from this condition and the fact that it requires specific skills and training due to the particular effects of the condition, such as wandering, agitation and confusion.

How is domiciliary care in London different from other care options?

For those who don't require assistance 24/7, just a little help with doing things, Hometouch offers hourly or drop-in care in London and other locations. Those short visits are provided to meet basic needs such as washing and dressing, food preparation and assistance with personal care.

Respite care in London: How does it work?

Caring for a person, although rewarding, can also be very tiring - everyone needs a break every once in a while, after all. With Hometouch, primary caregivers can have a much needed time for relaxation without worrying about their loved ones. By choosing Hometouch, you are choosing a group of professionals who provide only quality care to their clients and give them the support they need.

Elderly care London

Our live-in carers are trained specifically to take care of older people who prefer to spend their retirement in their own home instead of an older people's home. Hometouch's elderly care in London includes services such as medication administration, companionship, and driving clients to appointments.

How do care homes in London differ from live-in care?

The round-the-clock care in London can be divided into two different types - residential care (e.g. care home) and live-in care. To understand more about care homes in London and live-in care as an alternative, you can check out our more in-depth article.

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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We cover all of London's boroughs with our live-in care services

Abbey WoodActonAnerley
ArchwayBalhamBarking
BarnesBarnetBarons court
BatterseaBayswaterBeckton
Belsize ParkBermondseyBethnal Green
BexleyBlackheathBow
BrentBrent CrossBrixton
BrockleyBromleyBurnt Oak
CamberwellCamdenCatford
CharltonChelseaChesham
ChingfordChiswickClapham
ClaptonColindaleColliers Wood
CricklewoodCroydonDagenham
DeptfordDollis HillDulwich
EalingEarls CourtEast Dulwich
East FinchleyEast HamEastcote
EdgwareElm parkEltham
EnfieldFinchleyFinsbury Park
Forest GateForest HillFulham
Gants hillGolders GreenGreenwich
GunnersburyHackneyHainault
HammersmithHampsteadHanwell
HaringeyHarlesdenHarrow
Hatton CrossHaveringHayes
HendonHerne HillHigh Barnet
HighburyHighgateHillingdon
Holland ParkHollowayHolloway Road
HomertonHornchurchHornsey
HounslowIckenhamIslington
KenningtonKensal GreenKensal Rise
KensingtonKensington OlympiaKentish Town
KentonKewKilburn
KingburyKingstonKnightsbridge
LambethLeeLewisham
LeytonLeytonstoneLimehouse
Lower EdmontonMaida ValeManor Park
MaryleboneMertonMill Hill
MordenMortlakeMuswell Hill
NeasdenNew CrossNewbury Park
NewhamNorth FinchleyNorth Kensington
North WoolwichNorthfieldsNortholt
Northwick ParkNorthwoodNorwood
Notting HillOakwoodOlympic Park
OvalPaddingtonPalmers Green
Parsons GreenPeckhamPerivale
PimlicoPinnerPlaistow
PoplarPutneyQueens Park
QueensburyRavenscourt ParkRayners Lane
RedbridgeRichmondRickmansworth
RotherhitheRuislipSeven Sisters
ShadwellShepherd's BushSloane square
SnaresbrookSouth KensingtonSouth Kenton
South LambethSouth NorwoodSouth Tottenham
SouthfieldsSouthgateSouthwark
St James ParkSt John's WoodStamford Brook
StanmoreStockwellStoke Newington
Stonebridge ParkStratfordStreatham
Sudbury HillSurbitonSutton
Swiss CottageSydenhamTeddington
ThamesmeadThe HydeTheydon Bois
TootingTottenhamTotteridge
Tufnell ParkTurnham GreenTwickenham
UpminsterUpneyUpper Edmonton
Upton ParkUxbridgeVauxhall
VictoriaWaltham ForestWalthamstow
WalworthWandsworthWanstead
WealdstoneWembleyWest Brompton
West EalingWest HamWest Hampstead
West KensingtonWest NorwoodWestminster
WhetstoneWillesdenWimbledon
Winchmore HillWood GreenWoodford
Woodside ParkWoolwich

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