Find a fantastic live-in carer in Barking

If you live in Barking, we can find the perfect live-in carer in Barking for you. We’ve handpicked the best carers across the country, and we can match them with your loved one’s specific preferences and requirements – so your loved one gets an exceptional standard of care, and you have peace of mind. Thousands of families across the UK have benefited from our service, why not join them? Get in touch with a Hometouch Care Advisor today to discover how we can help you.
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Exceptional live-in care services in Barking

Hometouch was founded by Dr Jamie Wilson, a former NHS dementia specialist, to help people live happily, safely and with dignity in their own homes. We believe in providing the best care – whether it’s specialist dementia care, post-operative care, palliative and end-of-life care, respite care or just companionship. We’re proud of the service we offer, but don’t just take our word for it – we’re rated five stars on Trustpilot, and nine out of ten hometouch clients would recommend us. Call a hometouch Care Advisor to find out more about how we can help your loved one.

A quality, affordable live-in care agency in Barking

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.

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

24 hour live in care in Barking is not the only type of home care in Barking. Dementia care in Barking 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 Barking.

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

Hourly or drop in home care in Barking 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 Barking 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 Barking: How does it work?

Barking 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 Barking. Live in respite care in Barking is one option where round the clock supervision is required. This is typically for a minimum of one week.

Elderly care Barking

Our Barking live in carers are specially trained in elderly care and offer an alternative to older people’s homes in Barking. Frailty, mobility constraints, loneliness and multiple medical conditions are all typical of elderly people needing care.

Elderly care in Barking provided by Hometouch includes activities such as medication administration, companionship, and driving clients to appointments.

How do care homes in Barking differ from Live in care?

24 Care in Barking broadly can be divided into residential and live in care. For more details on care homes in Barking and live in care as an alternative please refer to our more in depth article.

Are you looking for live in care jobs in Barking?

If you are looking for live in care jobs in Barking, please review our dedicated page to help you with your application.

"The carer came into my life and gave me peace of mind and also practical help. She stabilised our routine and helped us find our new normal. She was excellent – caring and flexible. I can't recommend this service highly enough for anyone in need."

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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