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A Compassionate live-in care agency in LewishamYour peace of mind and your loved one’s wellbeing is our top priority. We have a rigorous vetting process for our carers – performing DBS checks and making sure we only work with carers with a minimum of two years experience, and the empathy and skills to provide the very best care. In short, people we’d want to care for our own family members. With prices starting at £850 / week for companionship care, we also offer more advanced packages available for people with complex care needs.
Trusted by thousands of familiesWe’re very proud of our service – we’ve got five stars on Trustpilot and a rating of 9.8/10 on homecare.co.uk. Families in Lewisham and across London have trusted us with looking after their loved ones, and thousands of people nationwide have benefited from our service. Speak to a hometouch Care Advisor today to find out what we can do for you.
24 hour care at home Lewisham: What other types of home care in Lewisham are available?
24 hour live in care in Lewisham is not the only type of home care in Lewisham. Dementia care in Lewisham 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 Lewisham.
How is domiciliary care in Lewisham different from other care options?
Hourly or drop in home care in Lewisham 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 Lewisham 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 Lewisham: How does it work?
Lewisham 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 Lewisham. Live in respite care in Lewisham is one option where round the clock supervision is required. This is typically for a minimum of one week.
Elderly care Lewisham
Our Lewisham live in carers are specially trained in elderly care and offer an alternative to older people’s homes in Lewisham. Frailty, mobility constraints, loneliness and multiple medical conditions are all typical of elderly people needing care.
Elderly care in Lewisham provided by Hometouch includes activities such as medication administration, companionship, and driving clients to appointments.
How do care homes in Lewisham differ from Live in care?
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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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