The best live in carers in Orkney
Looking for live-in care in Orkney? Hometouch can help find the perfect carer for your loved one. In fact, we can provide carers in Orkney or anywhere in the country.
Help your loved one find exceptional live-in care in Orkney – contact a hometouch Care Advisor today.
A compassionate and quality live in care agency in Orkney
All our carers are handpicked and carefully vetted – we’ll ask you about your loved one’s preferences and care requirements, and suggest a curated selection of carers we think will be a great match. You can tailor your care plan to make sure your loved one gets the right level of care, from companionship to clinically complex support.
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. As well as dementia care, we offer respite care, post-operative care, palliative care and end-of-life care
Affordable live in care services in Orkney
Our prices start from £850 a week for live-in companionship care in Orkney, and we also offer packages for more complex medical needs. Whatever your loved one’s care needs, companionship or clinical support, we’ll find out their interests, preferences and requirements and match them with an exceptional carer. Get in touch with a hometouch Care Advisor to find out how we can help.
24 hour care at home Orkney: What other types of home care in Orkney are available?
24 hour live in care in Orkney is not the only type of home care in Orkney. Dementia care in Orkney 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 Orkney.
How is domiciliary care in Orkney different from other care options?
Hourly or drop in home care in Orkney 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 Orkney 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 Orkney: How does it work?
Orkney 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 Orkney. Live in respite care in Orkney is one option where round the clock supervision is required. This is typically for a minimum of one week.
Elderly care Orkney
Our Orkney live in carers are specially trained in elderly care and offer an alternative to older people’s homes in Orkney. Frailty, mobility constraints, loneliness and multiple medical conditions are all typical of elderly people needing care.
Elderly care in Orkney provided by Hometouch includes activities such as medication administration, companionship, and driving clients to appointments.
How do care homes in Orkney 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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