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An alternative to residential care

Vulnerable clients turn to their advisers for informational on every available care option but too few know about live-in homecare. In a new series of blogs, Andy Taylor, a founding member of the Live-in Homecare Information Hub, explains what live-in homecare is

31 July 2015

When it comes to care for an older parent, clients all want to ensure they are happy, healthy and able to enjoy later life as much as possible. If a parent is no longer able to care for themselves (whether through old age or an illness) it's a difficult and emotional time and it's important to choose care that best suits their needs. Giving the right advice will be crucial for your clients.

The basics

Live-in homecare is just that; personal carers that live in their client's home, 24 hours a day. Everyone has different care requirements and live-in homecare allows people to stay in familiar surroundings, with the very highest standards of personally tailored, professional care.

Carers give essential support such as washing, dressing, preparing meals, medication, housekeeping and companionship. And many carers and n...

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