Live-in Care

Live-in Care

Person centred, one to one care at home provided by our highly trained CareCompanionstm. Looking after all care needs day and night and providing peace of mind for relatives and friends.

Do you have a family member that would like to remain living in their own home who would benefit from someone living in their home with them? To give them the help and support that they need, and you peace of mind.

Not every person is the same and requires the same care. ShineCare understand that and we taylor the support around the individual.

Our live-in CareCompanionstm can be long or short term and matched with the persons needs and wishes.

ShineCare provides peace of mind for the whole family by arranging a live-in CareCompaniontm. We find you the perfect CareCompaniontm to live-in your loved ones own home ensuring round-the-clock reassurance, and quality care.

When trying to find the best option for your loved ones, we tend to think that going into a care home is the best/only option. ShineCare offer a much more personalised approach and can help create a person centred package for your loved one.

ShineCare spend time getting to know our CareCompanionstm. We also like to get to know the person that they will care for, as well as their families. We listen to the needs and wants of our clients to ensure our care is person centred and most importantly of all, that the highest possible care and companionship is delivered.

Our CareCompanionstm are unobtrusive. They are there to help with day to day life, allowing your loved one to live life the way they want too.

ShineCare offer a free care assessment that will determine the right package of care, tailored to your loved ones unique wishes and needs.

The benifits of ShineCare Live-in Care

  • Nurse led care specific to your personal requirements and changing needs.
  • Person centred one to one care.
  • Specialist expertise in older person medical conditions and complex care, including learning difficulties and autism.
  • Cost effective – comparable cost to going into a care home.
  • Familiar surroundings – safe and secure, friends, pets.
  • Control – you’re in control.
  • CareCompanionstm – highly trained and experienced, employed directly by ShineCare.
  • Help with getting funding for care needs through the NHS or local authority.
  • Regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
  • A member of the UK Homecare Association (UKHCA).
  • Live-in Care FAQ

    What do live-in CareCompanionstm do?

    CareCompanionstm provide around the clock assistance to your loved ones in the security of their own homes. We have nurses available 24/7 to provide assistance if required.

    CareCompanionstm duties may consist of:

    • Housework

    • Accompanying to social activities/events

    • Administration of the house hold bills, medical appointments

    • Health and Hygiene

    • Cooking/ Nutrition/hydration

    • Prompt/ administer medication

    • Specialist Care for complex conditions

    • Companionship in your own home

    Every package is person centred and tailored around you.

    The advantages of live-in care?

    • Staying in your own home in the environment you are familiar with.

    • Avoiding change – daily life can stay much the same with extra support.

    • Flexible, person centred care – your CareCompaniontm helps as much or little as you like.

    • Keeping the same routines, hobbies and interests and developing new ones.

    • Companionship, whether it’s sharing meals, watching TV or enjoying days out.

    • Family and friends can still visit as normal.

    • Emotional support – many CareCompanionstm become more like friends.

    Live-in care for couples

    We understand that if one partner becomes ill, or less able it can be very distressing for the other partner.

    Live-in care provides help needed to ensure that couples get the chance to stay together and not be separated, causing more upset and anxiety.

    Live-in care for couples ensures that they can stay together in their own home, letting them enjoy daily life, whilst receiving the best care that they need. CareCompanionstm can also help them to do new activities that they may not have been able to do without the extra support. CareCompanionstm can make life easier and more enjoyable.

    CareCompanionstm can help one or both parners and can be more cost effective than going into a care home.

    ShineCare pride themselves on providing the best matched CareCompanionstm that are highly trained and deliver person centred one-to-one care.

    What do I need to provide for a live-in CareCompaniontm?

    There are a few practicalities which will need to be provided. Such as:

    Their own space – CareCompanionstm need their own private space to sleep and relax. There will have to be a bed. They’ll also need a wardrobe or chest of drawers to store their belongings whilst they are with you.

    CareCompanionstm do not need their own bathroom facilities.

    When do CareCompanionstm take time off/have breaks?

    Every CareCompaniontm is entitled to 14 hours of breaks over the course of a working week, this can be divided in a way that suits you best. This could be hours daily or over some afternoons. ShineCare at can cover those breaks if needed with another very experienced and well matched CareCompaniontm.

    Costs of Live-in care

    Each package is personalised to your needs and wants.

    A no obligation care assessment is the most accurate way to find out what your live-in care costs would be. The best way for ShineCare to do this is for one of our experienced nurses to visit you in your home and have a chat about what it is that you want and what your health needs are.

    Our fees have no hidden extra charges. Which means the price will not change unless your care needs change or due to annual inflation.

    We have specialist advisors on hand to help you make an informed decision about your care and to help with any questions you may have.

    Do you have Questions? Call us now.

    *Our experienced team is available daily and will reply to enquiries at the soonest opportunity.

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