The Benefits of Live-In Care

While every care option is different and suits every person differently, live-in care is an excellent way to provide assistance and companionship to people in need of that extra bit of help while affording them the independence to stay in their surroundings. There are many benefits of live-in care at home, so we have listed the best reasons why our live-in care services may be the best option for you.

Five advantages of live-in care 

 

Independence

Giving a person the option to stay at home to receive their care grants them a considerable amount of independence that you cannot find in a care home. Family pets can remain, friends and family can visit at all times without restricted hours, and there are no limits on areas or space you can access as you may find in care homes.

 

Companionship

One of the main benefits of live-in care at home is having a carer live-in your house full time, creating a natural bond and sense of trust with each other. This can create wonderful friendships and help prevent loneliness which can often be a problem for elderly people living alone. 

 

Couples can remain living together

If you or your partner need full-time care, being separated and living away from each other can be highly stressful and upsetting. By having a live-in carer, you can stay together all of the time, in the comfort of your family home, with no separation necessary. This is also beneficial for a partner who has acted as a caregiver as it removes the stress they may experience and gives peace of mind that their loved one is being looked after. 

 

Minimal disruption of lifestyle

If you have a routine that you like to stick to, having live-in care is the perfect solution for maintaining your lifestyle whilst having any necessary support you might need. The main aim of live-in care is to provide a stress-free environment that allows you to have minimal disturbance to your lifestyle. 

 

Peace of mind

If your loved one cannot take care of themselves, it is easy to worry about their wellbeing and constantly worry about their health. With live-in care, you can rest easy knowing that fully trained support is available around the clock, whatever the time of day.  

How to find the right care for you or your relative

1. Find your local office

Bluebird Care delivers care from locally based offices, find yours to start your care journey today.

2. Get in touch with us

Fill in our call back form or give us a call to find out how we can help you.

3. Assessment

We’ll come out to you to find out what you or your loved one needs to help stay independent at home.

4. Care team chosen & care starts

You'll be cared for by our specially trained team to support you to remain at home for as long as possible.

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