East Riding of Yorkshire
Covering Bridlington, Beverley, Goole, Hessle, Driffield, Hornsea, Pocklington, Willerby, Brough, Hedon, Woodmansey, Molescroft, Market Weighton, Withernsea, Howden, North Ferriby, Swanland, Gilberdyke, Thorngumbald, Snaith.
We have carers and nurses who are familiar to the area and are happy to travel to look after you or your family member.
For over 50 years, our family-run business has been growing in strength, providing live-in carers and nurses to look after the elderly and vulnerable in the comfort of their own home. In fact, no matter where you are in the UK, we can provide you with a professional carer or nurse.
Live-in care and nursing means your carer or nurse will share your home round-the-clock and support your needs with tailored care, as required. You might be an elderly person who just needs a little extra help with practical items like washing, travel requirements, shopping and looking after your daily household chores. Some people call on us for short-term care after an operation or for respite care. We also provide specialist care for families who need one-to-one long-term medical care after a chronic illness or terminal diagnosis.
- Communication is key for Consultus; once you have a carer or nurse in place we keep in contact to ensure everyone has settled in and the relationship between both parties is happy.
- We can provide live-in palliative nurses, who provide a ‘hospice in the home’ for those in the last stage of illness.
- With the right care in place, home is a more comfortable, dignified and private place for all concerned than a nursing home or hospital.
- The benefits of live-in care are priceless.
Since we were founded in 1962, our vision is ‘people feel better at home’. Unlike residential care or a nursing home, you’ll be able to carry on life as comfortably as possible. Having all the benefits of an experienced carer or nurse in your own home and with 100% attention on you or your family member. This service gives complete peace of mind to the entire family; we believe this is the best solution for your care needs.
Our Care Consultants and Nurse Co-ordinators, who grew up in the area, are familiar with the surroundings and have a good understanding of the healthcare professionals, services and infrastructure. Drawing from their experience they will match a suitable carer or nurse to your requirements.
With Consultus, you’re offered the freedom to choose the model of care that best suits you.
Care at Home - Introductory live-in care model
For over 50 years, our successful self-employed model, Care at Home has been keeping the elderly safe and comfortable in their own homes. Our Care Consultants will introduce you to a self-employed carer who has been hand-picked by our team of consultants based on their relative healthcare experience and personal life skills. Many of our carers continue their training in our award-winning training centre which enhances their knowledge and understanding of the vital role of a live-in carer.
How many hours per day do the carers work?
Live-in carers typically work seven days a week for a period of two-weeks at a time. Whilst there are no specified hours of work in each 24 hours period, the average number of hours the carer will work will be around 10-12 hours. We ask, where possible, that the carer is given up to two hours off during each day, preferably as a single break.
Live-in Nursing provides a specialist service for those who require 24/7 professional care by qualified registered nurses. Most of our live-in nurses have more than 20 years' nursing experience gained through varying healthcare services. Our Nurse Co-ordinators are also registered nurses who work from our head office and ensure they match the perfect nurse to your requirements. Working together, our nurses and nurse co-ordinators dedicate their time to you, providing not only professional care but also the invaluable companionship and emotional support.
The costs of live-in care and nursing
Every day we surprise clients with how affordable and cost-effective live-in care can be. There appears to be an opinion that live-in care is expensive and beyond a lot of people's reach. Our prices are transparent, we do not have any hidden costs. Live-in care is particularly cost effective for couples, meaning they can continue living together in their cherished homes - another benefit of live-in care and nursing.
The biggest benefits of live-in care and nursing are those that money can’t buy: security in your own home, familiar surroundings, privacy, autonomy and independence, which provides the family with peace of mind.
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Call us today for more information and let us know how we can help you.
“Our family would like to thank you for arranging such lovely carers for my father. Without their help, dedication and professionalism we would not have been able to keep him in the family home for so long.” - CS