Covering Basildon, Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Chelmsford, Harlow, Clacton-on-Sea, Braintree, Brentwood, Holland-on-Sea, Canvey Island, Grays, Wickford, Rayleigh, Loughton, Stanford-le-Hope, Billericay, Pitsea, Witham, Leigh-on-Sea, Waltham Abbey.
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.
- 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.
- With a live-in nurse at home is that you can be discharged early from hospital after an operation.
- Genuine personal nursing can help you recuperate at home and, as you recover, our carers can ensure you follow your care plan and reduce the risk of re-admittance.
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.
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.
What happens if we book a nurse but need to cancel shortly before she arrives or during the assignment?
By the time the nurse arrives at the client’s home, our nursing management team will have put in many hours of preparatory work. At the same time, our nurse will have committed herself to a booking which typically lasts for 14 days or more. For these reasons, we do charge a deposit which is equivalent to four day fees. In the event of a cancellation before the booking starts, this is non-refundable. However if the booking goes ahead, this is simply deducted from the first invoice.
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.
“I would like to thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for sending Sabina to care for our mother. The whole fortnight has been a great success start to finish and mother has responded to her in a most positive way.” – SA