Covering Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Felixstowe, Newmarket, Stowmarket, Sudbury, Mildenhall, Beccles, Brandon, Hadleigh, Woodbridge, Leiston, Martlesham, Bungay, Halesworth, Lakenheath, Needham, Kessingland.
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.
- Our nurses co-ordinate with other healthcare professionals involved in your care to put together just the right package of nursing support.
- We take the time to carefully match our nurses’ specific skill sets to your requirements. Clients therefore benefit from highly qualified clinicians with relevant experience.
- All Consultus nurses have undergone the strictest selection procedure and hold the required qualifications, verified by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
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.
What training do carers new to Consultus undertake?
It’s our policy that you attend our four day induction course at the Consultus Care Training Centre.
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.
“Everyone I have spoken to attached to the company has been excellent. Questions are answered quickly and there is always someone at the end of the phone. I knew straight away I had made the right choice. Consultus is a very professional organisation.” – JH