Live In Care
High Quality Live In Carers in Essex & The Surrounding Areas
Live In Care & Nursing Service In Essex
Consultus can provide carers and nurses who are available across the county, offering round the clock care to you or your loved ones. They are well trained to provide personal care including assistance with bathing, dressing and toileting, and are there to help with household chores like cooking and cleaning.
The south-eastern county of Essex borders Hertfordshire to the west and London to the south. On a day out in Essex, you can visit the well-known Colchester Zoo and Audley End House and Gardens. If you or your loved one living in Essex need additional care or medical help, we understand you may prefer living in your own home rather than moving to a care home out of the area.
Our Managed Home Care service is regulated and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our latest report, which stated we were a good care provider, can be found here.
What Is Live In Care?
Our Live-in Care service in Essex allows you to receive the high standard of one-to-one care to meet your needs while still remaining in the comfort and familiar surroundings of your own home. One of our experienced and fully trained carers will come to your home and stay with you for two weeks at a time to provide support with a wide range of care needs.
Our Live-in Carers in Essex can provide support with a range of different things, such as daily social care, help with household chores, mobility assistance and providing emotional support and companionship. Our years of experience as a Live-in Care agency has given us a good understanding of the conditions and care needs of older and vulnerable people.
We consistently see that receiving personalised care at home is far better for our clients. Whether your loved one has complex care needs or simply requires a little looking after, Consultus can provide you with a bespoke and cost-effective Live-in Care service in Essex and the South East.
How A Live In Carer Can Help
Live-in Carer will provide you with the level of care needed to meet your individual needs, without having to move to a single room in a residential care home. This allows you to remain in reassuring surroundings while enjoying the independence and freedom of choice you are used to.
In addition, our dedicated Live-in Carers can provide a range of specialist care services, such as our palliative care, which can manage pain and symptoms during a terminal illness, or our dementia care, which reduces the disruption for someone suffering from dementia.
A Live In Carer Can Provides:
Managed Care At Home
Our Managed Care at Home service in Essex and the South East is made up of a team of well skilled and experienced care consultants that provide a fully comprehensive model that ensures you receive the best possible care while remaining in safe and comfortable surroundings of your own home.
Your dedicated Care Consultus will take full ownership of every aspect of your care, from creating a personalised care plan to regularly communicating with other healthcare professionals. Our exemplary Live-in Carers are always on hand to offer care, friendship and support, which enables your loved one to have the quality of life they deserve in their own home. Find out more here about this service.
Meet Melanie Swan, Regional Care Consultant South East
Melanie is our Regional Care Consultant for the South East, including Essex and has extensive experience in placing Live-in Carers with the right clients, ensuring they get the best possible care to suit their needs. Melanie is a valued member of the team and a great strength to the department.
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Live In Care Compared To Care Homes
The need to move into a residential care home to receive 24-hour care can be a total upheaval of an elderly person’s life. Here at Consultus, we understand that no one wants to leave the comfort and familiarity of their home, which is why we provide high-quality Live-in Care.
In addition to allowing you to remain in familiar surroundings, Live-in Care is often cheaper than nursing or care home fees. Our costs are transparent and our care service is tailored to suit your individual needs, meaning you will benefit from high-quality, cost-effective care. With our Live-in Care service, you can receive the care and support you need without having to leave the place you feel most at home.
Enquire To Arrange Live In Care In Essex
Here at Consultus, we have been providing a high-quality Live-in Care service for families across the UK for nearly 60 years. Our Live-in Care service can provide a wide range of benefits to both our clients and their families. No matter your care needs, our dedicated Care Consultants can help you arrange Live-in Care that is the best solution for you.
Live In Care Essex FAQ
When pairing a Live-in Carer with one of our clients, we consider their individual needs, preferences, concerns, and personality through a series of relevant questions. This allows us to match you with a carer whose experience and expertise works with your care needs as well as their likes and dislikes to ensure they are the best fit for you and your needs.
If you require support with more advanced medical conditions then we would recommend booking a Consultus Live-in Nurse.
Carers provide different levels of support, depending on the client’s needs, priorities and preferences. This can include personal care, such as helping with dressing, washing and grooming, general housework, such as shopping, cooking and cleaning, Assisting with mobility, such as transferring from bed to chair, and providing companionship and emotional support.
On average our Live-in Carers work seven days a week for two weeks at a time. While they do not have specified hours of work, Carers do require 8 hours for sleep every 24 hours. In addition, where possible a Carer should be given two hours off each day, preferably as a single break.
Yes, a Live-in Carer will require their own bedroom while they stay with you. A Carer must have their own space where they can relax and sleep while they are not working.