Live-In Care Bournemouth

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A1 Live-In Care Services in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset and Hampshire

By using our Live-in care services, your loved one will have everything they need to help them reclaim their independence and enjoy the life that they deserve.

At A1 Care we offer a comprehensive and transparent Live-in care service, which goes beyond care at home.

By listening and getting to know you, we’ll match you with a carer who will provide care as unique as you, in the home you know and love.

Our Live-in care package contains:

  • Personal care (showering, dressing, toileting);
  • Housekeeping/Domestic duties (laundry, ironing, dusting and cleaning);
  • Companionship;
  • Palliative, Parkinson's, After stroke and Dementia care;
  • Care for couples;
  • Assistance in events, shopping and social gatherings;
  • Active 24 hour care.

What is Live-in Care?

A1 Live-in care is a comprehensive care solution where a professional carer resides in the client's home, delivering 24/7 support customised to their unique requirements. This arrangement allows clients to maintain their independence, enjoy the familiarity of their homes, and experience an enhanced quality of life.

A Live-in Care Agency You Can Trust in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset and Hampshire: A1Care

At A1 Care, we offer compassionate, dependable, and expert live-in care services in Bournemouth and Dorset. Our team comprises highly trained and experienced carers dedicated to ensuring your loved ones receive the outstanding care and support they deserve.

We take pride in our rigorous carer selection process, continuous training, and ongoing support, ensuring the highest quality care for our clients.

The Comprehensive Role of Live-in Carers

Our live-in carers provide various services tailored to each client's specific needs. These services may include personal care, companionship, medication management, mobility assistance, meal planning and preparation, and light housekeeping duties.

By working closely with clients and their families, our carers develop personalised care plans that address their unique requirements, fostering a supportive and nurturing environment.

A Cost-Effective Alternative to Care Homes: Live-in Care

Live-in care is an affordable and preferable alternative to care homes, offering customised care and support in the familiar surroundings of the client's residence.

This option enables clients to preserve their independence, engage in their daily routines, and pursue hobbies and social activities while receiving the care they need.

Schedule Your Free Live-in Care Assessment Today

Don't hesitate to contact us today and arrange a complimentary, no-obligation live-in care assessment. Our approachable and well-informed team will discuss your care needs in detail, address any questions or concerns, and guide you in choosing the most suitable care solution for you or your loved one.

Live-in Care is Cost Effective

Whilst the cost of Live-in Care is comparable to that of many residential care homes, the one-to-one level of care supplied by a Live-in carer is something that a residential home, however good, simply cannot match.

Live-in care allows you to Stay at Home

Live-in Care allows you, or your loved one, to remain at home with round the clock care. It is inevitable that a close bond will be built with your carer. We see the importance of matching you with the right carer, someone who understands your routines and tailors care to your likes, interests and needs.

Live-in care improves Quality of Life

With the support and companionship of a Live-in carer tailored to your individual needs and outcomes, you will feel less lonely and vulnerable. This in turn often promotes an improvement in your mental and physical well-being.

High level of One-to One Support

You will receive constant care and companionship in a personalised way that is tailored to your needs. Your carer will be flexible to your routine. And you and your carer will have the added support of a dedicated management team with over 10 years of experience within the care sector.

Peace of Mind for you and your family

Live-in care is a perfect solution for your families as well. In addition to the freedom to visit whenever they wish and being as involved as they choose to be, when they can’t visit or are away on holiday they can relax in the knowledge that their loved ones are in our safe hands. We can also provide regular updates from our dedicated management team. They can enjoy their holiday knowing you are not alone.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a live-in carer do?
A live-in carer offers continuous support tailored to the client's needs. Services encompass personal care, companionship, medication management, mobility assistance, meal preparation, and light housekeeping.

What care conditions can you support?
Our skilled carers assist clients with various needs, including dementia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, arthritis, and mobility challenges.

What housekeeping duties will my carer be able to help with?
Carers can handle light housekeeping tasks such as laundry, vacuuming, dusting, and meal preparation.

What are carers not allowed to do?
Carers cannot administer medication via injections, perform medical procedures, or execute heavy-duty cleaning or gardening tasks.

Do carers need their own room?
Yes, carers necessitate a private room to ensure they have a comfortable space to rest and recharge.

What if I don't get on with my carer?
If you find your carer is not the right fit, we will collaborate with you to identify a suitable replacement as quickly as possible.

How long will a carer stay with me?
Carer placements can vary from a few weeks to several years, based on the client's needs and preferences.

What happens if my carer is sick or goes on holiday?
We will organise a temporary replacement carer to provide continuous care during your regular carer's absence.

Will my carer take care of my pet?
Carers can assist with basic pet care tasks such as feeding, walking, and providing companionship for your pet.

How will my care be managed?
A dedicated care manager will oversee your care, regularly reviewing your care plan, liaising with your carer, and ensuring that your care needs are consistently met and adapted as necessary.

When do carers have breaks?
Carers are entitled to breaks throughout the day and a longer, uninterrupted break each week. The exact schedule will be discussed and agreed upon with the client and their family.

Who will cover these breaks?
During the carer's breaks, family members or friends may step in to provide care, or we can arrange additional support from our team of professional carers.

Will my live-in carer drive?
Some of our live-in carers possess valid driving licenses and can drive. If you require a carer who can drive, please inform us during your assessment, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Can I have a male carer?
Yes, we offer both male and female carers to meet the diverse preferences of our clients.

Can I have a female carer?
Yes, we provide both female and male carers to accommodate the varied preferences of our clients.

Have the carers undergone a DBS check

All our carers undergo a thorough background check, including a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, to ensure they are suitable to work with vulnerable individuals. Additionally, we require references and conduct in-depth interviews to verify that our carers possess the necessary experience, compassion, and professionalism.