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Live In Care

Four Oaks Healthcare provides specialist, personalised live in care for all ages; allowing people to retain independence in their own home, with access to support when needed.

What Is Live In Care?

Live in care involves creating a plan where a care provider lives with you, in your home 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This enables care recipients to continue living in a familiar environment with a consistent routine. Unlike other care solutions, live-in care empowers you to maintain your independence and social connections. 

Living in the comfort of your own environment with a familiar routine can be extremely effective in maintaining both physical and mental wellbeing. In addition, this form of support allows you to continue living with independence and dignity for as long as possible, even after help from family and friends isn’t enough to keep you safe and content. 

Four Oaks Healthcare builds flexible 24 hour live in care solutions, bespoke to the needs of our clients. These plans integrate broader activities, routines and hobbies based on your interests.

How Does Live In Care Work?

As health deteriorates, medical or personal care may be required to ensure your quality of life doesn’t also decline. A 24 hour live in care provider will reside in a client’s home to ensure that all medical, personal and social needs are met at all times, night or day. 

While live in care is often associated with elderly care, this service is available to individuals of any age who could benefit from medical care or assistance. Similarly, this service differs from homecare, where care is provided between predetermined times on selected days.

When the level of support from friends and family increases, a care recipient can often feel isolated, fragile and a burden on their loved ones; often resulting in a relationship breakdown as the lines between companion and carer are blurred. Through 24 hour live in care, companionship, independence and mental strength can be rebuilt, often strengthening those essential personal connections. 

Retaining your home environment improves mental health, morale and physical strength which are paramount to a healthy lifestyle. 

What Do Live In Carers Do?

A live in carer provides the necessary support and companionship needed to extend and support the independence of a care recipient. Some of the tasks that a live in carer will complete as part of their round-the-clock support are:

Support or control administering medication
Some household chores
Meal preparation
Toilet, hygiene and bathroom assistance
Help moving through the home
Laundry, ironing and dressing
Assistance with visits to family or friends
Facilitation of hobbies outside of the home
Feeding and Fussing Pets
Emotional support and companionship

Welcoming a live in carer into your home can be daunting initially. However, all of our carers are highly qualified, compassionate, kind-willed, knowledgeable people with years of experience. They provide the necessary support and companionship needed to extend the quality of life of our care recipients.

How much does  Live In Care Cost?

Care costs vary depending on what level of support is needed. The main influences include:

– Whether there are specific medical needs that need to be catered to

– If the care recipient lives alone or with a partner, who also requires support

– If elderly care recipients have been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimers

Choosing a private care provider is a difficult task, which often is heavily weighed by costs. At Four Oaks Healthcare, we endeavour to offer the most affordable prices without compromising the quality of care. 

We have curated hundreds of bespoke packages for clients with a variety of care requirements across the UK to great success. Each client is matched to a carer based on individual needs and interests. Regular reviews and quality audits are conducted to ensure that only the highest quality of support is offered.

Testimonials

What Our Clients Think

From the moment I contacted this organisation, the staff have always been polite and incredibly helpful. They have had to step in at short notice when other providers have let us down. They have provided everything we have asked for in a thoroughly efficient and professional manner. All staff have been incredibly caring and thoughtful when approaching my mother’s needs. As a family, we are incredibly grateful for the service provided and I personally have already recommended the organisation to a potential client and a potential employee. We will have no hesitation in using these services again.
Sandra H
My parents have a live-in carer from Four Oaks Healthcare. This service has enabled my parents to stay together at home. Since the live-in carer started caring for my parents, it has enabled the family to relax and feel confident that our parents are safe and being well looked after. As a family, we can now visit our parents and spend quality time with them instead of time spent caring and worrying about their health and wellbeing.
The regular live-in carer is extremely competent in relieving the family of the burden and worry, she is kind and respects the wishes of our parents. When the regular carer has a holiday the replacement carer was also very good, keeping the continuity of care. We are extremely happy with the service provided by Four Oaks Healthcare.
Christine S
It was very apparent from the start when the first carer walked through the door for this first time just how caring and committed she was. This continued as we met mom’s other 5 carers. Every single one of them were fantastic with mom, taking time to speak to her, find out what she needed and always making sure that they cared for her with dignity. Also on numerous occasions, asking if we needed anything, which has got to be well over and above what is expected and so very much appreciated.To be brutally honest we were all dreading having strangers coming into the house but this was a very short-lived worry as everyone was so caring, so committed, so professional and so polite, putting us all completely at ease.

In our experience Four Oaks were outstanding in every way.

Chris J

Perhaps the biggest single plus about Four Oaks over previous care providers is the ability to provide continuity of carer. I am convinced my mother has benefited from the stability of having the same compassionate, competent and dedicated carer for the past eight months

Paul K

Our Qualified Live In Caregivers

We implement a rigorous and thorough selection process, where we determine suitability based on six key attributes:

Significant Experience within Personal Care
A Compassionate & Caring Nature
Strong Organisation Skills
Flexibility, and ‘Client First’ Availability
Excellent Communication Skills
Sensitivity to Care Recipient Needs

We insist on delivering an unmatched level of care and, to do this, we only recruit the most appropriate and skilled caregivers.

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Why Choose Four Oaks Healthcare As Your Live-In Caregiver?

At Four Oaks Healthcare, all our live in care packages are 100% tailored to our clients. Whether you need live in care for a short period while you recover from an injury, or are looking for long-term round-the-clock care, our solutions will always centre around you and your requirements.

All of our live in care providers are highly experienced and compassionate. In fact, we pride ourselves on matching our clients with the right caregiver. In addition to ensuring your care provider has the relevant medical experience to meet your needs, our matches are also based on similar hobbies and interests. 

If you feel that you or someone you love may benefit from our live in care services, please get in touch.