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Why choose a live-in carer in Ascot?
If your elderly loved one is struggling to live independently in Ascot, or the surrounding villages such as Cranbourne, Windlesham or Maiden’s Green, Elder can provide a live-in carer who will move into their home to provide help and assistance with a variety of tasks. This provides an excellent alternative to the more traditional care home model, without the need for your loved one to leave their own familiar surroundings.
Most older people value their independence very highly and are reluctant to part with a lifetime’s treasures and mementos as they downsize their possessions in readiness for a move into residential accommodation. Choosing a 24/7 caregiver to move in with them instead, gives your loved one the opportunity to remain in their own much-loved home, with friends and neighbours close at hand.
Our clients can relax in the knowledge that their loved one has one-to-one care and attention throughout the day and night. The caregiver can provide a range of services to make life easier and more rewarding for your relative. Some care recipients require companionship and the knowledge that someone is on hand to help them if needed, whilst others require more intensive care, such as assistance with bathing, dressing and toileting, and the more rigorous demands of dementia care.
How can live-in care enhance my elderly loved one’s life in Ascot?
Many elderly people have gardens that they have carefully tended for many years, and an Elder caregiver can help them to maintain the standards they have achieved. With fresh air and exercise renowned for promoting good health, this can be an excellent way of ensuring that your loved one stays fit and active.
Many Elder care recipients have much-loved pets, which are not commonly allowed into residential care homes. Research has shown that owning and caring for a pet can help to foster a sense of wellbeing, and a live-in carer can help with feeding and exercising pets, as well as facilitating trips to the vet, if required.
Shopping trips, social events, and even a trip to the iconic races, can all be undertaken thanks to the help of the carer. Stimulating and entertaining outings, such as a trip to the town’s Alzheimer Cafe, or perhaps a visit to the local District Day Centre can all help to alleviate boredom and promote conversation.
From help with the housework, to preparing and cooking healthy, tasty and nutritious meals, the carer’s job is to ensure that your loved one leads a happy and fulfilling life.
We provide live-in care in Ascot and the surrounding areas
If you’re looking for a carer in Ascot or any of the surrounding areas, give Elder a call to speak with one of our expert care advisors to find out more about live-in care.
What our customers say
“Judith is absolutely lovely and you could see the fantastic relationship she has with my mum. My mum’s smile nearly lit up the whole house when Judith arrived.”
What conditions is care at home suitable for?
For live-in care, there’s no one-size-fits-all. Elder carers have a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds, meaning we always have a home care option to fit your needs. That means live-in care is a genuine alternative to a care home in Ascot, rather than a temporary solution. Live-in carers are able to adapt the level of care they provide depending on any changes in circumstance.
Why is live-in care the better alternative to a care home in Ascot?
Private live-in care is becoming increasingly popular. It’s not difficult to see why. Home care provides the best of both worlds. Your loved one is able to get the care and support they need while continuing to have the life they’ve always had. More than that, the personal level of care provided by a live-in carer means your loved has more time dedicated to them than in a care home.
That’s not the only advantage over a care home in Ascot. With Elder live-in care in Ascot, your loved one doesn’t have to deal with the disruption and upheaval of leaving the home they’ve become accustomed to. Change is difficult when you get older. Home care means not having to live with strangers, not having to ditch cherished possessions and not losing the love of adored pets. That’s what a care home means.
Home care means maintaining the family home. That means keeping family Christmas – and all the other special moments that keep us happy and positive.
Why choose Elder live-in care in Ascot?
When it comes to live-in care in Ascot, there’s no service that’s as simple, that’s as stress-free, or provides the same standard of care.
It comes down to the way we match our carers with your loved one. When you call our live-in care specialists, they’ll go through your case in as much detail as they possibly can. This goes beyond working out whether the care recipient needs dementia care, 24/7 care or simply the companionship that comes with home care.
Our free care consultations are all about working out what makes your loved one tick. What they like to eat. What they’re interested in. What they like to talk about. Their favourite place to go on a day out. We then use the power of technology to find the perfect match with an expert live-in carer.
Our matching process is just the start. We’re on-hand to provide complete support while we’re looking for a home carer, while you’re figuring out how to pay for care, and while your loved one is receiving it. We’ll do everything we can to ensure your loved one is having the best possible experience.
Of course, sometimes things don’t work out how we’d like them. When that happens, we’re completely flexible. We don’t stand still. Our team will move the earth to find a replacement carer as quickly as possible, with minimal disruption to you or your loved one.
We’re obsessed providing carers that feel like family. We’re the UK’s leading live-in care provider. This is faster, simpler and better care. Forget visiting every care home in Ascot, call elder now for your completely free care consultation.
Dulcie’s Care Story
In this short video, Mary and Colin explain how Dulcie’s live-in Elder carer, Sarah, has become part of the family. They discuss how live-in care has allowed Dulcie to stay independent in her own home, while making a new friend at the same time.
Useful Care Resources in Ascot
This fantastic service provides support, information, guidance, networking, advice and learning opportunities to carers and their families.
Address: 20-21 Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JG
Call: 01628 947974
Recognising that carers are vital to the health and wellbeing of its patients, the Berkshire Healthcare Trust seeks to offer meaningful support wherever it can.
Address: Fitzwilliam House, Skimped Hill Lane, Bracknell, RG12 1BQ
Call: 01344 415600
The council’s website has a useful resources section, which includes links to support networks and practical information packs.
Address: Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF
Call: 01628 683744
Alongside providing support, advice and companionship, Age UK aims to combat loneliness and promote inclusion within local communities.
Address: Huntley House, 119 London Street, Reading, RG1 4QA
Call: 0118 9569403
As well as promoting the health and wellbeing of carers, Crossroads also offers advice, companionship and respite in Wokingham and the surrounding areas.
Address: Wokingham Community Hospital, 41 Barkham Road, Wokingham, RG41 2RE
Call: 0118 9795324
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