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Why is live-in care preferable to a care home in Brockenhurst?
If you have an elderly loved one who needs to be cared for but is reluctant to go into a care home, why not consider live-in care from Elder? This solution will enable your loved one to remain in their own home despite any disabilities they have.
Moving into a care home can mean sacrificing independence as well as leaving a familiar community. This may be very traumatic for your elderly relative, so if you want to be sure they are safe and being well cared for twenty-four hours a day, live-in care is the answer.
Is live-in care in the New Forest expensive?
The cost of live-in care from Elder is surprisingly affordable and can work out at less than a place in a care home. It is much cheaper than any form of residential care for couples who both need support.
What are the benefits of a live-in carer in Brockenhurst?
If your loved one is fortunate enough to live in this beautiful village or the surrounding areas, they will certainly not want to move elsewhere. In addition to meeting your relative’s care needs in the home, a live-in carer will be able to transport them to nearby attractions, either by driving them if they have a car or by accompanying them in a taxi.
Choosing live-in care enables your loved one to remain independent and make the kind of choices about their lifestyle that would be lost if they had to go into a care home. Simple decisions such as what time to get up, where to eat their meals and how to spend their day may not seem very important, but having these choices means a much better quality of life for your relative.
What can a live-in carer do in Brockenhurst?
The New Forest is home to deer, ponies, and donkeys that can be seen wandering in and around the village when the carer takes your loved one out. There are beautiful cafes where they could enjoy afternoon tea with friends and plenty of picturesque places for a gentle stroll. If your relative would enjoy a different trip out, there are many places to go with their live-in carer.
The old shipbuilding village of Buckler’s Hard is close by and is fascinating to visit, or they could explore the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Also within easy reach is the traditional New Forest village of Burley, where the Old Farmhouse is a favourite meeting place for senior citizens.
They will be able to carry on their usual hobbies and interests with extra support and remain in the place they feel safest. If your loved one needs escorting to the doctor’s surgery in Highwood Road or to the chiropodist in Brookley Road, this can also easily be arranged.
We provide live-in care in Brockenhurst and the surrounding areas
Our highly skilled and compassionate carers in the Brockenhurst area are committed to providing the best possible care to your loved ones. Get in touch with Elder today to find out more.
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.”
How much does live-in care in Brockenhurst cost?
We keep the cost of live-in care completely transparent. Our flat rate is just £895 per week. That’s up to a third of what you’d expect to pay for a care home in Brockenhurst. The saving is even more significant if the home carer is looking after an elderly couple.
With Elder, you pay absolutely nothing until you’ve experienced how home care in Brockenhurst works with us. Our trial week ensures you know what you’re paying for. Don’t like it? You don’t pay a penny.
We know finding care isn’t a zero-sum game. It’s about more than pinching the pennies. We understand when you’re trying to find a live in carer you’ve already got a lot on your plate. That’s why we’re here to guide you. Our team of financial experts will talk you through unlocking funding for care from local authorities, as well as providing advice on releasing equity from your property.
Why choose Elder?
We’re all about making home care more personal. We help to match carers in the same way you’d match friends. We want carers to feel like family.
It’s not luck that helps so many of care recipients and live-in carers in Brockenhurst form lasting friendships. It’s all about our rigorous matching process. Our team searches tirelessly to make sure your loved one has their perfect match.
It’s all about getting what kind of live-in care your loved one needs – whether that’s 24/7 care, dementia care, or simply home care for companionship. But more than that, it’s about finding out what kind of person they are. What their hobbies are. What they like to talk about. Where they like to go on days out.
Welcome to perfectly-matched, expertly-guided and totally simple live-in care. Welcome to Elder. Forget searching around every care home in Brockenhurst. Give our team a call today, get a free care consultation and find out more about better, simpler and happier care.
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.
Care in Brockenhurst: Useful Resources
The first port of call for carers in Hampshire with advice, information and support plus the carer’s assessment.
Address: The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UJ
Call: 0300 555 1386
Volunteers across Hampshire offer practical and emotional help through befriending schemes and social activities.
Address: GNN First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth, PO2 8HB
Call: 02392 899671
Local group that offers help, understanding and support to older people in the area who are living with dementia and their carers.
Supporting unpaid carers in Brockenhurst and surrounding areas across Hampshire. There are regular meet ups, drop-ins and cafes.
Address: Hampshire Carers Centre, 9 Love Lane, Romsey, SO51 8DE
Call: 01794 519495
Exercise classes, singing groups and support groups for older people living with lung disease and their carers.
Address: Newtown Community Centre, Graham Road, Southampton, SO14 0AW
Call: 03000 030 555
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