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Elder assistance plans

Elder assistance plans cater for simple to complex needs. It means you only pay for the support your family needs.

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Our assistance plans are all about putting your family in control. We understand care can feel expensive. But our pricing makes live-in assistance as affordable as possible by ensuring your family only pays for the support actually you actually need.

Pick the plan that’s best for you, and decide if you want or need any additional extras. We’ll then get to work finding the ideal care professional to match your loved one’s needs.

Specialist live-in assistance for Mum

“My mum's dementia had been deteriorating quite rapidly and this meant she was suffering mood swings and refusing medication. With Specialist Live-in Care from Elder, there was always someone there I trusted to make sure she was ok, truly life-changing.”

Caroline, Berkshire

Picking a plan

We have three plans that cater for a range of needs. Whether your loved one simply needs the company of a friendly face, requires expert support, or has more complex requirements, we can help. Simply choose the option that works best:


Standard

For those who some need assistance to live the life they want. From £795 weekly. Find out more


Specialist

For those with more challenging requirements, such as dementia. From £895 weekly. Find out more


Advanced

For those with more extensive needs, requiring day-and-night support. From £1450 weekly. Find out more

Standard Live-in Assistance

Recommended for: Those who need some support with household tasks and assistance around the home, as well as companionship.

This plan includes the following:

  • Household tasks and maintenance
  • Personal care including assistance with dressing and grooming
  • Some night-time care, typically twice a night or less
  • Companionship

With Standard Assistance, the carer may also be able to help with some limited additional needs such as more extensive personal care or help with challenging behaviour, depending on what is involved.

  • Care for one person: £795
  • Care for two people: £975

Specialist Live-in Assistance

Recommended for: Those who need a bit more personal support, especially during the night. Or those who are living with dementia or other life-changing conditions.

This plan can include some (but usually not all) of the following:

  • Household tasks and maintenance
  • More extensive personal care, including help with a stoma, peg or catheter
  • More frequent night-time care, up to 3-4 times a night
  • Hoisting - provided it can be done by one person
  • Help with challenging behaviour, such as refusal to take medication
  • Carer breaks to work around the care schedule

With Specialist Assistance, we will assess each individual case and the level of care required based on meeting your family’s needs.

  • Care for one person: £895
  • Care for two people: £1750

Advanced Live-in Assistance

Recommended for: Those in need of significant support, throughout the day and night. Typically, for those with advanced needs, who require continuous and specialist assistance.

This plan will usually include most, or all, of the following:

  • Two live-in carers for round-the-clock help
  • Household tasks and maintenance
  • More extensive personal care, including help with a stoma, peg or catheter
  • Extensive, frequent night-time care
  • Hoisting that requires more than one carer
  • Help with challenging behaviour, such as refusing support or meals
  • Carer breaks designed so that there’s never a gap in support

With Advanced Assistance, there will be two carers on-hand to help around the clock. This is usually designed for those with highly advanced requirements who need constant care 24-hours a day.

  • Care for one person: £1450

Additional options

As well as deciding on a plan, you should also consider whether you want to add any of the following services to your family’s care plan.


Carer with car or license

If you need a carer who can drive or to bring a car with them. - £40-80 weekly


Spousal support

If the carer is also helping another resident with light domestic duties. - £80 weekly


Managed food budget

If you’d like us to help manage the carer’s daily food budget. - £30 weekly

Find out more

To decide which plan is best for you, it really helps to talk with one of our specialist care advice team. Follow the link below to schedule a call.