Care in your own home
Specialist advice on arranging, and paying for, care in your own home
So often, information about long term care refers to going into a care home. However, a vast number of people are cared for in their own homes. Sometimes this is with professional support from social services/privately, or more often with care provided by a spouse or family member.
Whilst most family carers will feel that they are best placed to care for their loved one, this does place an added burden on them and can affect carers’ physical and mental health.
We can help you to confirm whether you can afford to have professional carers provide some or all of this care. This will enable the family member to become a spouse, son or daughter again, rather than nurse, feeder, washer, launderer…