Planning for Care Costs

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Planning for Care

As an individual looking for care for either yourself or your loved one, planning ahead can provide vast benefits. The earlier you can begin to plan for you or your loved one’s future care needs, the better. There are lots of decisions to make and of course financial considerations which can be quite complex, especially when you are organising this for someone else. Very few people understand all of the options available for care funding, planning and financing.

With so many elements for your consideration, at Care at Home, we aim to provide you with as much information and support as possible to help you make the most informed choices possible, whilst meeting the needs of your individual situation and requirements.

Live in care is becoming an increasingly popular choice amongst those in need. This is largely due to the quality and flexibility of support options, the numerous health and wellbeing benefits and more importantly, the incredible value for money.

The Cost of Live-In Care

It can be easy to assume that the cost of a live-in carer would be somewhat extortionate when compared with the cost of residential care. Afterall, with live-in care, you will receive a personalised, one to one service. Therefore, it may surprise you to hear that the cost of a live-in carer is often less than a room in a residential care home.

Of course, the cost is not the only consideration and many regard the better quality of life they enjoy through receiving full-time care in their own home as priceless.

The exact cost of live-in care is dependent on the level of support required, so after an initial complimentary assessment, one of our dedicated care specialists will be able to provide you with a price for your specific requirements.

Support for Care Costs

After the assessment, you will have a more detailed idea of how much budget you need for live-in care. At this point, it can be useful to check to see if you qualify to receive any of the financial benefits available for care, for example through your local authority and NHS schemes.

The volume of funding and the options depend greatly on your specific needs and situation. It’s definitely worth investing the time as you may well qualify for receiving either part of full funding for your live-in care.

Find Out More About Live-In Care

If you or your loved one would like discuss homecare further, call us on 0800 0807 891. Alternatively, you can request a brochure online if you would prefer further reading.

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There was universal praise for carers and they were described as, “wonderful”, and “outstanding”.

#25. CQC inspection 2015

We are profoundly grateful that we found out about the existence of Care at Home.

#7. Close relative of a client in Birmingham

Your carer improved my mother’s quality of life with her wonderful sense of humour and loving care beyond anything we had seen before.

#4. Son of a client in Leicestershire

I am so, so, so happy with the support my aunt has been given. Her carer is excellent & fantastic.

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Branka’s care was exceptional and we were so lucky to have her looking after Don for the last year of his life, and helping to make him as calm and comfortable as possible’.

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