Live-in Care Services in Derbyshire

Our live-in carer Derbyshire homecare service gives the option for those needing care and support to stay at home, cared for and supported by a professional Live in Carer. An affordable alternative to residential care homes. A living-in carer offers the best quality of life for people who need constant support and care across Derbyshire who are no longer able to live independently.

Live-in care is a 24/7 bespoke homecare service and can be matched to meet the needs of people of anyone over the age of 18 in Derbyshire and throughout the UK. Our live-in carer services encompass dementia care, short-term respite care, complex care, supporting couples, young adults, hospital discharge, emergency care, post-operative care and palliative care.

Live in Carer duties + responsibilities

  • Cooking
  • Companionship
  • Personal care
  • Medication management
  • Hoisting
  • Preparing nutritious meals
  • Housekeeping
  • Washing
  • Ironing
  • Shopping
  • Doctors and hospital appointments
  • Visiting family or friends
  • Social outings

Ivy Palmer is a home care agency dedicated to ensuring the well-being of all customers through sustained emotional support. It’s also our job to ensure that your loved one’s family and friends feel involved in, and reassured by, the live-in carer that they are working in partnership with.

Types of Live-in Care in Derbyshire

Please find below a sample of the conditions we provide Live-in care for which we can care for in Derbyshire and the surrounding areas:

Home Care Derbyshire

Live-in care in Derbyshire provides personalised support within the comfort of one’s home. Experienced live-in carers offer round-the-clock assistance with daily tasks, medication management, and personal care. This tailored approach ensures continuity of care and promotes independence, allowing individuals to maintain their routines and cherished lifestyles. Care plans are carefully crafted to accommodate specific needs and preferences, fostering a sense of security and companionship.

Dementia Care Derbyshire

Live-in dementia care in Derbyshire provides round-the-clock support for individuals coping with cognitive decline. Trained live-in carers offer personalised assistance with daily activities, medication management, and emotional support, tailored to the unique needs of each individual. This compassionate approach ensures continuity of care and promotes a familiar environment, enhancing comfort and stability for those living with dementia. Additionally, live-in carers facilitate engagement in stimulating activities, fostering cognitive function and maintaining a sense of purpose.

Nearby Hospitals in Derbyshire

One of the main services we provide is a hospital discharge live-in carer service which can be used on a short or long-term basis.  If you live in Derbyshire and you need live-in carer services from any of the hospitals in the county – then we can provide carers and support for you.

Areas we cover for Live-in care in Derbyshire

We can provide Live-in care across all areas in Derbyshire (including but not limited to):

  • Ashbourne
  • Bakewell
  • Belper
  • Bolsover
  • Buxton
  • Chapel-en-le Firth
  • Chesterfield
  • Clay Cross
  • Dronfield
  • Glossop
  • Ilkeston
  • Killamarsh
  • Langley Mill
  • Long Eaton
  • Matlock
  • Melbourne
  • New Mills
  • Ripley
  • Sandiacre
  • Shirebrook
  • Staveley
  • Swadlincote
  • Whaley Bridge
  • Wirksworth

We understand that many of those requiring live-in care are very resistant to the idea of a carer living with them full-time. This is why so many try us on a short-term basis. If you would like to arrange a FREE care consultation then please call us on 0330 053 5014 or email:

Useful Care Resouces in Derbyshire:

First Contact

A Derbyshire County Council service that tries to link together local services to those older adults, and others, that might need them. You will need to register but the service is free and can find you exactly the right support that is needed to be independent, social and active.


Address: County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3AG

Call: 01629 533190

Derbyshire Trusted Befriending Network

Volunteers give their time to act as companions and friends, either in person or over the telephone, so that older adults have important social contacts and friends. Consider volunteering yourself!


Address: South Derbyshire CVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DD

Call: 01283 219761

Good Neighbours

A wonderful network of volunteers that can act as good friends and provide access to classes or training, as well as vital social contacts.


Address: Royal Voluntary Service, 5 Liversage Street, Derby, Derbyshire DE1 2LD

Call: 01332 297663

Derbyshire Carers Association

DCA provides help, signposting and more to carers looking after their loved ones with little help. A great support organisation to those who could do with some friendly help.


Address: 3 Park Road, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3EF

Call: 01773 833833