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Live in care for couples

For couples requiring extra support – or for one person within a couple who needs assistance – our Live in care for couples service means you have a Live in Carer who’s completely dedicated to your needs. Whether you need help with personal care, medical assistance or help around the home, with live-in care you […]

What is Live in care?

Live in care is an affordable alternative to a care home. Live in care is a relatively unknown concept and is very different to the care provided in a care home. In a care home staff work in shift patterns – this means there is not one single person specifically caring for a customer. They […]

Worried a relative is showing signs of Dementia?

Did you know that each Easter, social services departments across the country see a sharp spike in call numbers? As our society changes and families become even more distant than before, we leave larger amounts of time between visits, missing the opportunity to constantly check-in on our loved ones. This results in a higher number […]

7 Top Tips for a Carer

Being full-time or part-time carer for someone you love and live with can take its toll, not only on yourself, but on your relationships and general wellbeing. As a Care, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the other person’s life and forget about yourself at times which, when you think about it, […]

Care Homes or Living In Care?

As we reach our late eighties, it’s predicted that one in three of us will experience difficulties when carrying out five or more everyday tasks, without receiving aid whilst doing so; with an increasing aging population, the rise in the demand for living in care services is unsurprising. In order to help with these tasks, […]

Introductory & Full Managed Live-in Care Agencies: The Difference

A fully managed live-in care agency Independent People Homecare employ, train and supervise the carers directly. They will interview them, check references, do background and criminal record checks and will provide ongoing training. They take responsibility for the management of the live in care service, rather than this being the responsibility of the customer. They […]