Spinal cord injuries can affect anyone, but those aged between 15 and 35 are statistically the most likely to experience serious back trauma that leads to tetraplegia, quadriplegia or paraplegia. These types of injuries are actually more common than you think, with around 2.5% of all trauma victims sustaining injury to their spinal cord. The most common cause of injury is vehicle collision, although extreme sports and work-related accidents also account for many cases.
Depending on their severity, spinal injuries can be life changing. All too often, the adjustments that need to be made in the wake of an accident or trauma can rob the individual of their independence, leaving them feeling isolated and unable to perform basic daily tasks.
Life may not be the same – but many sufferers can continue to live relatively normal lives within their own homes, thanks to the support and companionship provided by our talented live in carers.
Home Care for Spinal Injury Customers
Our home carers provide what is often described as an invaluable service to those with various spinal cord injuries. We know that taking steps towards initiating live in care can be daunting for everyone involved in caring for the person who has suffered a spinal injury – but supporting an individual in the comfort of their own home is almost always the right option for someone who wants to retain as much of their independence as possible. It allows the home carer to work around to familiar routines, and it makes it much easier for the individual to still engage with the local community.
Our staff will happily provide you with more advice on the advantages of home care for spinal injuries. If, after consulting with us, you believe that live in care is the best option for you or your loved one, we will arrange for our one of senior representatives to visit you and begin the assessment procedure. Our agency will put together a tailored care plan that takes all of the customer’s needs into consideration.
Our team’s warm and friendly approach, coupled with their extensive experience in caring for those with spinal injuries at home, ensures that they are able to develop strong, trusted relationships with our customers. At Independent People Homecare, we believe that matching the right carer to the right customer is one of the most important parts of the home care process, which is why we take the time to consider all of our available companions and assess their suitability according to their interests, preferences and locality.
Discover why Independent People Homecare is one of the UK’s leading providers of live in care for spinal injuries. Call us on 0800 471 4741 and we’ll talk you through your options.