Live-in-care

Live-In Care Services

By using our Live-in care services, your loved one will have everything they need to help them reclaim their independence and enjoy the life that they deserve.

At Oliver House Care Home we offer a comprehensive and transparent Live-in care service, which goes beyond care at home.

By listening and getting to know you, we’ll match you with a carer who will provide care as unique as you, in the home you know and love.

Our Live-in care package contains:
  • Personal care (showering, dressing, toileting);
  • Housekeeping/Domestic duties (laundry, ironing, dusting and cleaning);
  • Companionship;
  • Palliative, Parkinson's, After stroke and Dementia care;
  • Care for couples;
  • Assistance in events, shopping and social gatherings;
  • Active 24 hour care.

What is Live-in Care?

Oliver House Care Home Live-in care is a comprehensive care solution where a professional carer resides in the client's home, delivering 24/7 support customised to their unique requirements. This arrangement allows clients to maintain their independence, enjoy the familiarity of their homes, and experience an enhanced quality of life.

A Live-in Care Agency You Can Trust

At Oliver House Care Home Care, we offer compassionate, dependable, and expert live-in care services in Bournemouth and Dorset. Our team comprises highly trained and experienced carers dedicated to ensuring your loved ones receive the outstanding care and support they deserve.

We take pride in our rigorous carer selection process, continuous training, and ongoing support, ensuring the highest quality care for our clients.

The Comprehensive Role of Live-in Carers

Our live-in carers provide various services tailored to each client's specific needs. These services may include personal care, companionship, medication management, mobility assistance, meal planning and preparation, and light housekeeping duties.

By working closely with clients and their families, our carers develop personalised care plans that address their unique requirements, fostering a supportive and nurturing environment.

A Cost-Effective Alternative to Care Homes: Live-in Care

Live-in care is an affordable and preferable alternative to care homes, offering customised care and support in the familiar surroundings of the client's residence.

This option enables clients to preserve their independence, engage in their daily routines, and pursue hobbies and social activities while receiving the care they need.

Schedule Your Free Live-in Care Assessment Today

Don't hesitate to contact us today and arrange a complimentary, no-obligation live-in care assessment. Our approachable and well-informed team will discuss your care needs in detail, address any questions or concerns, and guide you in choosing the most suitable care solution for you or your loved one.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a live-in carer do?
A live-in carer offers continuous support tailored to the client's needs. Services encompass personal care, companionship, medication management, mobility assistance, meal preparation, and light housekeeping.

What care conditions can you support?
Our skilled carers assist clients with various needs, including dementia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, arthritis, and mobility challenges.

What housekeeping duties will my carer be able to help with?
Carers can handle light housekeeping tasks such as laundry, vacuuming, dusting, and meal preparation.

What are carers not allowed to do?
Carers cannot administer medication via injections, perform medical procedures, or execute heavy-duty cleaning or gardening tasks.

Do carers need their own room?
Yes, carers necessitate a private room to ensure they have a comfortable space to rest and recharge.

What if I don't get on with my carer?
If you find your carer is not the right fit, we will collaborate with you to identify a suitable replacement as quickly as possible.

How long will a carer stay with me?
Carer placements can vary from a few weeks to several years, based on the client's needs and preferences.

What happens if my carer is sick or goes on holiday?
We will organise a temporary replacement carer to provide continuous care during your regular carer's absence.

Will my carer take care of my pet?
Carers can assist with basic pet care tasks such as feeding, walking, and providing companionship for your pet.

How will my care be managed?
A dedicated care manager will oversee your care, regularly reviewing your care plan, liaising with your carer, and ensuring that your care needs are consistently met and adapted as necessary.

When do carers have breaks?
Carers are entitled to breaks throughout the day and a longer, uninterrupted break each week. The exact schedule will be discussed and agreed upon with the client and their family.

Who will cover these breaks?
During the carer's breaks, family members or friends may step in to provide care, or we can arrange additional support from our team of professional carers.

Will my live-in carer drive?
Some of our live-in carers possess valid driving licenses and can drive. If you require a carer who can drive, please inform us during your assessment, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Can I have a male carer?
Yes, we offer both male and female carers to meet the diverse preferences of our clients.

Can I have a female carer?
Yes, we provide both female and male carers to accommodate the varied preferences of our clients.

Have the carers undergone a DBS check

All our carers undergo a thorough background check, including a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, to ensure they are suitable to work with vulnerable individuals. Additionally, we require references and conduct in-depth interviews to verify that our carers possess the necessary experience, compassion, and professionalism.