Reliable and cost-effective care options and high-quality care in the comfort of your own home are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. One of the questions we are always asked is what is the cost of our 24-hour live-in care service.
The agencies involved set the cost, which might vary from one to the next based on the level of care needs.
How much does 24-hour care cost? The cost of live-in care, also known as 24-hour care, is determined by the assistance you or a loved one requires.
This implies that 24-hour care at home costs are reasonable for couples, allowing them to remain in their familiar surroundings and communities.
Please contact us to receive a price for your unique care requirements. One of our consultants will provide you with an estimate over the phone right away. Once your local care professional has visited you to completely assess your needs, the exact fee for your live-in care will be determined.
Respite care is a type of live-in care that is only required for a brief period; rates start at £ 180.00per day. This interim assistance can be arranged for as short as three days or as long as four weeks.
If you require assistance for longer than four weeks, our weekly and 24-hour in-home care costs apply, which are listed above.
If you’d like to learn more about respite care or receive a detailed quotation, please contact us.
How much does 24-hour home care cost? The elderly might benefit from live-in care services, a cost-effective care choice. As we get older and gradually join the ranks of the elderly, it becomes increasingly important to address certain fundamental concerns that affect the elderly.
While the most common care providers now offer residential home care, it has been discovered that this type of care may not be optimal for persons who have particular requirements and require special attention. Individual impairments, diseases, and health difficulties are common in old age, and without sufficient treatment, degeneration proceeds more quickly than typical.
Safehands Live-In Care provides individualised care services tailored to your needs and specifications, allowing us to give the finest in the care business. We also provide affordable live-in care rates and schedules that cater to your elderly loved one’s every need.
At Safehands Live-In Care, we bill our customers every week, ensuring that our fees are accessible to the ordinary family while adhering to a strict standard and care routine.
It’s tough to compare the value of one-on-one support in your own home to that of a residential care facility. While a care facility has more staff on hand, our clients who have experienced both claim that nothing compares to the personal help and ongoing support provided by a live-in caregiver.
When you choose home care, you can eat when you want, do what you want, wake up when you want, and have family and friends nearby to visit whenever they want. Another significant advantage is avoiding the stress and disruption of a major transfer, particularly one away from your family home or a long-term spouse.
Furthermore, live-in care enables you to maintain your current routines, whether you require assistance attending social events with friends, transportation to and from the shops, or attending sporting events, social outings, and holidays. Your caretaker will be there for you and adjust to your requirements, which is impossible in a care home.
If you’re a couple looking into the price of a residential care facility, you might be startled to learn that a live-in caregiver costs around the same. You pay for two beds in a care home, but just one caregiver in live-in care.
Residential care facility pricing for a couple may start as low as £1,242 per week, based on a weekly cost of £621 per person. Our charges for a live-in caretaker for a couple start at £1,700 per week.
Although this is more expensive than a care home, there are several advantages to having live-in caregiver for a couple rather than going into a care facility, including knowing that you are both properly cared for in a way that is personalised to you while remaining in the house you know and love. This peace of mind is well worth a few additional pounds each week for many people.
We know from experience that when families are considering long-term care options, the cost of care is a major consideration. While many families will be responsible for paying for their care, others will be eligible for financial assistance.
There are two sorts of care financing: social care money from local governments and healthcare funding from the National Health Service. Here, we’ll look at what healthcare financing is, how to apply for it, and what criteria determine your eligibility.
In the United Kingdom, healthcare is provided free of charge at delivery. Suppose you have a medical requirement and get live-in care in your home. In that case, you may be eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding, coordinated and financed by your local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
A healthcare need refers to the treatment, control, or prevention of disease, illness, accident, or disability and the follow-up care for those with these conditions.
NHS Continuing Healthcare is not based on financial need, and funds can be used to receive care in the comfort of your own home. Your health needs will affect the amount of healthcare money available, but so will the location of your CCG in the country since this impacts care cost and funding availability.
If you or a loved one believes you or a loved one is qualified for NHS continuing healthcare funding, keep in mind that while the funding is free, the qualifying standards are stringent. There are multiple stages involved in obtaining funds.
To begin, contact your social worker or your general practitioner(GP) for a continuing care evaluation. An initial ‘screening’ will be conducted by the medical practitioner assigned to your assessment, either in your home or in the hospital, to evaluate if you are likely to be eligible for payment. If it is determined that you are likely to be qualified, you will be subjected to a detailed examination of your condition and ongoing health requirements.
Each requirement will be assigned a low, moderate, high, or severe priority level. You will be eligible for assistance if you have at least one priority need or more than one severe need.
Your assessment findings will be reported to your local CCG, which will decide whether or not you will be eligible for NHS financial help.
The CCG will then write to you explaining their decision and why it was made.
If the CCG determines that you are qualified, you will be invited to meet with them to discuss how and where you want to get your care and the organisation you want to offer it.
Suppose you are eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare. In that case, you can either request that the CCG handle your budget and identify appropriate care for you or request a personal budget with monies sent directly to you to make your care arrangements.
A personal budget is the total cost of the treatment and assistance you will get from the CCG. Direct payments are a type of funding available in personal budgets that allows you to control and organise your care arrangements, whether at home or in a residential facility.
If you have a nursing requirement, the NHS may pay a weekly home care cost for nursing care provided by a home care provider or a trained nurse visiting you in a residential facility or home. The evaluation procedure is the same as for NHS Continuing Healthcare, and if you do not qualify for Continuing Healthcare, you are likely to be awarded this money.
If you have been unable to obtain NHS Continuing Healthcare funding, your local council may be able to assist you with part of the costs of care. The amount of money you may borrow is determined by your financial situation, including your savings, assets, and real estate. If your capital is valued at more than £23 250, you will not be eligible for local council support and will have to pay for your care.
In addition to social care funding, you may be eligible for other local government assistance that helps you pay for the care you need, such as exemption from council tax reductions, attendance allowance, and savings credit – all of which can help you pay for care in your own home.
To get started right away, give us a call at 0203 417 0090 or send us an email; our client representatives are accessible at all day hours to lead you through the process and assist you in getting the best for your loved one.