In general, live in care packages one of the most cost-effective care provision methods in the industry. It can provide you with a complete solution that is not only affordable, especially when compared to other methods, but is also incredibly flexible. Like the majority of other services, live-in care rates will often differ depending on the agency you use. You will also notice that the price of care differs depending on the care package that you choose.
Of course, care is incredibly personal and often needs to be tailored to meet peoples specific needs but, to help anyone looking for a rough guide that can help them choose the best live-in care package, Safe Hands Live-In Care have broken down the four standard packages for you. Below you will find an approximate average cost and the standard services included in each package.
Live in Care Packages
This care package is estimated on average to be around £699.00 a week. It is the perfect package for anyone who is still quite independent and doesn’t need much assistance with their personal care, but they do require additional assistance with some domestic duties. A carer that is providing low dependency care and help with things such as cleaning and cooking, but they can also assist with activities like shopping if required.
Medium dependency care
On average this package is estimated to be £750.00 per week. This tends to be most suited to people with limited independence that need help with the majority of day-to-day tasks. Similarly to low dependency, carers can assist with all standard domestic but, on top of this, they can also provide a range of other personal care duties. This package also provides comprehensive companionship and emotional support.
High dependency care
The next package is approximately £850.00 a week and is specifically aimed at anyone who depends upon another person for almost all daily activities. This also covers people who have specific medical needs or disabilities. With this high level of care, a carer can handle all domestic and medical duties, they can also provide thorough care management and family support if required.
If you’re searching for care services for more than one person in a single property then, a couples care package is roughly £900.00 a week. You can get very similar services to a low/medium dependency care package and a carer will be able to assist you both with day-to-day tasks. They will also be able to help you both when it comes to attending medical appointments or social events on top of this. Many people see couples carers as another member of the family and they really can provide you with affordable live in care for two people.
Choosing a care package
Hopefully, the basic overview of the most common live in care packages above can help you to figure out which one would be best for you. However, if you would like to discuss things further with a professional home care agency in the UK and create a personalised care plan that is tailored to your specific needs and requirements, please don’t hesitate to contact Safe Hands Live-In Care.
Our team can provide the best services the care industry has to offer. We will gladly provide you with flexible live-in care plans and packages that are specifically designed to meet your every need. At Safe Hands Live-In Care, we can also provide you with professional advice regarding the best way to fund 24-hour care costs, so you don’t need to worry about a thing. You can trust that the friendly team at Safe Hands Live-In Care will support you every step of the way.