Home Care Services Not Just for Times of Crisis

Tuesday, 01st November 2011

Published: 01 November 2011.

As demographic shifts continue in the UK the need for support services for the elderly will increase. In particular, demand for home care services is expected to grow considerably with many elderly people preferring to remain in the comfort of their own home for as long as possible. There are many reasons that may drive this choice such as retaining full control over daily routines, continuing to be surrounded by the things with which we are familiar and treasure, and friends and family being able to visit at any time.

Nevertheless, accepting help for the first time can often be difficult for Clients and their families. Carefound is always keen to raise awareness that not only is home care a flexible, affordable alternative to a residential care home, but also that it does not always have to be a response to an accident, illness or significant decline in health. To take on a small amount of home care in the form of domestic help or companionship can make the transition to receiving additional support in the future a much smoother and less daunting process. Carefound prides itself on providing a friendly, reliable service through an excellent team of professional Home Carers. This enables Clients to build long-term relationships with the team over time, making the process of receiving help with more personal aspects of daily living much easier in the event that care needs do increase.

Building relationships with families and providing peace of mind for family members is also a key part of home care provision. To know that your loved one is receiving a weekly or daily visit from an experienced, trained Home Carer can ease the worry of not being able to be there as much as you would like, with the added reassurance that a familiar face has called to brighten up their day.

Carefound is a provider of home care services to elderly people in North Yorkshire, enabling clients to continue to live independently in the comfort of their own home whilst maintaining the highest quality of life achievable. The services provided by Carefound include basic help in the home, companionship and personal care, and its home care team is trained in specialist conditions such as Dementia. The flexible service ranges from 1 hour to 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, including bank holidays, and can also encompass 24-hour Live-In Care services. For more information about Carefound telephone 01423 774070 or visit their website at www.carefound.co.uk.