Bluebird Care Live-in Care
About Us At Bluebird Care we believe that the best care is delivered in the comfort of your own home, where you feel safe and secure, keeping the things that matter to you most, close by. Our care packages give you the option of high-quality care in your own home, offering the reassurance of 24 hour care and support. We understand that everyoneâ€™s needs are unique, therefore, we never take a one-size-fits-all approach to care. Your views and wishes are considered every step of the way, meaning you stay in control of your care and support at all times.
What is Live-in Care? Live-in care is a practical and real alternative to moving into a care home. This could be a short-term care solution if you have recently been discharged from hospital and need support in regaining your independence and confidence, or on a longer term basis if you have some complex care needs and health challenges. Live-in care is a flexible solution and our bespoke live-in care service is personalised to meet your individual needs and requirements. Your care package can include a wide range of care and support services from companionship to housework and attending social activities through to personal care 24 hours a day â€“ you choose. This allows you to remain in the comfort of your own home, where our help and support will always be on hand when you need it.
â€œAn extra 71,000 care home spaces are needed in the next 8 years to cope with soaring demand.â€?*
What are the benefits of Live-in Care? One-to-one care with your own personal team Living in the comfort of your own home where you feel safe and secure Personalised care package with our team always on hand Bespoke care so every day is how YOU want it to be A personal relationship with your live-in care assistant Regular checks and flexibility to make changes to care packages *The Guardian, August 2017
Local to you Our Bluebird Care offices are embedded within your local community, with a management team always on hand to offer you support and advice.
How can we help? At Bluebird Care, we can offer you a wide range of personalised services, that can help you stay in your own home for longer, including: Specialised or Complex Care Living the life you want in your own home Companionship Housekeeping Social Outings Support with your pets Additional Support
â€œThe number of people with high dependency is set to rise by 163,000 by 2025.â€?*
Personal Care Meal Preparation Medication Management and Assistance *The Guardian, August 2017
Who will provide care?
Your live-in care assistant will need their own furnished room in your home where they can sleep and take breaks as well as have access to a bathroom and cooking facilities. It is the responsibility of the customer to purchase food for their care assistant. Breaks and sleeping hours can be flexible in accordance with your needs. Breaks, food allowance and more will be discussed with you before any live-in package starts.
â€œ446,000 people over 85 are expected to need 24 hour care by 2035.â€?* *CQC, the state of health care and adult social care in England 2017/18
What do you need to provide? Your live-in care assistant will need their own furnished room in your home where they can sleep and take breaks as well as have access to a bathroom and cooking facilities. It is the responsibility of the customer to purchase food for their care assistant. Breaks and sleeping hours can be flexible in accordance with your needs. Breaks, food allowance and more will be discussed with you before any live-in package starts.
What happens next? It really is as simple as ABC. A telephone call to your local Bluebird Care office to discuss what care you need. Bluebird Care will come and visit you to have a face-to-face chat. Care packages will be customised to your needs.
Weâ€™re with you, every step of the way