In Home Care for the Elderly in Braintree
Chesterford Homecare are Essex-based, specialist providers of live-in care, serving the needs of older people in Braintree who want to remain in and be cared for in their own home. Our fully managed live-in care service in the town of Braintree and surrounding area is CQC-approved and offers a simple and affordable alternative to residential care.
How can in home care in Braintree benefit my loved one?
It is no exaggeration to say that in home or live in care in Basildon could prove a lifeline for your loved one. Many older people eventually find themselves living on their own and, despite the best efforts of family and friends to visit them regularly, they may start to suffer from increasing loneliness and stop looking after themselves properly.
Once they have got used to having their own live-in carer, they soon realise their life has been completely transformed. They appreciate the kind and caring companionship their carer brings them and suddenly notice they are no longer feeling lonely. They start to enjoy their food again, not least because someone else is now cooking it for them! They become stronger and more mobile and want to start going out again. With the support of their carer, they find they are able to get to the local shops and gradually they venture farther afield, perhaps taking regular walks in the park, or going out for pub lunches. Many of our live-in care clients start going to church again on Sundays.
By choosing in home care with Chesterford Homecare, your loved one will be able to stay in the home they love and continue leading life they choose
Thank you very much for helping us to get mother home where she wanted to be and we couldn’t have hoped for a more kind, helpful and highly capable carer than that Michaela for our mother. Not only did she help look after mum, but she also helped my brother and I cope. Many thanks.
Daughter of live-in care client in Braintree, Essex
Why is care at home in… preferable to residential care?
In home care in Braintree is preferable to residential care because it will allow your elderly loved one to continue living in their own home, instead of having to up sticks and move to a care home. In a care home, they would have to fit into whatever daily routine the care home needed to put in place to ensure the safety and well-being of all the residents, whereas in their own home, your loved one will be free to adopt their own individual daily routine – and vary it from day today, so should they so wish.
It works really well
A local Braintree Carer works well for many older people because, Once they have got used to the idea of sharing their home with a live in carer, they realise they can still enjoy the freedom and independence of Living in their own home.
As well as providing them with whatever personal-care they may need, our kind and caring support workers will provide them with daily companionship and Make them freshly prepared meals from scratch; if they have previously Struggled with her medication, our carers will also make sure they take the right meds at the right time in the right dosage!