Live In Carer

Live In Carer - You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty

Live in carer; just those three words can send shivers of guilt down a relative’s spine. But they shouldn’t. There is really no need. Live in care is a practical, sensible alternative to residential care. It means that your elderly relative can remain in their own home, in a space and a place in which they feel the utmost comfort. Not everyone can be with their elderly loved ones all the time – even those who live with them must have their own space sometimes – and a professional carer is the ideal solution for everyone; even you.

Live In Care From A Private Live In Carer Doesn’t Mean You Don’t Care

Hiring a private live in carer to assist your elderly, frail or disabled relative, or partner isn’t a selfish act. It’s a kind one. Why? Because a carer means that the person doesn’t have to leave their home to live elsewhere in order to have the care that they need. It means that they have some independence and are able to go out with the help of their care companion, which they may not have been able to – or felt confident to do – before. It means that you can be more relaxed when you phone or visit because you know that everything is all right. You know that your relative is happy and well, and you being less stressed means that you can enjoy your time with them all the more. A live in carer is more than just someone who comes to check on their client and then leaves them alone; this is a full time role allowing for a certain amount of freedom and flexibility for everyone involved. No matter where you are located, it is possible to organise a live in carer UK wide to help you, should you – or your relatives – need it. The guilt you may feel at hiring a carer is only natural. After all, you love the person you are concerned about, and you may feel it is your place to be with them and to carry out the carers role. Circumstances don’t always allow for this, however, and guilt shouldn’t play a part when that is the case.

The Live In Carer Job Doesn’t Have To Be Full Time Or Long Term

Hiring a live in carer for the elderly doesn’t have to be a permanent thing. It doesn’t even need to be full time. Bespoke packages can be created that work for you and your schedule, as well as for the client, and the carer too. So although 24-hour full time live in care jobs is available, and is a popular way to ensure the safety and wellbeing of elderly relatives, it is possible to use carers in whichever way is required. A good example of this is when relatives who are also the full time carers need to have a break. A professional live in carer provides such relatives with the opportunity for a real holiday, possibly the first one in a long time. This is a healthy and important thing for them to do, and shouldn’t come with any guilt, worry, or constant ringing to ensure that everything is ok. Such care options also allow main carers to visit other relatives, or even take care of their own medical issues that they may have been putting off for far too long. The reason itself isn’t that important; the fact is that everyone needs a break every now and then as it recharges and refreshes and means that a happier outlook is entirely possible. The live in carer job can be as flexible as you need it to be – from a couple of days a week, to a weekend every month, or two weeks in the summer and long weekend in the winter. Whatever it is, carers such as those from My Homecare, can arrange a schedule that suits everyone.

Hire A Live In Carer From My Homecare And Enjoy The Continuity Of Your Lifestyle

My Homecare specialises in finding the perfect live in carer for you and your family. We understand what a difficult time this can be, and we know that finding the right carer is essential. Not only will the ideal person make your elderly relatives feel happy and looked after, but they will be able to give you a chance to relax and de-stress too. If one of our bespoke live in care packages is something you feel you would like to discuss, please see our website ( and contact us on 03300 415 485. We will be happy to help.

My Homecare Ltd
Derwentside Business Park,
County Durham,
01207 693977