When you or a loved one need an increased level of care, we can provide help for continued living at home, in a familiar environment, around family and friends, and the community you love.
You might be the daughter or son who has been helping mom or dad and things have just reached a point where you need a little help yourself. Live-in care means that a caregiver is available when needed.
At Desire Care we strive to provide complete care and total satisfaction. So not only do we provide you with a compassionate caregiver, but we also provide you with a case manager that will provide management oversight to ensure that you are getting the desired care.
About Live-In Care
Live-in Home Care is an option for families who need more care around the clock, however, live-in home care services are not as well understood as assisted living or nursing home options. When considering the live-in care option, our clients are usually unaware how broad of services a non-medical caregiver can provide. It is typical for clients who are researching live-in care options to think they need a live-in nurse when most of the assistance needed is likely non-medical.
- Our caregivers can live in your home, providing compassionate care 24 hrs as a loved one.
- In addition to provide home care services we can help manage your affairs, keeping your house clean, lawns mo.
- Caregivers will accompany or drive you to appointments, or to go grocery shopping..
- Caregiver will provide homemaking and home care at a more affordable rate than assisted living facilities.
Why Live-In or Overnight Care?
Providing your loved ones with around-the-clock non-medical home care can also be a preventative way to avoid a nursing home. In fact, two of the biggest reasons older adults transition to Assisted Living Facilities are a result of medication prompts and fall risk concerns. Around-the-clock care adults or elderly is very possible at their own home and having access to live-in can reduce the factors that might lead to a nursing home admission. In addition to providing homemaking and companionship services, the live-in caregivers provide a number of personal care services, including:
- Bathing, Dressing and grooming
- Skin care and make-up
- Continence care and Toileting assistance
- Personal hygiene
- Nutrition and Meal Preparation
- Range-of-motion assistance
- Transfer and ambulatory assistance
- Accompaniment and Medication reminders
Cost of Live-in Care
Our goal is to provide quality affordable care. So please contact us (888) 600-4220 or email@example.com for an affordable and personalized care plan today.
What is included in live-in care?
Live-in care involves a Desire Care caregiver living in the same home as your loved one. They are there to assist with activities of daily living, and they are able to accompany your loved one to any appointments or social outings outside of the home as well. Some caregivers are able to drive if that is a need for your loved one. Please call us for an assessment to determine your needs and to create a care plan, and we would provide a caregiver that matches those needs and that is compatible to you.
Can I choose my Caregiver
Yes you can. We will work with you to determine the most compatible caregiver.
How many hours does live-in care cover?
Though live-in care is a 24 hour service, typically the caregiver is available for 16 hours, and unavailable for 8 hours of sleep. If you are interested in 24 hour around-the-clock care, multiple desired caregivers would need to cover an entire day and ensure that somebody is awake at all times.
Can live-in care be used in both short term and long term circumstances?
Yes! Desire Home Care is able to provide live-in caregivers for any length of time. We understand that there are times that a live-in caregiver is needed for only a few days as well as more permanent situations.
How can I pay for live-in care?
Don’t let the cost of home care stand in the way of getting dedicated care and companionship desired. Not only does Desire Home Care provide some of the industry’s best caregivers, but we also provide valuable resources to help you and your family make informed decisions.
Please check out Payment Options.
- Self Pay
- Asset Conversion
- Long Term Care insurance
- Medicaid Programs
- Veteran’s Benefit
- Tax Credits & Cost of Care Reductions
Can live-in caregivers assist in an independent living facility, nursing home, or other senior housing options?
Yes they can! Thanks to our TotalCare we can provide a caregiver to help wherever your loved one resides. This way you can be reassured that your loved one is receiving the care they need, and definite one-on-one attention as well, no matter the living situation.
Does live-in care include overnight care?
Live-in care does include overnight care. The only difference between the two is that the caregiver is present in the home for 24 hours a day during live-in care while overnight care usually only involves a few hours before and after your loved one is sleeping.