Alternatives to care homes
Choosing care that’s better for your circumstances
When faced with the task of finding the right care for a loved one, family member or even a friend, the prospect may seem a tough hill to climb. Which company is best placed qualified to handle their wellbeing? Will their individual needs and circumstances be met? Will they be treated with the care and kindness they deserve? What’s affordable?
With such tough considerations, and a host of care options out there to choose from, these aren’t easy decisions to make when it’s time to make the call.
Often enough, many opt for the care home option. It’s a familiar solution to the challenges facing the people who make those hard decisions for thousands of elderly and disabled people across the UK every day. On the face of it, it seems the only tried and tested route to take.
However, domiciliary and live-in care is fast becoming a better, more viable and cost-effective alternative to care-related needs for old and young alike. And, there are many who simply don’t want to go into communal housing.
Fundamentally, care at home allows your loved one to remain living in the home they’ve probably known for much of their life. In being able to remain living in their own home, those in care are able to:
Delivering home care since 2001, we actively focus on ensuring the care we provide is personal at Athena Care. We make sure that our one-to-one carers also provide companionship to those they’re looking after – unlike the high carer-to-resident ratio of care homes.
Athena Care provides:
Talk to the Athena Care team today to find out more about care home alternatives.
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