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What if I don’t get on with my Live-in carer?

What if I don’t get on with my Live-in carer?

Benefits of Live-in Care

One of the key benefits of Live-in care is that you can stay in the comfort of your own home and familiar surroundings. We want you to carry on living as independently as possible, and we believe that you should feel at ease, reassured and comfortable in your own space even when you have someone new living there with you. At Abicare, we will strive to match you with a live-in caregiver who shares similar interests with you so that your caregiver can provide you with companionship, reassurance, and practical support.

What does a carer do?

Our carers can help with all aspects of daily life, including the following:

  • Household chores (such as laundry, simple cleaning, taking your pet for a walk)
  • Medical assistance, including help with administering medication
  • Personal care (such as going to the toilet and having a shower)
  • Help with preparing your favourite meals
  • Companionship and reassurance during the day and night


We know sometimes things can change

The wellbeing of our clients is at the heart of Abicare – We will endeavour to complete your care assessment within 24 hours of your initial enquiry and have the carer in post within 24-48 hours. We ask that you allow 48 hours before we check in on how things are going to give you and your carer the chance to get to know each other. However, we know that sometimes things don’t always work out. If you don’t get along with your live-in caregiver, we will be happy to find someone new. We also understand that circumstances change, and over time you may need to change to a carer with specialist experience if you have a deteriorating condition. Alternatively, you may decide you need an extra pair of hands, and we can appoint a full-time second carer if that’s the case. We are always ready to adapt to changes and will work with you to ensure you can continue to live your life as independently as possible.

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We know how important that special relationship with your carer is, so we will work hard to ensure you or your loved ones have the perfect match.

The care we deliver empowers our clients to be more independent within their own homes for as long as possible. With Abicare, you can have peace of mind that when it comes to your care needs, we are understanding, adaptable and flexible.

Frequently Asked Questions about Live-in care.

What is Live-in care?

Live-in care is where you have a fully trained carer living with you in your own home. Your Live-in carer will support you with your specific care needs to keep you safe, comfortable and living independently at home. Learn more about Live-in home care.

How much does Live-in care cost? Is it expensive?

The exact cost of Live-in care will be dependent on the level of care needed; this will be confirmed once we have visited your home to conduct a full care assessment. Live-in care can be more cost-effective than you realise. Learn more about the cost of Live-in care

What do I need to be able to have a Live-in carer?

A Live-in carer will need space of their own with a bed, access to bathroom facilities and a kitchen so food can be prepared by the carer for the client and themselves, if required. Learn more about a Live-in carer’s needs and how to get a Live-in carer.

What if I don’t get on with my Live-in carer?

Abicare provides highly trained and vetted carers that have experience with care. We know how important that special relationship with the carer is, which is why we will work hard to match you or your loved ones with the perfect carer.Please do not worry if you don’t get along with a carer, we can replace the carer to find someone better suited to you. Learn more about what you can do if you don’t get along with your carer.

What is a Live-in Care Assistant?

We know that living with someone new can be daunting, especially if it’s the first time you’ve ever lived with someone or the first time you’ve welcomed someone new into your home since your partner passed. Our priority is that you feel safe and comfortable, so we will work hard to match you with a carer that has similar interests and can provide companionship and a friendly face as well as a high level of care. Find out more below on what a Live-in care assistant can do to help you.

What does a live-in carer do?

A Live-in carer is appointed to live with you or your loved one in their own home to provide one-to-one homecare, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our live-in carers provide bespoke, 24-7 home care for you or a loved one and have a wealth of experience caring for clients with specialist conditions. Whatever the level of care required, we are always on hand to help.

What are the benefits of live-in care

Live-in care provides a way for you or your loved one to feel a sense of companionship, emotional support, and access to specialised care whilst staying in the comfort of their home and the local community. 

I don’t think i’d like sharing my life with a stranger

At Abicare, we strive to find the perfect match between our carers and clients as we know how personal it is. Your carer will have as much involvement in your life as you want. They are on hand to help you with day to day life, in whatever capacity you need, and if you want someone for companionship as well they are there to keep you company. However, they have their own space and living area, so if you would prefer someone to be more discreet, that’s also fine.

How to get a live-in carer?

We are always happy to help. Call us on 0330 175 5458 and speak to one of our specialist care managers, or complete the online form and one of our care managers will phone you back when it is convenient for you. The care manager for your area will visit you in your own home, at a time that suits you, and will carry out a free care assessment. We will discuss your carer requirements and match you with an experienced Live-in carer to create a bespoke care plan that is tailored to you.

Assigning your live-in carer?

A live-in care assessment is the first step in matching you with your live-in carer. The wellbeing of our clients is at the heart of Abicare – We will endeavour to complete your FREE care assessment within 24 hours of your initial enquiry, and have the carer in post within 24-48 hours.

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