Live-in Care in Belfast

We provide live-in care to help people remain living in the comfort of their homes. Our Live-in carers are available around Belfast and the surrounding areas.

We've helped thousands of families to stay safe, comfortable and happy at home. Whatever situation you're facing, or whatever the question is, Home Instead is here to help.

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High Quality Person-Centred Live-in Care

Here at Home Instead Belfast, we understand that it can be challenging to balance the demands of everyday life and look out for your ageing family and friends. Yet, more of us are trying to do just that.

We have a team of wonderful local Care Professionals who are able to support you and your loved one with day-to-day activities while remaining in the comfort of their homes. Our Live-in home care is person-centred, meaning that the care we provide is based on the individual’s needs, condition and circumstances. 

Home care allows people to remain in a familiar place, surrounded by memories and items collected throughout the years. What makes Home Instead Belfast  unique is that we go above and beyond to build incredible relationships with our clients and provide the support they need to allow them to live a happy and high quality of life at home.

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What is live-in care?

In short, Live-in Care is a form of domiciliary care. It is a safe and affordable alternative to a residential care home that gives you control over your care, bringing you consistent, one-to-one support in the comfort of your home.

A committed, full-time Care Professional will move into the home to assist with care needs as well as domestic tasks. This form of care enables you or your loved one to live independently while receiving professional care.

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Belfast Live-in Care

At Home Instead Belfast, we provide one-to-one care and support in your home that ranges from companionship care to complex care for health issues such as dementia, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease and cerebral palsy.

A professional live-in care worker called a Care Professional is matched to you, your care needs and your situation. They will come and live with you, giving you one-to-one support as and when required, in the comfort of your own home.

With live-in care, a Care Professional is chosen to be a companion to your loved one to live in their home and support with daily activities. It’s all down to you and your loved one to decide how many hours of care you require each day. 

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A live-in Care Professional is available not only as a companion but as a source of comfort and care, day and night. You can be confident that help is at hand for your loved one in the event that any unforeseen circumstances occur.

For people who need round-the-clock care and want to remain in their own home, we can usually arrange a team of Care Professionals to ensure that your relative is receiving attentive care 24 hours a day.

A Care Professional will be matched to your loved ones based on their shared interests and personalities. We only employ kind, caring people with huge hearts, and this means a strong bond of trust is formed. The client’s needs always come first.

You and your loved one will decide the Care Professional’s usual hours of work which will be when you believe you will need the most assistance. When not working their agreed hours, your Care Professional will be able to rest, sleep, and enjoy the usual activities of living at home.

Live-in care is one of the safest care at home options available and allows individuals to enjoy life in their home surrounded by memories and collectables instead of living in a residential care home setting.

Our Live-in Care service is fully managed, and before anything happens, we work through a process of creating care plans that are entirely personalised around the needs of care. We agree on how many days a week the Care Professional will be with you, whether you need full-time care, what type of care is needed. This could be anything from personal care to specialised care such as dementia care.

Our home care services encompass all aspects of care to ensure your loved one can live independently at home with peace of mind that they are in safe and familiar surroundings.

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Is Live-in Care Safe?

Live-in care is one of the safest care options available.

The risk of infection from outside your home is reduced when you have a Care Professionalfessional  residing with you. Other care options typically have multiple healthCare Professionalfessionals coming in and out of the house.

Our most important priority is to keep you as safe and shielded as possible while enjoying a higher quality of life from being in the comfort of your home.  

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What Do You Need To Provide Your Care

To receive live-in care, you will need to provide your Care Professional with the following;

  • Their own bedroom and somewhere for them to store their clothes.
  • The Care Professional will also require access to a bathroom and kitchen.
  • They will also need access to WiFi and a television in their room.

Is live-in care suitable if I need specialist care? 

Without a doubt. We have live-in Care Professionals with a variety of specialities and experiences, including dementia, palliative care, and end-of-life care. We’ll match you with a Care Professional who is an excellent match for you and your care requirements. Our services are known for their excellent quality of care, so you can rest assured that we have you covered no matter your ailment.

Highly Trained & Trustworthy Care Professionals Matched To Your Needs

We understand that having someone to come and live in your home is a significant change for everyone and can feel quite unsettling, to begin with. 

Our Care Professionals go through a process of comprehensive background checks and specialist training before meeting any of our clients.

We ensure that all of our Care Professionals are highly trained and fully equipped for any situation. 

It’s important that we get to understand and learn about you and your requirements. We take great pride in going through a process of carefully selecting our clients to match perfectly with their live-in Care Professional.

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Get back to spending quality time with loved ones.

Being with your loved ones should be quality time. That’s why it’s okay to accept that families often need help to carry some of the responsibility of ensuring your loved one stays safe and well. In fact, introducing care early in the ageing process can prevent the speed of health deterioration.

It’s an ideal scenario: your loved one can stay in the home, where they would prefer to be and where memories are cherished, while family are reassured that someone is always there to help.

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What do live-in Care Professionals do?

They will be your companion and reside in your home, helping you to carry out those tasks you need them to. More importantly, they will become a familiar face and a source of company whether it’s cooking a memorable meal, watching a favourite TV programme or reminiscing about the ‘good old days’.

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Why choose Home Instead Belfast?

Home Instead Belfast  has a kind and compassionate local caring team that sits at the heart of your community, ready to offer you all the support you need.  

Our live-in Care Professionals are hand-picked for you and really are the next best thing to family, developing fantastic relationships with clients.

They have at least 1+ years of experience with ongoing training and are trained in all aspects of care delivery, including specialist support. Feel free to tell us what’s really important to you, and we’ll go above and beyond to find a Care Professional that ticks all the boxes to meet your exact needs.

Home Instead Belfast requires all of our employees to have a genuine passion for care, knowing that they are making a real difference in assisting vulnerable people to live happy, fulfilling lives in the comfort of their own homes.

We want you to know that we have assembled a diverse and skilled team of individuals who share a desire to make a difference in people’s lives.

Our care has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission CQC in all categories giving you the protection and peace of mind that you need to feel confident in your decision to choose us.

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Choosing Live-in Care

There are common situations, conditions and events where live-in care offers the solution to challenges you might face moving forward:

Long-term conditions: Diseases like Parkinson’s require close and careful monitoring. Our Care Professionals are trained to observe any changes to a client’s health, wellbeing and behaviour, ready to take action if there is ever a cause for concern.

Dementia care: Living at home means staying in familiar surroundings and maintaining those daily routines that might not be possible in residential care. Home care suits somebody living with dementia, where continuity of life in the home they have grown to love is proven to be beneficial.

Losing a spouse: When a spouse dies, it takes some time to adjust, not just emotionally but practically too. A Care Professional can be a much-needed companion and fulfil the support role that was recently lost.

Frailty: Getting older for many means not being able to do the simplest of things, even lifting the kettle to make a cup of tea. Live-in care can support someone who is becoming frail to maintain their independence and quality of life.

Unexpected illness and events: Whether it’s a fall or a sudden illness, your loved one could be susceptible to events that may quickly have a need for care. Professional help will relieve the pressure from you and your family.

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What comes next?

The first step towards live-in care is arranging a care consultation with us. This is where we learn about your situation and discuss options for you that might best suit your loved one’s needs.

Enter your details in the form below, and we’ll send one of our qualified care managers to your loved one’s home to have a chat with you and any other relatives about what you believe you need from a care service.

Chances are, live-in care is a new concept to you. That’s why we want to talk you through the different options available and make the best recommendation for your individual circumstances.

With live-in care, you and your family can have peace of mind knowing you’re getting all the assistance everyone needs to live a safe and independent life.

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