What is Domiciliary Care?

There are several types of domiciliary care we offer:

Domiciliary Care also known as home care or live in care which refers to several types of healthcare or support services which is provided to individuals in their home rather than in a hospital or care home.

There are many different types of care that is often sought out by the induvial or family/friend which is adapted with an individual personalised care plan. There are several different circumstances why this may benefit the individual from Personal Care, Companionship or Medical care.

Domiciliary care is fundamentally designed to help and assist and ensure quality of life and independence in their own homes. Also known as hourly care as this care is usually in bite size hourly chunks, where as live in care is when a care professional is with the individual 24/7.

What are domiciliary care home visits?

Home visits from a Home Instead Care Professional can help you to enjoy an independent and fulfilled life, living well at home, your way. We provide a range of domiciliary care services that are tailored to suit your needs – from helping with household tasks or companionship, to assisting with personal care and specialist care. Whatever support you need, home visits from an experienced Home Instead Care Professional will give you and your loved one’s peace of mind, knowing that you are being supported well at home.

Home Instead will work with you to provide tailored, personalised home visits based on what you want and need, all at the time when you need us to be there. It’s your choice! Our Care Professionals visit when you want them to, so you choose when you get up, eat meals, go out, or go to bed. 

We personalise each care plan to ensure that individuals get specific help in an area they require.

We take pride in ensuring we match care professionals to the needs and preferences of the client. We cover the areas of Newport, Magor, Caldicot and Chepstow.

Both domiciliary care and live-in care take place in the home.

There are several types of domiciliary care we offer:

Companionship Care:

Companionship care can, help you or a loved one keep active, build confidence, and allow families to take a rest with peace of mind.

Home Help:

Our home help services include general household activities such as laundry, dusting, ironing, or feeding your family pets, we all enjoy another set of helping hands.

We will take the time to get to know what you need, which can give you peace of mind that the housework is completed, socialisation and companionship and not needing to worry.

Personal care:

Home Instead are fully committed to ensure care and support is provided with dignity and commitment to ensure you or your loved one can live as independently as possible. We understand by having this support with daily living such as bathing or dressing can really make a difference in the quality of life.

A care package will be tailored to your needs to ensure we offer care, which is dignified and respectful, maintains routine, takes place in your own home and enables you to live in your own home.

Night Care:

We also offer support as sleep in service as well as waking night service.

Overnight care is perfect for those who are elderly or unwell and may either require frequent assistance during the night hours. This can range from administering medication or help to reach the bathroom. Having overnight care at home means that you or your loved one can remain living independently at home safely with the care and support you need.

Day Care:

Whatever support you need, our experienced Care Professionals will share in your interests and accompany you in whatever you like to do whether that’s crafting, going for a walk, playing games or enjoying music. Home Instead Day Care is flexible to fit in with you.  You might only want a few hours or a full day of support, we will match you with a Care Professional who will become a trusted companion who enables you to continue living a fulfilled and active life. Home Instead Day Care is also ideal for people living with dementia, Parkinson’s or for those recovering from a stroke or enduring a mental health need such as depression.

Day care is personalised to you, promotes active lifestyle and extremely flexible.

Respite care:

Our Care Professionals can help care for your loved one whilst you have a well-deserved break and are able to keep an appointment, enjoy a holiday or attend a special occasion. It’s important to look after your own well-being too, and with our respite care service you can be confident that your loved one is safe, happy and well cared for at home.

The regular demands of caring can lead to feelings of exhaustion, so it’s important to recognise when you need a break. Taking a rest from caring by using a respite service means taking care of your health and wellbeing so you can continue to care.