Overnight Care and Night Care
Overnight care provides you with peace of mind that someone is at hand should your loved one need help throughout the night.
We understand that someone who is elderly or unwell may not feel comfortable being on their own during the night. They may need help throughout the night with managing their medication, changing position, having a toilet break, a physical disability or for those with dementia who may feel isolated and confused, whatever the need, it can all be supported with the help of an overnight carer.
Our night care is based upon the needs of the individual, allowing for a more personalised approach to care. All of our CAREGivers are compassionate, kind and highly-trained individuals who have their clients respect and wellbeing at the forefront of their minds.
Different Types of Night Care
When it comes to overnight care, there are four options for you to choose from;
- Sleeping Night
- Waking Night
- Sitting Service
- Night Time Dementia Care
Sleeping Night Care
Sleeping night care is when a CAREGiver will sleepover in your loved ones home. This provides your them with safety and security that someone is at hand should the need for help arise.
Sleeping night care is a good option for those who don’t require a lot of supervision throughout the night but would feel more comfortable and safe if a CAREGiver was there with them.
This type of care allows people to have a higher quality of sleep and know that they can have intermittent support if they need it.
Waking Night Care
Waking night care is when a CAREGiver is on duty in the home to provide any help or support needed throughout the night.
This is a good option if your loved one will need help during the night with visits to the bathroom, medication management, position changing, monitoring, personal care or any other assistance that is needed throughout the night.
It helps provide peace of mind knowing a CAREGiver is there should your loved one wake up disorientated, in pain or in need of help.
Sitting Service Night Care
Sitting service night care is when a CAREGiver comes to the home to keep your loved one company and to provide respite for the person who has been providing care.
This is a good option if you or a family member or friend need respite throughout the night if you have been providing care throughout the day.
It’s a great opportunity to give your loved one something to look forward to knowing a CAREGiver will be there to keep them company and provide help should they need it.
Night-time Dementia Care
For those with dementia, waking during the night can be an unpleasant experience as they may feel disorientated or scared. Our CAREGivers are highly-trained dementia care specialists who can help your loved-one throughout the night.
CAREGivers will help to adapt the night time care environment to help reduce confusion, stress and disorientation, for example, by having suitable lighting and accessibility in place.
Assistive technology can also be introduced such as sensor mats to enable prompt responses to help keep any difficulties or distress to a minimum.
How Home Instead Westminster Can Help With Overnight Care
The benefits of having an overnight care service in place include peace of mind and reassurance that your loved one will be cared for whatever happens throughout the night.
Here at Home Instead Westminster, we can support with:
- Medication management and administration
- Assisting with toilet breaks and personal care
- Help to change position in bed and keep comfortable
- Peace of mind and security throughout the night
- Someone on hand for those living with progressive conditions such as a type of dementia
If you would like to know more about our overnight care or would like to speak with someone to discuss how we can help your loved one throughout the night, book a friendly no-obligation call at a time that’s convenient for you and a member of our team will call you.