The home of expert impartial advice about Live In Care.

Welcome to The Live-in Care Hub. The Place to Find Expert Advice on Arranging a Carer To Live In Your Own Home

Live in care’ is the full-time homecare alternative to moving into a care home. Arranging live in care provides peace of mind for all the family and combines one-to-one care with the independence of life at home.

The Live-in Care Hub’ is an impartial information resource and a friendly point of contact where you can learn all you need to help make a decision about arranging live in home help for yourself or a relative.

There are many excellent live in care agencies and we are here to help you find the perfect one for you and your family.

Could you or a relative benefit from the round-the-clock support of a professional, qualified and vetted carer?

Someone to live with you and provide help with (for example):

  • Getting Up
  • A morning cup of tea
  • Washing & Dressing
  • Medication Reminders
  • Nutritious Home-Cooked Meals
  • Companionship & Escorting to Appointments
  • Housekeeping & Laundry
  • Getting ready for bed
  • The security of knowing someone is there if needed
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What Is Live in Care

High-quality care from the comfort of home

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Our members provide live-in carers for the whole of the UK

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Choose from a variety of different care levels available

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Looking For A Job As An Elderly Carer? Consider Live-in Care

If you want a more satisfying job as an elderly carer, you’ll want to read about these potential career options as a live-in carer.

Statistics show us that within the next 50 years there will be 8.6 million more older people aged 65 and over in the UK alone.

The more elderly people there are, the better a care system is needed, which is why the live-in care industry is positively booming and growing at the moment. A Live-in Care Hub report found that almost 100% of people would rather not go into residential care, which goes some way to explaining why live-in care is considered the ideal choice for many that require care.

If you’re looking to start a career in care, or to improve on your current job in elderly care, now is a great time to consider live-in care. There are many benefits to live-in care such as:

  • Good pay
  • Regular training (if you are with an agency)
  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Making a difference to the lives of those you work with
  • The work is different every day
  • The ability to provide exceptional care to clients

There are many benefits within the live-in care industry and those who have been working within live-in care for a long time often have heartwarming stories to tell.

Becoming A Live-in Carer

Becoming a live-in carer without any previous experience is actually very easy. You can apply to an agency who will train you from scratch, and provide you with work. You will need the right to work in the UK and basic attributes such as being physically well, naturally compassionate and well-organised.

Alternatively, you could work privately but you will need to get initial jobs based only on families willing to give you a chance. Getting some volunteer work, CRB checks and relevant education will help bump up your credentials in this instance.

If you aren’t new to care and you are moving into live-in care from a residential carer position, not only will you find it easier to find work, but you’ve also some pleasant changes to come in this type of job as an elderly carer.

You will not have set time restrictions with a client in their home, you have the time to provide the proper care you have always wanted to give. You will have plenty of time to converse with your client and cook for them, focus on them and provide them with the best possible quality of life.

There are also extra perks you don’t get in a residential care home such as variety within your days, cooking and maybe even looking after pets. You might even accompanying your clients on trips or on holiday as their carer. Most people progressing to live-in care from residential care would never go back to working in a care home because they get so much more satisfaction from providing live-in care.

What’s Next?

Now you know live-in care is right for you it is a great idea to do more research into a job as an elderly carer. Any change in career is a big deal, and it pays to know exactly what you are getting yourself into.

Understanding both the negatives and positives of a job in live-in care, as well as the potential paths to employment will help you in your transition towards this incredibly fulfilling career.

Arrange the care you need in 3 simple steps

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1. Get the information you need

It’s important to be fully informed before making such an important decision. This website has all the information you need from how live-in care works, to who to contact to arrange your care and how much it costs, including state funding and plus care.

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2. Find a provider

All our members share a vision to enlighten everyone on the benefits of live-in care and guarantee the very highest standards of care. They provide cover through the whole of the UK.

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3. Get in touch

You’ll find contact numbers for each of our members on their individual pages. If you’d like to talk to us one of our expert team will be on hand to answer all your questions.

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Who are The Live-in Care Hub?

The Live In Care Hub was founded in 2012 as an initiative to raise the profile of live-in care in the UK as a genuine alternative to residential care homes for the elderly. Today, the Live In Care Hub has become a respected advisory centre for people considering arranging a carer to live with their relatives at home and available to the general public to call for an informal chat and a friendly ear to hear their story resulting in suggestions and ideas that may well help. members of the Hub are a group of partner companies all providing live-in care services and are all members of the United Kingdom Homecare Association. At the Live In Care Hub we share a common vision to provide the very highest standards of homecare and to help everyone appreciate the benefits of live-in care.

In order to maintain very high standards, our member companies have professional development schemes in place to help carers keep their existing skills up to date and to help them learn new skills as they develop in their careers. Hub members offer high levels of support and supervision to carers, if required, so that they can provide the very best care for you and your family.

They are all dedicated to improving the quality of homecare in the UK by offering care for people in their own homes, in their familiar surroundings with friends and neighbours nearby. In-home care enables loved ones to enjoy all aspects of everyday life in a real home environment – their own home.

As respected experts in live-in care the aim of our member companies is to provide an alternative way of life for those in their later years – one that provides everything they need without requiring them to move into a residential home.

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