Home Care Help & Advice

Home care which is often referred to as domiciliary care, is usually the first steps in someone journey into using the services of professional care provider.

Below are some useful articles to help you to understand the types of support these services provide and some good advice around what to look for and how to fund the support.

If you still have any questions please contact us for further assistance.

  • Understanding Home Care Costs

    Find out the average cost of home care throughout the UK and any funding support you may be entitled to.

  • Why Choose Home Care?

    If you're a home-bird then chances are that the thought of leaving your home when you are unable to care for yourself is heartbreaking. Home Care allows people with a range of healthcare conditions to remain in the comfort of their own home.

  • Common Fears about Home Care

    It is normal to feel nervous about letting someone into the home of an elderly, vulnerable relative. TrustedCare explores common fears about Home Care and how to allay them.

  • FAQs: Home Care

    Read on to find out the questions our friendly team of Care Adviser's most frequently get asked about Home Care and the answers to them!

  • Will I need to sell the family home to pay for care?

    Exploring the different scenarios and circumstances which make it necessary to sell the family home in order to fund ongoing care costs.

  • United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA)

    The UKHCA is the professional body for home care providers in the UK. Their role is to represent their members and influence national & regional policy-making.

  • Dementia Friendly Days Out

    Spontaneous trips out may be a thing of the past but there are dementia cafes, English Heritage sites and musuems which are making every effort to be dementia-friendly.

  • Age UK's Befriending Services

    Did you know that half a million older people go at least five or six days a week without seeing or speaking to anyone at all?

  • What is Convalescent Care?

    Convalescent Care is a term used to describe the short-term support provided by skilled professionals to individuals who are recovering from an illness, operation or injury.

  • Respite Care

    Being a full-time Carer is far more than just a job; if you're a full-time Carer there is no shame in recognising that you need a break.

  • The Limbless Association

    The Limbless Association was established to help pre and post-amputation amputees to overcome the challenges that they face by providing them with information and guidance.

  • Parkinson's Disease Society

    Parkinson’s UK was established to fund research into Parkinson’s disease and to help improve care, treatment and quality of life for those affected by Parkinson’s.

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