Live-in Care

Often, caregivers work in rotating shifts of 12 hours so the client sees the same two people every day. The client provides the caregiver food and a place to sleep.

Who Requires Live-In Care?

In general anyone who:

  • Is recovering from a sickness or illness

  • Has limited mobility

  • Is isolated and withdrawn from others

  • Is feeling overwhelmed taking care of themselves

  • Lives far away from the family or friends who could lend a hand

  • Is suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia

Live-In Care Services

The kinds of services provided will depend on the agency and the individual caregiver. In general, expect the following:

  • Companionship

  • Medication management

  • Light housekeeping and laundry

  • Running errands

  • Meal preparation and clean up

  • Shopping

  • Transportation

  • Conversation

  • Alzheimer's and dementia care

  • Assistance with pets

  • Assistance with appointments

  • Playing games

  • Exercising—going on walks, to the gym, etc.

  • Letter writing

  • Bill paying

You can reach out to your local HomeHealth24x7® coordinator with any questions you have about live-in care for your loved one.   We will compare your needs to the qualifications, experience, and personality of our carers, to find the ideal person to assist.