Live-in Care or Residential care home

Reasons to Opt For Live-In Care from Safehands

In a study done by the Public Service in 2013 it was found that 85% of the elderly preferred live-in care being provide by
live-in care agencies in uk over residential care homes. Most responders said that being able to be cared for in their own homes, in familiar surroundings, was far more desired.

It is then not surprising that so many elderly now prefer live-in care services at home and the live-in carer costs are often affordable. At Safehands we take live-in care to the next level. Tailoring all live-in care programs to each client’s individual care needs and personal desires. Our carers are professional, compassionate, respectful and experienced, ensuring that you and your home will be well taken care of.

For better value: Live-Care or Residential Care home

When choosing between live-in care or a residential care home, value for money is another important factor. With government funding options, Safehands live-in care not only offers a quality of care that surpasses residential home care, but offers a more affordable option.

On average residential home care can cost £700 a week or as high as  £1000 when special care is needed. While Safehands live-in care has a wide range of packages that start at  £559 a week, making it a far more affordable choice. The value is compounded when you consider the personalized care that will be received, all in the comfort of your own home!

Here are just some of the benefits you can expect from Safehands:

  • Around the clock care
  • Full control and independence
  • One-on-one support, 24hrs a day
  • Being in the safety of your own home
  • Care programs tailored to your personal specifications
  • Setting your own rules and regulations
  • Freedom and support to keep social engagements
  • Feeling at ease and comfortable in your own surroundings

Here is a table outlining the main differences between live-in care and residential home care:


Live-in care from Safehands Live-in CareResidential Care Home
One-on-one careNo one-on-one care
Fund assistance offered in all geographical locations.Fund assistance offered in all geographical locations.
You can keep your daily lifestyle and routinesYou have to fit into the establishments routines and lifestyle is altered
Meals are made to your personal specifications.Have to choose from the food they prepare.
Weekly cost; £559*Weekly cost; £960*
You do not have to relocate and can stay in the comfort of your own home.You have to relocate to new and unfamiliar home or facility.
You are able to keep and look after your pets.Most homes do not allow pets


Now that you know the benefits, your choice between the two should be easy! To arrange your or a loved ones live-in care contact us below:

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