What is Live-in Care?


Live-In Care is an ideal alternative to Care or Residential Homes. Put it simply, you receive care and support in your own home. We provide you with a suitable, trusted and competent carer, who will live in your home throughout the agreed duration.


The Benefits


  • Peace of mind knowing that someone is with you all the time.

  • You remain in the comfort and familiarity of your own home.

  • You get to keep your pets and are surrounded by things which are sentimental to you.

  • You remain in your community and can maintain regular contact with neighbours and friends.

  • We ‘hand-pick,’ qualified and compassionate carers who best suit your personality and lifestyle.

  • It is cost effective compared to care homes, especially for couples, where they are charged double.

  • Horizons Care will only charge an extra nominal fee for couples.

Our Services

We offer a broad range of services which are custom made to suit your individual lifestyle.

These range from anything such as:

  • ​Providing Companionship - engaging in hobbies and games/crosswords, reading newspapers/magazines, walks, inspiring conversation/motivation, support to attend social events and activities

  • Physical Health - support with general exercising and/or in collaboration with advice from physiotherapist and other health professionals

  • Health Care - managing doctor/hospital appointments, medication reminders and prompts

  • Emotional and mental well being - holistic approach, helping to set goals, achieve the goals etc

  • Personal Care - bathing, oral hygiene, skin care management, toileting, incontinence

  • Nutrition and hydration needs - food preparation, managing fluid intake, cooking healthy and nutritious meals

  • Mobility – preventing falls, support getting in and out of bed/around the house, safe transfers to medical appointments and other

  • Light Housework duties and support with shopping

Range of Services

There are different levels of care needs, and our staff are suitably trained and qualified in a broad range of specialist care services:

  • Caring for people after a stroke, with a skin condition, Arthritis, Parkinson’s, Diabetes: maintaining well being/Understanding the condition/Use of medication

  • Sensory Loss

  • End of life Care: Communication/Grief & Loss

  • Promoting Health & Well Being

  • Bathing & Grooming  

  • Dignity in Care

  • Depression: Awareness and support

  • Catheter care (non clinical)