A huge step in anyone's life is taking the necessary steps to move into a care home. The majority of people only consider a care home when all other alternatives have been explored. However, receiving personal care at a care home is generally one of the best options for those who are no longer able to live alone or if they need additional daily support due to a medical condition.
Living in a care home provides a safe and supportive setting, where a team of professionals are dedicated to bettering the lives of older individuals.
Moving into a nursing home can bring about a multitude of benefits for individuals and their families. At our care home, we prioritise the well-being and comfort of our residents. One of the key advantages is the sense of community and companionship that residents experience here. They have the opportunity to make new friends, share stories, and engage in activities that promote social interaction and mental stimulation.
Our dedicated staff ensures that residents receive personalised care and assistance with daily tasks, allowing them to maintain independent living and overall quality of life.
Safety is paramount, with round-the-clock support and a secure environment providing peace of mind to both residents and their loved ones. Our care home strives to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, making it a place where residents can truly feel at home while receiving the care they need.
Thinking about moving to a care home can be a daunting experience, especially if you’ve only just started looking into the possibility of relocating or a lifestyle change. We’re here to help in any way we can, and we want to make sure your new care home is everything you want it to be and more.
If you or your loved one’s circumstances are showing signs of the below, it might be the right time for you to start thinking about whether to move into a care facility.
For lots of older people, struggling to recall important information, neglecting their own personal care or just suffering with general confusion could be signs of dementia. Whether you need specialised dementia care or residential care assistance following a care assesment, moving into a care home could be the perfect solution to resolving the everyday stresses of living alone.
Many care homes across the country provide various levels of personal care to their residents, from full time nursing care that offers around-the-clock assistance to those who struggle to care for themselves, all the way to respite care for those looking to stay in a supervised space for just a short period of time. If you require more support, moving into a care home or residential care home might be the best next step for you.
Older people are often more at risk when it comes to physical injuries or declined overall health. For instance, if either you or a loved one has a history of having falls, or you’ve become weaker due to a lack of nutrients in your diet.
You might have to begin questioning whether or not your current place of residence the safest for you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Your physical and mental health should always be your number one priority, and the incredible teams in care homes available across the UK will always put your needs first.
Whether you were once used to a busy house full of lots of people, or they’ve recently had to come accustomed to living alone due to losing their significant other, sometimes no amount of family or friend visits can help keep the loneliness away.
Moving into a nursing care home can really help with overall wellbeing as there are plenty of opportunities to socialise with people who are potentially going through the same things as you and who share similar interests.
Care homes across the country put a real emphasis on ensuring that their residents are never alone, and making it known that friends and family members know that they’re always welcome to come and visit with an open door policy. Residents in care homes can take part in group activities together, such as those offered in the weekly activities programme whilst focusing on their mental health.
Figuring out how best to pay for nursing care can be stressful, and with the cost of living on the rise, it’s enough to make anyone worry about what the future might hold. However, a care home has the ability to offer its residents peace of mind by taking care of their finances.
A household can be increasingly difficult to maintain, and according to the BBC, UK inflation might reach startling heights due to the ever-climbing costs of energy production. As winter approaches, people will become increasingly anxious about putting their heating on. This will be alleviated by living in a care home, where all bills are easily managed from month to month.
Care homes across the UK will vary, from the different types of care the home offers to the facilities available, so it’s wise to do thorough research when choosing a care home that’s most suitable for your loved one’s needs. You’ll need to determine what’s most important to them when looking for a new care home, and if your loved one requires residential, nursing, dementia or respite care.
Many care homes provide the option of a trial stay for those trying to find a care home for their loved one which usually lasts around four weeks, and during this time staff will carry out a care needs assessment. This gives individuals the opportunity to get a taste of what life will be like at the care home and to help them decide whether the decision to move into a care home on a permanent basis is the next step.
The team at Harrier Grange is committed to giving every resident the best care possible at all times. Harrier Grange Care Home provides comprehensive Residential, Nursing, Dementia and Respite care for older people. Our luxury care home features a variety of all-inclusive facilities including fine dining, a weekly activities schedule, private gardens and cinema room for residents to pursue their interests.
Our compassionate team is made up of skilled nurses, care assistants and team leaders to aid in improving the quality of life of every resident, no matter the person's care requirements. We would be more than pleased to talk through the needs of the individual seeking care and support everyone involved in the tranisitonal journey.
Our helpful and welcoming staff is here to provide guidance on our Nursing, Residential, Respite, and Dementia care services whether you are seeking advice for yourself, a family member, or a loved one.