‘All clients have exclusive access to our Trusted Partner Network for peace of mind to further manage their house, finance and wellbeing’
As our loved ones age, ensuring their well-being and comfort becomes a top priority. Many seniors wish to continue living independently in the familiar surroundings of their own homes rather than move into a care home.
This is where Great Park Homecare steps in offering all its clients a comprehensive range of care services that enable your relatives to receive the care and support they need while staying in the place they call home, at no extra cost.
To support our personal homecare services, clients can access our uniqueTrusted Partner Network which encompasses a wide spectrum of services to ensure that every aspect of your elderly relative’s well-being is catered for. As part of our holistic approach, the carefully created Trusted Partner Network goes beyond just providing basic assistance.
Empowering Through Collaboration
Our exclusive network includes carefully partnered and trusted specialist professionals from the following areas:
- Estate Planning: Creating a will, trusts, and designating beneficiaries to ensure assets are distributed as desired after passing.
- Financial Management: Guidance on managing assets, setting up powers of attorney, and preventing financial exploitation.
- Guardianship and Conservatorship: Assistance with legal proceedings to appoint decision-makers for cases of incapacity.
- Conveyancing Matters: Legal support for property transfers, updating deeds, and addressing property-related issues.
- End-of-Life Planning: Addressing funeral arrangements, organ donation, and other end-of-life preferences.
- Budgeting and Financial Planning: Creating a detailed budget to manage expenses and plan for homecare costs, ensuring financial stability.
- Government Benefits: Understanding eligibility for Attendance Allowance and other government schemes that can provide financial assistance for homecare services.
- Estate Planning: Working with professionals to create a plan for inheritance, ensuring proper asset distribution.
- Power of Attorney and Healthcare Proxy: Appointing trusted individuals to manage financial matters and make medical decisions if needed.
- Downsizing or Home Equity Conversion: Exploring options to downsize, relocate, or convert home equity to supplement income for homecare expenses.
- Tax Planning: Seeking advice on tax implications of receiving homecare, maximising deductions, and potential credits.
- Reviewing Investments and Retirement Accounts: Assessing investment portfolios and retirement accounts to ensure they align with changing financial needs.
- Buildings and Contents Insurance: Reviewing and renewing existing policies to ensure coverage for personal belongings, liability, and potential risks associated with homecare providers.
- Long-Term Care Insurance: Considering long-term care insurance to help cover the costs of homecare services, preserving savings and assets.
- Health Insurance Coverage: Reviewing health insurance policies to ensure they cover necessary medical services and medications related to homecare needs.
- Life Insurance: Considering life insurance policies as part of estate planning to provide financial security for beneficiaries after passing.
- Accessibility Modifications: Installing ramps, handrails, grab bars, and widening doorways to enhance mobility and safety.
- Bathroom Safety Upgrades: Adding non-slip flooring, walk-in showers, raised toilet seats, and bathtub grab bars to prevent falls.
- Kitchen Modifications: Lowering countertops, installing pull-out shelves, and adjusting cabinet handles for easier access.
- Lighting Improvements: Installing brighter, motion-activated, or nightlight fixtures to improve visibility and prevent accidents.
- Flooring Replacements: Replacing carpets with non-slip flooring options like laminate, vinyl, or hardwood for safer movement.
- Door and Window Enhancements: Installing lever-style door handles and easy-to-operate window fixtures for better accessibility.
- Remote Monitoring Systems: Setting up smart home technology to remotely monitor security, temperature, and emergencies.
- Climate Control Systems: Installing thermostat systems that regulate temperature for comfort and energy efficiency.
- Emergency Alert Systems: Setting up medical alert devices that enable the elderly person to call for help in case of emergencies.
- Structural Repairs: Addressing roof leaks, plumbing issues, electrical problems, and other structural repairs to maintain a safe living environment.
House Clearance/Downsizing/Estate Agents
- House Clearance: Hire professional house clearance services to help declutter and remove unwanted items. Keep sentimental items and essentials while letting go of unnecessary belongings. Donate, sell, or dispose of items that are no longer needed to create a more manageable living space.
- Downsizing: Assess the current living situation and consider downsizing to a smaller, more manageable home. Consult with family, caregivers, and professionals to determine the most suitable living arrangement. Plan the downsizing process carefully to reduce stress and make informed decisions.
- Estate Agents: Consult estate agents who specialise in senior housing to explore suitable options. Choose agents with experience in helping elderly clients find appropriate homes that meet their needs. Seek guidance on selling or renting the current property, considering the elderly person’s preferences and financial goals.
Healthy and Beauty
- Occupational Therapists: Assess the home environment for safety and recommend modifications to enhance mobility and accessibility. Suggest adaptive tools and equipment to make daily activities easier. Provide exercises and strategies to maintain strength, balance, and independence.
- Hairdressers: Offer mobile hairdressing services to provide haircuts, styling, and grooming in the comfort of the elderly person’s home.
- Podiatrists/Chiropodists: Conduct foot assessments to address any foot-related issues or concerns. Offer guidance on proper footwear to prevent foot problems and promote comfort.
- Masseuse: Provide therapeutic massages to alleviate muscle tension, improve circulation, and promote relaxation. Offer advice on self-care techniques, such as gentle stretches, to maintain muscle flexibility.
- Skin Care Specialists: Provide guidance on skincare routines to address dryness, sensitivity, and other skin concerns. Suggest products that are gentle and appropriate for ageing skin.
- Nutritionists/Dietitians: Offer nutritional advice to support overall health and well-being. Create customised meal plans that address dietary restrictions, allergies, and health conditions.
- Speech Therapists: Assess and provide exercises to maintain or improve speech and communication abilities. Assist with strategies to address swallowing difficulties and ensure safe eating and drinking.
- Dental Care Professionals: Schedule regular dental check-ups to maintain oral health. Provide advice on proper oral hygiene practices and denture care.
- Eye Care Professionals: Schedule regular eye exams to monitor vision health. Provide guidance on using eyeglasses or contact lenses for optimal vision.
- Psychologists/Counsellors: Offer emotional support and coping strategies for addressing any psychological challenges or emotional concerns. Provide techniques for managing stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues.
Tailored Care Plans for Long-Term Well-being
Whether your loved one requires short-term care while recovering from an illness or long-term daily assistance including personal care and companionship care, or requires live-in care, our team is equipped to develop and implement a comprehensive care plan that addresses every aspect of their well-being.
Additionally, Great Park Homecare’s Trusted Partner Network offers a comprehensive range of services support for the elderly in their own home. By embracing this approach, families can empower their elderly relatives to lead fulfilling lives while receiving the care and assistance they deserve.
As the saying goes…”It’s not what you know, but who you know.”
To find out more about how we can help with your specific needs, call our friendly and expert Care Management Team to discuss your care options and arrange a no-obligation, no-charge home assessment.
Looking for support for the elderly in their own home? Please Get in Touch today to find out how Great Park Homecare can help, or give us a call on +44 (0) 1753 369088. Whatever your care experience, we can offer full expert, regulated support.
We provide home health care services in Windsor, Old Windsor, Ascot and surrounding areas including Binfield, Bray, Datchet, Dorney, Englefield Green, Eton, Eton Wick, Great Park, Holyport, Maidenhead, Sunningdale, Sunninghill, Virginia Water, Warfield, Winkfield, Windsor and Wraysbury.