Benefits Of Home Care Over A Care Home

Choosing Home Care over a Care Home all depends on needs, costs, and the future. Here's a breakdown of the pro's and con's

Home Care

  • Home Care is more cost-effective than living in a care home.
  • Home Care is personalised to your needs and situation.
  • Living at home means more independence, the same surroundings and familiarity.
  • A large advantage of Home Care is that your family can still be involved in your care day-to-day, if need be.

Care Home

  • Care Homes can be very costly eating up large sums of your nest egg.
  • You are taken away from your comfort zone, away from friends, neighbours and familiar surroundings.
  • Living in a Care Home can take away your independence.
  • In some cases, there may be a lack of privacy.