Consultus Care and Nursing: 24/7 live-in care in your own home

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Business Reporter: Consultus Care and Nursing: 24/7 care in your own home
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Consultus Care and Nursing is the UK’s oldest and most experienced provider of 24/7 residential and nursing care and is celebrating its 60th (diamond) jubilee in 2022.

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Consultus was founded in 1962 by Mrs. Ann Stevens, based on the principle that “people are happiest at home”, which is intuitive and supported by research.

Moreover, older people fall less in their own homes, given their familiarity with the environment, and if they do fall, they tend to injure themselves less, which reduces the number of hospitalizations and rehospitalizations. They can also keep their pets, preserve their memories and entertain their family and friends – and thus maintain their normal lifestyle for as long as possible.

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24/7 residential care is no more expensive than nursing homes in major groups when the cost of all “hotel” accommodation is taken into account, added to the typical set of personal services needed for residents of nursing and nursing homes.

Selling a family home that would typically appreciate in value over time and then placing the proceeds in a bank with such low interest rates doesn’t make much sense when 24/7 home maintenance can be financed by one of the new, flexible life mortgages. products from the financial sector, where it is necessary to use only the funds needed in the short and medium term.

Consultus Care and Nursing offers three levels of care based on needs and local circumstances:

  • Introduced 24/7 residential care from self-employed caregivers supervised by a local family or trusted third party selected, vetted and trained by Consultus.Center of Excellence‘training center, judging by “Care Skills”a UK government agency that sets the standards and national curriculum for the training of caregivers.
  • CQC-managed and regulated 24/7 residential care from our hired caregivers: matched, vetted and trained’Consulting Center of Excellence Skills for Care Assessment Training Center.
  • CQC-managed and regulated 24/7 residential care from our hired RGN nurses, selected and vetted by our RGN-qualified in-house nurse consultants.

Research by sociological company OnePoll concludes that 97 percent of those surveyed would prefer to stay in their own homes. Other research via NHS and reflected in the National Hip Fracture Database in the 2016 study: Age and Aging, along with independent study Live in Care Hub shows that hip fractures are slightly more than half as likely in people’s own homes. Also, the risk of cross-contamination in one’s own home is clearly much less than for older people living in apartment buildings, as we all learned during the Covid pandemic.

Consultus is still owned and operated by the same family that founded the company in 1962. Year after year, she helps more families keep their elderly family members in their own homes, thus fulfilling the wish of Mrs. Ann Stevens, who started all the way back. in 1962.

To learn more about 24/7 or 7/7 residential care, click here

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