What is emergency home care?
Emergency home care is a responsive, fast, home care service which can be provided in the event of an emergency or the need for urgent care. Our network of carers is far reaching, so we can have a carer to you or your loved one’s home within less that 24 hours if needs be. Whilst care can be set up quickly, we can then work with you or your loved one to create a care plan that works for you going forward, whether that involves home care visits or live in carers.
Emergency Home Care
Good Oaks steps in quickly and safely when approached with an urgent package of care request. Often, this is because of a care provider failure, or crisis or illness at home. We can assess same day, and even start the package the same day if there is a need.
- Same or next day assessments
- Quick start to packages of emergency home care
- Reliable and trusted
- Well trained, confident and friendly staff
Who needs emergency home care?
There are a number of scenarios which require a responsive care provider. If you or an elderly family member has a trip or fall and injures themselves, it may be that an emergency carer is needed to help out until they are back on their feet. If a regular carer becomes ill or cannot provide care any more, you may need to get a replacement in ASAP.
How to get emergency care for the elderly
If you find yourself in a position where you need emergency home care for the elderly, you can get in touch with us to quickly arrange emergency home care:
- Find your local office and contact us
- We will do a quick assessment over the phone
- We will find a carer and get them sent out to you as soon as possible
- We can then establish a more structured ongoing home care routine
Emergency Home Care Case Study
Good Oaks was called late on Christmas Eve by a gentleman who was struggling to cope with caring for his elderly father, Mr J.
Mr J was very unwell and needed help day and night. Although the NHS team were visiting four times daily, the son was feeling the strain of having to provide 24 hour support on his own. He requested urgent support at night from Good Oaks so he could sleep, and care for his father during the day.
Good Oaks undertook an emergency assessment the same day, and provided a waking night carer that night, and every night for two weeks.
The son was able to care for his father during the day with the help of an NHS team. Mr J was able to spend his last days at home, as he had desired.
Good Oaks prides itself on being able to support people in urgent need of help by rapidly devising an effective care package and implementing it as soon as possible. This is something that really makes us stand out from other agencies.more testimonials