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What Type of Care You Can Receive at the Abbeyfield Bognor

Since there are so many care homes all over the UK there is a range of services that you can expect from each home. When you are choosing a care home for your own needs or for a loved one it is important that you find the right home with the facilities that are needed. At Abbeyfield Bognor, we pride ourselves in offering a wide variety of services so that many people can call our home their own. The care we provide at Abbeyfield Bognor includes the following:

  • 24-hour care
  • Accommodation
  • Friendly staff
  • Facilities

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24-hour Care Services at Abbeyfield Bognor

 

If you are over the age of 65 a care home may be the best help for you if you rely on others to help you. At Abbeyfield Bognor, both our volunteers and professional carers are willing to help you no matter what the task may be. At this home, you or your loved one will have access to 24-hour care which is great for those who are dependent on others to help them at all times of the day.

 

Accommodation

 

Since 1956, Abbeyfield Bognor has been part of the Abbeyfield community which is a nationwide charity. There are many opportunities for you to become a resident at one of our many homes because we have over 800 sheltered houses and 80 care homes on offer across the UK for you to choose from.

 

Friendly Staff

 

When you are living in a home, it is important that you are made to feel as welcome as possible. Staff at Abbeyfield Bognor are well known for their friendly and approachable appearance that they provide to everyone. The staff at this care home will never make you feel like you are asking them to do too much for you and they will go above and beyond to give you the help that you require.

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Facilities at Abbeyfield Bognor

 

At Abbeyfield Bognor, you will be spoiled for choice on what you want to do each day. This is because we offer a wide range of activities for you to take part in each day. From exercise activities to group activities, you will always have something to do with your day at this care home. Either if it is taking part in activities as previously mentioned or simply relaxing and watching your favourite TV program in one of our lounges where you can also get to chat and meet new residents.

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Why it is Beneficial for Elderly People to go to a Care Home

As you begin to get older you will start to notice that you find daily tasks more challenging. You may find in some cases that you have become slower when doing certain things. The team at Abbeyfield Bognor have come up with a list of reasons why it is beneficial for elderly people to live in a care home. If you are over the age of 65 and can’t always get help when you need it then you should consider a care home. A care home is beneficial for elderly people for a number of reasons such as:

  • Help when needed
  • Friendly staff
  • Socialising
  • Safety

 

How a Care Home Can Help Elderly People

 

If you are needing help getting from one place to another or need some assistance when going up and down stairs then a carer will be able to help you at any point of the day. Carers can help you if you need help with anything that you are struggling to do on your own. If you are living at home you will find it harder to do things and you won’t have as much help as you would need. This is why it would be beneficial for elderly people to go to a care home.

Socialising

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In a care home, you have a chance to be around people your own age. This makes care homes a great opportunity to meet new people and have someone to talk to during the day. If you live at home alone, you may find that you don’t speak to people as often. Whereas in a care home you are able to talk to everyone. Care homes also offer activities that are beneficial for elderly people as it means they have something to do during the day and stops them from being bored. With care homes, elderly people are able to go for a walk and not worry about not being able to go somewhere. This is because carers can take elderly people to places they want to go.

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Safety

 

When living at home alone older people sometimes forget to lock doors or switch off lights. This can be dangerous as someone could break into their home and take their valuable belongings. Elderly people also may forget to turn their oven or cooker off when they have made something to eat. This is also dangerous because this can lead to a huge risk of fire and hurting themselves. Whereas in a home all doors are securely locked and the residents do not cook their own food as it is made for them.

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Some Information About Care Homes and What You Need to Know

If you think it would be beneficial to send your relative to a care home then it is important that you get all the information that you can. Taking your loved one out of their home that they have lived in for many years and moving them to a care home can be very difficult for everyone involved. It is important that you do what is best for you and your loved one to ensure that they are getting the best care they can. Information about care homes that you should look into are:

 

  • Care available
  • Types of care homes
  • Paying for care

 

Care Available

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At Care homes, you can be assured that your loved one will get all the help they require. With friendly and approachable staff working round the clock there will never be a time when your relative will not be helped. In a care home, your family member will be able to feel at home and get to meet lots of new people. This can stop them from feeling bored if they didn’t have anyone to talk to when living at home. Being in a care home means they can socialise with others as well as feel as independent as they did in their own home.

 

Information about Care Homes

There are many care homes available for all kinds of needs. Either it is for elderly people who need some extra help or people with disabilities who need more frequent help. Care homes for old elderly people are helpful as they can help look after your family members if you don’t always have time. Care homes can have temporary residents that only come during the day until someone they may live with comes home from work.

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Information about Care Homes and Payments

 

For care services, you may need to pay large amounts of money to ensure that you can get the right care for your family member. For each care home, the price may vary from being higher or lower. This will depend on if you are looking for accommodation services that will be permanent or only temporary.