Domiciliary Care

Flexible, detailed and meticulous, domiciliary care at Loveday offers Members custom-made, consistent levels of care and lifestyle services in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes.

The regular, dedicated support of our specially trained carers follows tailor-made medical, practical and lifestyle recommendations based on a detailed care and lifestyle assessment.

All Members receive assistance in maintaining daily routines and social connections, in addition to bespoke activities and therapies. This incorporates full access to our Extraordinary Days activities and therapies, and visits to Day Clubs at any of our residences.

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Dedicated Specialist Support

All Members are supported by their own specialist domiciliary carer, who is closely mentored by our leadership team. Every carer has been highly trained by Loveday: their training is carefully modelled on our award-winning care at Chelsea Court Place – rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

Families and Members are assured of:

  • Regular communication with the Loveday specialist domiciliary team
  • The support you want, when you want it
  • Care support matched to Members’ health preferences
  • Lifestyle support in tune with Members’ personal tastes and favourite activities
  • The companionship and reassurance of having a dedicated Loveday domiciliary carer

A Personal, Tailored Care Plan

Domiciliary care with Loveday guarantees each Member the support of a bespoke, holistic care plan, including precise medical, practical and lifestyle recommendations crafted to ensure that their individual needs are supported by their dedicated Loveday domiciliary carer for as little or as long as is required. This approach is driven by our deeply held belief that the lifestyle aspect of a Member’s assessment is every bit as vital as their care assessment. 

Care and Lifestyle planning ensured people experienced a first-class service from the very start and contributed towards an excellent quality of life. - CQC

What is Domiciliary Care?

Domiciliary care is a form of support provided to individuals who need assistance with activities of daily living but prefer to remain in their own homes rather than move into a care. This bespoke service is meticulously designed to support individuals who, due to age, disability or convalescence, require assistance with daily living activities, but wish to maintain their independence in their home environment. Domiciliary care encompasses a broad spectrum of services, tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual, ranging from basic aid with daily routines to more complex care management involving health monitoring and medication administration.

Domiciliary care provides a highly personalised care plan, executed by skilled professionals who are not just caregivers but also companions and advocates for those they are caring for. This model promotes physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing, fostering a sense of security and belonging for the individual.

Domiciliary care is both flexible and adaptable, allowing care schedules and services to evolve in line with the changing needs of the client. This dynamic approach ensures that each individual receives the right level of support to lead a fulfilling life, while also offering peace of mind to families, knowing their loved ones are in capable and compassionate hands.

In essence, domiciliary care offers personalised and dignified support, enabling individuals to thrive within the comfort and familiarity of their own homes, surrounded by memories and the warmth of family life.


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Please contact our Membership team to answer any questions you might have and arrange a tour.

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Lisa Nichols from the Membership Team

Lisa Nichols

Victoria Radmore from the Membership Team

Victoria Radmore

What is the difference between Domiciliary and Convalescent Care?

Domiciliary care and convalescent care serve distinct yet complementary roles within the broad spectrum of healthcare services, each tailored to meet different needs in the patient's care journey.

Domiciliary care is delivered in the patient's own home and is designed to support individuals who may need assistance with daily activities due to age, disability or chronic health conditions. It encompasses a wide range of services including personal care, medication management, meal preparation and companionship, allowing individuals to maintain their independence and quality of life in a familiar setting. The focus of domiciliary care is on providing long-term support that is tailored to the individual's requirements, enabling them to live as comfortably and independently as possible.

Convalescent care is specifically aimed at individuals who are recovering from an illness, surgery, or hospital stay. It is typically provided in specialised facilities or care homes and focuses on the patient's rehabilitation and recovery. Convalescent care includes medical monitoring, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other forms of rehabilitation services to help individuals regain their strength, mobility and independence before returning home. The duration of convalescent care is generally limited and varies depending on the patient's specific health needs and recovery progress.

In summary, while domiciliary care offers long-term support in the individual's home, focusing on assisting with daily living activities and maintaining independence, convalescent care is a temporary, intensive rehabilitation service provided in a care facility to support recovery after a significant medical event.


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