Night care (also known as overnight care) is when a healthcare assistant stays in your home offering support as needed throughout the night.
Ideal for people who need a little more support at night or in the early hours, night care falls under two categories: sleep-in care and waking night care.
At Bluebird Care, we provide high quality overnight care, tailored to you and your unique needs. Our dedicated team work through the night, allowing you to feel safe and supported in your home, whatever the time.
What is Sleep-In Care?
Sleep-in care is when a care assistant sleeps in your home for a minimum of eight hours, offering support as needed. This may include:
Getting ready for bed
Any personal care needs that occur overnight
Preparing breakfast upon waking
Sleep-in care is ideal if you don’t need regular support but would like a little extra peace of mind overnight. It can also alleviate any anxiety or sleep deprivation you might be experiencing, helping you stay healthy and happy.
Essentially, your healthcare assistant will sleep when you sleep and wake up should you need support.*
* If assistance is needed more than twice during the night, you might benefit more from waking night care.
What is Waking Night Care?
Waking night care is when a care professional stays in your home overnight but doesn’t sleep, meaning they’re on hand throughout the night.
This type of support is best if you regularly wake up disoriented, require support using the bathroom overnight, or need someone to administer medication at regular intervals.
A waking night care professional is at your side as and when you need them for the duration of the night, offering you tailored support and peace of mind.
If you feel that you or a loved one would benefit from some level of night care, contact us to discuss which service would suit your needs.
*Not all Bluebird Care offices provide this service. Please check with your local office if this service is available.
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