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Home care costs in Dorset

Whether you’re looking for just a few hours every week or daily home care services for your elderly relatives, there are many agencies and providers in the county of Dorset to choose between.  Home care fees will most likely be charged by the hour, and will vary depending on the type and frequency of care required, as well as where your relative lives in Dorset. A more urban area like Bournemouth, for example, as likely to have more and therefore cheaper home care options, comparatively with Dorset’s rural villages. On average, you can expect to pay approximately £30 per hour for home care services in Dorset.  If you find these costs starting to add up as your relative needs more and more home home, it may be worth considering 24 hour, live-in care services, which will average at around £1,279 per week.

Specialist home care services in Dorset

Some care companies can provide home carers in Dorset for people living with specific medical conditions. Find out more below about what specialist care is available across Dorset for the elderly.

Dementia care in Dorset

There are 48 home care companies that provide dementia care in Dorset. These include:

Nursing care in Dorset

There are 51 Dorset home care agencies and providers that offer additional in-home nursing care. These include:

Mental health home care in Dorset

There are 40 companies that can provide Dorset carers for adults living with mental health issues. These include:

Your questions answered on Dorset home care services

How many Dorset home care providers have the highest CQC rating?

2 care at home companies in Dorset have received a ‘Outstanding’ rating by the CQC. These include:

What companies can also provide live-in care in Dorset?

30 companies can provide Dorset live-in care services for the elderly, in addition to domiciliary/day care. These include:

Do any companies offer respite care in Dorset?

For when you’re in need of a break or the regular carer is unavailable, the following providers offer home respite care in Dorset:

Can I get help paying for care in Dorset?

If your parents have savings of £23,250 or higher they won't be eligible for financial help towards the cost of home care in Dorset. Speak with the local authority in Dorset to arrange a care needs assessment if their savings are under this threshold.