Harwood House Care Home vs Home Care

Care and Wellbeing

Benefit of Harwood House Care Home

  • At Harwood House you will be safe – it’s our priority in all your care
  • Our friendly and often long serving carers are there for you 24/7
  • We can supervise your medication
  • You can forget the endless chores including cleaning and laundry
  • We will assist you with scheduling and attending appointments
  • Care, accommodation, utilities, food and activities are all included in an agreed, fixed rate, paid monthly
  • Dedicated nursing, palliative and dementia care are available for you if and when you need it
  • Quality end-of-life care is available

Home Care

  • Care is usually charged by the hour
  • Carers may change across shifts so you can’t be sure of getting the one you know
  • End-of-life care may require a hospital or hospice move at additional cost
  • You or your family are responsible for organising specialist nursing and GP and hospital visits

Environment

Benefit of Harwood House Care Home

  • Harwood House is a beautifully designed property set in landscaped gardens
  • We are well equipped with aids to help and support you

Home Care

  • Provides familiar environment and surroundings
  • Additional costly support aids to ensure safety are often required

Food and Nutrition

Benefit of Harwood House Care Home

  • We will provide you with wholesome home cooked meals, three times a day
  • Our fully qualified team will oversee your nutritional and weight programme
  • Our team is available to provide snacks around the clock if you need something

Home Care

  • You must cook your own meals or arrange for meals to be delivered
  • You need to monitor your own weight and create your own balanced diet
  • Home care may not be available when you are feeling peckish

Wellbeing Activities & Leisure

Benefit of Harwood House Care Home

  • You will be able socialise with people of the same age and in the same circumstances
  • You will find a range of activities to enjoy and stimulate you – body, mind, and soul!
  • Our dedicated Wellbeing team will coordinate all sort of activities to interest you

Home Care

  • Isolation and loneliness are common if you are on your own a lot with no company.
  • There is evidence that social isolation and loneliness bring a higher risk of physical and mental health conditions.