Overnight care at home is meant to ensure that your loved one is cared for and supported throughout the night. With night care, a caregiver spends the night in your home catering for your support needs.
Waking Night Care
This is a form of overnight care that provides a dedicated carer to attend to your needs throughout the night hours. A waking night carer watches you all night and is there to help you with meals, taking medication, continence and anything else.
Sleeping Night Care
This service is good for people needing reassuarance that someone is there if needed. This service covers the possibility of the carer being disturbed at no more than two occasioons and providing assistance for no more than one hour in total per night. You will need to provide a suitable place where the staff member may sleep but be near enough to hear you if you need help.