Reasons to consider live-in multiple sclerosis care
Given that multiple sclerosis predominantly affects younger people, one of the great fears affected people have is that, should they ever need to move into a care home, the resident population will be so much older than them. The option of remaining at home with live-in care comes as a great relief to many people living with MS, who may be considering our services for some of the following reasons
The person’s relapsing MS is producing attacks of symptoms that the person and/or their family are finding difficult to manage at home. The person and/or their family may want a long-term live-in care service, or they may prefer to try our respite care service first.
The person’s relapsing MS has progressed to secondary progressive MS and their level of disability requires expert professional support.
The person lives alone, is finding their MS very restrictive, and is now at a point where they require support to enable them to live their life as they wish.
The person has been assessed as needing more extensive residential support but doesn’t want to move into a care home.
The person’s primary progressive MS is gradually producing more symptoms and they or their family feel this would be better managed with professional support.
The person is managing their physical symptoms quite well, but would like the emotional support and companionship of a live-in carer.