Support For Young Adults

Handpicked support that helps you study, work or play

We support younger people, from the age of 18 years and over, to live safely and comfortably in the home they know and love. If you’re looking for support that is built around your lifestyle and routines, we can find a care worker or personal assistant that suits you.

Whether you’re looking for extra support at work, at university or regular assistance to help you stay in your own home, we’ll match you with a personal assistant or support worker who will help you to continue living at home.

We offer two types of services; visiting care is for short, frequent calls throughout the week, where you may choose to have help with going to the shops, get to and from work or have your support worker accompany you to social visits with friends. Whereas our live-in care service is when a carer lives with you to always be on hand for when you require assistance, perhaps if you have a long-term health condition that requires clinical intervention. Live-in carers may become more like a companion to you, rather than a carer. They’ll be there to accompany you to social events, lectures and work, enabling you to live life to the full on your terms.

The way we train our support workers is industry renowned. The way we see it, the standard of care is only ever as good as the last carer we’ve trained, so we exceed the statutory requirements for carer training. Because we directly employ all of our carers, they have our many years of homecare expertise to hand and support every step of the way.

For home care you can rely upon and a continuous service, contact the nation’s favourite home care specialists. Speak to us today, we’re here seven days a week to take your call.

Support For Younger People FAQs
At Smile health care, our CQC-accredited carers are on hand to support those aged 18 years or over, to help them live safely and comfortably in the home that they know and love – either with parents or independently. If you’re looking for support that is built specifically for your lifestyle and routines, we can find a care worker or personal assistant that suits you.

Introductory senior care agencies can’t enforce the training of their agency staff. However, with Smile health care, each of our in-house carers are trained to our exacting standards to provide the quality elderly care service to seniors.

Fully regulated elderly care at home

Unlike introductory care agencies, Smile health care is fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW), and we provide a fully managed service with no hidden fees.

We handpick each of our carers because of their commitment and compassion, before they undergo our award-winning training programme and become fully-fledged Smile health care carers. Regular fresher training also ensures that all of our carers and care managers are up-to-date with the latest care techniques and practices.

What is care for the elderly?

Care for the elderly involves dedicated support for an older person who wishes to continue living in their own home. It may involve housekeeping services, cooking meals, personal care, domiciliary care, mobility support, administering medication or simply companionship and support getting out and about.

Elderly care can be offered through regular home visits, during day or night. A carefully selected live-in carer can also be arranged, providing the extra reassurance that someone is always there to support and help you or your elderly relatives live independently.

Especially for someone living with dementia, this extra support within the home environment can be invaluable in maintaining routines and living with a good degree of independence.

How do you provide elderly live in care at home?

Like with all quality care, a special focus on independence is essential when supporting an older person at home. Rather than taking over on tasks, your dedicated visiting or live in carer will help to enable you in your daily routines and what you want to get out of life.

If you are prone to falls or need support with your mobility, your carer will help to reduce any trip hazards around the home. You’ll also have the peace of mind that someone is there to support if there is an accident or sudden emergency.

Your carer will be carefully matched to you. They will be someone who you feel most comfortable with and build up an easy rapport. You may find them to be a good source of emotional support and a trusted companion. Our carers are also trained to use assistive technology, such as personal alarms and home adaptations.

In home senior care

Often used to describe care given to an elderly individual, senior care can involve anything from a short visit in the morning to helping you make a cup of tea at breakfast. Senior care also extends to more thorough support, such as help with showering and washing, getting dressed or spotting trip hazards in order to prevent falls.

Senior care visits can be repeated throughout the day to ensure that the individual has everything they need to feel comfortable in their own home, safe in the knowledge that there is always someone they can rely on.

Live-in care is another suitable option for elderly parents or individuals who require more constant support or have difficulty with a progressive condition such as dementia. According to The Lancet Public Health, the number of adults aged 85 and over needing round-the-clock care in England will almost double over the next 20 years.

For many, a residential care home is a daunting prospect and isn’t a viable option, particularly if you live in a couple or have pets to look after. Having someone there to support you as and when you need it provides peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

Dementia is one of the fastest growing conditions in the UK that affects the over 65s and is often the most popular condition people associate with the elderly. According to Alzheimer’s Research UK, over 850,000 are estimated to be living with dementia with this rising to one million by 2025.

As a dementia care specialist, Smile health care are committed to providing a friendly face and supporting those with the condition to live independently within their own homes.

Elderly live in care

Live in care for the elderly is the new standard of elderly support and staying safe at home for an individual elderly person or couple.

Personal caring for the elderly can involve:

  • Housekeeping support, including laundry, vacuuming and cleaning
  • Preparing and cooking meals to your tastes
  • Personal care, including support with bathing, dressing and washing or drying your hair
  • Medication support, whether it is administering or providing prompts
  • Continence care, including changing pads, help with toileting or stoma/catheter care
  • Supporting your mobility, whether it is using hoists or assistance around the home
  • Running errands such as collecting food shopping or prescriptions
  • Companionship and enabling you to enjoy your hobbies and interests
Services for the elderly at home

Home care comes in a range of shapes and sizes. With many flexible options, you can choose the level of support you need for when you need it most.

Regular home visits, at set times of the day or night, are available if you need that support little and often. The visits can be from as little as half an hour each week and right through to several hours a day. Overnight support is available in the form of waking nights and sleeping nights too.

If you prefer ongoing support, then live-in care may be the best option. Your live-in carer will be there 24/7, living in a spare room in your house and offering assistance when it’s needed. He or she is likely to become a great companion or friend. Read more about what live in care covers here.

Home care is also available on a temporary basis. Called respite care, it can offer a much-needed rest for an existing caregiver. You can also arrange short-term support after an operation or accident, enabling you to return home and get back on your feet at your own pace.

How to arrange visiting care

Speak to our team

Call our team of experts on 01206266815 to talk through your options and any questions you may have regarding your care

A free home care assessment

Your local Smile health care manager will visit you to discuss your requirements and learn about the type of carer you’re after.

Find your perfect carer

We’ll help to match you with a carer that meets your preferences and has the right skills and experience for your needs.


  • 01206266815, 01206266816
  • info@smile-healthcare.co.uk