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Criteria for Assisted Living

Promedica Criteria for Assisted Living

Finding the most suitable care plan is vitally important. Where some people may need substantial care, others could benefit from far less intervention, helping them live independently but with support as and when it’s only needed. That’s where in-home assisted living could prove the better choice, offering people reassurance, companionship and support within familiar surroundings. Here, we have closely analysed precisely what’s required to qualify for live in home care and the sort of advantages this can provide. 

What is Assisted Living UK?

In basic terms, you live the life you previously had but with support in place should you need it. You may have developed symptoms for a health condition leaving you incapable of completing certain tasks effectively, so to ensure you can navigate each week safely, people often turn towards in-home assisted living to keep their routine streamlined and built to suit their specific needs. Assistance can be provided for even the simplest things such as collecting medication or shopping. 

What is The Assessment For Assisted Living?

Someone will either meet with you in person or speak over the phone regarding your case. Here, they will discuss what difficulties you are experiencing and how this negatively impacts your life on a daily basis. From there, health professionals will take into account any medical conditions, housing arrangements and emotional requirements to create an effective plan of action which is tailored to you alone. The nature of support and volume will be largely dictated by the severity of each person’s profile. 

What are the Advantages of assisted living?

One of the key benefits would be staying home and how this can be hugely advantageous to the mind. People who suffer with things like Alzheimer’s could suffer from rife mental health problems, and could even develop poor memory, so the fact they’re within familiar surroundings could help them stabilise themselves much quicker. 

Assistance can also be reduced or increased anytime depending on the current physical or mental predicament someone currently finds themselves. Certain conditions can also leave people feeling vulnerable and conscious about how they come across. With home assisted living, you’ll have privacy from the general public, leaving you with more control as to when you socialise with others. 

What is The Difference Between a Nursing Home and Assisted Living?

Don’t rule out choosing nursing homes over assisted living. Our live-in care work team simply wants people to discover the most appropriate care packages, and if that means seeking support in homes, then that’s precisely what we’ll advise. Choosing this could be beneficial for people who like the feeling of community and routine, both of which are in sure supply with care homes. 

It’s also worth noting that you can actually feel the benefit of both assisted living and nursing homes simultaneously. With lots of assisted living arrangements adopting a neighbourhood layout, you’ll have like minded people nearby but with the same independence you get from sole residency. 

If you would like to find out more or access our services, please visit to use our online chat service. You can also get in touch with our team on 0800 086 8686 or by sending an email to If you’d like to assess your care and support needs rapidly online, we have a tool available for you to do this. 

We can provide live-in care services across the whole of England and we would also encourage you to visit our testimonials page to read what our clients and their families have said about our services.