Why Live-In Care is the Best Choice for People with Brain Injury 

14 Nov 2022 | Brain Injury

Living with a brain injury can be very difficult and life-altering. It causes changes to a person’s physical, psychological, and emotional well-being, which can make it hard to adjust to life after the injury.

Caring for a loved one with a brain injury can be an incredibly challenging and complex task. Fortunately, there is help available in the form of live-in care. Live-in care can provide the support, guidance, and assistance that many people with brain injuries need to live independent and fulfilling lives. Let’s take a look at the key benefits of live-in care and why it is often the best choice for those with brain injuries. 

What Is Live-in Care? 

Live-in care is when a caregiver lives in the home of the person they are caring for. The caregiver will provide assistance with daily activities such as cooking meals, managing medications, helping with chores around the house, providing transportation, and offering companionship. They are available 24/7 in case of any emergencies or sudden changes in health.  

The Benefits of Live-In Care

Round the clock care

Live-in care provides 24/7 monitoring and assistance from an experienced carer who lives in your home. This means that your loved one will never be alone and will always receive personalised attention from someone who understands their unique needs. This kind of support allows families to rest assured, knowing their loved ones are safe, and well cared for at all times. 


Another major benefit of live-in care is its flexibility. Because the companion lives in your home, they are able to adapt their routine to meet your family member’s changing needs – something that simply isn’t possible in other types of residential care homes due to staff limitations or regulations. This allows them to provide tailored support while still giving your loved one space and freedom to go about their day as they please. 

A Safe Environment 

Live-in care provides an environment that is safe and secure for people with brain injury. Our companions are trained to provide support in a home setting, ensuring that the person’s safety and well-being are always top priority. Furthermore, live-in care ensures that any medical needs or emergencies can be quickly addressed if they arise. 

Regaining Independence 

The main goal of live-in care is to help individuals regain their independence as much as possible following a brain injury. Our carers strive to provide personalised assistance tailored to each individual’s specific needs and abilities. This includes helping them relearn basic skills such as dressing, bathing, cooking, cleaning, paying bills, etc. while providing emotional support along the way. We also offer activities such as outings and hobbies that can help build confidence and keep them engaged in life. 

Social Support 

Having social support from family members or friends is an important part of the recovery process for anyone living with a brain injury. With live-in care, our carers are there every step of the way to provide emotional support and create meaningful relationships during this time of transition. Whether it’s accompanying them on outings or simply having someone around to talk to when needed—our caregivers are dedicated to providing positive social experiences for those in their care.  


Having the same person present day after day helps create a sense of familiarity and comfort for both the client and the carer. This consistency in care allows clients to build relationships with their caregivers over time as trust is established between them. It also means that clients won’t have to introduce themselves or explain their needs each time they come into contact with someone new; once they get familiar with their carer’s style and preferences, it becomes much easier for them to communicate their needs effectively without having to start from scratch every time they interact with someone new. 

How We Help 

At Eximius, we understand that living with a brain injury can be challenging, which is why we strive to make our live-in care services the best possible. All of our companions are highly trained and experienced professionals who specialize in caring for individuals with brain injuries. They are sensitively attuned to their client’s emotional needs and will work tirelessly to ensure that you or your loved one receives the best possible care every single day.

If you would like to find out more about live-in care for a loved one with brain injury, either for now or in the future, please contact Eximius.

Further reading:

What Is A Brain Injury?

Your Most Common Live-in Care Questions Answered

How Eximius chooses carers and companions