At Prestige Nursing & Care we believe that those needing care following a knee or hip replacement should be able to live a fulfilled and healthy life with the right support in place, tailored to their individual needs.

As an established provider we have been supporting individuals who require after care following a knee or hip replacement to have an improved quality of life in their own homes and communities for over 75 years. We have been trusted by families up and down the country to provide care for all of life, evolving the level and type of care we provide to meet changing needs.


We know through our experience of supporting thousands of people and their families, that faced with the prospect of needing long-term care and support for those with knee and hip replacement care needs that most people would prefer to stay in the safety, comfort and familiarity of their treasured home and not endure the disruption caused from a move away.

For many a move from home can cause much upset, worry and for some confusion. Having routines imposed on how you live, leaving your loved one, feeling isolated from family and friends or your local community are all common concerns experienced by those facing a move into a care home, specialist care setting or facing a prolonged stay in hospital.

Staying at home with home care after knee or hip replacement surgery means that you can continue to live life your way, whilst benefitting from one-to-one care provided by a competent and compassionate carer.  They will focus on effectively managing your post-operative care needs, so you can have an improved quality of life with enhanced well-being.  Care at home enables you to remain independent and live your life with choice, whilst assisting you to successfully meet rehabilitation and reablement goals.


Problems with our hips and knees occur as we naturally age but can also be caused through other conditions or injuries.  For many these problems can be resolved using pain management techniques or alternative therapies, but for some more specialist medical treatments are needed, including replacements to cure disease and repair injuries.

What causes hip pain?

Hip pain can be brought on for several reasons causing pain in the hip joint, which result in pain on the inside of the hip or the groin.  Pain on the outside of the hip, upper thigh or buttock is usually caused by problem with muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that surround the hip joint.  For many hip pain is caused by osteoarthritis a form of arthritis where there is gradual wear and tear of the surfaces in the hip.  Other diseases in other parts of the body, like the lower back or knees can result hip pain – this is called referred pain.

What causes knee pain?

The knee joint is the largest and most complex joint in the body.  It is therefore the most stressed joint in the body, enduring significant wear and tear. The most common reason that people experience knee pain is due to a type of arthritis – osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or traumatic arthritis.  Other factors can contribute to knee pain including development abnormalities, repetitive injuries and obesity.

Knee and hip replacement surgery

When you are living with permanent and underlying pain in the hip or knee joint it can be debilitating and really impact how you live your life.  Reduced mobility and on-going pain management can become too restrictive and burdensome impacting quality of life, so many choose to have a full or partial replacement of the joint.

The benefits of surgery for a knee or hip replacement include a decrease in pain, improved mobility and movement, regained independence and confidence and an improved overall quality of life.  Whilst you will need a comprehensive rehabilitation programme, with the right care and support you can achieve successful outcomes.   Recovery from these procedures often takes many weeks and sometimes months so care after hip replacement surgery can aid and assist recovery time.

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At Prestige Nursing & Care we provide a care and support package that enables you to live a happy and fulfilled life in the safety and comfort of your own home.  No matter what age you are the knee and hip replacement care and support we provide will be guided by you and tailored to your needs, giving you choice over how you live your life and the support you want. Our focus is for you to have as much enjoyment in life and our carer will support you with an after-care plan for knee and hip replacement care that means you can enjoy activities and as much socialisation as you wish.

If you need support at home following knee and hip replacement surgery, our carers provide reablement care that enables you to relearn skills following surgery through goal-focussed care at home that involves intensive time-limited assessment and therapy intended to reduce the need for a long-term care arrangement or readmission to hospital.

We provide outcome-based rehabilitation at home following knee or hip surgery that supports an individual with mobility, physical development and mental health well-being.  We work collaboratively with our clients and their families to develop a thorough care and support plan that accurately reflects a person’s holistic needs.  We also adopt a partnership approach to working with local authority partners, NHS services, multidisciplinary teams, therapists and other community bodies involved in a person’s care.  This means we are well-informed so we can provide continuity of care ensuring the right care is in place at the right time, whilst responding efficiently to changing needs and strengthening care provision when required.


When you choose Prestige Nursing & Care you can be reassured that the carer who cares for you or your loved one is expertly trained to provide the support you need, to the high standards you should expect.  All carers that join us complete our induction training programme, which goes above mandatory requirements.

We adopt a bespoke approach to training that ensures our carers have the knowledge, skills and aptitude to deliver high-quality home care that meets the needs of our clients.  If a client is recovering from knee or hip surgery and have problems with mobility, we will make sure they are trained and supported to effectively provide the care you need.

We are very proud of our carers – each and every one of them is dedicated to providing compassionate, sensitive and dignified home care that means our clients live a fulfilled and meaningful life, with independence and choice, for all of life.

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Clinical excellence is at the heart of our culture and approach to service delivery at Prestige Nursing & Care. Our nurse-led home care service is monitored and supported by our experienced regional nursing teams. Our team of qualified regional nurses are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Each holds a registered nursing qualification in at least one nursing specialism, including general adult nursing, learning and disability nursing, mental health nursing and children’s nursing. They enable the planning and delivery of safe and effective complex care to our clients, that is focused on ensuring the best possible care experience for our clients and their families.

Our nurses work in partnership with our care co-ordinators, carers, clients and families to identify specific care needs and plan the most appropriate care provision, whilst ensuring all our carers have the skills they need to deliver high standards of nurse-led care. They also provide families with on-going advice and continual support to ensure they feel reassured about the service we provide.



Our trusted and established care at home service can be provided in the following ways for someone needing knee and hip replacement recovery care:

  • Hourly care or visiting care, as it is sometimes referred is for those who need care and support with tasks of daily living or clinical care at certain times during the day.  Care at home can be provided from a 30 minute visit, to as many hours/visits throughout the day you require, one day or several days of the week depending on your care and support needs.  For those who have complex needs, hourly care can be provided over a 24-hour period.
  • Live-in care for when a permanent care arrangement is needed with greater levels of support around the clock to ensure a person can live well at home.  Through our family of leading home care brands in the UK, we are able to offer award-winning live-in care rated ‘Outstanding’ by The Care Quality Commission (CQC) from The Good Care Group.
  • Respite care for those needing a short-term arrangement after hospital discharge to rehabilitate or when a family carer needs a break from their caring role. It is also an ideal service for families who wish to assess whether care at home is the right care choice for them.
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Our responsive and reliable home care service local to you means we can put care and support in place quickly and in many cases within 24-hours.   Our local care expert will conduct a comprehensive assessment of your needs at home, in hospital or in any specialist care setting if you are awaiting discharge back to your own home enabling a plan of care and support to be developed that meets all your needs.

Our approach to care planning, whether it is for an hourly care service, respite care or a permanent live-in care arrangement ensures we capture all your preferences and wishes so you can live a contented life in the comfort of your own home.  We take time to find the carer that would best meet your care and support needs, making sure they are closely aligned with how you wish to live your life. Once care is in place, our local teams made up of care and clinical experts provide you, your family and our carer with an abundance of on-going support, giving you reassurance that you or your loved one is receiving the very best care at home.


Prestige Nursing & Care is not an agency.  Unlike a home care agency, we provide a fully managed and regulated care at home service, which means our clients, their families and our professional partners can be reassured that the care and support we provide those needing knee and hip replacement care is of the very highest quality.

Our service is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in England and the Scottish Care Inspectorate (SCI) in Scotland.  We are proud that 96% of our inspected services have been rated as providing a ‘Good’ service, with 4% rated ‘Outstanding’ and all our services in Scotland have been awarded a five-star rating.

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The cost of knee and hip replacement care is dependent on the level of care and support you require.  If you are receiving our hourly knee and hip replacement care the overall cost will be determined by the number of visits and frequency of visits to you at home. Our experts will conduct a comprehensive assessment of your needs at your home, or in hospital if you are awaiting discharge to truly understand what you need and therefore how much knee and hip replacement care at home will cost.

We know that our cost of knee and hip replacement care is very competitive when compared with other home care providers.  It is worth noting that when comparing the cost of home care with a care package in a care home, that the fee you pay for home care is actually for the care and support you receive.  In a care home your weekly fee mainly covers your accommodation, food and social activities with the care package being only a small part of what you pay.

You may be entitled to either social care funding or healthcare funding to contribute to the cost of knee and hip replacement care at home.  There may also be other Government initiatives available and local authority support. If you are faced with having to finance your own home care (known as self-funding care), there are initiatives available to you, including care fees annuities or equity release schemes that could provide the funds you need for your care and support.

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We are providing care and support to those needing knee and hip replacement care in over 30 locations in the heart of communities across England and Scotland.  The fully managed service we provide is highly responsive and our experts local to you can put care packages in place quickly, working in collaboration with local healthcare professionals, multidisciplinary teams, therapeutic care providers and other community support services.  We know this holistic approach ensures our clients get the best out of life, for all of life.

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There are several organisations and charities in the UK that support those who need knee and hip replacement care, including Bonesmart UK, Arthroplasty for Arthritis and the British Orthopaedic Association.

We are here to take your call and will provide impartial support and guidance – contact our friendly care experts today to discuss your knee and hip replacement care and support needs.

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