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If you have decided to start a career as a live-in carer, then most likely you have been searching online. No doubt you have come up with hundreds of agencies who all promise you work with the perfect client in perfect conditions and at the perfect pay rate...

Date created: 08/10/2021

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There are normally two types of care work which, as live-in carers, you may be asked to do. One of them is personal care and the other companionship care. ..

Date created: 30/09/2021

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As live-in carers we are normally a self-assured group of people who adapt quickly to different situations that we face. We manage very effectively to get ourselves from other countries to the UK and then move all around to our placements...

Date created: 13/09/2021

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The longer you work as a live-in carer, the more likely it is that one day you will be working with a client who is approaching the end of their life...

Date created: 27/07/2021

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What a great thing it would be if all our clients ate perfectly all the time! How wonderful to not have to worry about them not eating enough, and to know that they are getting essential nutrients at every meal...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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On any care forum you find stories of clients who literally drive their carers crazy, whether this is because of unruly and embarrassing behaviour or more seriously due to personality changes, temper tantrums or hallucinations...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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Often live-in carers come to the UK from another country and other than the client, have no fixed address in the UK. While most of us can communicate with friends and family online these days, you may find that you need to have post delivered to an address...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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While this may seem to be something that you think everyone can and should be able to do, it is worth remembering that often live-in carers have come to the UK from another country where not only are light bulbs different, but fittings and fixtures are unfamiliar...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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Sometimes with a client there may not be a car available for you to do the shopping. You may also find yourself in a remote area where there simply are no local shops, and you have to resort to asking the family/friends to shop for you and your client or find another way...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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Cross contamination can cause both you and your client to become ill, and while you, as a healthy person may recover quickly, an elderly or ill person may take far longer or possible die from this...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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Much as most of us hate going to the dentist, it is something that we may have to do, and as live-in carers who move around this can be very difficult...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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As a live-in carer you will inevitably find old medicine in your client’s house. It is no strange thing to find ancient medication hidden in cupboards under the stairs, in the piano stool, on top of the fridge, and in fact in any odd place you find...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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Before you start working as a Live-in carer, you will be asked by your agency to supply a criminal background check. Even a private live-in carer may be asked to provide this form before starting work...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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