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With live in care work, it is not uncommon to hear that some of us feel tired all the time. Lack of quality sleep may account for this because it seems as if we are always waiting for that call in the middle of the night...

Date created: 06/07/2021

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We all love the summer, particularly after a long, cold winter. Seeing the sun again and feeling warm lead us to spend more time outdoors than in cooler months...

Date created: 21/06/2021

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In an ideal world you and your client would get on like a house on fire. You’d have happy meals and pleasant days together for as long as your placement lasts...

Date created: 08/06/2021

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As a new live-in carer, you may find it daunting when you first pack up to head off to your new placement. There is certainly a lot to think of and plenty to forget unless you are careful...

Date created: 24/05/2021

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Many people remember their childhood, teenage years and young adulthood and the days when they moved out of the family home and started their own lives...

Date created: 19/05/2021

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As a live-in carer you may find yourself in charge of getting your client to various appointments such as doctor or hospital, and even shopping if your client can manage this. ..

Date created: 10/05/2021

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The longer you work in the care industry - and as a live-in carer in particular - the more likely it is that you will have a client who passes away while you are with them. ..

Date created: 14/04/2021

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It is highly likely that the family or next of kin will want updates of some sort about their loved one. As a live-in carer if will be part of your job to keep a record of almost everything that happens to your client...

Date created: 30/03/2021

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Most live-in carers stay with a client for a set period of time before taking a break. Often you will find yourself doing a rota of three or four weeks at a time, with another carer taking over while you have a break...

Date created: 25/03/2021

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When arriving at a placement it is very likely that there will be medication which your client needs to take. Often, they will be able to do this themselves, with a little prompting. ..

Date created: 10/03/2021

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As a live-in carer it is always a good thing to have a client with a family who all agree about how the care plan of their relative is managed. Normally things are all agreed and go ahead according to plan with the carer knowing exactly what to do in the event of death...

Date created: 04/03/2021

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While most live-in-carers head off to their placements with a good idea of what they will find when they arrive, you may one day be asked to go to a client as the very first live-in carer. ..

Date created: 12/02/2021

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While it is ok to feel down every so often, you may reach a stage where, as a live-in carer, you start to feel sad more times than you feel happy. ..

Date created: 30/01/2021

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