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Your client and insomnia revised
Date created: 29/12/2020

Live-in care can be fraught with stress, particularly when your nights are disrupted. While we all hope for undisturbed sleep, it is not always the way things turn out. .. read more

Adding more liquid to your client’s diet
Date created: 29/12/2020

One thing that live-in carers are normally required to do is to prepare meals for their clients. What a great thought it is to prepare a delicious meal and have your client eat it all. Additionally, it would be wonderful if they drank a decent amount of liquid throughout the day... read more

Dealing with death
Date created: 29/12/2020

Having a client die is traumatic at the best of times. Family and friends will all be around, and it may seem as if there is simply no time for the quiet and solitude you need, particularly if you have been with your client until the end... read more

My client insists we go out visiting
Date created: 29/12/2020

As the holiday season approaches it is natural that our clients and their families want to be together, or at least visit each other at one point... read more

What is confidential, and what is not confidential?
Date created: 29/12/2020

Accepting the placement of live-in carer means far more than taking care of a person. While you will normally be responsible for day-to-day running of the home and all that this entails, there are other aspects to live-in care which should be addressed... read more

Dementia – what to do when it all gets too much for the carer
Date created: 04/12/2020

It may seem that as a live in-carer you are seeing more clients with Dementia than ever before. This is unfortunately true... read more

It feels like the family just don’t care about my client
Date created: 04/12/2020

It’s a lovely thought for live-in carers to think that the family knows what you are doing for mum and they are truly grateful. Sometimes, this does not seem to be the case... read more

Making the double carer placement a success
Date created: 04/12/2020

The longer you stay working as a live-in carer, the more likely you will be asked to go to a placement where there are two carers... read more

My client bumped her head – and is a nicer person. Is this possible?
Date created: 04/12/2020

Any fall is frightening, and it becomes even more so when your client hits their head. Any knock on the head must be attended to, even if there is no bleeding and your client seems to be okay... read more

We are back from hospital, but my client won’t listen to advice
Date created: 04/12/2020

For live-in carers, having to be with a client going to hospital after a fall can be a nightmare. While no-one wants to be in this situation, sometimes it is even worse when your client comes back home after a hospital stay... read more