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In any carer forum or chat group this subject often comes up, sometimes with quite strong points of view. While everyone has their own opinion as to which one is the best, there are some pros and cons of working as self-employed or employed...

Date created: 29/03/2022

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One of the most frustrating things when working as a live-in carer is when you tell the family one thing, and the client tells them the opposite. What is even more frustrating is when the family simply do not seem to believe you...

Date created: 03/05/2022

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As a live-in carer, you will find that most placements are for single people, normally because one of the couple has passed away and the remaining person needs help...

Date created: 17/03/2022

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Bookkeeping is the most basic of forms is nothing more than a recording of all financial transactions which are made by a business – in this case by live-in carers who reside at a client’s house...

Date created: 25/01/2022

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The idea of a fidget or fiddle blanket is to give someone something to do. They work very well for small children as well as clients who suffer from dementia and simply need something to keep them busy...

Date created: 25/01/2022

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It’s great to arrive at a placement to find that you have internet. Ideally the outgoing carer will have time to show you where everything is and where you find the password so that you can log on. If not, you may spend valuable time looking for this...

Date created: 25/01/2022

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Every so often you may think that social media platforms are all getting a bit much. You may feel the time has come to delete one or two of them...

Date created: 23/12/2021

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Many live-in carers arrive in the UK and find that although they have a good grasp of the English language, their client battles to understand them – and vice versa. This can be a daunting and embarrassing issue, not to mention frustrating for both carer and client...

Date created: 23/12/2021

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The holidays can be a very stressful time, in fact most people will say that they feel stressed out at this time. You will be no different from most other people in this. However, this is not what we as live-in carers need at any tie, least of all at the end of the year...

Date created: 23/12/2021

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Bunions can be extremely painful and a nuisance because as carers we are on our feet for many hours each day...

Date created: 23/02/2022

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Nosebleeds can be frightening if they are severe. Even if they are mild, they are still a nuisance. Often, they are not a sign of anything serious, and can be treated at home...

Date created: 23/02/2022

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These days most people make use of tea bags and using tea leaves seems an old-fashioned way to produce a cup of tea. However, you may find a client who prefers tea leaves to bags, and this is what they want you to use. ..

Date created: 23/02/2022

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While it is great at the end of a busy day, to soak in a bath, there is nothing worse than seeing the bath with dark stains around the sides. Cleaning off old stains can prove to be a difficult task, but there are several ways to do this quickly and easily...

Date created: 22/03/2022

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