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Every so often you will feel that adding some fresh herbs to a dish will enhance it and even make it more appealing to a fussy client. Dried herbs will work, although some people believe that fresh herbs are far better. Either way, it looks attractive to see fresh herbs growing on the kitchen windowsill – and it’s not that hard to do!..

Date created: 17/01/2022

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If your client wears a hearing aid, then eventually when you are with them you will find that the battery needs replacing...

Date created: 17/01/2022

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How wonderful it is when your client is happy to bath or shower willingly and without resistance. Unfortunately, this may not always be the case, particularly in the case of clients who suffer from dementia...

Date created: 17/01/2022

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As a live-in carer in the UK, you will very likely need to make use of public transport and while this will work well, there may be times when you long for your own ‘wheels’ to get somewhere...

Date created: 01/12/2021

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We’ve all been here! You arrive at a client and find that one of her collection of cashmere jumpers is perfectly sized to fit a doll. You just know that accidentally it has found its way into the washing machine, had a good wash and spin and shrunk to a third of the original size. You may even have done this yourself...

Date created: 30/11/2021

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At one time many years ago, handbags were made mostly from leather. Synthetic handbags were simply not made. These days they abound, and they are easy to keep clean. You may, however, find that your client still has a collection of leather handbags which will eventually need to be cleaned...

Date created: 30/11/2021

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It is very annoying to arrive at a placement to find that the glass hob is dirty and stained. Unfortunately, this happens frequently because people may not know how to clean glass hobs. They can be an eyesore when they are covered with grease and burned on foods...

Date created: 30/11/2021

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While there is an excellent public transport service in the UK, you may prefer to have your own car when traveling to your placement...

Date created: 23/11/2021

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It is great to be at a placement where there are beautiful house plants. Many people will unfortunately not know how to care for them and may see them wither and die before the end of the placement...

Date created: 23/11/2021

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Unfortunately, with many placements you may find that your client takes advantage of your free time and sees you as a 24-hour commitment. This can be frustrating and create a stressful environment when you try to have some free time during your break...

Date created: 23/11/2021

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At many placements you will find that there is no alcohol in the house, or at least very little. You may find that your client does not drink anymore because medication and alcohol simply do not mix...

Date created: 19/11/2021

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If the power suddenly goes off when you are with your client, you may automatically think that the power ‘has tripped.’..

Date created: 03/11/2021

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While we are with our clients, we may spend a good amount of time making sure that they have their affairs in order, with details of what to do in case of death and who to contact. Often, we can get so caught up in this that we forget about our own affairs...

Date created: 03/11/2021

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