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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 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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While it is a nice thought to work alongside another carer and get on well, this may not always happen. Personality clashes happen with live-in care just as much as in any other industry...

Date created: 20/10/2021

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Sometimes you may come across a client who decides that they no longer want to bath, they may refuse to change their clothes, and cease to maintain personal hygiene. This happens far more often than you may realise, but it can become problematic as well as being frustrating for the carer...

Date created: 20/10/2021

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If you find yourself caring for a client who hoards, you should firstly find out if they suffer from onset dementia as this often triggers the hoarding behaviour...

Date created: 20/10/2021

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For order for a vacuum cleaner to work well it needs to be maintained. Most placements you will go to will have a vacuum cleaner they all need to be maintained regularly to work efficiently...

Date created: 20/10/2021

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In houses where we are unfamiliar with different heating methods, a gas leak can be very concerning, particularly if you do not know what to do about it...

Date created: 20/10/2021

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If you are taking care of older clients, then it is very likely that you will be asked to make a poached egg for their tea. Not everyone has a proper egg poacher so you can be left wondering just how to make this delicacy. It is quite easy to do without any special gadgets...

Date created: 20/10/2021

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Whether you are employed by an agency or work as a private live-in carer you may want to think about having insurance. In fact, many agencies insist on this before they send you to a client...

Date created: 20/10/2021

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If you are working in the UK, or thinking about coming to the country to work, then you will need a bank account. This used to be a difficult process. However, recently this has become slightly easier to do...

Date created: 15/10/2021

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A combination of age and illness often becomes the reason for a change in personality and you may find that your client frequently becomes irritated, demanding, and hard to please...

Date created: 15/10/2021

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This is probably one of the stressful situations that a live-in carer will face – and it happened day after day, sometimes with the same arguments and objections. Particularly with clients who suffer from Dementia, taking medication can become a daily nightmare for both you and your client. ..

Date created: 14/10/2021

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