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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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Unfortunately, some foods tend to leave a smell in the microwave. Reheated pizza, popcorn and even cooking vegetables can leave the inside smelling less than fresh. There are some ways to get rid of the smells and keep the microwave smelling fresh all the time...

Date created: 22/03/2022

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No one enjoys preparing food in poor light and you should not feel that you are squinting when you prepare the vegetables or do the dishes. A dark kitchen is more than an in convenience, it can also be dangerous when using sharp knives...

Date created: 22/03/2022

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Every year many people celebrate Shrove Tuesday. You may also know this as pancake day...

Date created: 21/12/2021

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Making a memory box for your client is a great way of keeping them distracted, particularly in clients who have dementia and can be aggressive or wander a lot...

Date created: 21/12/2021

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It can be very sad to be caring for a client who obviously loved to read and cannot anymore because of their condition. Sometimes hearing a story read will also calm agitated people...

Date created: 14/06/2022

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Every so often we may find ourselves caring for a client who simply loves junk foods. Now this may be acceptable to your new client, chances are you want to eat healthily yourself and when faced with this, can feel that you are put on the spot to join them in the junk food quest...

Date created: 24/06/2022

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Sarcasm is not what we need from a client at the best of times, but when we have a client who is constantly sarcastic, the temptation is to respond in the same manner. ..

Date created: 24/06/2022

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What a wonderful thing on handover day to arrive at your placement to find that the house is clean, rubbish buns are emptied, fridge is stocked and clean, and your room is ready for you. ..

Date created: 24/06/2022

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While we all enjoy the warmer weather of summer, it can bring unpleasant things such as bee stings. ..

Date created: 14/06/2022

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Apart from a client who passes away, falling is possibly one of the most stressful situations we can be in. One minute all is going well, and literally within seconds your client may have overbalanced and fallen...

Date created: 14/06/2022

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