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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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The longer you work as a live-in carer, the more likely it is that one day you will be working with a client who is approaching the end of their life...

Date created: 27/07/2021

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As live-in carers we always hope that things will go smoothly with our placements and that we will return after a short break if we so choose...

Date created: 12/08/2021

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With live in care work, it is not uncommon to hear that some of us feel tired all the time. Lack of quality sleep may account for this because it seems as if we are always waiting for that call in the middle of the night...

Date created: 06/07/2021

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We all love the summer, particularly after a long, cold winter. Seeing the sun again and feeling warm lead us to spend more time outdoors than in cooler months...

Date created: 21/06/2021

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In an ideal world you and your client would get on like a house on fire. You’d have happy meals and pleasant days together for as long as your placement lasts...

Date created: 08/06/2021

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As a new live-in carer, you may find it daunting when you first pack up to head off to your new placement. There is certainly a lot to think of and plenty to forget unless you are careful...

Date created: 24/05/2021

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As a live-in carer you may find yourself in charge of getting your client to various appointments such as doctor or hospital, and even shopping if your client can manage this. ..

Date created: 10/05/2021

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The longer you work in the care industry - and as a live-in carer in particular - the more likely it is that you will have a client who passes away while you are with them. ..

Date created: 14/04/2021

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It is highly likely that the family or next of kin will want updates of some sort about their loved one. As a live-in carer if will be part of your job to keep a record of almost everything that happens to your client...

Date created: 30/03/2021

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Most live-in carers stay with a client for a set period of time before taking a break. Often you will find yourself doing a rota of three or four weeks at a time, with another carer taking over while you have a break...

Date created: 25/03/2021

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