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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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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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Often the start of diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s can also see the start of aggressive behavior in your once pleasant and kind client...

Date created: 03/11/2021

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Hallucinations and even paranoia can take on many forms in our older clients. You may find that your client seems to be accusing people, including yourself, of stealing from them. They may also insist that there are other people in the room with you because they can see them, and sometimes your client may be completely convinced that someone is trying to harm them...

Date created: 22/10/2021

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If you have decided that live-in care is the way for you, then it is essential that you look into a contract between yourself and your client. This contract is of vital importance as it should outline everything that you and your client agree on...

Date created: 22/10/2021

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If you use a senior railcard, you will know how much money you save with it. It does, however, need to be renewed for you to continue with the benefits...

Date created: 22/10/2021

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What a great thing it would be if all our clients ate perfectly all the time! How wonderful to not have to worry about them not eating enough, and to know that they are getting essential nutrients at every meal...

Date created: 21/10/2021

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