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Take note of this guideline for understanding disabled badges to ensure that they're properly used. ..

Date created: 21/12/2023

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Ever wonder if live-in carers should share with their family family about where they work? Dive into agency rules and private care dilemmas. ..

Date created: 20/11/2023

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Here's why as a self-employed live-in carer, having a contract is essential for clarity, protection, and peace of mind...

Date created: 14/09/2023

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Learn how to handle a client who lies all the time with these practical tips, including documenting incidents, talking to your agency or family, and keeping a clear record of events to protect yourself and stay on top of the situation...

Date created: 11/05/2023

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Accepting the placement of live-in carer means far more than taking care of a person. While you will normally be responsible for day-to-day running of the home and all that this entails, there are other aspects to live-in care which should be addressed...

Date created: 29/12/2020

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This is a question which many new live-in carers may ask. While we hope that the agency we sign up with will always have enough work for us, there may be times when you are without a placement...

Date created: 06/10/2020

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When we head off to a client to take care of them, we automatically assume that we will be paid. This is normally arranged in advance. Such things as night calls and break time is also covered in our job description...

Date created: 08/09/2020

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This is a question that you may well ask at the start of your live-in care path. Not only does it cost you money, but it can also take some time to have the check done. ..

Date created: 12/03/2020

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As live-in carers, we all want to do the right thing, at the right time, and all the time. We really do not expect to have someone report us for doing anything wrong. Realistically, you could go through your entire live-in care career and never come up against this as it does not happen very often...

Date created: 12/02/2020

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This is one question that a new live-in carer may well ask. It may seem that you have plenty of out-of-pocket expenses when you first begin life as a carer and having personal insurance may be yet another expense before you even start working...

Date created: 12/02/2020

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