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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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This is a question which can be confusing because depending on the situation you are working in the answer varies greatly...

Date created: 18/11/2019

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It seems a perfectly natural thing to do, doesn’t it? At the end of a day you and your client settle down to a glass of wine with your meal, perhaps a glass afterwards before going to bed. But should you do this, and more importantly, can you do this?..

Date created: 18/11/2019

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This will normally be covered on your initial training and sometimes it can seem quite confusing. Let’s make it simple now...

Date created: 21/10/2019

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For a new live-in carer this is a question which you may ask. You could certainly be thinking about it in the ‘quiet’ season when there seem to be more carers than clients. ..

Date created: 08/07/2019

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