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When facing a new placement that deviates from agreed expectations, here's what live-in carers can do to address the situation professionally. ..

Date created: 11/01/2024

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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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Considering a switch in caregiving agencies? Weigh factors like work availability, support, pay, and job satisfaction before deciding...

Date created: 25/08/2023

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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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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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While most live-in-carers head off to their placements with a good idea of what they will find when they arrive, you may one day be asked to go to a client as the very first live-in carer. ..

Date created: 12/02/2021

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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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Any fall is frightening, and it becomes even more so when your client hits their head. Any knock on the head must be attended to, even if there is no bleeding and your client seems to be okay...

Date created: 04/12/2020

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While it is a lovely thought to have a client who is calm and contented all the time, this is not always the case with live-in care. In fact, it is likely to be the exception to the norm in many placements...

Date created: 03/11/2020

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