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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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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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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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Many agencies these days are suggesting that live-in carers have their own insurance. This is because many clients and their families are asking for the carer to be covered in case of a misfortune...

Date created: 06/10/2020

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In the normal day-to-day live-in care job having a two-hour break is accepted as part of the carer agreement. In fact, it is also a legal requirement that a total of 14 hours per week should be allocated to the carer as a rest time...

Date created: 15/04/2020

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Your client may recently have received a letter from the NHS to say that they are considered a ‘high risk.’ This is because the NHS has contacted everyone who they consider to be at risk of serious illness because of the coronavirus. ..

Date created: 15/04/2020

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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 a new live-in carer, you may wonder if it is suitable to wear some things or not. Agencies can be very vague about what you should or should not wear, particularly if you are classed as self-employed...

Date created: 10/01/2020

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This question may only affect you if you are a live-in carer and reside in the UK. If you live in another country, obviously your pet will stay there while you work...

Date created: 16/12/2019

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This is a question which is often asked at Christmas time, although it is relevant at any time of the year...

Date created: 16/12/2019

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