CARING & LIFE

Live-in Carers & the Clients Home

Live-in Carers and the Clients Home is a vast subject and am sure so many of us have hundreds of tales on the experience. Each placement is so very different the only common factor with the homes is they are mostly supplied with heating, water and electricity or at least I hope this is the case. Though I once heard…

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Carer’s UK Easy Meal Plans

Carer’s UK Meal Plans was written with the intention of making your life easier. I don’t pretend for one minute to be a good cook, however, I have found that these have gone down well and if you make in a fairly large quantity you can freeze the rest for another time. It’s good to have an armoury of easy…

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A Care Plan Example for Live-in Care

For the purpose of this post, I am using A Care Plan Example, however, you will be getting the real deal You have finished your training, you have your DBS, organised your UTR,(Unique Tax Number) you are ready to start work. You have just received your first Care Plan. Your agency has given you a date of arrival at your…

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Dementia And The Elderly How to Cope

Dementia and the Elderly and How to Cope. It would seem that Dementia and the Elderly never seem far apart. During your career as a Live-in Carer, you will discover many illnesses and each one needs studying as this will help you provide the best care. I thought it might be beneficial if I at least provide an outline of…

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Hallucinations In The Elderly Are Common

Hallucinations in The Elderly Are Common and it would be remiss if I did not talk about hallucinations. There are many causes for them, here are some of the main culprits: UTI’sLewy body, Drug complications, Dehydration and Dementia I thought hallucinations belonged to ‘Rock and Rollers’ on heavy acid. I was wrong! My first experience was early on in my…

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Any Age Gap Year-Preparing for Your Adventure

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyse you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.– Bernice Johnson Reagon I know exactly how you are feeling veering between terror, butterflies and excitement. It is perhaps the fear of the unknown that is most daunting. Relax and be kind to yourself, always be kind to yourself. You are entering the…

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