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Live in Carer Job Description

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A guardian live in carer is your own personal carer and 24 hour companion. He or she will be there with you at home to provide care, comfort and support with a wide range of activities. Choosing a carer can be a worrying and confusing time for you and your family. It can often become necessary to have extra help at home following a change of circumstances in your health, mobility or mental well being.

You can rest assured that our skilled professionals will work with you to match you with your live in carer. All of our carers undergo extensive screening and vetting procedures including DBS enhanced checks and are trained and qualified in specialist fields, enabling us to precisely match you with the ideal carer.

Before identifying potential carers for you, we work with you to create the best live in carer job description, personally tailored to your particular needs. In addition to closely Home Care for Elderly with Dementia working with you and your family, here are some examples as to what we do to make sure you are getting the best service possible:

  • All applicant carers are pre-screened before interview
  • Interviews are held by highly trained consultants
  • Full reference checks are completed
  • All carers complete a comprehensive safeguarding course
  • Carers are required to hold up to date first aid certification

All training courses are OCN certified and FAIB approved and managed by our highly skilled training staff who have extensive experience in these fields.

Home Care for Elderly with Dementia

Sample carer job description

Whilst being safe in the knowledge that you have a premium service from your carer, we know that being able to carry on enjoying daily life to the fullest will be just as important to you and your loved ones. The following brief breakdown outlines some of the daily duties likely to be required from your live in carer:

  • Provide a high quality personalised care service.
  • Assisting in personal care tasks, including bathing, washing your hair, getting dressed.
  • Help with hospital or GP appointments, safe transport and company to and from these.
  • Help managing your treatments and medications.
  • Household duties, hoovering, cooking, dusting, washing.
  • Planned travel, help getting out and about, organising a day trip/ family outing.
  • Companionship, a friendly face and ear, someone to share and enjoy your daily activities with and make sure you're never on your own.
  • Safeguarding your well being, both physical or emotional.
  • Helping you enjoy and promoting your independence.
  • Supporting you to continue enjoying your hobbies and interests such as gardening, walking a pet or being an active member of your social groups.
  • Keeping fully up to date with all the latest training to ensure a high quality of care.

Guardian live in carers are able to deliver a truly personalised service tailored for your specific circumstances. With our carefully screened staff, you will find a skilled, caring companion with whom to share and enjoy daily life.

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