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July 1st, 2020

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During the Covid-19 pandemic, we spoke to one of our carers Catherine, about how she is coping. Catherine has been a carer for over 20 years. She has predominantly worked in complex care. Now, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, she has had to “raise the hygiene level 10 notches up because this is a virus that we don’t understand”, she said. “We have to be very aware of our patients and... read more

May 20th, 2020

Care homes deaths change the way families look at care for their relatives

On Friday BBC News revealed that more than 12,500 care home residents died between March and May. The report looked at the deadly effect of coronavirus in care homes. Guardian Carers Managing... read more

February 28th, 2020

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Here is our rundown of 3 top things to do over the weekend of 28th of February to 1st march: 1. The Kew Orchid Festival continues in Richmond The annual orchid festival is back at Kew and for... read more

February 21st, 2020

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It’s common for carers to work long hours and to over-work themselves. You may find yourself offering more time to the person you are caring for than to yourself. It’s essential that you take... read more

February 18th, 2020

Recovery time for sports injuries

Did you know that almost 1.5 million people end up in the A&E departments in the UK due to sports injuries? More than this, an average of 8.6 million sports related injuries happen each year. Sports... read more

February 18th, 2020

How to prevent sports injuries

It is well-known that being involved in sports activities has innumerable advantages. However, playing sports or doing fitness related activities does come with its downsides. Athletes often injure... read more

February 18th, 2020

3 most common football injuries & how to care for them

Almost 1.5 million people in the UK alone end up in the A&E departments due to sports related injuries. Sports injuries often sideline athletes and sports players. And some of the most sports... read more

February 18th, 2020

Tennis injuries: how to care and prevent them

Tennis is recognised as having extensive benefits such as improving a person’s muscle tone and lowering the resting heart rate. Despite this, tennis is among some of the sports which send many... read more

February 18th, 2020

5 Most Common Sports Injuries and how to prevent them

1.5 million people end up in the A&E departments in the UK as a result of injuries related to sports and exercise. Sports injuries often sideline athletes and sports players. Sports injuries are very... read more

October 1st, 2019

Working as a live-in carer

Live-in care is when the carer lives in the home with the person they are caring for and provide care whenever is required. This is what makes it the most comprehensive care. Live-in care gives our... read more

October 1st, 2019

How to hire a live-in carer

Live-in Care is when the carer will live with you in your home and provide care whenever you require. This is what makes it the most comprehensive care. Live-in care gives our clients the advantage... read more

October 1st, 2019

How to hire a private carer

Private care essentially is supportive care provided within you or your loved one's household. Your private carer can assist you with almost anything from personal care and wellbeing to managing... read more

October 30th, 2018

Are you a member of the ‘sandwich’ generation?

It’s no secret that many couples are delaying having children until well into their thirties and in some cases forties. However, these same couples may end up finding themselves supporting older... read more

October 30th, 2018

Care needs set to rise in England

If you are starting to see your retirement on the horizon, there’s good news. The number of people aged 65 and older who live independently, without any care needs, is set to rise by 60% in England... read more

October 30th, 2018

The pros and cons of being bilingual in later life

As borders of today’s society become increasingly blurred, more and more people are becoming bilingual. Our ageing population is also ever increasing, but how are these two factors related? It is... read more

July 25th, 2018

Is it time for care in your own home?

4 signs you or your loved one needs the help at home to stay out of a home. No adult likes to admit they need help in their daily life. Research shows, employing a carer at home before the need is... read more

June 26th, 2018

4 Tips for a Safer Home

When someone you love is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, it is often difficult to know what to do. A few minor adjustments, considerations and sufficient support at home may enable a loved... read more

June 26th, 2018

5 Qualities to Look For in a Carer

1) Good Listener Being a good listener is an essential life skill and also crucially important in caring roles. Caring not only provides practical assistance but also companionship and friendship... read more

June 26th, 2018

The Importance of the Elder Generation

Our Senior Generation with a wealth of life experience, wisdom and skills acquired from living through various situations that most others cannot even imagine, are often dismissed when they begin to... read more

June 26th, 2018

Why Being a Carer is the Best Job

Austerity and government cuts on public expenditure in recent years has placed critical strains on the NHS and our social welfare system, where adequate care is increasingly difficult to access... read more

June 26th, 2018

Ageing with English as a Second Language

London is one of the most multicultural cities in the world with over 300 languages being spoken. Approximately one third of Londoners are born abroad and the city continues to attract over 200,000... read more

June 21st, 2018

Top 10 Anti-Ageing Foods

1) Water Water is the most important and often over looked nutritious source for the brain. Over 80% of the brain is made up of water and is extremely sensitive to dehydration. Even a mild loss of... read more

June 21st, 2018

Healthy Eating for Seniors

When we think about our diet we often place too much emphasis on how it affects our body rather than our brains and how we feel. Diet plays a crucial role in keeping us mentally alert, emotionally... read more

June 21st, 2018

Top 5 London Destinations for Seniors

1) Kew Gardens Within the hustle and bustle of London there are still many opportunities to get in touch with nature for a sense of tranquility, oneness and peace. London’s largest UNESCO World... read more

June 21st, 2018

Don’t wait for a fall. 5 Signs You Need a Carer so you stay out of a care home.

1) Forgetfulness Do you have difficulty remembering names and places? Do you seem to misplace items and feel confused? While memory problems are a common complaint amongst the senior population... read more

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Adam

Guardian Carers have been so helpful finding us a carer for my mother. She is extremely independent and guardian carers have helped give us the reassurance that she has someone there to help her if...
12 Jun 2018
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SS

I phoned in on Monday in a panic as the Carer we had just hired for my uncle canceled on us. Renate our consultant was very helpful she immediately sent over two candidates for us to interview. The...
11 Feb 2018
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Emma Lewis

I hired an excellent Carer for my Husband through them. The carer also helps around the house which has been a big help for us. They were the only agency that allowed me to interview and meet the...
10 Jun 2018
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K.A.

Superb customer service. Staff are exceptionally friendly. They have a good range of carers to choose from.
06 Jun 2018
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Denise

Very pleased with the service. They found us an excellent Turkish and English speaking Carer Housekeeper. We have struggled to find someone bilingual before.
01 Jun 2018
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Mariana Canguia

Guardian Carers offers a very good service, I have used and I was very happy with their service as they met all my expectations. So I do recommend :) :)
01 Jun 2018
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Millicent A

My friend recommended the agency to me and I am glad I paid them a visit. I just started a new job through them. Can't thank them enough.
31 May 2018
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Mercy N W

Guardian Carers were able to find my Dad the right Carer Housekeeper. My dad was initially very hesitant to have any help. Our consultant offered to meet with him. She explained the benefits and...
30 May 2018
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R Blumstein

Guardian carers have been brilliant in helping me find two Carers for my parents who are based in Switzerland. We interviewed 5 candidates through them before making a decision. They made sure to...
30 May 2018
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Aridath Oketokoun

Very good service
30 May 2018
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