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Hertfordshire Carers

There is no place like home and Guardian Carers enables you to continue living the life you love in the home you love.

WHAT DOES SENIOR CARE IN HERTFORDSHIRE CONSIST OF?

Private home care in Hertfordshire is the most comprehensive type of care to help you with your daily activities. Private care in the home tends to be the step before moving into a retirement residence. Many of us do not want to live in a care or nursing home as we get older or living with certain medical conditions. The thought of leaving your home can be overwhelming, and we understand that you would also not want to leave the community where you have made so many precious memories. At Guardian Carers, having a private carer in Hertfordshire will enable you to remain in your home, around the people you love the most. Our private carers covers a wide range of different care services, this can consist of Part-Time and Full-Time work, as well as the option for Live-In or Live-Out.

At Guardian Carers we also offer Respite Care, which usually consists of the carer coming to relieve your current private carer if they have a holiday, or time booked off. Respite care in Hertfordshire can also be available for individuals who have just undergone a major operation and are in need of assistance during the recovery process. Here at Guardian Carers, we are able to tailor each carer to your specific needs and requirements, as well as your interests. Your private carer Hertfordshire will always be able to offer a helping hand with anything you may need.

Guardian Carers will also be able to provide a private Live-In carer in Hertfordshire, which is beneficial for people who need round the clock care, specifically for people battling with progressive illnesses, such as Dementia. In the UK, Dementia affects over 850,000 people and is estimated to rise to 2 million people by the year 2050. Having a private home carer in Hertfordshire is essential for those who are in their early stages to mid-stages of Alzheimers or Dementia, which will enable them to stay in the comfort of their own home, around familiar surroundings. Guardian Carers can also provide a range of specialised medical carers with specific training and qualifications, therefore they are able to care for your unique needs. Live in Care in Hertfordshire is there to ensure your life continues to run as smoothly as possible. From helping with any housework, managing any medications and taking you to any doctor’s appointment. A Hertfordshire carer will ensure you can stay in your beloved home

Our Hertfordshire private carers are the very best at what they do, and highly qualified and experienced to care for your needs. They take a very enthusiastic and friendly approach and will help our clients continue to live independently in your own home, as well as staying safe and secure. We understand that dealing with a change in lifestyle or an illness can be very challenging, and we strongly believe there is no place like home when recovering or going through changes that come with age. We are dedicated to finding the perfect carer in Hertfordshire for you or your loved one.

WHAT SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR IN A HERTFORDSHIRE CARER?

Searching for the most perfect private carer can be tough, that is why it is important to make sure your carer has the right attributes to perform their duties to a great standard. The nature of the care profession can be difficult, particularly with the long hours and different situations they will deal with, it can have an emotional and physical impact. But remaining calm, confident, and responsible are essential traits to have when working in the caring role. The care industry is a very personal service, and although having the right qualifications, training and experience can be vital, that is not all they need. It is highly important to have certain personality traits to become an excellent and well-performed carer. A carer would have many attributes such as being reliable, patient, passionate and the ability to multitask.

It is important for your carer to be reliable as many of our clients would have plan their days around this. Some of our private carers in Hertfordshire would be asked to take the care recipient to any doctors appointments, therefore their punctuality is vital and are able to complete all of the activities on time.

Being patient is another important trait to have when working as a private carer, as the clients can be people dealing with diminished capabilities. A times, the care recipient may be experiencing a bad day and possibly be slower than usual, or finding it difficult to express themselves. This can be frustrating for them so it is crucial for the carer to remain calm about the situation and be patient

Your carer needs to be passionate about their job and takes joy in helping others, this means they will be more likely to perform their role to the best of their ability, as well as being cheerful and enthusiastic throughout. Being a private carer can be a very hard and demanding role, where they could be on their feet a lot and be alert, that is why it is important for your carer to have a motivated and passionate quality about them.

The next key attribute a private carer should have in order to be an excellent carer is the ability to multitask. With carers in Hertfordshire, your private carer will be working alone, which can result in having a lot of work to do. Therefore, your carer must be able to manage your time and deal with more than one task at a time, whilst ensuring the care recipient is receiving continuous high-quality care. At guardian Carers, we will only ensure to employ the best of the best, and guarantee you receive high quality care.

WHAT DUTIES CAN A HERTFORDSHIRE CARER CARRY OUT?

Our Hertfordshire carers are there to simply make your day to day life easier and lift the weight off your shoulders. This will allow you to focus on your interests and hobbies, and continue your life with independence. The carers will always encourage you to eat more healthy meals and maintain an active lifestyle, as well as accompanying you to any activities you may have. By having a private carer in Hertfordshire, they will be able to give you the support and assistance you need.

There are a range of duties your private carer can carry out for you, such as:

  • Helping with any personal care and hygiene
  • Preparing any meals and sharing recipes and nutritional information
  • Liaising with doctors and arranging any appointments if needed
  • Running errands, such as grocery shopping or picking up laundry
  • Helping to keep your household clean and tidy
  • Managing any medication and ensuring its taken on time
  • Feeding and walking any pets you may have
  • Preparing hot and cold beverages
  • Organising day trips
  • Accompanying you to various social events
  • Going for walks with you around the neighbourhood or in the park
  • Booking any reservations for restaurants or cafes

As well tasks around the house, or personal hygiene, private home care for the elderly in Hertfordshire can also provide a great deal of emotional support. Even though the ideal scenario is to stay in your home, there may be times when you get the feeling of loneliness and isolation. Whether you want to share stories and experiences over a cup of tea, or simply just want someone in the house with you, a private home care in Hertfordshire can offer you companionship. It also allows you to continue your day to day activities and still see your friends or loved ones when you wish. All of our carers are fully experienced and will have a deep understanding of the impacts adns struggles you may face, which your loved ones may not fully understand. Your Hertfordshire private carer will always be there to lend you a helping hand through your good, and especially bad days.

By having your personal carer in Hertfordshire, it will give your loved ones the added peace of mind that you are in safe, capable and experienced hands. The extra adult in the home enhances the level of security and gives you more confidence in your day to life. A Hertfordshire carer will ensure to be there for if you have a fall at any point of the day, and they can also deter any uninvited visitors. At Guardian Carers, our number one priority is ensuring that you feel safe and secure within your own home, this is a core aspect of elderly home care.

HOW CAN YOU START THE SEARCH FOR YOUR CARER?

Knowing where and how to start your search for your private carer can be confusing and overwhelming at times, which is why a consulting with an experienced care agency that specialises in home carers in Hertfordshire is essential to ensuring your search is stress-free and seamless. With a care agency such as Guardian Carers, you have will access to expert and experienced advice. Agencies will also take the hassle of finding someone out of your hands, and make the process much more straightforward and efficient. At Guardian carers we make sure to interview and screen all of our candidates. Once you have made your decision, we can also provide you with sample contracts and a payroll service.

With 14 years of experience in the care industry, we ensure to undertake a thorough vetting procedure. When searching for your carer with Guardian Carers, you can be reassured that the carer being presented to you, has had an in-depth background check, their verbal references have been verified by our consultants, and their experience will compliments your needs and requirements perfectly. All of our consultants believe that your care should start the very moment you contact us, and will not stop once you have found your carer. Our consultants are always on hand to assist at any point during your search and even after you have found the carer for you.

Guardian Carers will take the hassle of resourcing potential carers from you and will only present you with the very best. We will personally invite them into the office for a face to face interview, where we will discuss their qualifications and experience in more depth. We will obtain any verbal references and verbally check them ourselves.

There are specific requirements that are needed for our candidates to join our agency. All of our carers will have the following:

  • First Aid and Safeguarding qualification
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • At least 3 years of experience
  • Any language requirements can be accommodated

From the very moment you get in contact with us, your personal expert consultant will guide you through what options you have, what would suit your requirements most closely, and deal with any concerns or queries you may have regarding your Hertfordshire private carer. We are always on hand to help and answer any questions you might have along the way. By using a specialised care agency, you will have direct line to the experts. No matter what you are at with your care search, consultants are on hand to assist.

START YOUR HERTFORDSHIRE CARER SEARCH TODAY

If you or your loved one are considering private home care and would like to find out more about how Guardian Carers can help you, then feel free to give us a call today. Our expert consultants are always on hand to give you any advice and discuss what type of care you need.

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