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What does senior care in Kent consist of?

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 idea of leaving your home and community where so many of your memories were made can be upsetting, with senior care in Kent you are able to remain in the home you love. Carers in Kent covers a range of different types of services to the elderly, for example, we can offer Full Time or Part Time and either Live In or Live Out Care.

Respite Care is another option of care that typically is either a carer coming to relieve your current carer if they have holiday time booked off. Or respite care can also be available for those who have just undergone a major operation and need assistance while recovering. Here at Guardian Carers we can tailor each carer to your specific needs and requirements, your carer can be as hands-on as you need.

Guardian Carers can also provide Live In, round the clock care to those individuals who are battling with progressive illnesses such as Dementia. In the UK Dementia affects over 850,000 people and estimated to rise to 2 million by 2050. Having a home carer in Kent is very beneficial for those who are in the early to mid-stages of Alzhimers or Dementia as they are able to remain in their home, around familiar surroundings. You can provide you with specialised medical carers, who are able to care for your unique needs.

Finding you a home carer in Kent

Once you have decided that home care in Kent is the best option for you or your loved one, Guardian Carers can help you find the exact carer you are looking for. There are two vital aspects to consider when finding a private carer for the elderly; your needs and experience.

Firstly, you may want to discuss what you want from the care service. This can then help you choose the type of care you require, for example, Full Time or Part Time Care and either Live In or Live Out care. This can be chosen through considering if there are particular times of the day you need assistance or whether you need 24 hours support. You should then ask yourself what you would like them to do, whether it is more personal care or helping with household chores. Perhaps you need a private carer near you for a fixed amount of time, for instance, if you are recovering from surgery, and only need help while you heal.

It is important to also consider the work experience and qualifications your home carer in Kent. When hiring a carer in Kent with Guardian Carers you can be sure that each of our carers has a minimum of 3 years experience. However, if you are living with dementia, Alzheimer's, long term illness or recovering from an operation, having a senior carer in Kent that has a nursing qualification can be useful. A carer with medical training would be able to deal with more technical needs, for instance, ventilation monitoring.

Being honest with what help you need is key, as we are then able to find you a carer that can provide you with exactly what you need. Guardian Carers has an extensive list of different types of care available, your care can be fully personalised to perfectly suit you and your needs.

What makes an excellent carer in Kent?

The nature of the care profession can be tough, with the long hours and difficult situations to deal with it can have an emotional and physical impact. But remaining calm, cheerful and responsible is essential for the caring role. The care industry is a very personal service and though having an extensive list of experience and qualifications is needed, that is not all you need, you must also have certain personality traits to become an excellent carer. An excellent private carer would have many attributes such as being reliable, patient, passionate and being able to multitask.

Your carer must be reliable as often those who are receiving care plan their days around their care. Some private carers would be asked to take the care recipient to appointments so it is vital your carer is punctual and complete all activities on time.

Being patient is another important aspect of being a carer as patients are dealing with diminished capabilities. Sometimes your care recipient will be having a bad day and maybe would be slower than usual or finding it difficult to express what they mean, which can be very frustrating for them so you but be able to calm the situation.

If your carer is passionate about their job and love to help others, they are more likely to do it to the best of their ability as well as being smiley and enthusiastic during the time period. Being a carer is a hard and demanding role, you are constantly on your feet and need to be alert, which is why it is important that your carer has a drive about them.

Multitasking is another key attribute needed to be an excellent carer. With carers in Kent, your carer will be working alone, which can result in having a lot to do. You must be able to effectively be able to manage your time and deal with more than one task and one time, whilst ensuring your care recipient is receiving continuous high-quality care.

Here at Guardian Carers, we only employ the best to ensure that you are receiving the highest quality of care.

How do I start my home carer in Kent search?

Taking the first step and knowing where to start can be a daunting process, which is why consulting an agency that specialises in home carers in Kent is essential to ensuring your search is stressfree and seamless. With an agency, you have access to expert, experienced advice. Agencies also take the hassle of finding someone out of your hands and make the process a straight forward and enjoyable experience. With Guardian Carers, we interview and screen all our candidates and we are able to provide sample contracts and a payroll service once you have found your perfect disability services at home.

Our years of experience within the industry has meant that our vetting procedure has been honed down to a fine art. When you use an agency like Guardian Carers you can rest assured that the carer you are being presented with has had a thorough background check, verbal references have been verified by our consultants and their experience compliments your requirements perfectly.

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.

Helping hand from the very beginning

Care agency services in Kent such as Guardian Carers take the hassle of resourcing potential carers from you and will only present you with the best of the best that we meet. We bring them into the office for a face to face interview where their experience and qualifications are discussed at length and we are able to obtain verbal references which we then personally check ourselves.

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 first call, your expert consultant will guide you through what your options are, what would suit your requirements most closely and put your mind to rest with any concerns you might have regarding your carer in Kent search. Our consultants are also on hand to help and answer any questions you might have along the way, using an agency that specialises in carers at home like Guardian Carers means you have a direct line to the experts. No matter what stage you are at with your home care search, our consultants are on hand to assist.

Working with experts from the very start in Kent

Our years of experience within the care industry means we know what it takes to be an exceptional carer, which is why all the carers in Kent we work with are the best of the best that are available. We pride ourselves on providing a premium level of service and care for our clients because we expect the same from our carers. We maintain the highest standards and expect the best from our carers because we know you expect the best for yourself.

Here at Guardian Carers, we pride ourselves on being able to delicately align a premium, luxury service for an aspect of your life that is so personal.

So much so that 90% of the families we work with result in a happy, long term placement. Using an agency that specialises in autism carers like Guardian Carers means you can be sure you will receive support from every side, we will take the stress of finding a carer from you and present you with home care services options that perfectly aligns with your care needs and your schedule.

We work with your family to find solutions, whatever your needs. To make perfect and seamless placements is Guardian Carers ethos. With Guardian Carers it is your care, your home, your way.

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