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What makes an excellent carer in Kent?

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

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.



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


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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

Aridath Oketokoun

Very good service
30 May 2018
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