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Medical Conditions Care

At Guardian Carers, we pride ourselves in providing a premium level of flexible private care to support your health requirements and specific care needs. Managing a certain medical condition can be a challenging and difficult experience, especially if you are unable to care for yourself. When you are first diagnosed with any condition, for example dementia or multiple sclerosis, you might find yourself being able to manage it mostly on your own. However, as time goes on, you might find that you require someone to lean on as symptoms persist, or the illness progresses. Having a private carer who specialises in a certain medical condition could be hugely beneficial as someone will be in your home who has hands on experience and knowledge, which will enable you to continue to live independently, and on your own terms. Working and cooperating with you and your loved ones, your specialised private carer will ensure to assist you in developing new methods and ways which will enable you to manage your specific medical condition with more confidence.

At Guardian Carers, we completely understand that your independence is key to you maintaining a good quality of life. Dealing with certain medical conditions, such as dementia, diabetes, multiple sclerosis or cancer, can be overwhelming and unsettling, and we believe there is no place like home when recovering or going through life-altering changes. Our private care service can provide you with specialised carers with medical training and nursing qualifications to ensure you are able to receive the correct support whilst remaining in the comfort of your own home.


When we hire our experienced private carers, there are some important qualities we look for in order to fulfil the role to an exceptional standard. We believe some of the many aspects good carer should have is being respectful, patient, reliable and qualified.

All of our specialised carers must be understandable and respectful to you and your needs. You may find yourself not being able to do everything that you used to be capable of doing, and therefore people may start to treat you differently, or at times, can come across as patronising. At Guardian Carers, we ensure that all of our carers will treat you with the respect that you deserve, and also ensure this is maintained throughout your placement.

An exceptional carer is guaranteed to be patient. Particularly if you are suffering from a medical condition, it can be frustrating at times when every day and easy tasks are taking longer to complete than usual. Therefore, it is hugely important that your private carer is patient and calm in any situation that may arise.

At Guardian Carers, we believe that the perfect carer should be reliable. As time goes on, and your age or medical condition can progress, then you may start need to start relying on your carer for more important tasks, such as taking you to your doctor’s appointment, or managing your medication. Your personal, private in-home carer will have to ensure that every duty is completed, and they are done in the correct manner, and timely fashion.

Another important quality that carer should have is the ability to be observant. You or your loved one may not notice specific symptoms becoming more and more frequent. However, is it up to your specialised private home carer to notice this such as this and act accordingly. Along with being observant, it is also important that your carer must be compassionate. If it comes to a time when you or your loved one start to deteriorate, it can be a very emotional and difficult time, but having a carer there to support you and be there to cheer you up on your bad days, is very important.

Our medically specialised private carers are also a source of emotional support and friendship, so no matter what your situation is, or what you and your family are going through, you can have full confidence in knowing that you have someone standing by your side and offering a helping hand.

As you or your loved ones needs can change and evolve over time, the care can also evolve with you. Therefore, while you may have started with someone popping in a few times a week, you may also find that you gradually require more and more help, which could be a sign that you need for a carer who can be with you full time.


At Guardian Cares, we understand how difficult it could be to come to terms with a medical condition. We offer a wide range of specialised carers who are qualified with nursing and caring for people with certain medical conditions. All of our carers have a minimum of 3 years in the care industry, so you will be in safe hands.

We can provide you with a private carer that can help with the following medical conditions, but is not limited to:

  • Dementia (all types of dementia)
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Autism
  • Bariatric care
  • Cancer
  • Mental health care
  • Any post-operative care

If you or a loved one is affected by any of these conditions, our expert consultants will take the time to search for the most suitable In Home carer to assist with your day-today needs. We want to make things easier for you, and providing In Home support could be the best option for you. It is important for us to work very closely with the patient and their family and fully understand the medical situation, this way we can find the ideal In Home carer to support and assist with your needs and preferences.


Guardian Carers has a wide selection of In Home carers that specialise in caring for people with medical conditions. This could be in the form of personal care, nursing support, help in the home, or just simply providing companionship or encouragement if you are going through an emotional time.

Our In Home carers will support you with:

  • Any basic medical support, for example dressing any wounds
  • Ensuring you take the relevant medications on time
  • Personal care, such as bathing and helping to go to the toilet
  • Mobility support and helping to move around the home
  • Helping to run any errands, for example picking up prescriptions
  • Helping to build social skills used to develop friendships
  • Encouraging you to keep an active and healthy lifestyle
  • Providing companionship
  • Maintaining communication with friends or families

Supporting your medical condition at home can be completely customisable to your schedule and needs, whether that be having a Full-Time or Part-Time carer, as well as Live-In or Live-Out. This is why specialised private care will be considered the most accommodating care option for you. The additional support around your day to day life will mean you can continue to live as independently as possible, whilst remaining in your own home and community surrounded by friends and family. With Guardian Carers, your specialised care at home will provide completely personalised, one on one care in the environment you feel most comfortable, your home.


Care services at home are essential if you are managing a more serious health issue, for example Cancer or Alzheimer’s. Private carers are specifically trained and have years of hands on experience managing these illnesses on a day to day basis, they will provide you with a deeper understanding than your loved ones might be able to provide.They will also be more experienced that your loved ones may be in dealing with more challenging situations that might arise. They are also able to guide you through the changes that happen within yourself, provide you with reassurance and an understanding shoulder to lean on.


Making the initial decision to get a private carer, and then starting your search for one, can be a daunting and overwhelming process, which is why consulting a private care agency that specialises in care for individuals with medical conditions, is essential in ensuring your search is stress-free and seamless.

At Guardian Carers, we conduct a thorough and in-depth vetting procedure when searching for your perfect carer. We will conduct personal, face to face interviews, where we will discuss all of their experience and qualifications. We will also check all their verbal references. Once we have selected some options of careers suite to your needs and requirements, you or your loved one will also have the chance to meet them personally and give them interview, where you can discuss your requirements in more detail. We are always happy to give you interview tips and questions that you may want to ask during the interview. Once you have chosen your preferred carer, then we can provide you with sample contracts and a payroll service.

With 14 years in the care service industry, we strongly believe your care should start from the very moment you contact us, and we will go above and beyond to make sure you have found the ideal specialised private carer for you.


Private care agencies for people at home, such as Guardian Carers, will take the hassle of resourcing potential carers from you and will only present you with the best of the best that we meet.

All of our carers will have the following:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the care industry
  • 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 may have regarding your medically specialised carer at home 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 medically trained carers at home like Guardian Carers means you have a direct line to the experts. No matter what stage you are at with your bariatric care search, our consultants are on hand to assist.

Our years of experience within the care industry means we know what it takes to be an exceptional carer for people with medical conditions, which is why all the private carers 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.


90% of the families we work with are in a happy and lasting placement. You can be assured that you will receive support from all sides and be presented with specialised private carers that perfectly aligns with your care needs and requirements. We work with families to find solutions, whatever your needs are. With Guardian Carers our ethos is, it’s your care, your home, your way.

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