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5 skills you need to get hired as a Live-In Carer

We share with you the 5 top skills that every dedicated Professional Live-in Carer at The Good Care Group always demonstrates.

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13 October 2017
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To hug or not to hug, that is the question

There is nothing wrong with hugging a client or holding her or his hand, but there is a time and a place for everything.

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04 September 2017
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Supporting Those At End Of Life

Carer Blog Series continues with a sometimes hard to talk subject, end of life care.

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27 July 2017
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Qualities of a good live-in carer

There are several key qualities that go into being a good live-in carer. Here's a quick overview of how each skill can help your loved one.

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13 July 2017
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Helping older people adapt to loss

At some point, we all must adapt to the loss of a loved one. However, the effects of this loss can be more troublesome for older people. Here are just a few ways you can help your loved one adapt to loss.

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29 June 2017
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Memory Cafe on BBC SURREY

Michelle Elliott, having a discussion with Allison Ferns from BBC Surrey, on the Memory Cafe available in Caterham.

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19 June 2017
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One Approach Does Not Fit All

How to support someone who does not have a diagnosis of dementia, but may have other mental health issues, who may suffer from extreme anxiety or may just be rude, or angry no matter what you do or say.

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19 June 2017
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What is Sundowning and How Can I Support my Client Through it?

Sundowning is a common condition with people living with dementia, but not highly recognised, find out how our carer Laetitia helps support her client's through it.

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15 June 2017
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'The Carer Voice' or 'Baby Talk'

How so often we as carers can slip into the habit of talking in our Carer Voice, also known as 'baby talk' with clients who are living with dementia.

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15 June 2017
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The Role of a Professional Carer

Laetitia Hannan, talks about a personal experience with a client that taught her the most important quality of being a Live-in carer.

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17 May 2017
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Why family caregivers need a helping hand

Explore how live-in care can support you as a family caregiver and help you spend more quality time with your loved one.

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01 March 2017
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A Gesture Speaks A Thousand Words

resource to identify gestures which people with dementia used to punctuate, accentuate and supplement their verbal communication.

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24 February 2017