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Carer interview questions

Posted 11/05/2023

Carer interview questions

When you apply for a position in the care services sector, you can expect to be asked a wide range of interview questions. Caring for older or vulnerable people is a big responsibility, so employers want to ensure you haveRead More
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How is medication recorded by a home carer?

Posted 11/05/2023

How is medication recorded by a home carer?

Since many older adults take one or more medications daily, it can be easy for a mix-up to happen. When it comes to older adults, medication management is especially important for improving their quality of life and preventing unpleasant sideRead More
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How to get a job as a carer

Posted 11/05/2023

How to get a job as a carer

Are you interested in starting a new career as a home carer? As the ageing population in the UK continues to grow, demand for new carers is only expected to rise. There is no better time to consider a rewardingRead More
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The best clocks for people with dementia

Posted 11/05/2023

The best clocks for people with dementia

Losing track of time is a common symptom of dementia. Not only can this be confusing and distressing for people with dementia, but it can also lead to problems such as forgotten meals, missed appointments or medication mismanagement. Dementia-friendly clocksRead More
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What is vascular dementia?

Posted 11/05/2023

What is vascular dementia?

Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia. It is caused by damaged blood cells which reduce blood flow to the brain. According to Alzheimer’s UK, over 150,000 people are living with vascular dementia in the UK. HereRead More
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The 5 best panic alarms for the older generation

Posted 11/05/2023

The 5 best panic alarms for the older generation

Panic alarms are the ideal solution for anyone with mobility or frailty concerns that wants to continue living safely and independently at home. These small, wearable alarm systems can call for help at the push of a button in caseRead More
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Understanding the NHS continuing care checklist

Posted 11/05/2023

Understanding the NHS continuing care checklist

If you have ongoing care needs due to a health condition or disability, you may be eligible for healthcare funding to help cover some or all of the costs of your care. NHS Continuing Healthcare is a form of fundingRead More
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Becoming a carer with no experience

Posted 11/05/2023

Becoming a carer with no experience

A career as a professional carer offers many practical benefits but it can be difficult to get your foot in the door without any prior experience. Here we guide becoming a carer with no experience and explore some qualifications thatRead More
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What to expect when working in a care home

Posted 11/05/2023

What to expect when working in a care home

The UK will experience a massive demand for care workers as its population ages and care homes will continue to be fundamental in meeting vulnerable adults’ care needs. To help you understand if a career in a care home isRead More
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What to expect as a new carer

Posted 11/05/2023

What to expect as a new carer

If you’re considering a new career as a carer, we’re sure that you have lots of questions! Becoming a care worker is a rewarding and fulfilling career but like any occupation, it has its challenges.  You may be wondering whatRead More
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