What to expect from your Live-in Carer

When you employ an Angel Care live-in carer you can expect to receive professional support, tailored to your needs. This can cover:

  • Personal Care
  • Social Care
  • Domestic Care

 

Personal Care

Our live-in care clients can be supported with any aspect of personal care in accordance with their individual care plan. This may include:

  • Dressing and undressing
  • Washing, bathing and showering
  • Personal hygiene requirements
  • Care of pressure areas
  • Caring for the skin, teeth, mouth, hair and nails
  • Positioning and movement – for those with poor mobility
  • Medication prompting and administration
  • Incontinence management
  • Toileting and cleaning of toileting equipment
  • Eating and drinking – meeting nutritional and cultural needs
  • Reporting of changes to client health or wellbeing
  • Organising and managing medical and health related appointments
  • Medication ordering and management

 

Social Care

Your live-in carer can actively assist and support you in all aspects of your social interests and emotional wellbeing. This may cover:

  • Participating in social, leisure and personal interests
  • Providing companionship and emotional support – to the clients and their families
  • Organising and accompanying clients on outings and social engagements
  • Management of personal and financial affairs
  • Maintaining regular contact with family and friends
  • Encouraging and assisting clients to pursue personal goals and wishes
  • Participating in meetings and reviews – where the care worker’s direct client care knowledge is a vital element 

 

Domestic Care

Our live-in carers can also help maintain a clean and tidy home.  Domestic tasks may include:

  • Washing and ironing
  • Food shopping and stock rotation
  • Cooking and serving nutritious meals – for clients and their guests
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness
  • Light garden and property maintenance
  • Organising and overseeing property-related maintenance and services

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