EMPLOY MY OWN CARER

 

Fotor0514114739Assistance, support, getting out and about, whatever help you may require to continue your independent life. When looking to take on your own carer privately, here are a few things you may want to consider.

 

 

 

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  • Difficulties you have with day to day activities.
  • Who helps at the moment.
  • What would you like to achieve.
  • Everyday skills you would like to regain.
  • What do you think would support you most.
  • What help do you think is required to be more independent.

 

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  • Help you need to stay safe and independent.
  • Help you need with daily tasks such as washing, dressing, toileting.
  • Other support you need in your daily life.
  • Whether you get out and about.
  • When you can get out and about.
  • When you most need support.
  • What support would help your carers.
  • What do you need to be more in control of your life.
  • Other goals you have.

 

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  • Difficulties you have with day to day activities.
  • Who helps at the moment.
  • What would you like to achieve.
  • Everyday skills you would like to regain.
  • What do you think would support you most.
  • Cultural, religious and spiritual needs.
  • Communication needs.
  • Responsibility for dependents.

 

 

 

A FEW EXTRA IDEAS TO CONSIDER

The following are just a few ideas to take into account when looking at the kind of help you require. Don’t forget shopping, cooking, cleaning, doctor/hospital appointments. It may seem quite daunting, but by having a clear understanding of the help you require from the beginning makes for a strong foundation for the future.

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Other information you will need to gather:

 

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Can be applied for from https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check/arranging-checks-as-an-employer

 

 

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For information regarding taxes etc…https://www.gov.uk/search?q=hmrc

 

 

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REMEMBER

Remember, as time goes on, your needs may increase or decrease. This is an aspect of your care which can be reviewed periodically in order to keep it consistent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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