Tips For Hiring A Carer

tips for hiring the right carer
Top tips for hiring a carer, including the types of care, the difference between hourly and live in care, the qualifications and experience you should look for, and the services available for finding a carer. Tips for hiring a carer There’s no shortage of carers for the elderly but finding the right one can be …

Find a London Carer: Where to Start Your Search

Finding care in London
Decisions about home care start with the type of care you need, and how you would like to find a carer. The options are agencies, self-employed and an introductory platform like HomeTouch. Tips for finding carers in London Sometimes the need for care goes from a consideration for the future, to an urgent necessity, in …

Dementia Care: How to Find The Right Carer

how to find the right dementia carer
Finding the right person is essential and challenging. You’ll need to consider their training, references, personal qualities and carry out a trial shift. Why choose dementia care? As dementia becomes increasingly prevalent, dementia care is a topic on many people’s minds. One in four people aged 65+ were diagnosed with dementia in 2013, and this is …

Care Agencies In London: There is an Alternative!

Home care agencies
hometouch provides a tried and trusted alternative to the care agency model. We bring carers together with care seekers, empowering you to take control of the care you receive. Finding a private carer in London without using a traditional agency Finding care can be stressful, and care agencies in London don’t make that any easier. …

Live in Care London: Finding the Right Care

Finding good care
 Finding the right carer isn’t just about experience and qualifications, it’s also about finding the personality fit that will lead to a close and trusting relationship. Live in Care London: Finding the Right Care It can be challenging to find the right home care. While no one likes to think of their loved ones, or …

The Best Companion Care for Older People

how to find companion care
Whether you choose to find a companion through an agency, directly on a self-employed basis, or through an introductory agency like HomeTouch, it’s personality that matters. When our loved ones begin to get older, we naturally want to help them stay happy, healthy and independent for as long as possible. At this point finding the …

Self-Employed Carer: 4 Tips to Find the Right Candidate

how to find companion care
Finding a self-employed carer can be challenging, especially if you’re coming to terms with the fact that you or your loved ones need care at all Self-employed carer: 4 tips to find the right candidate – so you have one less thing to worry about. There are two things you really need to know about …

Home Help – How to Find the Best Help at Home

You can find home help by applying to your local authority, or by finding a carer privately. Private carers can be found through introductory platforms like HomeTouch.  Home help: what you need to know All of us want to live in our own homes for as long as possible. But as we become frail, additional …

Listen to hometouch on BBC London Radio

BBC Radio London
The strain on unpaid carers, the broken care service system, the guidelines that are supposed to provide guarantees and the cuts to funding that make fulfilling those guarantees impossible. BBC Radio London investigates home care Guidelines published by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have suggested that care visits should be a minimum of …

Live-in care prices can start at £850 per week, and hourly care can cost from £15 per hour. These prices can rise or fall depending on the level of care required, as well as factors like geographical location. The price of home care: how much do private carers cost? Growing older can be full of rewards: …

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