Browsing Category

Carer Tips

Career Carer Tips Health & Well-Being

Mental Health Awareness Week- Tackling loneliness as a Carer

Being a carer isn’t easy. There’s no doubt that when someone relies on you for their basic needs and wellbeing, the stress of it can quickly become overwhelming. Never having time for yourself and pretty much being on the clock 24/7 can be challenging and lonely.  As a carer can it can be difficult to do many of the things that most people take for granted. Being unable to enjoy social activities with friends and family can leave you with…

Continue Reading

Carer Tips Caring

5 reasons why it’s awesome to be a Carer

Whether you are about to leave school or you are considering a career change, why not consider becoming a carer? Many people don’t understand the various roles available in the care sector and how incredibly rewarding a job in the care industry can be. It can help improve your personal and professional life in various ways. Plus, you gain a sense of job satisfaction and access to job benefits.  We see the incredible work our members achieve every day, so…

Continue Reading

Career Carer Tips Caring

Commonly asked Carer interview questions

A carer interview can be a nerve-racking experience for everyone. From arriving on time, looking presentable, to questions on preparation, there’s a lot to remember. If you plan to pursue a career in the care sector, you might be looking for some job interview tips? Within this blog post, you will find helpful information relating to commonly asked questions and valuable advice.  Prepare the job role ahead of time. Knowing the responsibilities and expectations are a must. Research the businesses…

Continue Reading

Carer Tips Health & Well-Being Lifestyle

Stress Awareness Month: Tips For Carers

The month of April is dedicated to promoting stress. Unfortunately, a staggering amount of people endure high levels of stress on a regular basis. In the past year, it was reported by The Mental Health Foundation that 71% of people had felt so stressed that they were overwhelmed. It was also reported that: 51% of adults who feel stressed reported that they also felt depressed, and 61% said that they were anxious. 37% of adults who reported that they felt…

Continue Reading

Carer Tips

How to Cope with the Pressure of Caring for a Loved One?

How to cope with the pressure of caring for a loved one? Caring for a friend or family member, someone you love dearly and would do anything for, who has a terminal or chronic condition, is a selfless, rewarding job, but it can also be incredibly stressful. It’s exhausting. It will put a strain on you and your relationships. It will change you, sometimes for the better, and sometimes for the worse. Never has there been such a dynamic job…

Continue Reading