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Getting a carer from social services soon advice please 2 weeks 4 days ago #68083

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Hi all,
I had a social worker out to visit me in my home yesterday and she is going to arrange some carers to come out to me every day of the week. I've never had this before it's always been my mum who's carried out the treatments for me, whats your experience of having a carer I am worried that some of the treatment is internment .Has having a carer been a good thing for you? I just feel a little worried at the moment about it all.

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Getting a carer from social services soon advice please 2 weeks 4 days ago #68092

AJ your speaking to some one (me) who has had carers for the past 14 years (coming into home 4 times a day 7 days a week) they have been an absolute GOD send with my parents being of old age (couldnt find a polite way of putting) they found it hard to help for my care due to my dad having both knee's done and my mom being riddled with arthritis so my younger sister talked to me about it (with some really deep talking and i was really unsure with it at first but i wouldnt look back now

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Getting a carer from social services soon advice please 2 weeks 3 days ago #68097

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Hi flynnar3162225
I was feeling worried as it's all new to me I am starting off as having 3 ladies carers on a rota coming out every morning and they are going to build the time up with me once I get to know them. I am also going to get from social services meals on wheels, plus an outside key lock so that the people can let themselves in. I an just feeling a bit unsure as mums always done my care for me but as shes getting older she's finding it hard work I do feel guilty at times for being born with a disability.

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Ajay

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Getting a carer from social services soon advice please 2 weeks 3 days ago #68099

listen u got nothing to worry about,once u get to trust the carers you have coming in, they will feel like an extended family also seeing different faces (part from friends / family) breaks the day up
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Getting a carer from social services soon advice please 2 weeks 2 days ago #68105

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After a few weeks it will be normal to you.

If you don't like a carer, tell the office not to send the carer anymore
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Getting a carer from social services soon advice please 2 weeks 2 days ago #68106

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It is hard for me to give you advice with you being in the UK.
Here in the USA, the care giver works for you, you can direct your wishes directly to them on site.

IF unhappy with such you discuss it with the provider service and another can come to give you proper service.

Best Wishes on your new Adventurous plight, I am sure it will go fine.

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