Security and Safety for Carers

Do you have any advice on staying safe as a carer?

We recommend Suzy Lampugh Trust for advice and information on staying safe and minimising the risks of working alone. As a self-employed carer, you are in complete control over where you do and do not work. If...

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Do you background check your clients?

We do not carry out any background checks on clients or risk assessments of their homes. It is therefore important that you meet the clients before agreeing to take a job, or ask questions if you have your intr...

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How do I highlight a concern?

If you have concern regarding the work you are doing, we encourage you to try and resolve this with your client directly. However, if you feel the concern is of a more serious nature, and in particular if the m...

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Do I have to get carer insurance?

We strongly recommend you purchase Public Liability Insurance to protect yourselves and your clients in the event of an accident or injury in the workplace. We inform clients which carers have insurance, so as ...

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