Working as a carer 9 Oct, 2017

Flu Jab for Carers

Why the flu jab for carers is important, how it works, what the side effects are, and what you can do for yourself and your loved one if you get the flu. Why there is a flu jab for carers Getting vaccinated isn’t just about protecting yourself, it’s about protecting those around you. The more …
Respite / Working as a carer 21 Feb, 2017

Carer Depression

Carer depression is brought on by the constant stress, anxiety, and sometimes guilt, that come with providing care for a loved one. What is carer depression? Most carers will suffer from depression at some stage as a result of their caring duties. When you’re down, you may feel helpless and hopeless, but with support you …

HomeTouch Carer income

  HomeTouch, the UK’s largest online home care service, has released data from over 100,000 hours delivered through it’s platform, showing carer income by London borough. Average hourly earnings across London are at £12.04/hour, over 28% higher than the London Living Wage of £9.40. Carers working through the HomeTouch model, now have the flexibility to negotiate …