Are you currently interviewing care or support workers for a loved one or for yourself? We pin a lot of hopes on these people. We hope they will be dependable, reliable and trustworthy. We would love them to be organized, domesticated and take initiative and most important of all we wish they will be able to form a special bond with the person needing care.
Interviews are funny things, some people thrive in them and others don’t perform at all...
CEO And Co-founder Of Careseekers
Marissa Sandler is the CEO and co-founder of Careseekers. Previously a social justice lawyer and researcher for over 15 years, Marissa is passionate about helping people live with dignity and finding innovative solutions to problems.
Introducing in-home care can life changing, for the person receiving the care and the family members who support them. Over the past 12 months we have had the privilege of helping many families find in-home care and we wanted to share one of these stories with you.
Meet Mary's 80-year old mother
Mary’s 80-year-old mother has a parathyroid problem and following a stint in hospital and increasing delirium, Mary became increasingly concerned about her mother’s ability to remain at home...
When looking for a care worker, the question at the forefront of most people’s minds is ‘how will this care worker get along with the person needing care?’ Particularly, if the person needing care has been quite resistant to having a carer in their home.
Without a crystal ball, this can be a hard question to answer. However, you can get a good sense of the person by making a few inquiries and asking a few relevant questions.