People become a live-in carer for a broad range of reasons. Whether it started with supporting someone in their own family or they simply have always had a passion to help, they’re people doing an extraordinary job.
Caring is something I have wanted to do since I can remember, and I have always liked looking after elderly people, even from a young age.Caroline, an Elder-approved carer
Meet live-in carers Adenike and Ernestina – here they share why they chose a career in care, and what caring for others means to them.
Becoming a live-in carer
Caring for someone living with dementia
Carer Stories – Caroline Mardy: A Calling to Care
Carer stories: Caroline Mardy Caroline had wanted to become a carer from a young age. After caring for her mother-in-law for ten years, she joined Elder in 2017, fulfilling a…
One of my favourite things about being a carer is the communication element. I cared for a gentleman who served in the war and I learned so much from him. He enjoyed talking about his experience and I enjoyed listening.Jillo, an Elder-approved carer