What to look for in a carer or support worker

Choosing your own independent support worker is a great way to make sure you receive the support that’s just right for you. But it can also be a daunting task, especially with so much choice out there. How do you know if someone will provide you with good quality care? What questions should you ask in your first meeting? What qualities should you consider when you are deciding between different candidates?

Here are 10 qualities to lookfor when choosing a carer, health professional or support worker for yourself or a loved one.

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