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Can a 17-year old become a live-in carer if they have one year’s experience working in a residential home?

Can a 17-year old become a live-in carer if they have one year’s experience working in a residential home?

We recently had a similar question, please refer to https://www.qcs.co.uk/ask-sheila/minimum-carer-age/ for the answer you are looking for. Minimum carer age | Social Care QA's at QCS

Barry Price

Specialist in Adults with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs


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