Every carer whose shift invoice is approved on the Curamcare platform is covered by the following policy:
CURAMCARE’S SELF-EMPLOYED CARER INSURANCE BENEFITS
- Public liability up to £1M
- Legal expenses - £10,000
- Personal belongings at work up to £250
- Accidental death - £7,500
- Hospitalisation (accident only) per 24 hours up to £25 (max 30 days)
- Broken bones from £20
Other Cover Highlights
Permanent total disablement (such as loss of sight or loss of use of your back)
Permanent partial disablement (such as loss of sight or loss of use of your back)
Costs in a legal action to defend your legal rights arising out of allegations of negligence or abuse as a result of your employment as a carer.
The cost of replacing the keys and locks to external doors of any service user’s home following loss or theft of the keys.
Accidental loss or damage to your personal effects whilst you are in the course of your employment.
Accidental damage to any service user’s property by you as a result of forced access to their home solely to deal with a medical emergency.
Activities & Duties Covered
Personal care including: preparing, serving and feeding food or drink, bathing, dressing, moving and handling.
Administering of prescribed medicines and first aid.
General domestic duties including: shopping, basic maintenance and gardening tasks.
Looking after the Service User’s domestic pets or children, (or other children for whom the Service User is responsible) provided that these tasks form only a minor part of the overall work carried out for that Service User.
Accompanying any Service User on social, domestic or pleasure trips.