Take Complete Control of Your Care Like choosing the clothes you wear, a car to drive, or a house to live in, you should be free to make one of the most personal choices of your life - the person to care for you. Carers Direct offers you the freedom to choose who is to come into your home and the times & days too, while typically saving over £5,000 a year! Experience suggests that by employing your care assistant directly, then the care you receive can be significantly enhanced, due to the very direct and personal nature of the relationship. To identify care assistants in your area, enter your postcode on the website. After confirming your care needs enter your preferred days and times of the visits. Review the profiles and prices of local care assistants. Message them directly to go over the details. Then, when you feel comfortable, choose your preferred care assistant.