Tag: domestic staff

Health Checks for your Nanny

    “She has full blown HIV? But that is not possible. All her medical results showed her tests were negative before she started working with us”. “Just 3 months after starting work with us, my nanny had to leave because she was pregnant. Instead she was lying that she was just getting fatter”. Health and…

Household Staff

Introducing Safe Hands Home Care Services

1) Why and when did you start Safe Hands Home Care Services? Safehands emanated in 2013, with the passion and need for of providing quality service, sanity, competence and safety in the household staffing industry. Reorienting the school of thought on the concept of household staffing, instilling professionalism, standard and finesse and eradicating the stigma…

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Good News Kidnapped Orekoya Boys are Back Home

We have some good news, the kidnapped Orekoya boys are back home! There were a lot of prayers from everyone for the boys to be returned home to their parents unharmed and safe. We thank God this has indeed been the case. In the aftermath of this, there are a lot of questions being raised. There…

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Christmas Time and Your Domestic Staff

Christmas is family time and most people want to spend time with their families. Your domestic staff is no different and you should be fair to give them the time they need to also celebrate with their families at this time of the year. Those who might not celebrate christmas would at the minimum want…

Managing your Domestic Staff

Most homes engage the service of domestic staff and it is important for you as the employer to keep certain things in mind as you manage your domestic staff. Background checks are important before they start work. Insist on speaking to an ex-employer. Very importantly get an identity card for them and keep a copy…

LagosMums interviews Mrs Ronke Adeniyi, PoshBababiesandKids and founder of “helpsfromhell.com”

LagosMums interviews Mrs Ronke Adeniyi, the Proprietress of PoshBabiesandKids and Director of PoshPartyPacks on her creation of the website “helpsfromhell.com” to tackle domestic staff issues. Why did you decide to create this website? Great question! The website www.helpsfromhell.com was put up following a personal experience with a domestic worker which lead to my husband having a very close shave…

Diary of a LagosMums | Nanny HIV Scare

A shocking and emotional roller coaster I have just been through….. I got a nanny through an agency, an agency I was comfortable using because they appeared to be rather professional and seemed to be more organized and trustworthy than just your regular run of the mill street guy who places girls in your houses…pimps…

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