Care News from Helping Hands

As an experienced home care agency with a team of professional carers working across the country, we regularly keep up to date on care industry news. That way we can ensure our team have the most recent expertise in medical advances, and with new and innovative methods of supporting our customers.

We also provide home care news updates specific to Helping Hands about how we work and how we are developing as a company – not forgetting regular news about our carers’ work and how we are improving the service we provide for our customers.

Read care industry news from Helping Hands to get invaluable insight into the health and social care industry as well advice and guidance from our expert team.


Meet Jen… our live-in Carer Ambassador

Meet Jen… our live-in Carer Ambassador Starting a new career is not always easy, especially if this involves moving to a new town, city, or country. For our new live-in carers, the journey to our training weeks can be hundreds of miles, in some cases even from as far as Australia! It is only natural […]


A very Wimbledon Branch Christmas!

A Very Wimbledon Branch Christmas Christmas is a magical time for our customers and our carers, and there was plenty of festive cheer to celebrate the wonderful work that our carers do at our Wimbledon branch this year. Rebecca Terrell (Branch Manager), Jacky Allday (carer) Lauren Durrand (carer) and Angie Anslow (Care-Co-ordinator) all enjoyed turning […]


Meet Richard Merrills one of our Hourly Carers

Meet Richard Merrills one of our Hourly Carers You may be surprised to learn that not all of our carers come from a carer background. It’s not a prerequisite, you don’t need experience – it helps, but it really isn’t necessary. Ursula Jayes Head of Carer Recruitment at Helping Hands states: “During a recent piece […]


We don’t want you to be lonely at Christmas!

It is a sad fact that loneliness can affect anyone, of any age, at any time of their lives. It is estimated that around 28% of British adults experience loneliness at least some of the time and some even feel trapped within their own home. According to new figures almost one million people aged over […]

Heather's beautiful artwork made it on our Christmas card this year. Here she is with her Live-In Care Manager Carol Tomkins.

Dementia doesn’t hold back artist Heather!

Dementia doesn’t hold back artist Heather!   Today I met Heather, a lovely lady with a huge personality and although she still needed a little assistance (as she suffers with Vascular Dementia) she is vociferously independent. Heather hails from Scotland, and she is a very proud Scot – as a child, she grew up with […]


Being there because you care

When you think of the term ‘care’ or ‘carer’, what comes to mind? There is so much that goes into being a carer, from administering medication to helping with personal care and hygiene. Each and every person will have different requirements, however there is one aspect of care that is always needed; companionship. Loneliness can […]

Grappling with Vienna traffic

Three Capitals Challenge – The Final Result

A cycling success! After sixteen intense weeks of gruelling training sessions, Andrew our Finance Director finally completed his challenge of cycling from Budapest to Vienna in aid of Spinal Injuries Association. He shares his thoughts on his life changing experience. On the 20th May, Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day, a team of 33 enthusiastic (and […]


Living the university life

Heading to university this September? Who is heading to university this September? Did you know that our live-in care service can support you or a loved one whilst studying? One of our customers, Jordanne, explains how Helping Hands has allowed her to have a fantastic university experience. With the start of the university year coming […]

A Regulated Service

A Regulated Service Did you know that the services offered by Helping Hands are regulated by The Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure the best possible service and experience for you? Not all home care providers are regulated in this way. The CQC is the independent regulator of Health and Social Care in England and […]

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