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Tim’s Glassdoor Award

Helping Hands Homecare CEO Tim Lee has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Highest Rated CEOs for 2017. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing job sites, released its annual report honouring the Highest Rated CEOs, which highlights top leaders employees love working for in countries throughout North America and parts […]

A special thank you to Kelly

A special thank you to Kelly At Helping Hands, our carers all have one thing in common – each of them cares for other people’s wellbeing, even if they’re not necessarily their customers. Meet Kelly, who is one of our Warwickshire carers. One day, Kelly showed just how caring and passionate she is for a member […]

Let’s take a walk for Alzheimer’s

Let’s take a walk for Alzheimer’s This autumn, people up and down the UK will come together to raise money for a world without dementia. Jodie Bull, our live-in care manager for the East Region, has seen first-hand how the right support can help people with Alzheimer’s and their families. She is proud to be […]

Day in the Life of Jacqueline Fairbrother – Plymouth Branch Manager

Hello! I’m Jacqueline Fairbrother, Manager for Helping Hands’ Branch in Plymouth. I’ve lived in Plymouth for the last 40 years, after growing up in Hooe with my family. For the last 24 years, I’ve worked in care and have worked in a variety of roles throughout that time. I feel privileged to be able to […]

Jane’s skydive for brain injury awareness

Taking the plunge for brain injury awareness – Jane’s charity skydive On 9 July, our very own Jane Cashmore will take to the skies above Oxford for a skydive in aid of brain injury awareness charity, Headway. Working at Helping Hands has shown Jane how acquired brain injuries affect people and their families, and how […]

Jerry’s road to recovery

Jerry’s road to recovery: overcoming obstacles after a spinal cord injury The life of Cheshire-based commercial airline pilot, Jerry Ward, was turned upside down after an accident in the ocean in Mexico left him paralysed from the neck down. With a spinal cord injury, and receiving ongoing home care support, Jerry is determined to continue […]

Jerry’s Big Push: the Great Manchester Run

Jerry’s Big Push: The Great Manchester Run 2017 Over at Helping Hands, we’ve been humbled and inspired by one of our incredible customers, Jerry Ward from Cheshire. Affectionately known as “Fatty” to his family, Jerry sustained a serious spinal injury in 2007, which brought an end to a rewarding career within aviation. After several months […]

The practical guide to creating a dementia-friendly home

The practical guide to creating a dementia-friendly home Living with a Dementia sufferer can be challenging, but there’s a range of simple things you can do to make their home environment as comfortable as possible, without the need to move into assisted living. For the 850,000 Dementia sufferers in the UK, it can be incredibly […]

An inspiring family story

An inspiring family story When you think of family, what is the first image that comes to your mind? They are the ones who inspire you and cheer you on no matter what. For Lisa Clarry, our Head of Home Care (North), one particular member of her family has encouraged her to take up the […]

Touring Transylvania for Spinal Injury Awareness

Touring Transylvania for Spinal Injury Awareness Last year, our Finance Director Andrew Wood took part in the Three Capitals Challenge – an intense journey beginning in Budapest, Hungary, and finishing in Vienna, Austria. Andrew not only completed the three-day cycle ride, but he also raised over £9,000 for The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), one of […]

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