As one of the UK’s leading Dementia Home Care Specialists, we understand how the affects of this group of conditions can impact upon people’s lives. We’ve created a series of blogs on the different types of dementia and how you and your family can live well with whichever condition you or your loved one has. With […]
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With over 850,000 individuals in the UK living with dementia, there are more people than ever being diagnosed with the condition. And when the time comes to celebrate important birthdays, it can often be confusing and unsettling for your loved one with dementia. It’s not that they don’t want to celebrate their birthday – it […]
During May, Helping Hands Home Care will celebrate the company’s 30th year in providing quality care – with the help of some of their most loyal and longest-standing customers. To commemorate this milestone in the company’s history, Chairman Tim Lee visited two customers who have collectively received care from the company for nearly 40 years, […]
This week, we’re acknowledging Mental Health Awareness Week. Organised by the Mental Health Foundation, it is designed to raise awareness of mental health and encourage discussion in our communities, so that we can have a better understanding of the feelings and thought processes that we or our loved ones are experiencing. It is thought that […]
As time goes by, it’s inevitable that things change physically and mentally for all of us. Our memories start to become a little hazier, we take a little bit longer to do the things we used to be able to do and our bodies just don’t react the way they used to – especially if […]
Lucy was a normal, healthy and active teenager. A keen swimmer, member of a running club, hockey player and a volunteer for children with special educational needs, Lucy was preparing for a vibrant and exciting future. In her final year of Sixth Form, Lucy contracted chicken pox. After a few weeks away from college, Lucy […]
Meet Jerry and Ella Charles. They found each other over 40 years ago when Jerry was a customer in Ella’s sweet shop and have been inseparable ever since. Since June 2017, the Helping Hands team in Barnet have been providing visiting care for the couple who live in Southgate, North London. After a period of […]
Meet Hannah, a bright and bubbly 27-year-old with a great sense of humour and positive outlook on life. She loves music and was even lucky enough to watch the Rolling Stones live at the London Stadium in 2018! She also lives with cerebral palsy and has done since birth. Since starting care with Helping Hands […]
For many, Easter is a very special holiday and often one that evokes nostalgic memories of spending time with family – whether that’s decorating Easter bonnets, eating Easter eggs or baking delicious hot cross buns from a traditional family recipe. Despite the many health benefits of eating chocolate Easter eggs – such as reducing the […]
Forget the perfectly-portioned supermarket offerings this Easter and get stuck in with your very own homemade cinnamon hot cross buns, perfect with a cup of tea. However, the sweet, buttery and rich tastes aren’t the only reason you should devour these sticky fruit buns. It’s likely you already have cinnamon in your cupboard, and at […]