After a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Show is back! I was fortunate enough to be one of Helping Hands’ representatives at the prestigious event this year hosted by the Business Design Centre in London, and it was wonderful to be able to chat face-to-face with potential customers, carers, and fellow industry […]
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This beautiful story demonstrates what it truly means to go above and beyond – Lisa Gorman, a carer from the Godalming branch, gifted her customer Grace with one of the most thoughtful gifts a person could receive. One of our Helping Hands customers, Mr John Evans, recently passed away. He’d been with us since the […]
Nosheen Malik’s journey into a career in care shows us that it’s never too late to follow your dreams and turn your hobby into a full-time career. Nosheen has various skills and qualifications; she graduated university with a degree in Computing and Business, is a trained Fire Marshall and can even speak five different languages! […]
Meet Margaret Bradley, a Helping Hands customer with incredible talent and passion when it comes to art. We wanted to show off her amazing work and tell you a little bit more about her… “I have been a client of Helping Hands since 2013 after I had a stroke in April, and I quickly realised […]
This article was originally published on 15th January 2021, and has since been updated and republished as of 19th January 2022 as part of our commitment to providing the most accurate content on our website at all times. Purchasing daily living aids empowers you to live independently for longer, giving you the confidence to remain […]
We are excited to announce that we have recently hit 1,000 reviews on Trustpilot! We are extremely grateful to everyone that has ever left us a review – good or not so good – as it enables us to work with the feedback we have to maintain and improve our services. Rated Excellent On Trustpilot […]
This article has been written especially for Helping Hands and comes from Baroness Ilora Finlay’s work as Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Velindre Cancer Centre and Honorary Professor of Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University. About Ilora Finlay Baroness Ilora Finlay is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Velindre Cancer Centre and Honorary Professor of Palliative Medicine, […]
According to Thrombosis UK, around one in every 1,000 people in the UK are affected by venous thrombosis each year, which is a blood clot in a vein. The most common type of venous thrombosis is deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) in the leg. Deep vein thrombosis can be a serious condition where a blood clot occurs […]
According to the Stroke Association, approximately 100,000 people experience a stroke each year. Many people are able to make a good recovery, but the impact of a stroke can leave a devastating impact on the individual and the family that surrounds them. In order to combat this impact, it’s important that a stroke is recognised […]
The prevalence of diabetes in the UK has dramatically increased in recent years, with one in ten people over 40 having type 2 diabetes, and the number of people living with any type of diabetes in the UK reaching 4.7 million. With more people in the UK living with diabetes, and many knowing someone who […]