Last week, we officially opened the doors of Helping Hands Bristol over in Henleaze. Although we’ve been supporting families in the Bristol area since 2016, the event was the formal reception for the branch providing a visiting care service in and around Bristol and the surrounding areas, including in Kingswood, Clifton, Patchway and Stoke Gifford. […]
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A GLASSDOOR EMPLOYEES’ CHOICE AWARD WINNER Helping Hands Homecare has been honoured with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognising the Best Places to Work in 2018. The Employees’ Choice Awards, now in its tenth year overall (and fourth year in the UK), relies solely on the input of employees. These employees elect to provide feedback […]
It was the feeling of being “stuck in a rut” that inspired Cardiff-based Sunshine Leon to take her first steps into a career in care. At the time she was working in retail and, knowing her natural flair for supporting others, her friends gently encouraged her to apply. After two years of working as a […]
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today attended a dementia workshop in Godalming, Surrey, the first of its kind run by the national home care specialist Helping Hands. The workshop, hosted by the Helping Hands Godalming branch for families in the area who are concerned about loved ones living with dementia, comes recently after the town has […]
What does the term ‘sales’ mean to you? For the sales – or customer liaison – team at Helping Hands, it comes with the in-built desire to help people find the support they need so they can pursue their lives in the way they want. They’re the team that our new customers speak to when […]
Each year we pay a special tribute to four carefully selected carers whose hard work demonstrates our company values: Listening & Understanding, Focussing on People, Building on Success, and Excellence Every Time. This year, those carers are Maureen whose presence won over the family she was supporting, Vicky who assisted a customer to cross a […]
Colette, one of our live-in carers, has been with us since 2015. During this time, she’s been involved in supporting individuals requiring palliative care and those living with dementia. This month, because of the dedication she shows her customers, we were delighted to surprise Colette with the Helping Hands Building on Success award. Giving people […]
Jerry works as a care assistant in Redditch where he supports customers on a part-time basis, visiting around around six regular customers each week. With an infectious smile and playful personality, he’s built strong relationships with the people he supports, one of which he visits purely to play chess with. As one of our more mature […]
There may be a time when you think you need extra support with everyday life. Perhaps daily household tasks are becoming increasingly difficult? Perhaps you need help with personal care? Or have you noticed that your partner or loved one is struggling to cope with everyday activities or taking care of themselves? These difficulties could […]
When you care for somebody, it’s natural that you might have concerns about taking a break. However, it’s also important to know it’s okay to take a break when you need to, and we’re here to help if you do. You shouldn’t feel guilty There are many reasons why you might feel like you can’t […]