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Homecare Case Studies

Are you considering home care for yourself or a loved one? Making the decision to receive home care can be difficult, and can affect the lives of you and your family in a significant way. If, at this point, you are weighing up what is the right decision to make for your health and well-being, you may want more information from people who have experienced these difficult decisions themselves.

That’s why we wanted to share some of our customers’ home care experiences with you, and to show you how it has positively affected their lives. Hopefully, this will help you to understand how home care could help you, and your loved ones.

Dementia Case Study: Dorothy

The warm and trusting relationship that Dorothy, who lives with Dementia, shares with Magda, her Carer, enables her to stay in touch with her friends, family, and local community. Understandably, Dorothy’s daughters were at first apprehensive about entrusting their mum’s care to a stranger. But Magda’s friendly and engaging attitude soon eased their worries. Now, thanks to Magda’s support, the time they get to spend with Dorothy is quality time.

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The Benefits of Live-in Care Work: An Ex-pat’s Story

Meet Alison, whose work as a Live-in Carer is perfectly suited to her lifestyle. As an expat living in Spain, she was attracted by the nationwide reach of Helping Hands’ service, as placements in the Midlands would give her the opportunity to visit her family. After a straightforward recruitment process and a successful training week, Alison began work as a Carer; enjoying a personally rewarding career that conveniently allows her to share her time between Spain and the UK.

Find out more about Alison

Caring for Couples

One of the most rewarding aspects of providing Live-in Care is enabling couples to remain living together in homes they have shared for years. It may be the case that one partner needs help caring for their loved one; or both partners are in a position where the prospect of residential care seems to be a likelihood. The Pickworths and the Cherrys are Helping Hands customers whose happy experiences have proven that with Live-in Care, nobody has to leave their family home or their partner behind.

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Support for Students

Going to university is all about living an independent lifestyle, pursuing a subject that you love, and having fun. With support from Helping Hands, our young customers can feel confident about taking this exciting step. One such customer is Martin, a student in London living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. With the help of his support worker, Kristonel, Martin never misses out on student life and is able to keep on top of his busy schedule of lectures and parties.

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Why choose home care from Helping Hands?

At Helping Hands, we understand that choosing a home care agency is a big step to take, and not one that will be taken lightly. That’s why we think it’s vital to be open with our customers about the care we provide and how it has helped people over the years.

We can offer you a care support plan that is tailored specifically to your needs, whether they’re medical or otherwise. We pride ourselves on taking a personal approach to providing care, ensuring that each person we care for gets the support they really need whilst staying in the comfort of their own home, and their own community. Hopefully our home care testimonials above have helped you to discover the advantages of home care and how it could benefit you, but if you require more information, our team of experts would be happy to help.

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