Tiffany began working at Helping Hands in 2012, starting out as an Hourly Carer and conducting domiciliary calls in the local community. The role appealed to Tiffany, who had been interested in the healthcare sector since school and sought a position with the right degree of flexibility. “I was initially drawn to the role because […]
News and stories about dementia care at home
Read our latest blog posts about dementia care and the customers we’re supporting each and every day so they can continue to live in their homes.
01 April 2014 A record number of attendees packed into the Parish Centre in Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday to learn first hand from a local award winning care provider some insight and tips into effective dementia care at home. The event, one of a series by Helping Hands was hosted by our Dementia Personality of […]
18 March 2014 According to Action on Hearing Loss (formerly the RNID), hearing loss affects the lives of over 10 million individuals in the UK. One of the main causes of hearing impairment and indeed the largest contributing factor is age-related loss (presbyacusis). Our hearing is dependent on tiny hair cells (cilia) within the inner […]
20 February 2014 A record number of attendees packed into The Homewood Road United Reformed Church in St Albans on Saturday to learn first hand from a local award winning care provider some insight and tips into effective dementia care at home. The event, one of a series by Helping Hands was hosted by […]
09 January 2014 As a member of the Dementia Action Alliance, Helping Hands is a proud signatory of the National Dementia Declaration and works towards its goal. Helping Hands, a home care provider offering one-to-one support across England and Wales, has been supporting people living with Dementia for twenty-five years. According to the NHS, Dementia […]
Leading hourly visiting care and live-in homecare specialist Helping Hands brought their award winning training to families at the Greswolde Hotel in Solihull on Saturday 18th May to overwhelming success. Hosted by Jayne Vale, the UK’s Dementia Personality of the year and Helping Hands’ resident dementia expert; families learnt how a loved one is likely […]
20 May 2013 Dementia care and GPS tags By: Dr. Rekha Elaswarupu Recent report in The Telegraph that says dementia patients may be provided with GPS tagging systems by Sussex police has received mixed reactions on the social media. The local police force has paid for 15 devices to be worn by dementia patients in […]
Read the following: Helping Hands are running Dementia family days to help to educate loved ones of Dementia sufferers, hosted by Dementia personality of the year, Jayne Vale.
The Care Quality Commission published an update on the state of care in various health conditions as well as various provider sectors. The update raises serious concerns about the care received by people with Dementia. It found that people with Dementia tended to stay longer in hospital, care notes were incorrect, resulting in inappropriate care, people […]
Helping Hands’ training team delivered its unique Dementia training session to 31 delegates on Saturday, to rave reviews and a unanimous plead to roll out the training nationwide. The delegates were mainly family members, all of whom are desperate for more information and tips on how to support their loved ones who are living with […]