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Read our latest blog posts about live-in care and the customers we’re supporting each and every day so they can continue to stay in their homes.

 

Isolation activities with your carer

The Covid-19 outbreak has had a huge impact on people all around the world and many people have found themselves self-isolating at home. The UK Government has advised that all vulnerable people, i.e. those over the age of 70 or with an existing medical condition, should remain in their homes for at least 12 weeks […]

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Ways to celebrate your birthday with your carer

Celebrating a birthday is often full of a mixture of emotions. It’s lovely to see family and friends, be wished ‘Happy Birthday’ by others and it’s quite nice to be made a fuss of with presents and cards. On the other hand, it can be quite a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially if you’re reaching […]

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Why pets are the perfect companion for the elderly

There is very little that compares to the unconditional love of a pet. Whether they’re a loving Labrador, a purring Persian or a beautiful budgie; pets are more than just an animal that we look after – they are family. There are many different benefits to having a pet later in life. Studies have found […]

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Live-in Care Options for Elderly Couples

Whether you’ve shared your life together since your late teens or if you’ve met more recently, for many people, living with a partner or spouse is a way of life and someone that they can’t be without. As well as not wanting to be apart from your life partner, your beloved home is a place […]

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How being a live-in carer changed my life

Angela Murison, a live-in carer who trained with us in April, talks about her experience so far at Helping Hands and how it has changed her life… “I joined Helping Hands because the company happened to be recruiting in South Africa, and after having personal experience of caring for someone else, I wanted to find […]

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Creative Activities with your Live In Carer

The need for live-in care can arise at any given time, sometimes without any prior warning. Whether you are not as confident living on your own anymore, living with a progressive condition that requires more intensive support, or a you are caregiver for your partner and you’d like a helping hand to enable you to […]

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How Live-in Carers Help with Everyday Domestic Tasks

Live-in carers are at the heart of providing continuous, round-the-clock care. And while that does mean supporting with practical activities such as helping with medication or personal care, there’s more to live-in care than that. Did you know that live-in carers can also support with the everyday tasks around your house? This is just one […]

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Identifying the right live-in care provider for you

Whether it’s care for yourself or someone close to you, choosing the right live-in care provider means asking a number of questions. With so many providers to choose from, how can you decide on the one best suited to your requirements? Here are some essential questions to ask when you’re choosing a live-in care provider, […]

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