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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.


Advantages of Home Care

Making the choice between a nursing home and care at home Considering the type of care you or your loved one would most benefit from can be a difficult choice to make. It can be a confusing time, trying to decide on what option would be best, and weighing up the advantages and disadvantages of […]

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Elderly Support

Different Levels of Elderly Care and Support Stage by Stage Choosing home care for an elderly member of your family is a difficult decision to be confronted with. You may have noticed signs that your elderly parents or your partner needs extra help with day to day living. Or if you already receive some hourly […]

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Live-in Live-Out Care

The placements at Helping Hands are so varied that we have positions to suit almost every kind of Carer and customer. Tracey has been our customer since 2005 and to start with she had no idea how much the care she received would change her life. With an individualised service which incorporates both hourly and […]

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Let’s talk elderly care alternatives

15 May 2014 Tim Lee, Chief Executive of Helping Hands has seen expectations change over the 25 years of the businesses history. “Not only are our families and elderly generations acutely aware of the increasing pressure being placed on the healthcare system, but there is a shift towards people, quite rightly, demanding their independence and […]

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The Real Cost of Home Care

Independent research carried out recently has highlighted the costs associated with keeping someone independent in their own home. We were surprised at the costs for someone who is receiving traditional Domiciliary Care Vs the cost of Live-In Care. The research was carried out in the Cambridgeshire area for an 80 year old gentleman requiring support […]

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How live-in care supports hospital discharge

by Dr Rekha Elaswarapu, Helping Hands Advisor Britain is an ageing society.  Due to medical advancements and better access to services, including early diagnosis, people are living longer than before. However this also means more people are spending time in hospital due to various illnesses  and necessary procedures.  Many of these admissions are elective but […]

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Reducing the loneliness: the health benefits of live in care

by Dr Rekha Elaswarapu, M. Stud. Ph.D. MIHM, Dignity Advisor for Helping Hands Britain is an ageing society, improvements in medical treatments and facilities over the last fifty years mean that people are living longer than ever before. This is great news and improvements in life expectancy should be applauded. Due to various government initiatives […]

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Live-in Care, Case Studies

19 July 2011 Live-in Care, Case Studies We are very privileged to be able to intrude, for want of a better word, on their daily lives and be able to record on film what they have to say about Helping Hands as a company and how Live-in Care has impacted on their lives. Each package […]

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What a difference Live-in Care can make

20 January 2011 What a difference Live-in Care can make We thought I would share with you a letter received from a customers family member. This is what makes Live-in care the perfect care option for so many. Dear Helping Hands I want to tell you how pleased that I, as well as other members of […]

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