“Leaving the house, closing the front door and walking down the street all seem the most normal and quite natural of tasks for most people,” writes visiting carer Amy from Plymouth. “However, for some people, there are unseen conditions that prevent these very simple tasks.” Amy supports people with various needs and requirements including those […]
News and stories about supporting younger adults
Read news and real-life stories about how we’re supporting younger adults to live independently at home.
If you’re a full-time caregiver for your adult son or daughter – or are considering becoming one – opening your circle of support to ask for extra help can be difficult at first. Although it’s natural for you to want to support a loved one yourself, as the years go by, the lifelong commitment can […]
With the start of the university year coming up, we caught up with Jordanne Wozencroft, who has been receiving live-in care from Helping Hands while studying Clinical Psychology at the University of Worcester. About to enter her second year at uni, Jordanne describes how having spinal muscular atrophy and having the support from Helping Hands […]
“Whilst taking a year off from my studies and during my holidays, Helping Hands live-in care work is a very flexible option that enables me to earn money and save up for my Masters,” Rachel explains. “Helping Hands has an excellent reputation, so a Live-in Carer role within their company really appealed to me.” Rachel’s […]
29 December 2010 Live in Care at University We recently had the pleasure of conducting a video recording session with Melanie Dawson who is the Senior Registered Nurse Assessor for Helping Hands. The purpose of the video is to tell people about how Live in Care can work for those attending or thinking about attending universities […]