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Cost of Housekeeping

Cost Of Housekeeping

If you’re finding it increasingly difficult to get around the house and perform the long list of chores that you’ve always performed, you may wish to consider hiring a housekeeper. Whether you need 30 minutes of help a week or an assistant to live with you full time, a housekeeper can take the pressure and stress off your shoulders and give you more time and energy to devote to the things you truly enjoy.

At Helping Hands, we have over 30 years’ experience in helping people to enjoy more independence and comfort in their homes. We understand the importance of personal preference, and we recognise that you may like things to be a particular way in your home. That’s why our housekeeping service is completely in your hands. We want you to be fully content with everything about your housekeeping provision, and will make sure you receive a package of support that suits your schedule and meets your requirements.

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How Much Do Housekeeping Services Cost?

Housekeeping services may vary in cost, and your local care team will discuss your requirements and wishes with you before providing you with a bespoke quote that fits your specific needs.

  • Prices start from £25.27 per hour for one-to-one personal home care
  • Flexible costs for visits lasting 30, 45 or 60 minutes
  • Prices depend on your location and specific care needs, with differences for overnight care and support provided during weekends and bank holidays
  • Call-out fee of £4.25 per visit to cover travel costs

When you use our housekeeping service for more than a month, we’ll include a complimentary home visit from your local care specialist to evaluate your needs. All housekeeping customers will receive ongoing support from a dedicated contact to ensure you’re happy with our service

Our live-in housekeeping rates vary depending on the level of care required, but costs start from:

  • £1,779 per week for a single person
  • £1,779 per week for a couple

Hiring A Live In Housekeeper

If you find your needs aren’t being fully supported by a visiting housekeeper, you may wish to consider hiring a live-in housekeeper. When you hire a live-in housekeeper, one of our brilliant housekeeping assistants will come to live with you in your home full-time, ensuring all of your requirements and wishes are being met and giving your loved ones peace of mind about the level of support that you’re receiving.

We take great care to ensure your live-in housekeeper is well matched to your personality, likes and hobbies, so that you won’t just have a helper but also a friendly companion. Of course, we also appreciate the importance of privacy and personal space, so all of our housekeeping assistants are discreet and will be on-hand whenever you need them.

What Is Included In The Cost Of Housekeeping?

Our housekeeping team are trained to support you in a number of ways, including:

  • Cleaning services and vacuuming

Keeping the house clean and tidy can be a challenge at the best of times. Our housekeeping assistants can carry out a wide range of tasks, from hoovering and dusting to cleaning the oven and cleaning, while taking great care to ensure your furniture and furnishings are kept just the way you like them.

  • Laundry and ironing

Our housekeepers are able to do your laundry and ironing, relieving you of what can be a time-consuming and awkward task.

  • Shopping and running errands

Housekeeping assistants can also assist you outside your home. Whether you need someone to do your weekly shop, collect your prescription or run an errand, our wonderful assistants will always be happy to assist you however you need.

  • Preparing meals and snacks

Helping Hands assistants are trained to prepare delicious meals that suit your personal tastes and dietary requirements. They’ll even do the washing up afterwards!

  • Pet care

Looking after a much-loved pet can become increasingly difficult as you lose mobility. Our pet-friendly housekeeping assistants can ensure your pet receives all the attention it needs, from feeding and watering them to talking them on walks and emptying litter trays.