Information for Care professionals

Information for Expert Care Professionals

With social care budgets facing increasing pressure, live-in care is becoming increasingly popular as a lower cost alternative to residential care.

Live-in care from Helping Hands is a full-time home care solution that enables people to live in their own homes, supported by a fully trained assistant who works to an individual support plan. As the support is completely tailored and is outcomes based, individuals retain their independence and make choices about how to live their lives.

We work closely with social and health care professionals, including over 70 local authorities, to deliver support aimed at independent living and improved quality of life, medical or post-operative rehabilitation, and end of life care at home.

We are currently working on a number of partnership projects with transition & adult social care teams, focused on moving people out of residential care.


They choose Helping Hands because:

We employ and manage all of our carers directly
We guarantee cover , under no circumstances will there be a need for emergency respite care
We provide a 24 hour fully managed service and have an emergency team permanently on-call
We ensure continuity of care, our live-in placements typically last for several weeks
We provide national coverage across the whole of  England and Wales and support this coverage with an extensive network of Regional Managers and Local Care Service Managers
We offer cost-effective alternative to residential care
We provide a person-centred model of care
We have years of experience of working with healthcare professionals and multiple funding streams
We employ highly trained and educated carers, over half of our live-in carers are degree qualified or higher.
With an extensive pool of 1000 carers we are able to take great care to ensure the carer matched the customer’s needs and personality.
We respond effectively and efficiently to get care in place quickly


“Please accept my thanks on behalf of the team for all the support Helping Hands have provided for Julie in this placement.”

Helping Hands supports younger people (from age 18 upwards) with many varying conditions, including  learning disability, acquired brain or spinal injury, MS, dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.  Our carers support people with very high level needs – such as PEG feeding, stoma care, hoisting and supporting with medication. They can also provide companionship, support at work, home or university.

For further information, and to discuss your requirements, please call our support team on 0808 180 9455
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