Visiting and Live-in Care in Blackpool
Situated on the Irish Sea coast in the north-west of England, Blackpool is an iconic seaside town that is renowned for its family-friendly rides at Pleasure Beach as well as its annual light show along the Promenade: Blackpool Illuminations.
Here at Helping Hands, our priority is to ensure that you receive the care that you need, whenever you need it, so that your independence remains untarnished. Whether you fancy an ice-cream along the promenade, a selfie with Ant & Dec at Madame Tussauds or a visit to Blackpool Tower, Lesley and her team will be on hand to ensure that you receive the care that you need, whether it’s only for an hour at a time or 24-hour support.
Covering areas such as Penwortham, Longton, Cottam, Leyland, Euxton, Heath Charnock, Ingol, Poulton Le Fylde, Fulwood, Broughton, Blackburn, Lytham St Annes, Ribble, Wrea Green, Wilpshire, Great Harwood and the surrounding areas, our team are here for you.
Meet Lesley, our Branch Manager
Lesley has been working in care for over 20 years, with 12 of those years being in domiciliary care. Now Lesley oversees a team of her own and loves being at the heart of care in the Preston community.
“I make sure that we run a safe, caring and organised service and all of our customers are looked after” Lesley shares. “I joined Helping Hands as I was looking for a new challenge and a good friend had recommended the company and told me what a pleasure they were to work for.
“I am proud to say we offer a broad spectrum of support in the community. From assisting with social interaction, getting out and about and reconnecting with the community, nutritional and medical needs, as well as emotional support.”
Home care visits in Blackpool to suit you
Being able to provide our customers with effective and consistent support in the comfort of their own home has been at the forefront of our service since we began in 1989. We understand the importance of your independence, so whether you need a ‘Helping Hand’ for 30 minutes to get dressed and ready for the day, or more complex support including overnight stays, our Blackpool team will be there for you whenever and wherever you need them.
From housekeeping, mobility support, medication administration and companionship to more advanced conditions such as cerebral palsy and acquired brain injuries, each of our carers go through award-winning training to ensure that they have the skills, experience and compassion that is required to support you in the best possible way.
We understand that circumstances can change at the last minute and that the need for home-care can arise at any given moment, which is why our team are always available to give you immediate support. The occurrence of an emergency or unexpected accident should never be at a detriment to your care, so you can rely on Lesley and her team to provide a seamless transition between carers to ensure peace of mind for you and your family.
Whether you need help with getting out of bed, arranging your laundry or even ensuring your dog has been walked and fed, our Blackpool carers can cover any of the following needs:
- Personal care – Support with dressing, showering, washing and continence
- Medication – Support to administer prescribed medicines
- Routine calls – Wake up and evening calls to get you in and out of bed safely
- Mobility support – Help getting out and about or assistance when getting used to a walking frame
- Companionship – Popping in for a cup of tea and a chat
- Household duties – Cleaning, washing up, laundry and help with opening & answering post
- Health and nutrition – Preparing food and making nutritious meals
Helping Hands has provided exactly the service we were looking for – a flexible , friendly, and caring service, and a willingness to do whatever happens to need doing at the time.
Anne, a visiting care customer
I fell in love with caring at a young age and I enjoy seeing the difference I can make to people’s lives. I think it’s important to enable my customers do to all of the things they enjoy.
Jean, a live-in carer
Live in care to support you in Blackpool
Here at Helping Hands, we believe that nobody should ever feel that they cannot live in their own home anymore, which is why we provide an un-intrusive live-in care service so that you can remain the comfort of your own home.
We understand that familiarity is key, especially for those living with degenerative conditions such as dementia. With live-in care, there are no visiting times and no set meal times, so you can continue to live your life with minimal disruption.
Whether you live as a couple, on your own or with your beloved pets, Lesley and her team will not only provide you with a personalised care plan that is tailored to your individual requirements, but they will hand-select a carer that is the most suited to your personality, hobbies and interests, too. Whether you want to embrace your inner-dancer in the Tower Ballroom, release your adrenaline junkie on the rollercoasters at Pleasure Beach or enjoy a laugh over the Comedy Carpet, you will not just receive a carer; you’ll gain a friend.
Domiciliary care in Blackpool
Domiciliary care, also known as care at home, provides you with full control over the duration and the intensity of the care that you need. You may need help in preparing your evening meal or regular reminders to take your medication; regardless of your needs, our Blackpool team will provide a bespoke care plan that is built by you.
Each of our dedicated carers are fully-trained to support you or your loved one in any aspect of care, so you will never be without the care that you need.
Specialised dementia care support in Blackpool
Dementia can be incredibly distressing for both you and your family. As one of the UK’s leading dementia specialists, we understand the difficulties that you can face when you or your loved one are living with dementia.
Communication is key, and we know that this can be incredibly emotional for family members, which is why our expert carers are fully-trained to support you and your family, as well as provide you with the guidance you need to communicate effectively and enjoy your time together as a family.Request a callback Email us
Elderly care to keep you feeling young
As we go through each stage in life, daily tasks can become more of a challenge and our minds don’t always remain as quick as they once were. Perhaps you need someone to help you run the vacuum cleaner through the house, or support in popping to the shops to get your weekly groceries; nonetheless, Lesley and her expert team can provide you with the support you need, when you need it.
Here at Helping Hands, it is imperative to us that you maintain your independence as much as possible, which is why our team will provide a personalised care plan that is built by you.
Respite care for your short-term needs
We understand that you may only need a ‘Helping Hand’ for a short time. Whether your usual caregiver is going on holiday or you need some support in re-building your independence after a stint in hospital, our respite care packages will provide you with the support you need, for however long you need it.
Our team provide a seamless transition between carers ensuring disruption is kept to a minimum, so you can rest assured that your routine will remain untouched.
We understand that circumstances change, emergencies can happen or your usual care-giver may need a break from time-to-time, which is why Lesley and her team are on hand to provide you with fast and reliable care in any instance, such as:
- Hospital discharge – if you need short-term care after time in hospital to rebuild your independence
- Emergencies – when your regular carer needs to tend to an emergency
- Short breaks – giving your carer some time to rest and recuperate without any detriment to your ongoing care
- One-off occasions – when you want to join your family to enjoy a special event, such as a wedding or birthday celebration
Fully trained carers in Blackpool
Our award-winning training covers a wide range of modules from manual handling and safeguarding to medication support and dementia care, ensuring all our carers are up to date with knowledge and practices.
Here at Helping Hands, we are the only home care provider that is endorsed as a Centre of Excellence by Skills for Care, as well as being fully licensed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). In addition to this, each of our carers go through a stringent recruitment process with full background checks such as Disclosure Barring Service (DBS), so you have the comfort of knowing that you’re in good hands.
Find out more about home care in Blackpool
If you’d like to chat through your options, please feel free to contact Lesley and her team on 01253 923 302. Our phone lines are open seven days a week.
Alternatively, you’re welcome to pop in and see the team for a chat to discuss the best care package for you. If transport is an issue, we’re also able to meet you at a time and place which suits you best, whether it’s at a local café or your front room.