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Live-in care and visiting home care in Bradford

Situated only a short distance from the picturesque views of the Yorkshire Dales, Bradford is not only home to Victorian architecture, but also the UK’s leading homecare provider – Helping Hands. Here, our expert live-in carers are on hand to provide compassionate care that is dedicated to supporting you to live your life as independently as possible.

Covering Shipley, Bradford, Ilkley, Keighley, Cottingley, Thornton, Fagley, Menston, Oldfield, Steeton, Bingley, Allerton, Deeholme, Oxenhope, Queensbury, Wainstalls, Buttershaw, Bierley, Heaton, Crossflatts, East Morton and the surrounding areas, our Bradford Branch Manager Tracy and her team are experienced in assisting with a variety of different conditions and healthcare needs. Regardless of your requirements, our Bradford team will provide you with a personalised support plan that is built entirely around you, so that you can receive the care you need in the comfort of your own home.

Meet the team

Tracy Ellis

Meet Tracy Ellis, our Branch Care Manager, Shipley

"Hi, I’m Tracy. As the Branch Manager for Bradford, I ensure that all of our customers across the region receive the warmest welcome and the highest standard of care, from compassionate and considerate carers.

I have over 25 years’ experience in managing care and I absolutely love what I do. Nothing gives me greater pleasure than being able to put a support plan in place to keep a customer in the home that they know and love, with the support around them so that they remain safe and have their well-being looked after whilst retaining their independence at home. "

Mandy Stewart

Mandy Stewart

Regional Care Director, North

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Michelle Burke

Michelle Burke

Head of Live-in Care, North

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Quality care provided in your own home

For over 30 years, we've been supporting people with care, nurse-supported care and companionship across England and Wales. As industry-leaders in home care, we know what it takes to provide the right level of care so that you can retain your independence in the comfort of your beloved home.

Over 160 branches across the UK means we're local to you

We are not an agency - we employ every carer directly

Get to know your carer before care starts

Family-run and experts in home care since 1989

Fully flexible care packages as your needs change

We offer two main types of home care:

Hourly visiting home care

Flexible care provided in your own home with a fully qualified carer. Visits start from as little as 30 minutes up to several hourly or overnight calls throughout the week.

  • From 30 minutes a week depending on your needs
  • In your own home
  • All levels of care covered
  • Flexible care plan based on customer's needs
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Live-in home care

One-to-one support from a fully qualified care that lives with you. Full-time support so you can stay at home where you feel most comfortable.

  • Round-the-clock (24/7)
  • In your own home
  • Personalised care plan
  • Carer to match your needs, personality and interests
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Find out about the different types of care we provide in your area

Home CareDementia CareRespite CarePalliative Care

Other services we provide at this branch

Home care visits in Bradford whenever you need them

For over 30 years, Helping Hands has been delivering compassionate and person-centred home care to its customers all over the UK. Whether you need a 30-minute drop in to help you prepare your meal or more complex support that requires live-in or overnight care, Tracy and her team will be on hand to ensure that you have the care you need, when you need it, giving you and your family peace of mind.

Each of our carers complete a comprehensive training programme with regular refresher courses, ensuring that they have the knowledge and experience to provide you with the best level of care. Covering modules such as moving & handling, safeguarding and medication administration, our carers can support you with anything from housekeeping and meal preparation to more detailed care such as dementia and acquired brain injuries.

We understand that regardless of the condition, each individual customer has their own unique requirements, which is why Tracy and her team will provide a dedicated support plan that is built by and around you. Whether you’re looking for temporary respite care while your usual carer is taking a break, or you need a helping hand in getting in and out of bed, our Bradford carers are on hand whenever you need them.

From administering medication to hanging your washing out to dry, our Bradford team will support you with any of the following care needs:

  • Personal care – We can assist you with washing, dressing and toileting
  • Medication – We’ll remind or assist you to take medication and we can support you with collecting and returning prescriptions
  • Routine calls – Helping you get in and out of bed safely
  • Mobility support – Getting out and about is important, that’s why we’re on hand to help
  • Companionship – A regular friendly face for you to chat with
  • Household duties – Hoovering, laundry, washing and light gardening
  • Health and nutrition – Prepare healthy and nutritious food throughout the day

Live-in care to support you in Bradford

Whether you live on your own or as a couple, Tracy’s team will provide you with compassionate and un-intrusive care that is available to you around-the-clock, enabling you to remain in the comfort of your own home. You may need a helping hand with your daily routine while your partner goes to work, or even just companionship; nonetheless, our carers will work around you so that you can continue to live your life contentedly and independently.

Our Bradford team are fully-trained and experienced in a range of conditions and complex injuries ranging from cerebral palsy to neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, ensuring that you are provided with the best level of care to suit your needs. Each of our carers are carefully selected to match your personality, hobbies and interests, so you don’t just receive a carer; you gain a friend. Whether you enjoy a long game of chess or taking a gentle stroll around Lister Park, we’ll match you with a carer to enjoy every day alongside you.

Live-in care doesn’t just provide you with round-the-clock support, so you always have a helping hand available whenever you need it; it also gives you support in the comfort of your own home so that you can continue to live each day on your terms. In your home, there are no restrictions on visitors or meal-times, so you can maintain your independence while still giving you and your family the reassurance that you’re in safe hands.

Better than a care agency in Bradford

As a private care provider, Helping Hands are a better home care option than a home care agency because we go above and beyond to make sure we provide the very highest standards of care and we only employ the most empathetic, professional carers. We differ from care agencies in that we employ and pay our carers directly, freeing up their time and energy to give our customers a much better care service and. Our carers are brilliant – they truly are the people who make our care support so wonderful – so we make their wellbeing our top priority. With care from Helping Hands, you also won’t experience the hidden fees and complicated pricing structures that are often associated with care agencies.

Domiciliary care in Bradford

We understand the importance of being in control of your own care, which is why Tracy and her team will build your support plan entirely around you. Regardless of your condition, our expert carers will be on hand to give you the support you need, whenever you need it.

Traditionally known as care at home, our domiciliary care packages will give you the freedom to choose the intensity and the frequency of the care that you need. With regular home visits from 30 minutes to several hours a day, our Bradford team are available to support you with any of your day-to-day tasks including personal care, housekeeping and clinical care such as PEG feeding and catheter management.

Specialised dementia support in Bradford

Here at Helping Hands, we’re proud to be one of the UK’s leading dementia care specialists. With 30 years’ experience under our belt, we understand the anxieties and uncertainties that can surface after a dementia diagnosis, which is why our expert carers are trained to give you the support and guidance that you need for you and your loved ones.

Communication is key, and we understand the importance of familiar surroundings when living with dementia; our team will not only enable you to live in the comfort of your own home, but they will also provide expert guidance to you and your family on how you can continue to communicate and enjoy your time together.

Elderly care to support your independence

As we grow older, daily tasks may become more difficult and our memory may not be as strong as it once was. Perhaps you need support in getting washed and ready for the day, or you need an extra hand to collect your groceries; regardless of your needs, Tracy and her team are here to help you continue your everyday life with minimal disruption.

Each of our tailored care packages are designed with your independence at the forefront, so you can continue to live your life comfortably and securely.

Respite care for your short-term needs

We understand that, sometimes, plans can change with no forewarning; but we believe that you should never have to sacrifice your quality of care. Whether your usual carer needs to tend to a family emergency, or you are due to be discharged from hospital and you are feeling unnerved about your safety; our respite care packages offer you the support that you need, for as long as you need it. We’ll ensure a seamless transition between carers, providing you with the high-quality care you need with no interruption to your daily routine.

Even with as little as 24 hours’ notice, we can arrange the support you need for whenever you need, for as long as you need.

Fully trained carers in Bradford

We’re proud to be one of the leading care providers in the UK, and we understand what is needed to provide you and your loved one with the right level of support to give you peace of mind. Our expert carers are fully-trained in all aspects of care, such as manual handling, health & safety, safeguarding, equality & diversity and medication support. As well as this, our carers are also exceptionally compassionate and empathetic, so you won’t just receive care; you’ll have companionship.

We also complete full background checks on each of our carers, such as Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) screenings and they are all carefully selected by a fine-tuned recruitment process. Our carers also complete regular refresher courses to ensure that their practices are always up-to-date and of the highest quality.

Not only are we the only homecare provider endorsed as a Centre of Excellence by Skills for Care, but we are also fully licensed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Find out more about care in Bradford

If you’d like to find out more about the support options that Tracy and her team can provide for you, please get in touch with us. We’re available to take your call seven days a week.

If you’d like to meet face-to-face, please feel free to pop in and see us or we can meet you for a coffee to discuss your needs in more detail; whether it is at a local café or your front room.

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Our credentials

Our Bradford branch is fully regulated and accredited by the CQC and CIW.

Every one of our carers is a dementia specialist

We are founding members of the UKHCA

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Opening hours and address details

Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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