Located on the western bank of the River Thames and opposite the world-famous Royal Botanic Kew Gardens, Brentford is a combination of old buildings with character in the coveted housing area The Butts, mixed in with exciting new developments that are rapidly increasing. With Twickenham Stadium a short car journey away and the bustling temptation of London further down the river, Brentford is the ideal location for city living without the busyness. It’s also the location of a team of dedicated Helping Hands carers who are able to support people in need of extra support across the area.
The team provide care throughout Brentford, including Boston Manor, Chiswick, Gunnersbury, Kew, Northfields, and surrounding areas. An approved care provider in Age UK’s Business Directory for London, they also provide live-in care and live-in housekeeper services to families throughout the area.
"My role is to manage the team at Richmond which consists of two Care Coordinators and a Care and Training Practitioner as well as a team of carers out in the field.
"I have found working in care to be extremely rewarding as I love to help others. I have also been a carer myself and have had first hand experience of delivering an excellent service. I am passionate about improving the quality of people's lives and I believe our team at Richmond shares this same passion. It makes me so happy to receive good feedback both from our customers and our carers."
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 100 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
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.
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.
Helping Hands have been providing visiting and live-in home care since 1989, and have experienced carers, managers, nurses and trainers who all work hard to continue the high standard that has been set over the last 30 years. Our team at Brentford uphold the core values of the company and support people across western Greater London so they can live independently at home.
With visiting care starting from as little as 30 minutes to several calls throughout the day, you can rest assured that any care need can be catered for. So, whether you need assistance with getting to appointments, gentle prompts to take your medication, or even someone to take you out for the afternoon to the garden centre in Syon Park – we’re here to help.
To put your mind at ease, the team will come and visit you in your home to chat through the different things you might need support with and the best way that we can help you. Once we’ve decided on a plan, we’ll arrange for one of our friendly carers to begin your care at a time that suits you. And if you decide that you need additional visits, we can alter your support plan to reflect these changes.
If you find that you need ongoing support, our fully-trained live-in carers provide round-the-clock care in Brentford to that you can rest assured that you have quality care without having to leave your home. Your carer is handpicked, not just based on their previous care experience, but also according to your preferences, personality, and interests. In other words, they’ll be more than just a carer; they can also become a valued companion.
It’s not always easy to welcome a stranger into your home, but we’re here to help you find the right carer with whom you can feel completely comfortable with and who can support you with your additional needs.
After going through an in-depth training programme at our Centre of Excellence, your own personal carer will be ready to move in when you’re ready for them. And our local managers are always on-hand to make sure everything runs smoothly.
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Deciding that you might need an extra pair of hands around the house or to help you get dressed can be quite a difficult thing to admit, particularly if you’re used to doing everything for yourself without relying upon others. With domiciliary care, our Brentford team will take the lead from you and step in where you need us to, whilst maintaining your privacy and dignity.
It might just be that you initially need support for a couple of hours per week with tidying the house and doing the vacuuming. Once you get used to your carers, you may feel more comfortable in increasing your care visits to assist you with personal care and taking your medication. We can alter your care plan at any time to suit you, so that you are always fully supported but can retain your independence.
A diagnosis of dementia can be quite an unsettling and anxious time for the individual and their family too. But with specialist dementia care from the Brentford team, we’ll ensure that your worries are listened to and solutions are found.
Whether you have Pick’s disease, vascular dementia or Alzheimer’s, we’ll get to know you, your care needs and your hobbies from both now and when you were younger. That way, we can support you if you start to relive your youth and live with you in your ‘reality’
You may start to notice that a friend, relative or parent may need extra support throughout the week, but you are unable to provide this due to work or family commitments. With elderly care, we can pop in and check on your loved one in an unintrusive way to make sure they have everything they need.
Even if it’s just having a cup of tea and a chat with them, you can rest assured that we’ll take care of them so that you no longer have to worry about their wellbeing.
When situations change unexpectedly, it can be hard to know what to do. A fall or a family emergency are distressing moments at the best of times. Add in the emotional stress of finding care quickly, and the situation can be overwhelming.
We can arrange for respite care to start quickly, putting yours and your family’s minds at ease. We can even provide a temporary respite carer to offer support should you need urgent live-in support after a last-minute hospital discharge or after a sudden emergency. We’ll ensure you remain happy, safe and comfortable without disrupting your normal routine.
Our carers are truly special people. Though they all come from different backgrounds and have varying levels of experience, each and every one of them has care in their hearts.
In order for us to provide the highest standard of care, our carers take part in a detailed training programme before starting their work with us, regardless of their previous experience. This includes dementia care, manual handling, first aid, safeguarding and medication. Each one of them also goes through a series of strict background checks before joining our team.
As a CQC-regulated provider, you can be assured that our carers will deliver the outstanding care that you would expect and, because they are directly employed by us, they will receive our continuing support too.
Our Brentford 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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