Since 1989, Helping Hands have been supporting our customers across England and Wales to maintain their independence in the comfortable, familiar surroundings of their own homes. In that time, our person-centred care has given tens of thousands of people the opportunity to continue living life on their own terms. Our home care in Derbyshire team offer CQC-regulated care services, including respite care for those times when your regular caregiver might need a break.
Respite care is short-term care that is ideal for those moments when you suddenly find yourself requiring additional support in your home at short notice. People find themselves requiring respite care for a number of different reasons. It might be that your normal carer has made themselves unavailable and hasn’t been able to find a replacement, or perhaps you’re recovering from surgery or a medical setback and aren’t able to perform your normal chores and routines. With respite care from Helping Hands, we’ll normally be able to get one of our fantastic, expertly trained carers to your home within 24 hours of your initial call, meaning you won’t need to worry about whether the housework will get done or who’s going to help you take care of yourself.
When you opt for respite care from Helping Hands, we’ll make sure we take the time to understand your particular needs and preferences and will tailor your care plan accordingly. We know that your support needs will be unique to you, and that you’ll like things to be done in a certain way in your home. Perhaps you’re living with a medical condition that requires specialist support, or you’d simply like us to continue doing the housework the way your normal carer does it. We’ll be able to facilitate any requests you may have, ensuring you have full control over your respite care plan every step of the way.
At Helping Hands, we know that a care service can only ever be as brilliant as the carers providing it. That’s why we place so much emphasis on having a thorough recruitment and training process in place. We only hire people to our Derbyshire care teams who possess a naturally kind and compassionate personality, and who share our company-wide family values, as we believe these are essential traits for a really great carer. When they start with us, every new carer receives our industry-renowned training, which includes modules on dementia care, moving and handling, health and safety, medication, and so many more. They’ll then continue to participate in regular refresher courses to ensure their knowledge and skillset are kept up to date with the latest care industry standards and best practices.
Please don’t hesitate to call our friendly customer support team today if you’d like to find out more about our respite care services across Derbyshire. They’re available to talk to seven days a week, and will always be happy to assist with any queries you may have. Alternatively, you can contact us via our website if you’d prefer for us to call you back at your convenience.