Live-in care and visiting home care in Great Yarmouth
Known for its long sandy beach on the east coast of England, Great Yarmouth – or Yarmouth to the locals – is home to numerous attractions and landmarks, not to mention the UK’s number one home care provider, Helping Hands.
Preserving your independence is our priority, so whether you fancy a stroll along the promenade or brunch in Sara’s Tearoom, Carly and her team will be able to provide high-quality support, whenever you need it.
Covering areas such as Bradwell, Gorleston-on-Sea, Belton, Browston Green, and the surrounding areas, you can rest assured our friendly and professional carers are on hand to help.
Meet Carly Palmer, our Branch Manager
“Hello. I’m Carly, the Branch Manager for Great Yarmouth, where I’m responsible for the day-to-day running of the branch alongside ensuring that we deliver the best level of care possible.
I’ve lived in the area for a couple of years now, and I’ve met so many lovely people – it’s a great community to be a part of.
I started off as a carer which I loved; I found it really rewarding and it helped me grow into my position as care coordinator. Helping Hands have really helped me develop as a person – they’re great.”
Home visits in Great Yarmouth to suit you
For over 30 years, we have provided our customers with consistent support, while remaining in the comfort of their own home. Whether you need a 30-minute drop-in once a week to help with breakfast, or more complex support which requires several overnight stays, our Great Yarmouth team are on hand to help.
All our carers go through award-winning training that covers every aspect of care. From housekeeping, mobility support, medication administration and companionship, to more advanced support for conditions such as cerebral palsy and acquired brain injuries, you can rest assured our carers will support your needs.
We understand care needs can arise for many reasons and can often require home-care in a hurry. Whether it’s an unexpected accident or your usual caregiver is dealing with their own family emergency, our trusted carers can provide last-minute support, giving you and your family peace of mind.
From preparing breakfast to ensuring your bed is made, Carly and her team can cover any of the following care 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 are professional, trustworthy, and reliable, and treated my mum with respect, kindness, and commitment. They have been outstanding and exceeded my expectations.
Peter from Norwich
Helping Hands has amazing staff and training. The manager in the Norwich branch is so lovely and helpful! It’s an amazing company to work for.
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Live-in care to support you in Great Yarmouth
Whether you live on your own, as a couple, or with your beloved pets, live-in care ensures your needs are contentedly catered for around-the-clock.
The Great Yarmouth team are dedicated and fully-trained to support all our customers, regardless of their condition. We’re proud to provide personalised care plans, hand selecting carers to suit not only your needs, but your personality, interests and hobbies too. Whether you enjoy watching plays and shows at St George’s Theatre or indulging in al fresco dining on the sea front, we’ll find the right carer for you.
Remaining in familiar and comfortable surroundings is important, especially for those living with degenerative conditions such as dementia. With live-in care, you’ll have no visiting restrictions and no set meal times, meaning your independence is maintained.
Domiciliary care in Great Yarmouth
Domiciliary care, also known as care at home allows you the freedom to choose the intensity and duration of the care you need. You might just need help preparing lunch, or several overnight stays. Nonetheless, our Great Yarmouth team can provide a bespoke care plan, built by you.
Whether it’s a gentle reminder to take your prescribed medication or more personal care, such as catheter management, each of our carers are fully-trained to support you and your loved one with all aspects of care.
Specialised dementia support in Great Yarmouth
Living with dementia can be unnerving for both you and your family, we understand. As one of the UK’s leading dementia specialists, our expert carers are fully-trained to support you and your family, enabling you to remain in familiar and comfortable surroundings with minimum disruption.
Communication is key, and we know how emotional it can be for family members, that’s why our carers can also provide guidance to you and your surrounding family, helping you to communicate and spend quality time together as a family.Request a callback Email us
Elderly care to support your independence
As we age, daily tasks become more difficult and our minds aren’t as quick as they once were. You might just need a helping hand with peeling carrots, or support getting out and about in the local community. Nonetheless, Carly and her expert team are here to help, whenever required.
Preserving your independence is our priority, that’s why we’ll happily provide a personalised care plan, built by and around you and your needs.
Respite care for your short-term needs
You might need short-term support whilst your usual caregiver goes on holiday, or you might need a helping hand on your return home from hospital. No matter the reason, our respite care packages offer the care you need, for however long you need it.
With a seamless transition between carers, you can rest assured that your usual routine will be followed to a T, ensuring disruption is kept to a minimum. Circumstances change, and emergencies do happen, we fully understand; that’s why Carly and her team are able to provide fast and reliable care, covering the following instances:
- 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 Great Yarmouth
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.
Did you know that we’re also the only home care provider endorsed as a Centre of Excellence by Skills for Care, as well as being fully licensed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)? On top of this, our stringent recruitment process ensures all carers have full background checks, such as DBS. So, you can rest assured you’re in good hands.
Find out more about care in Great Yarmouth
If you’d like to chat through your options, please feel free to contact Carly and her team on 01493 222 698, our phone lines are open seven days a week.
Or if you’d like to meet in person, you’re welcome to call in to our branch on Dereham Road. If transport is an issue, we’re also able to meet you at a time and place which suits you, whether it’s in your front room or the local café.