Why choose our Guildford respite care team?
Ensuring that all carers – whether paid or unpaid – are able to get some time off is an important aspect of caring. It can be a demanding job and having a break is very important. This is why here at Helping Hands, we can provide excellent, professional respite care, with a focus on being friendly and personable and keeping any disruption to a minimum.
We have over 30 years’ experience in the care industry and have used this time to ensure that we are offering the best support that we can to all of our customers. If you or your loved one are in the Guildford area – or if you are a carer locally and are looking for respite cover – our team of professional respite carers can help, both in the short-term or long-term.
Here at Helping Hands, we can adapt our home care services to suit your needs, maintaining routines and giving carers the knowledge and peace of mind that their customers or loved ones are in a safe pair of hands.
Guildford respite support from Helping Hands
Our team of fantastic carers in Guildford are always available to cover for carers respite periods whether it is planned or at short-notice to cover sickness or family emergencies. Our expert care team members are chosen specially for their professional skills and ability as well as sunny personalities, making the respite experience as pleasant for everyone as possible.
All of our care staff here at Helping Hands complete initial and continued training, are DBS checked, and receive round-the-clock support when they need it. We feel that we can proudly boast that we have amongst the best care staff out there, keeping them up to date with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to provide the highest quality support for our customers.
When to choose Guildford respite care
Our respite care team is on hand to cover any respite time that you or your carer needs, easily adapting to suit your particular circumstances and carefully following care plans. We are able to provide visiting care to the home, supporting with the same duties as a regular carer, including:
- The administration of medication
- Helping with mobility, getting out and about, running errands, and attending social gatherings
- Support with toileting and continence
- Professional nursing-led care
- Assistance with light housework such as washing and ironing clothes, preparing healthy meals, or vacuuming
- Help with personal hygiene, washing, and dressing
Whether you are elderly and have some help just once a week or need nursing-led care, our respite care team is ready and waiting to cover for any respite time that regular carers need.
Respite care services tailored to you
Here at Helping Hands, we appreciate that everybody has their own wants and needs, and ways that they prefer things to be done. Our person-centred philosophy means that we treat everybody as an individual, tailoring the services that we provide according to the choices and needs of each of our customers.
We can arrange for visiting care for just several days, through to longer-term live-in carers who are available to help 24-hours a day. We endeavour to match our live-in carers carefully to our customers to ensure that friendships are built and there are always good relationships between carer and customer.
Whether you are looking for someone to cover for some regular company, help with ensuring that medication is taken accurately, or just to lend a hand getting the food shopping done, for example, our friendly and professional carers in Guildford are always available for you.
Qualified respite carers in Guildford
Here at Helping Hands, we are fully regulated by the CQC (Care Quality Commission) – an independent organisation that ensures the safety, effectiveness, and quality of care that is provided in England. We are founder members of the UKHCA (United Kingdom Home Care Association) – a self-regulated organisation that is also concerned with ensuring a high level of care quality.
We are proud of the work that we carry out with a number of organisations that represent our customers and their carers, with bodies such as the Dementia Action Alliance. This enables us to ensure that we are kept up-to-date with any developments and able to make sure that we are providing the best support services that we can.
Contact us for Respite Support
If you are in the Guildford area and are looking for short or long-term respite cover, then we can help, here at Helping Hands. Our friendly and professional respite care team is on hand to cover whatever your necessities. For more information or to discuss how we can help you, please get in touch by telephone, email, or by dropping in for a chat with us.