For those who are living in or around the Hitchin area, our home carers are available to you if you or your loved one needs some extra support. Our Hitchin home care team is highly trained and able to help our customers who have a range of needs including elderly care, dementia care, support for younger people, and anyone with complex medical needs.
Our range of home care in Hitchin can include anything from help with domestic duties, to support in the administration of medication. If you are looking for someone who can help you or a loved one to get into the local community, give you a hand with personal hygiene, or take you to medical appointments, our Hitchin home care team are reliable, professional, friendly – and available.
We aim to help our customers to stay in their own homes for as long as possible, promoting independence whilst ensuring that they are safe and comfortable.
Here at Helping Hands, we offer temporary or permanent home care support for all of our customers, adapting and changing as their needs and requirements develop. We have several care packages for you or your loved one to choose from, ranging from a short, half-hour visit per week, to a number of daily visits.
Our care assistants in Hitchin are trained to a high standard and offer you a professional, friendly service with compassion and understanding. We are regulated by the CQC (Care Quality Commission) and are founder members of the UKHCA (United Kingdom Home Care Association) – who are in place to ensure that there are high standards of care given across the care industry.
It is essential for carers to occasionally take some respite – whether they are paid or unpaid carers. We appreciate that this can be a daunting prospect for everyone, but our team of expert home carers in Hitchin is here to help. Our home care staff are trained to make the transition in and out of respite as stress-free and least disruptive as possible for everyone.
Our respite care staff are experts in carefully following personal care plans, have a range of care skills, are able to make people feel at ease straight away, and friendly and amicable. This allows our customers to feel safe and well-cared for, and carers to be able to rest assured that everything is being taken care of.
Here at Helping Hands, we appreciate that life can get trickier as we get older. Our home care team in Hitchin is available to support our senior customers with whatever their needs are – regardless of what they are. Our care assistants have all been trained in how to provide excellent care for elderly people.
Our elderly care services include mobility support, dementia care, light housework, the cooking of nutritionally sound meals, continence support, and companionship. Whatever it is that you or your loved one needs we can aim to provide for you.
Helping Hands is an industry leader in dementia care, nationally renowned for our understanding and implementation of amongst the best support for people who are living with dementia. We appreciate that every customer has their own unique needs, and endeavour to offer tailor-made care and support for every individual. Our dementia support services are focused on maintaining routine, independence, and keeping you or your loved one able to stay living in the comfort of their own homes.
We are proud of the fact that we stay up-to-date with developments in the world of dementia care, through our work with the Dementia Action Alliance. We have now created our own dementia care accreditation – the ‘Dementia Champion’ – an accreditation given to our care staff who have passed our stringent dementia care course.
There are several reasons why Helping Hands is considered to be one of the leading home care providers in the industry. Our care staff are all handpicked for their excellence, professionalism, skills, and personality, and are then put through a demanding training course before they can go out and start caring for people.
We also carry out DBS checks on all of our care staff and we only use our own care assistants – no agency care workers. We look after all of our carers, ensuring that they are trained well and have the right, adequate support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Regardless of your care needs, our home care team in Hitchin are here to help and support you or your loved one.