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Liverpool respite support from Helping Hands

Short-term, respite care can be needed for a range of different reasons, whether you’re going on a fortnight’s holiday, a short break, or your regular carer is sick. Here at Helping Hands we’ve been delivering the highest standards of home care possible since we were founded in 1989, and we still live by the same values of supporting our customers to live as independently as possible in their own homes today. Whether you would prefer a carer visiting you at pre-arranged times of the day or overnight, or one of our carers living in your home with you, we will support you with every aspect of your care journey, for as long as you need us. Have a chat with our friendly Liverpool Home Care team today to discover how we could design your bespoke care package around you or your loved one.

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Why respite care is a good option for short-term support

Receiving respite care at home is highly beneficial, as it means you can stay in the place you love, surrounded by the people and objects that mean the most to you. Respite care usually conjures up an image of having to relocate to a care home, even temporarily, but there really is another option. Whether you’re normally supported by family members or perhaps another caregiver they’ll still need a break from time to time, but with respite care from Helping Hands you will be still be cared for to the same high standards as if your regular caregiver had never left.

Our short-term care cover could be for any of the following instances:

  • Hospital discharge – to help you get back on your feet
  • Emergencies – in the case of a short notice hospital discharge or perhaps your regular carer needs time off in a hurry
  • Short breaks – your family might like you to go on holiday with them, or perhaps you’d prefer to go somewhere on your own with extra support
  • One-off occasions – perhaps a family celebration, such as a wedding

Respite care services tailored to you

We’ll provide a personalised support package that will ensure a seamless continuity of care, covering every aspect of yours or your loved one’s needs, including medication administration, mobility support, housework & laundry, meal preparation, personal care and more.

Post-discharge support in Liverpool

Being discharged from hospital can be nerve-wracking, especially if you live alone, so by arranging to have some respite care waiting for you you’ll be supported until you’re back on your feet. Your package of after care will be flexible to your ongoing needs, whether you need support at home for days or weeks, and if you eventually decide you’d like to continue receiving care, the helpful team in Liverpool will be able to arrange that too.

Liverpool Emergency Care

Family will often try to step in when emergency care is needed yet that can be difficult as they’ll have their own lives to organise, plus they may live some distance away. Regardless of your care needs, you’ll benefit from having a professional carer look after you at home until you’re more able to manage or until your regular caregiver is able to return, which will also be reassuring for family members and loved ones.

Why choose our Liverpool respite care team?

We’ve been supporting people to live as independently as possible at home for over 30 years, so we truly are the home care specialists. Not everybody gets to be a Helping Hands carer as we only select people who share our ethos for providing the highest quality standards of care. We put our carers through rigorous training when they join us to ensure they’re ready to meet our customers’ needs, but we also provide opportunities for developing their skills throughout their career with us. We are fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission and Care Inspectorate Wales, demonstrating our commitment for adhering to and exceeding industry guidelines and we have consistently been rated ‘Good’ for our care delivery.

Contact us for respite care support

If you would like to discover more about how we could be supporting you or a loved one, our dedicated team of customer care specialists are available seven days a week to take your call. Or if you prefer, you can contact us and we’ll call you back.

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