Live-in and visiting care in Manchester
Known primarily for its rich industrial heritage and its iconic catalogue of musical culture, Manchester is at the very heart of the British music industry, with exports including the Stone Roses, The Smiths and Oasis. A large city that is bursting with creativity and culture, Manchester is also home to the UK’s leading care provider, Helping Hands.
Covering areas such as Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Salford, Oldham, Rochdale, Stretford, Eccles, Prestwich, Pendlebury, Prestwich, Cheetham Hill, Farnworth, Kearsley, Morris Green, Dean, Darwen, Great Lever, Little Lever, Radcliffe, Stoneclough, Whitefield, Simister, Swinton, Worsely and the surrounding areas, our local Helping Hands team are here to provide you with individually tailored, high-quality care packages to help you remain safe, comfortable and independent at home.
Whether you’re living with a progressive condition, recovering from a life-changing injury or simply need a little extra support at home, our Manchester team are here to help.
Meet Mandy, our Regional Care Director
"As the Regional Care Director for the north, I am responsible for all types of care delivery to our customers - whether it be live-in care or our hourly service. My role involves ensuring that our carers deliver a consistent and seamless high quality of care to our customers. I manage a team of dedicated, hardworking people who strive to deliver a fantastic service.
"Following a highly successful career in welfare to work, recruitment and training, I wanted to look at a fresh challenge, and following some research and numerous conversations ,I believed that the care sector would be a good fit and that I could easily transfer my skills and experience into this role."
Home visits tailored to your needs
We’re proud to have been providing person-centred care to thousands of families across England and Wales for over 30 years, ensuring that they are enabled to remain at home with no compromise to their independence.
We understand how important it is that you remain in control of your care, which is why the team will work with you to provide a personalised care plan that puts your needs at the centre. Whether your loved one is living with dementia and you are concerned for their wellbeing at home, or you simply need some extra support in getting out and about in your local community; our Manchester team are here to give you the support you need, when you need it.
With each of our carers completing an award-winning training programme, our Manchester team are fully equipped to provide high-quality support for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, cerebral palsy, mental health conditions and many more.
Find out more about our home care services in Manchester.
It’s been two weeks since your carers began looking after my mum. Wow, what a difference there is. Even my father’s carers have commented on mum’s improvement. I can’t thank you enough.
Jim from Manchester
Live-in care to support you in Manchester
For those that require more intensive support at home, live-in care is the ideal solution for you to remain in the comfort of your own home with no compromise to your safety or independence. We understand that it can be daunting to invite somebody new to live in your home with you, but the team are here to provide unintrusive guidance and support to alleviate any worries you may have.
Here at Helping Hands, it’s important to us that we give you more than just practical support; we provide companionship. Not only do we work with you to ensure that your care package is tailored entirely around your needs, but we also work with you to find a carer that is suited to your personality, hobbies and interests, so you can enjoy your time together not just as carer and customer – but as friends.
Live-in care gives you the flexibility that you need to remain in control of your care with no compromise to your usual routine. With no visiting restrictions, no set mealtimes or menus and no daily schedules, the team will enable you to continue to live your life entirely on your terms.
Discover more on what is live-in care here.
What’s the difference between Helping Hands and a care agency in Manchester?
There are quite a few differences between Helping Hands Manchester and a care agency, the main one being that our service is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which ensures that our care is safe, effective and responsive. This isn’t always the case for other care agency services who may not be regulated by the CQC.
With a fully managed service from Helping Hands, you have complete peace of mind that every part of your support plan and arrangements for care are being looked after by our team – from recruiting carers, training them to a professional standard and ensuring they are looked after, to managing your care by our dedicated local team as well as an all-inclusive price. Conversely, with a senior care agency, you are required to arrange your carers’ employment and seek out a replacement if they are unwell or need to take a break. Additionally, the amount that you pay for your care may differ daily with a care agency, depending on what you need support with, which may become difficult to keep track of and plan for.’
Domiciliary care in Manchester
As an ideal alternative to residential care, domiciliary care enables you to remain within your own home while you receive the support you need. With domiciliary care from our Manchester team, you have the freedom to choose the frequency and intensity of your care.
From 30-minute drop-ins to overnight support for more complex conditions, the team can support you with any of the following care needs:
- Personal care – Support with dressing, showering, washing and continence
- Medication – Friendly reminders to take any 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 aid
- 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
After caring for my one of my own relatives, I knew that helping people was what I wanted to do. Our local team is like my second family
Rhianne, a carer in Manchester
Specialist dementia care from our Manchester team
The time following a dementia diagnosis can cause lots of uncertainties. We understand how unnerving it can be for you and your loved ones while you come to terms with your diagnosis, which is why the Manchester team are here to help you through every step of your journey.
We’re proud to be one of the UK’s leading dementia specialists, and with our expert team in Manchester on hand to offer guidance and support whenever you need it, you and your family can find comfort in knowing that you are in safe hands.
With the anxieties that come with dementia, familiarity is key. That’s why our team of carers will provide a care plan that suits you, in the place you know best.
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Elderly care to support your independence
As we develop through the latter stages in life, it can often become apparent that our minds and our bodies aren’t as quick as they once were – but that doesn’t mean that you have to make any sacrifices to your independence. Whether you need a helping hand to fold your laundry or walking to the shop for your morning newspaper, the team are here to help you with anything you need.
And if you’re living with a progressive condition, we can increase the regularity of your care and be with you every step of the way.
Find out more about elderly care in Manchester here.
Respite care for your short-term needs
There’s no telling when any one of us may need a little extra help. Care needs can arise and change at any given time, often with very little notice – but not to worry, our Manchester team can provide you with respite care packages to give you the support you need, when you need it – sometimes with as little as 24 hours’ notice.
Whether your regular carer is taking a break, you’re returning home from a hospital admission or you are planning a trip away and you’d like a little extra support, we can support with any of the following instances:
- Hospital discharge – If you need support in regaining your independence after a hospital admission
- Emergencies – When your regular caregiver has a family emergency
- Short breaks – Enabling you to enjoy a break away with some support along the way
- One-off occasions – When you want to be with your family during milestone celebrations, such as a wedding or birthday party
Award-winning training for our Manchester team
With 30 years’ experience under our belt, we’re proud to be one of the leading home care providers in the UK. Ever since our inception in 1989, we’ve been providing dedicated, person-centred care at home to each of our customers; but none of this would have been possible if it wasn’t for our remarkable carers.
The qualities it takes to become a carer cannot always be taught, and it is the kindness, selflessness and empathy of our carers that keeps Helping Hands at the forefront of the care industry.
Our fine-tuned recruitment process ensures that all of our carers receive full background checks, including Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) screenings. With only 2% of applicants being accepted for employment, you can rest assured that your care is provided by only the best.
We’re also the only home care provider to be endorsed as a Centre of Excellence by Skills for Care, and we’re fully licensed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Areas across Manchester that we cover:
Find out more about live-in care in Manchester
If you’d like to discuss your live-in or visiting care requirements in more detail, please get in touch with the team. Our phone lines are open seven days a week.
If you’d like to meet face-to-face, please feel free to pop into our branch on Bury New Road, or we can meet you for a coffee in the most suitable place for you; whether that’s at your local coffee shop or in your front room.