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Little and often, companionship to nursing. With branches nationwide.

5 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews


Our home carers in Oldham consists of dedicated carers, directly employed and locally managed by Helping Hands. Every private carer is handpicked for their natural interpersonal skills and undergoes rigorous training, along with Care Quality Commission (CQC) monitoring & regulation to ensure they are as diligent as possible in preparing to care for your loved one.

Our local carers in Oldham help people in Dobcross, Rochdale, Royton, Chadderton, Middleton, Shaw, Waterhead, Dobcross, Uppermill, Oldham, Greenfield, and Bardsley, with different care requirements and conditions to retain an independent lifestyle without the disruption and upheaval of having to move into residential care.

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Branch address

Helping Hands Oldham, Hollinwood Business Centre, Albert Street, Oldham, Great Manchester, OL8 3QL (see on maps)

Visiting care visits and live-in care in Oldham

Famed for its cotton exports in previous centuries, as well as the birthplace of famous faces such as Brian Cox, Nick Grimshaw and David Platt, Oldham is situated in Greater Manchester and also home to a branch of the nation’s leading home care provider – Helping Hands.

From 30 minute visits to full-time live-in care, our Oldham team recruit, train, develop and match carers with the customers they are most suited to and provide the support they need to maintain a safe and fulfilling lifestyle within the comfort of their own home. From companionship to clinical support, our home care team are on hand to help as little or often as you need, with a bespoke package that can change as your requirements do.


Meet the team

Megan Conroy

Meet Megan Conroy, our Care Manager, Oldham

"As the Care Manager for Oldham. It is my responsibility to ensure the branch is well-led, safe, effective, responsive and, most importantly, caring. This is so we can ensure that the best care is being delivered to our customers by our wonderful team of carers. My role includes carrying out assessments, maintaining care packages and providing continual support and supervision for those I work with. I’m always there to help all my customers or carers with anything they need."

Mandy Stewart

Mandy Stewart

Regional Care Director, North

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Nathan Duran

Nathan Duran

Area Care Manager, North

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Quality care provided in your own home

For over 30 years, we've been supporting people with care, nurse-supported care and companionship across England and Wales. As industry-leaders in home care, we know what it takes to provide the right level of care so that you can retain your independence in the comfort of your beloved home.

Over 160 branches across the UK means we're local to you

We are not an agency - we employ every carer directly

Get to know your carer before care starts

Family-run and experts in home care since 1989

Fully flexible care packages as your needs change

We offer two main types of home care:

Hourly visiting home care

Flexible care provided in your own home with a fully qualified carer. Visits start from as little as 30 minutes up to several hourly or overnight calls throughout the week.

  • From 30 minutes a week depending on your needs
  • In your own home
  • All levels of care covered
  • Flexible care plan based on customer's needs
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Live-in home care

One-to-one support from a fully qualified care that lives with you. Full-time support so you can stay at home where you feel most comfortable.

  • Round-the-clock (24/7)
  • In your own home
  • Personalised care plan
  • Carer to match your needs, personality and interests
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Find out about the different types of care we provide in your area

Home CareDementia CareRespite Care

Other services we provide at this branch

Little and often – visiting care visits in Oldham to suit your routine

The Oldham home care team can provide one-to-one support in many different ways. What they always focus on is your wellbeing and your comfort, making sure that you can keep up with your routines.

We believe that your care should be unique to you and fit in with who you are as a person. Your carer will visit at the times that fit in with your routine and help you with the tasks you might want a bit of extra help to do independently.

Visiting care start from 30 minutes a week up to several hours daily – so even if you just need a small amount of help, we can find the solution for your requirements.

Oldham live-in care for you

Live-in care enables you to have one-to-one care all throughout the day and during the night. Unlike visiting care, your carer will move into your home permanently, so even if you need a high level of care, you be assured someone will be there to help you.

Your handpicked live-in carer can support you with:

  • Personal care: helping you to use the shower, toilet or commode, and applying skin cream or ointments, all while respecting your privacy.
  • Monitoring and using equipment: carrying out hoisted transfers and managing equipment such as PEG feeding, ventilators, and stomas or catheters.
  • Maintaining a lifestyle or routine you’re familiar with: accompanying you on social outings or to doctors appointments, and taking you to the shops.

Our carers always respect your personal space and treat your home with the same care you’d expect to have from them. Even if you need them to give the surfaces a polish or tend to the laundry, you can always enjoy your home comforts and get the support you need.

Discover more on what is live-in care here.

Domiciliary care that suits you

Also known as care at home, domiciliary care enables you to take back control of your life with a little assistance from one of the friendly cares from the Oldham team. Designed to seamlessly fit into your schedule, we’ll create a package of care that works for you and enables you, rather than takes over and does everything for you.

So, if you miss catching up with friends in Alexandra Park, we’ll accompany you and make sure you get there safely so that you can enjoy your time with them without having to worry about any of your care needs or how you’re going to get there.

One-to-one dementia care support

Each of our Oldham carers undertake specialist training on different types of dementia and how the symptoms might affect your loved one.

Because dementia affects each person differently, we always work with you and other professionals in your loved one’s care to fully understand your needs and how we can provide you with the right dementia care.

Whether your loved one just needs a few prompts to take medication or has a higher stage of dementia, we can provide complete peace of mind that your friend or relative is safe and supported, while maintaining their independence.

Elderly care to make you feel young again

Aging is inevitable, but struggling with your day-to-day needs isn’t, and that’s exactly what our friendly carers in Oldham can make sure that you don’t have to worry about. Whether you need support with personal care, mobility, the laundry or watering your plants, the team will meet with you to arrange the best times to pop in and give you an extra hand with whatever you need.

If your care needs change or you develop a condition that you need extra support with, we can amend your elderly care plan and put more assistance in place – either with an increase in care calls or a permanent live-in carer. Our aim is to ensure you remain in the home you know and love for as long as possible.

Short-term respite care

Though being the main carer for a loved one is a wonderful thing to do, it can be challenging both physically and emotionally. Sometimes, you just need a short break to recharge your batteries.

Respite care, arranged for a few days or a couple of weeks, allows you to take some time to yourself and ensure your friend or relative still has the care they need. Or you yourself might become ill and so having a carer might be an option to support both of you.

Because circumstances can change without warning, we can often arrange respite care to start at short-notice – sometimes within 24 hours – so even in an emergency, we’re here to help you.

Friendly, trained live-in carers based in Oldham

Our Oldham carers are all passionate about what they do. To make sure they’re the right fit for your family, each one goes through a detailed background check and a mandatory training programme, regardless of their previous experience.

The training doesn’t stop there though; we offer our carers in Oldham and other areas of the country regular refresher training and the chance to build specific or specialist skills.

Our training programme is endorsed by Skills for Care, the strategic body for the adult social care workforce in England, which means you can be sure we have the best carers to help your family.

All personal care services are provided by our Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered office Helping Hands West Manchester.

Find out more about live-in care in Oldham

If you’re wondering about home care services for you or someone close to you, the Bolton team are here to guide you through the process. Pop in and meet them or to find out more, speak to one of our friendly customer care team.

If you’d like to discuss your home care options and set-up a meeting with the team, please get in touch with us. We’re here to take your call seven days a week.

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We are actively collecting and monitoring our reviews and feedback for Oldham to ensure our customers receive the best possible live in and home care service.

5 out of 5 stars, from 4 reviews


taken from NHS Choices

“My wife has Helping Hands twice a day and you could not ask for better carers.”

September 2021

taken from Google My Business

5 out of 5

from 10 reviews

Our credentials

Our Oldham branch is fully regulated and accredited by the CQC and CIW.

Every one of our carers is a dementia specialist

We are founding members of the UKHCA

Branch details

Opening hours and address details

Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Branch address

Helping Hands Oldham, Hollinwood Business Centre, Albert Street, Oldham, Great Manchester, OL8 3QL Show on Map

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