It’s understandable that seeking out home care for yourself or for a family member can be a little daunting. How can you ensure that you’re working with people you can trust to take good care of your loved ones? Helping Hands has been a prominent leader in the UK home care industry for more than 30 years now, and in that time we’ve learnt that there is no one-size-fits-all solution for home care.
This is why we work hard with every one of our clients to make sure their care is perfectly tailored to the unique people they are. We are proudly certified by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in England and the Care Inspectorate (CIW) in Wales, along with our other accreditations including being the only home care agency to be awarded with the Centre of Excellence accolade. All this is your guarantee that you will only ever receive care services of the highest standard when you choose Helping Hands.
We specialize in personalised, flexible home care in Portishead that works around you and your needs. Receiving care at home means that you get the support you need to live your best, most independent life on your own terms. We offer either full-time, live-in care or visiting care, which can be arranged from as little as 30 minutes per week.
Whatever you need us for, we’re standing by and ready to make it happen for you. Our carers can assist with shopping, meal prep, grooming, or the simple daily tasks that have become a little more challenging with age. We can walk the dog, get the ironing finished, fetch a prescription or simply put the kettle on and be at hand for a friendly chat and a biscuit.
Helping Hands can offer care on a more short-term or intermediate basis. You might need short start or emergency care, or you may need to have a carer to take over the normal care duties at home while you tend to other matters elsewhere. Being a carer can be draining at times, but if you need to take a break, one of our respite carers can be at home to make sure your love done is well looked after, and all the regular routines are ticking over as normal when you return.
We can also arrange for more longer-term care on a schedule that fits you or your family’s lifestyle. We understand that not every senior needs full-time support, and they may not feel ready or comfortable moving to a residential care home facility, either. Home care is an ideal solution, whether the carer visits daily or once a week to catch up on errands and help with a few challenging activities.
We’re happy to say that care from us can always be adjusted as needs change with time. We can scale care up or down depending on the circumstances, and we also take care to find a good fit between you and the carer you work with. It’s all about having that elderly care slot neatly into the life you love, in the home you love, with minimal disruption to your sense of independence.
Many of our customers seek out care for the first time because they need the relief and peace of mind that comes from knowing their loved one is safe and comfortable. When elders are living with the symptoms of dementia, it’s of utmost importance that they are receiving regular, stable care from a familiar and reassuring face. Conventional home care facilities may leave some seniors feeling isolated and distressed; with personalized dementia home care, however, they can remain at home where they feel safest, while you can rest assured that there is always someone caring and experienced nearby should anything happen.
At Helping Hands we are most proud of our carers, who we know as some of the best in the industry. We only work with professionals who share our code of ethics and passion for care work. We never hire staff from agencies, but recruit, vet and train our own directly-employed carers so that we can get to know them on a personal level. Though every carer is a completely unique individual, we are always confident that they are providing nothing but the best in home care, and working hard to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, every single day.