Known for its maritime heritage and stunning Royal Harbour, Ramsgate offers everything from traditional seaside town attractions through to a blossoming art scene. And to coincide with its natural, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, Ramsgate is home to a dedicated team of Helping Hands carers.
Committed to giving you the support to feel safe and independent at home, the Branch Manager and their team are here to provide individually-tailored, person-centred home care throughout Ramsgate, Margate, Sandwich, Sarre, Wingham, Minster-in-Thanet, Worth, Manston, Chestfield, Tyler Hill, Birckington, Cliffsend, Stodmarsh and the surrounding areas.
"Hi, I’m Dawn. I’ve worked within the health and social care sector for nearly 30 years, starting as a care worker all the way to my current role as the branch manager for the Ramsgate team at Helping Hands. For me, care is all about building strong relationships with both customers and carers to make sure we achieve the best outcome for everyone."
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 100 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
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.
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.
Helping Hands was founded in 1989 as a way to provide dedicated home care services to those in need of a little extra support at home. Thirty years later, we’re supporting thousands of people across England and Wales with personalised care packages that enable them to live each day entirely on their terms. We understand that everybody has their own individual needs – regardless of their requirements. That’s why our aim has always been to provide the level of support that is needed to ensure that each and every one of our customers feel safe, enabled and independent in the place they know best.
Whether you need visits that are little and often to help with practical things such as folding your laundry, getting in and out of bed or taking your canine companion out for a walk, or more complex support for clinical conditions such as stroke aftercare and acquired brain injuries, our friendly carers will work with you to build a personalised care plan that focuses entirely around you and your needs, routines and preferences.
If you are in need of more intensive support, live-in care could be the perfect solution that provides round-the-clock care without the upheaval of moving into a residential or nursing home. With live-in care, one of our friendly carers will live with you in your home to make sure that you have everything you need whenever you need it – whether that’s with reassurance in the night if you feel disorientated or if you need someone to accompany you around the house and out into the Ramsgate community.
We understand that it can be daunting to invite someone new into your home, but the team will work with you to find the perfect carer for you – in both care experience and personality. So if you want someone with experience in dealing with a similar condition to you, or you want a carer with a love for the outdoors to enjoy a walk along the promenade with, we’ll ensure that you have a carer who ticks all the boxes.
Discover more on what is live-in care here.
When it comes to choosing care, there are lots of different options and providers to pick from; but with domiciliary care from our Ramsgate team, we’ll work around you to ensure that you have a bespoke care package in place that caters for all your needs. Whether you need intensive overnight support for a complex condition or just a friendly face to pop in for a chat every now and again – we’ll be there for you whenever you need us.
The great thing about domiciliary care from the Ramsgate team is that the control of your care remains exactly where it should be – in your hands. With no restrictions on visitors, mealtimes or menus and no daily schedules to follow, you’ll have the freedom to decide how and when you receive your care. So if you decide you’d like to try something new for dinner or you’d like to take a last-minute trip out to Westwood Cross Shopping Centre – our aim is to support, encourage and enable you to make the most of each day and live entirely on your terms.
With dementia care from our Ramsgate team, we’ll make sure that you are completely listened to so that your needs are not just met – but exceeded. With a dementia diagnosis, it’s important to remember that familiarity is key; so we’ll get to know you and your usual routines so that we can put a bespoke package of care in place that is completely unique to you.
With over 100 different variants of the condition, coming to terms with the symptoms of dementia can be difficult for you and your loved ones. That’s why our team are here to comfort and support you throughout your dementia journey so that you can enjoy the happy times with your family – and learn how to cope with and manage the difficult times too.
Aging is inevitable, and as we grow older we can often experience differences in our body and mind that can often have an impact on our everyday routines. But if you find that you are starting to struggle with your usual tasks and it is having an impact on your wellbeing, it might be time to consider enlisting some extra support.
With elderly care from our Ramsgate team, we won’t intrude on your existing routines or preferences. Instead, we’ll work closely with you to ensure that you have the support you need to feel safe and independent in the place you know best.
We understand how rewarding it can be to know that you’re helping your loved one in their time of need, but it’s important to remember that you need some time for yourself to recharge your batteries so that you can continue to provide your best care. If you’re looking for some rest and recuperation but you’re unsure about finding a suitable alternative for your loved one’s care, you can rely on respite care from Ramsgate’s team to step in where you left off. With a seamless transition between carers, we’ll get to know you and your usual routine so that your loved one experiences minimal disruption to their care.
If you need a short-term care solution following a spell in hospital or to support you during an emergency, we can provide a respite carer often within 24 hours of your initial enquiry. That way, you can rest assured that you have someone to rely on whilst you get back on your feet again.
Your independence is at the heart of what we do, which is why we unsure that each of our carers deliver the most outstanding level of care with each and every one of their customers. With high-quality care comes an expert level of training; and each member of our team undergo a comprehensive three-day training programme that covers everything they expect to cover in their customers’ homes, such as moving and handling, safeguarding, first aid and medication administration.
Each of our carers are directly employed by us, so you don’t have to worry about any additional paperwork, background checks or agency fees. And as we are fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we’re regularly monitored to ensure that we are always providing a service that is safe, effective and responsive.
We are actively collecting and monitoring our reviews and feedback for Ramsgate to ensure our customers receive the best possible live in and home care service.
4.9 out of 5 stars, from 20 reviews
Our Ramsgate 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
Opening hours and address details
7 York Street, Ramsgate, CT11 9DS Show on Map