There are an estimated 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. It is a common misconception that dementia only affects the elderly, but it can affect people of all ages. We understand that being diagnosed with dementia can be an extremely distressing time for you and your family. We want to help you overcome the challenges of dementia and live well despite the condition. Sadly, dementia cannot be cured and the symptoms typically become worse over time. The good news is, there are dozens of ways to support someone with dementia. At Helping Hands, we believe that every person with dementia should continue to live a safe and happy life on their terms.
Founded in 1989, Helping Hands carers have been providing exceptional dementia care to people across the UK for more than 30 years. Our carers boast extensive experience supporting those with the condition and are considered experts in dementia care. Every Helping Hands carer completes our award winning training. This takes place at our state-of-the-art training facility the Centre of Excellence – the first of its kind to be endorsed in the UK. Having this accreditation means that you can have full confidence in the expertise of our specialist care team. Most of our Southport carers choose to complete additional training modules and qualifications to improve dementia care skills and knowledge. Our carers are passionate about quality home care and dedicated to improving the lives of people with dementia.
People with dementia tend to have complex care needs, particularly as the condition advances. This can make caring for a person with dementia challenging The symptoms of dementia also vary from person to person and often evolve without warning. This is why we recommend seeking support from a specialist carer who has been trained in dementia care. At Helping Hands, we have a team of dedicated carer who are experts in dementia care. We can help your loved one live a safe, independent, and happy life on their terms.
Dementia can cause various physical and mental limitations and this can make certain activities more difficult. Many families become worried about the the safety and wellbeing of a loved one with dementia, especially when care is needed. Moving to a residential care home is one way for people with dementia to receive the support they need. However, a change of routine and living environment can cause intense anxiety and stress in someone with dementia. This is why more and more families are choosing home care over residential care. We can support your loved one in the place they know and love – their home and community. Your loved one can choose to remain living at home while their care needs are met.
At Helping Hands, we are proud to be considered one of the UK’s leading dementia care providers. Our Southport home care team has more than 30 years of experience supporting people with the condition. We take a personal approach to care and always treat our customers as individuals, with unique care needs. We will take the time to get to know your loved one and design a care solution that will meet their specific care needs.
We offer two main types of home care in Southport: visiting care and live-in care. A visiting carer will be carefully matched to your loved one based on their care needs and interests, and can support with various activities such as personal care, household chores, running errands, or administering medication. Our carers can also provide an excellent source of companionship and emotional support. A regular friendly face will give your loved one a sense of comfort and improve their mood and wellbeing. If your loved one has complex needs, then we can arrange live-in support so that they receive continuous care and support.
We understand that acknowledging and admitting that care is needed can be unsettling, but we’re here to help you through the process. If you would like to discuss our dementia home care services, then please give us a call. Our friendly customer service advisors are available 24 hours, seven days a week and they are always happy to answer your questions. You can also pop into your local branch to meet the care team and discuss the dementia care options local to you.