Why choose St Albans home care from Helping Hands?
St Albans is a city with a long and rich history, which is why it’s so fitting that a care company with a 30-year history can be found there. Helping Hands was founded in 1989 and while that may be recent history by St Albans’ standards, it’s three decades of experience supporting people to live safely and independently in their own homes. You may be fond of going for walks around the centuries-old cathedral or exploring more about the city’s Roman past, but whatever you do while in St Albans, remember to visit Helping Hands and learn how we can help you with your home care needs.Request a callback Email us
What’s included with home care at Helping Hands?
Care can be arranged for you from 30 minutes up to full-time live-in care, so there is definitely a level of care we can help you with. If you require some occasional support to go out into the community, perhaps to visit Verulamium Park, you may appreciate a weekly visit from a carer who could also support with low-level housework. If you need support throughout the day though you may appreciate a support plan that arranges a visit first and last-thing, and at mealtimes for instance. Live-in care is when one of our highly trained carers lives in your home with you to provide around the clock care, and this may be more suitable if you like to have someone with you all of the time, for companionship too. Whichever package of care is suitable, we will design it especially for you with a personalised support plan that details all of your preferences and routines.
Why you may need home care
You may feel that you’ve been slowing down lately and that routine everyday tasks have become more difficult, or you may need some extra support to recover from an illness or accident. Whatever the reason that you’re considering care in your own home, be reassured that Helping hands’ more than thirty years of experience guarantees the quality of carer and care that you’ll receive from us and the dedicated team in St Albans.
Visiting carers for limited hours
Whether you require a carer during the day, an overnight carer or both, you can be sure that you will receive the same high standards of care from all of our knowledgeable and professional carers. If your mobility is deteriorating then they will help you to become more active again, whether you’d like to walk around the living room, your garden or out in the local community. Additionally, if you have medication that needs to be given at regular times your carer can support that for you, whether you don’t like doing it yourself or are struggling to remember.
Intermittent long-term visits
Is your long-term carer due to take a break and you’re concerned about your continuity of care when they’ve gone? Respite care at home is a good alternative to having to uproot temporarily to a care home, especially if it’s only for a week or two. Alternatively, you may want to go on holiday with your family members but don’t want them to have to be responsible for you every minute; a respite carer can come with you to ensure that you all get the chance to relax, enjoy yourselves and spend quality time together.
Carers for immediate situations
In an emergency situation it can be highly stressful trying to arrange care for a loved one who may be miles away from where you live. When faced with an unexpected hospital discharge or post-accident care, should you put your life on hold to go and care for them as best you can, or instead let a professional emergency carer reduce your anxiety by being in your loved one’s home within 24 hours? Let the St Albans care team arrange everything for you, so that you can concentrate on the important thing of spending quality time together.
Home carers in St Albans
Debbie and her team in St Albans are dedicated to their customers in the local area, knowing that they make a real difference to their lives and appreciating the trust that the customers and their loved ones put in them. All Helping Hands carers are thoroughly trained so that they’re ready for whatever needs their customers may have, and they’re recruited locally to the branch, so they know the local area. Their training is continued throughout their time employed by us to ensure that they are always at the forefront of industry developments and are encouraged to increase their knowledge as much as they feel able to. We are also proud to be fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), as it demonstrates our commitment to the highest standards of caregiving in the community.
How to arrange home care in St Albans
Call us today to discover how we could be supporting you or your loved ones with their care needs. Our friendly customer care specialists are available seven days a week to take your call.