There’s lots of things to consider when choosing the right type of care for yourself or a loved one. But with home care from our friendly carers providing home care in Wilmslow, one thing that you can be guaranteed is peace of mind that all of your needs will be catered to in a way that is meaningful to you. We don’t just care for you physically but hold your mental health in just as high stead, ensuring you have companionship and means to continue living life the way you want to.
Our home care service is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), meaning we’re closely monitored for our safety, efficacy, and responsiveness, as well as training our carers to the highest industry standards. Get in touch with us today if you’d like to find out more about how we can help you at home.
Home care from Wilmslow Helping Hands involves anything and everything that you might need additional support with – from getting in and out of bed, help with going to the toilet or changing a colostomy bag, to assistance with making meals, collecting prescriptions or keeping on top of the housework. We’ll ensure we keep to your agreed routines, so that you know exactly who’s going to come and care for you each day and what they’ll be helping you with. And if your needs ever change or you fancy going out for the afternoon instead of staying at home, we can certainly accommodate this too.
Support at home can start from as little as 30 minutes a week, where you might choose to have these visits spaced throughout the week or longer hourly visits throughout the day if you need help with getting dressed, mobilising safely around your home and assistance with taking medication. Everything will be arranged with you and our local branch manager at your initial home meeting, where we’ll discuss everything from your care needs and health & safety in your home, to your personality, hobbies and what you want to achieve from your care plan. That way, your support plan is completely tailored to you and how you want to maintain your independence.
The need for home care may strike at any time – sometimes when you’re able to plan in advance but more commonly when you can’t. Caring for people in the community is not something new to us – we’ve been doing it for the past 30-plus years, so trust us when we say we know what it takes to do so in a professional yet compassionate way, whether you’ve planned for it or not.
Perhaps you’re in your senior years and have become quite frail, but don’t want someone to come in and take over by doing absolutely everything. Or maybe you’re in your thirties with a long-term health condition and need help getting to and from work. Hourly visiting care is just that – care on an hourly basis that enables you to have help little and often for exactly what you need. Our carers will take your lead, enabling you rather than taking over and doing everything for you, thereby enhancing your independence and autonomy.
It’s quite natural to want and need to take a break from things every now and then. And this couldn’t ring truer for someone that provides full time care for a loved one. Although a very rewarding job, it can be tiring and cumbersome too – that’s where respite care can help. For a short spell, we can provide the same level of care that you would normally deliver while you take some time out for yourself and relax, safe in the knowledge that your loved one is getting the care and support they need from a trusted home care provider.
If you’ve been caught short after an illness or you’ve recently been discharged from hospital and you’re unable to live comfortably at home without extra support, our emergency care service can step in at a moment’s notice – usually within 24 hours of your first contact with us. And just because we set your care up quickly, it doesn’t mean we’ll skimp on the quality or safety either. We’ll make sure we get everything covered, from personal care and mobility support, to how you like your tea or what you like for breakfast – all of which will be delivered by our CQC-regulated team in Wilmslow.
Robert and his team of carers work extremely hard to provide the right care and support for those in Wilmslow, ensuring they cater for everyone’s needs in an individual way. In order to have such great carers on board with us who will always go the extra mile and help our customers in any way that they can, we have a rigorous assessment and selection process that uses character references and an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check. We also provide a full training course to all of our new and existing carers, covering personal care, dementia, manual handling, first aid and safeguarding. All of our existing carers are required to completed regular refresher courses so that their knowledge is always up to date and to ensure they are delivering the latest and safest practices.
If you live in the Wilmslow area or a loved one does and your considering care at home, give us a call today. Our customer care specialists will be able to talk you through the different options available to you and your situation, offering a home meeting with Robert and the team once you’re happy to proceed.