4 ways to respond when someone with Alzheimer’s keeps repeating questions

People living with Alzheimer’s may repeat things a great deal of times but they are not doing it on purpose to annoy you – they truly have no memory of asking the first or nineteenth time. Alzh...

Finding the right care for your loved one

New Year: Finding the right care for your loved one

The celebration boxes are empty, there’s not a mince pie in sight and your extended family have gone home. Caring for a loved one can be challenging and now the festive season is over you can feel alo...

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Caring Hands Client Questionnaire Results: 2018

At Caring Hands we pride ourselves on our abilities to provide person-centred care and make sure we listen to our client’s wishes. We strive to be the best in our field and we can only do this by work...

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Caring Hands new ‘Weekly Outings’ initiative coming soon

This week Caring Hands announced they will be introducing a new ‘Weekly Outings’ initiative for older people and will be working hard in 2019 to tackle loneliness within their local commun...

Looking for signs of dementia and depression in loved ones over Christmas

Looking for Signs of Dementia and Depression in Loved Ones Over Christmas

Between the children opening presents, mince pies and TV specials, we should also be watching out for signs of depression and dementia in loved ones this Christmas, the NHS has advised. Throughout the...

5 tips for Keeping Older Adults Safe During The Winter Weather, at Caring Hands we can help you care for a loved one

5 Tips for Keeping Older Adults Safe During The Winter Weather

Forecasters have released a series of weather warnings for snow, ice and freezing rain across parts of the UK and we want to make sure we keep our local communities safe. The bitter cold weather that ...

Christmas tree and Christmas decorations to set theme of Christmas. Guide to coping with Dementia at Christmas: For carers and families

Coping With Dementia At Christmas Time: A Brief Guide For Carers And Families

Christmas can be a stressful time for someone living with Dementia.

Direct payments giving you more flexibility over your care

Direct Payments – Giving you more flexibility over your care

If you or your loved ones receive help from social services did you know you can apply for direct payments? This payment option can let you choose and purchase the health and social care services you need yourself.

Finding the perfect match

Finding the perfect match

“Carers and clients are matched on specialisms, personality and interests.”

 Within homecare services the ability for providers to successfully match clients to customers bespokely is vital. At Caring Hands our ‘matching process’ allows us to pair clients to Care Workers best suited in supporting their individual needs.