LATEST NEWS

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October 16, 2019 Latest News

Helping Hands has produced a new, annual Quality Improvement Plan. This document shows some of the key improvements everyone has made across the organisation during the last year and highlights our plans for the next 12 months. You can find the Plan and further details on this website in the DOWNLOADS section. The management is […]


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December 7, 2018 Latest News

We’re delighted to acknowledge that Helping Hands Community Care has reached a new milestone – our 30th anniversary. We’re proud to have been supporting vulnerable people and those with specialist care needs for 30 years. This makes Helping Hands one of the longest established, and largest independent homecare providers in Northumberland and wider area. A […]


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November 7, 2018 Latest News

Government must stop dithering over social care and accelerate plans to introduce a properly funded mechanism for the embattled sector, according to David Harrison, MD of Helping Hands Community Care. He has echoed the views of England’s social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which earlier this year stated the social care sector (including […]


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July 15, 2018 Latest News

Helping Hands Community Care has expanded its senior management team to lead and manage the delivery of its specialist care services. We recently appointed Sharon King as the new head of specialist care services, alongside Sandra Vitty, who has been appointed as branch manager. The newly-appointed team, operating from our Cramlington branch office, will oversee […]


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May 15, 2018 Latest News

Helping Hands Community Care, the leading independent home care provider in Northumberland, is expanding its service – effective Monday May 14 2018 – following the withdrawal of Tynedale Care Ltd in the county. All services provided by Tynedale Care, along with their team of 28 carers and five office staff, have been transferred across to […]


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May 9, 2018 Latest News

Well-known charity volunteer and Northumberland care worker Mary Robinson, MBE, recently stepped down from her role and retired, after almost 25 years of service. Mary worked with us at Helping Hands Community Care for over two decades, providing care to hundreds of people across West Northumberland. During that time, we believe she made around 50,000 […]


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March 7, 2018 Latest News

Helping Hands has embarked on its most significant recruitment drive for several years in Tynedale and the west of Northumberland. A publicity and media campaign has been designed and implemented to combine local cinema, bus and press advertising with door-to-door leafleting to more than 16,000 homes. Advertising began at the start of March with ads […]


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February 26, 2018 Latest News

Helping Hands has established a new HR team to help manage our expansion. Andrea Guy, 47, recently joined as HR manager, alongside Tracy Thomas, 51, HR and group administrator. The two new appointments come after our rebrand and relocation to new offices. We currently employ more than 450 people, with further plans to recruit at […]


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February 21, 2018 Latest News

Helping Hands recently invested in new branch offices in the east and west of the county as part of a major expansion programme. In our drive to provide general and specialist services to allow people who are elderly, disabled or suffering from dementia live in their homes, we’re looking to recruit more than 50 care […]


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