Friends Of The Retired

Promoting health and happiness in our retired communities

What does it do?

We provide trusting, enjoyable companionship as well as a helping hand with the following:
  • Appointment Chaperone (Information from appointments reported back to family)
  • Housework
  • Meal preperations
  • Medication prompts
  • Activities you enjoy
  • Shopping (We can assist you shopping or we can go for you!)
  • Dementia friendly activities (Games and other materials) 
  • 'Update' Text message service for the family members wanting extra piece of mind
  • Have our friendly K9 companion visit! 
No contract basis, simply get in touch when you require us! Our service is tailored to suit each of our retired friends, flexibility is key.

Who it is for?

Friends Of The Retired supports retired ladies and gentlemen in the comfort of their own homes; When extra support is needed, and a great friendship is desired. 

Where it is available?

Local service (Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull).

What it costs:

Our price is £18.00 per hour, on weekdays and weekends. 
£19.50 after 6:00 PM, and £22.00 per hour on bank holidays.

How to access or apply for it:

Get in touch with us, in a way that suits you. We have an excellent response rate!

Email us - 
Call us - 0121 722 3342 or 07471933278 (Managing Director, Lucie-Anne Fowkes) 

What to expect then:

Once you have got in touch with us, we can arrange a visit at a time and place to suit you to discuss in further. Following you are happy to have us on board, we can arrange to meet our retired friend for the initial meeting. 

Additional information:

We are proudly supported by The Prince's Trust

Proud to be Dementia Friendly

Each of our team members are DBS (CRB) checked

Each of our team members are First Aid trained


Info last updated:

56 Blaythorn Avenue, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 8TS