The Help at Home Service

Help at Home Service

What does it do?

A member of staff will visit in your home to discuss the service and your requirements.  Once a home help has been arranged, they will carry out general housework duties and shopping that you have requested. 

Who it is for?

To qualify for this service you need to be over 65 or disabled and living within the Craley area.

Where it is available?

Local service (Crawley).

What it costs:

The current fee for Help At Home is £9 per hour, and is paid directly to the helper. If an arrangement is made for services not specified it will be regarded as a private arrangement. Clients cancelling or missing appointment with their helpers with no notice will be asked to pay them the hourly rate for the designated period booked.

What to expect then:

Once Age UK West Sussex has been contacted, a member of staff will visit to discuss the service and your needs in your home. The service provides general house work only.
Age UK West Sussex will regulary monitor the client and helper, however if you have any concerns please contact us immediately.

Additional information:

With all helpers we take up references and since 2006 they all have enhanced criminal record checks.


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