Independent living service

Service to promote independence

What does it do?

This service helps to assist you around the house to carry out household chores such as washing, cleaning, ironing, preparing a meal or going shopping.
We can also help you to attend medical appointments or social activities including assistance with transport.
Help with shopping
We know that it can be hard to get out to the shops, so we can take you shopping, or you could give us a list of what you need and we will deliver the items to your door, alternatively we can process an internet order for delivery for you. 
There is a small fee for this service.
Help from a handyman
This service provides practical help with simple home maintenance tasks, such as replacing light bulbs, repairing broken hinges or mending doors that stick, we also supply and fit key safes.
Requests will be given a level of priority depending upon how urgent the need is.
High priority jobs such as something which could impact a person’s personal safety will be tackled within a week.
Help from a Gardener
This service provides general garden maintenance. We can provide a regular weekly or monthly maintenance service, or we can also cater for one-off grardening jobs. 
There is a small fee for this service.

Who it is for?

Older people in Hythe and Lyminge

Where it is available?

Local service (Shepway).

What it costs:

There is a small fee for parts of this service. Please contact us for more details.

How to access or apply for it:

See contact details above.


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