Help at Home

A range of support to help manage daily living tasks

What does it do?

A service to help you manage daily living tasks at home and visit shops, friends, family or community activities. You explain to us what you need, when and how often

Help at Home:

We can offer support with jobs around the home such as:

  • Polishing and dusting
  • Vacuuming and washing floors
  • Cleaning work surfaces and washing dishes
  • Changing bed linen
  • Laundry
  • Small amounts of shopping and running local errands
  • Making telephone calls on your behalf
  • Reading and helping with correspondence
  • Hobbies and activities at home

 

Accompanying you into the community:

We can also accompany you out into the community: To appointments, social activities, to do your shopping or on outings.

How does this service work?

This service is for anyone aged 25 or over who requires help in their own home, either on a long term, short term or one off basis.

There is a minimum of 1 hour service in an urban location (£14.50 per hour) and 1.5 hours in a rural location (£17.00 per hour)

This service is tailored to meet your specific needs:

We will arrange to visit you to discuss your needs, you can decide on the amount of help you require (one hour per session minimum). Wherever possible we will arrange for the same worker to attend.

Who it is for?

This service is for anyone aged 50 or over who requires help in their own home, either on a long term, short term or one off basis.

Where it is available?

Local service (Allerdale, Copeland).

What it costs:

There is a charge for this service.

What to expect then:

We will arrange to visit you to discuss your needs, you can decide on the amount of help you require (one hour per session minimum). Wherever possible we will arrange for the same worker to attend.
 

Additional information:

Contact

Copeland & Allerdale - Old Customs House
Tel: 08443 843 843
E-mail: information@ageukwestcumbria.org.uk

 

Millom - Bradbury Centre
Tel: 01229 774 573
E-mail: millom@ageukwestcumbria.org.uk

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

05/05/2016
Provider
Old Customs House West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LR