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Home Help Service

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The Richard Watts Home Help Service provides quality support to older people at home and in the local community. You must live in ME1 or ME2.

We have a dedicated small team of professional, experienced and friendly home helps who are DBS checked, ensuring our clients receive a caring, efficient and safe service. 

We do not provide personal care or cook meals, but we can provide help with:

· General house-work; cleaning, making beds, ironing and laundry service
· Shopping; either by going with you, or collecting shopping for you
· Taking out rubbish
· Caring for houseplants
· Maintaining calendars
· Checking food expiry dates
· Overseeing home deliveries
· Personal paperwork or making telephone calls 

· Visits for company or an activity at home

· Companionship on outings

The charge for the Home Help Service is £14.50 per hour. Those on a low income may qualify for a free service. A financial assessment can be carried out to see if you qualify.


Endorsements from existing clients

"She's wonderful"


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“We went down to visit mum for two days last week, and we both could tell straight away that the flat was getting a proper clean on a regular basis. Daisy even found a ‘lost’ clutch bag, the whereabouts of which has been bugging mum for nearly a year!   Many thanks to you and to the team for the service you all provide. It is much appreciated!”

A client's daughter

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The home help service provides re-assurance to clients' families too

"I really enjoy being a home help and feel part of a nice team"


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Comment from Home Help staff

Please contact Jo-Anne Toland on 01634 823115 with any enquiries regarding a Home Help, or complete and return the application form below. 


Application Form

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