Allied Healthcare statement

Allied Healthcare has advised us that they are under new ownership from 30 November 2018. This means residents who have been receiving services from their valued home care workforce will continue to do so. Find out more by reading our full statement

Mobile meal deliveries for Havering residents - Changes to the Sodexo service

Residents affected by the change-over in mobile meals provider Sodexo can contact the Council for advice and support. Sodexo, which has been delivering meals to residents since 2016, stopped providing meals on Friday, 30 November 2018. A number of residents who have moved to the new provider Aki Catering have been experiencing difficulties. If you’ve been affected and need support, please contact 01708 434656, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. For any emergency situations between 5pm and 9am or over the weekend, please contact our out of hours service on 01708 433999.

Walking aids

The NHS can provide walking aids such as:

  • walking sticks
  • walking frames
  • wheelchairs

You can arrange this through your GP, hospital consultant or physiotherapist. There is no charge for this equipment, but there may be a returnable deposit.

There is lots of information on the NHS website.

For information on powered wheelchairs,mobility scooters and car leasing please visit

If you want to privately purchase walking aids instead of contacting the NHS you can look online for private retailers or view suppliers on the map below

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