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.

Help at home

Help at home includes getting support with things like:

  • personal care, such as helping you to get washed, dressed and using the toilet
  • support getting in and out of bed
  • shopping or cooking meals
  • finding and going to leisure and recreation activities
  • socialising and helping you to get involved in your community
  • supporting you at your place of work
  • cleaning and housework
  • health-related tasks
  • managing money and paying bills

If you need help around the home, you may be able to get help from:

You can pay for this type of care privately or you can contact the council to find out about local authority funding for care.

Find out more funding for care

Equipment around the home

There’s lots of equipment that can support you around the home or when going out. Depending on the support you need, you may also be able to get home adaptations such as ramps outside your house or showers installed.

Read more about equipment and adaptations

Assisted waste collections

You can get help with assisted waste collections. This means that rubbish is collected somewhere that’s convenient for you, such as your front or back door.

Apply for an assisted collection

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