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 with meals

If you need help preparing or cooking meals, you can:

  • order shopping online or by telephone
  • visit lunch or social clubs
  • arrange for hot meals to be delivered to your home
  • have meals prepared by a homecare agency or personal assistant

There are lots of places you can order shopping and ready meals online, including:

Sainsbury’s offer a telephone shopping service that will deliver food to your home. You have to set up an account prior to using the service.

There are organisations that will deliver frozen ready meals to your home. These are meals which will need to be heated before they are eaten. Some companies providing this service are:

Or there are lots of community luncheons and social clubs you can visit:

Find lunch and social clubs

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