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Do you need a little bit of support to stay independent in your own home? 

Do you need a companion to support you to attend an appointment?

Age UK Dorchester recognises that a little bit of help can go a long way towards helping older people remain independent for longer.

Our Home Support and Out & About Service can offer:

Domestic support includes: cleaning, help with laundry, ironing, changing bedding, light de-cluttering, cooking/meal preparation, dog walking, light gardening, assisting you with paperwork/paying bills, odd jobs.

Out & About Support includes: accompanying you to undertake shopping, doctors appointment, dentist appointment, hairdresser appointment, visiting loved ones, social events, hospital appointment, exercise classes, footcare appointment, optician appointment, hearing aid appointment.

We do not provide: Personal care

The service is currently available in Dorchester, Weymouth and surrounding areas.

All staff are fully DBS checked (Disclosure Barring Service)

The cost for Home Support is £13.50 for the first hour, additional charge is incurred at £13.50 per hour (or part thereof). Rural areas may incur and extra mileage charge. Minimum charge is 1 hour. Mileage for errands is charged at 40p per mile.

The cost for Out & About Support is £13.50 for the first hour, additional charge is incurred at £9 per hour (or part thereof). Rural areas may incur and extra mileage charge. Minimum charge is 1 hour. All transport is charge at 40p per mile.

For more information or a chat about what sort of support you would like please contact Lucy, Carol or Sarah on tel: 01305 269444 email: homesupport@ageukdorchester.org.uk

Home Support Workers - Recruiting Now

We are looking to recruit Home Support Workers in the Dorchester area to help our clients remain independent in their own homes and to accompany clients out and about.