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Getting out of the house is so important but can be hard if mobility or confidence is an issue.  Having a carer to help you get out and about can make all the difference.

A man sitting in the park on a sunny day

We can help with the things you want to do whether it's coffee with friends, a trip to the cinema, visiting the bank or doing some Christmas shopping for the grandchildren. Our staff can be there to offer a helping hand, and some company.

What does the Service offer?

Some of us may experience challenges when getting out and about, whether due to mobility, disability, confidence or mental heatlth. This is where we can help. We support you to go and do what you want or need to do: whether it's an outing, socialising, a medical or other appointment, shopping or going somewhere special to you.

This service is a fantastic way to get out the house to do the things you want and the errands you need to do while feeling safe and supported. Wherever you need to be we can help you to get there, while helping you to stay independent.

Where is the Getting Out and About Service available?

Where ever you live across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland we can offer you the support you'd like to get out and about.

Is the Getting Out and About Service free of charge?

No. We make a competitive charge for this service.

Our staff are referenced and undergo enhanced DBS checks and a full training programme before undertaking any work with clients. Age UK is also registered with the Care Quality Commission.

How can I arrange Getting Out and About?

Please contact our Home Care team on 0116 299 2266 to talk through how we can help you - or a loved one - to get our and about with the level and type of support you really need.