The home shopping service offers regular and reliable supermarket shopping direct to your door.
The service is provided for isolated older people living in the Wakefield District. The criteria to use the service is discussed in detail by the Supervisor on the initial visit.
Local supermarkets who offer internet shopping are Asda, Sainsburys, Tesco, Morrisons and Ocado.
How the service works
We ring, by mutual agreement, to collect your shopping list and arrange a delivery time suitable to yourself. Deliveries are made between Monday and Friday during a one or two hour time slot.
Age UK Wakefield District charge a £50 annual fee for the home shopping service and there is a one-off returnable deposit of £50 and a delivery charge levied by the supermarkets, starting from £1.00 per delivery.
For more information about the Home Shopping Service, please contact our Shopping Supervisor.
Home Support Service
We also offer a home support service of personally tailored packages of social and domestic support.