Help Around the Home

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Help Around the Home is a service from Age UK Portsmouth, designed to help older people maintain their independence at home.

Support can include:

  • Domestic chores such as vacuuming, mopping and dusting – priority is given to hygiene and safety areas, such as bathrooms, toilets and kitchen
  • Doing your laundry, ironing and putting away clothes
  • Bed-making and changing bedding
  • Food shopping from your nearest supermarket
  • Cleaning your fridge and checking ‘use by’ dates on food
  • Pension and prescription collection services
  • Cleaning cupboards and interior windows
  • Small household jobs such as changing a light bulb or hanging curtains
  • Spring cleaning services
  • Support for a planned return home from hospital – house cleaning and preparation, shopping, short-term help while recovering
  • Signposting to other agencies for different services
Contact Information
Age UK Portsmouth, 16-18 Kingston RoadPO1 5RZ
Phone: 023 9229 1999
Cost Of Service:

The standard charge for help around the home is £13.50 per hour.
(Checked October 2017)

Self Referal:
  • Yes