Garden maintenance for elderly (aged 60 or over) or disabled tenants who are not capable of doing the work themselves.
Care in your own home is offered to people who require assistance with personal care such as washing or dressing, or other practical daily tasks such as help with domestic chores like cooking and cleaning, or in some instances, help in managing finances.
The community alarm service provides peace of mind for people who feel at risk in their own homes. It is a 24 hour 365 day monitoring service which works via a special alarm unit connected to the telephone line. In the UK Telecare provides support to people in their own homes with the help of technology and community response services, allowing them to live more safely and independently. The equipment available is designed to assist a wide range of people, including older people, people with disabilities and carers.
People suffering from incontinence may be eligible for a laundry service.
The Central Heating Programme provides central heating systems and insulation measures in the private sector where the householder or their spouse is 60 or over, and there is no system or one which is irreparably broken. In addition, applicants aged 80 or over can receive upgrades and replacements of partial or inefficient systems.
The Mobile Meals service delivers meals to older or vulnerable people in their own homes on a short or long term basis according to need.