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Age UK Dorchester - Good Neighbours

A Good Neighbour scheme for anyone over 50 who may struggle with a one off task that a volunteer Good Neighbour could help with. The scheme covers the Dorchester, Weymouth and Portland areas.

We suggest a minimum donation of £3 per task to help cover expenses. Examples of things we could help with include:

  • changing a light bulb
  • changing the batteries in hearing aids, remote controls etc.
  • taking some rubbish to the tip
  • sewing on buttons or turning up hems
  • re-tuning a TV or a basic computer problem task
  • collecting a prescription
  • reaching a high cupboard
  • walking a dog or getting in some shopping if a person is unwell
  • sweeping a front path or moving some light furniture
  • and much more!

All our volunteers are DBS checked and have received training on visiting people in their homes and confidentiality.

Keywords: Companionship, Errands, Home visits, Trips/activities/shopping
  1. Name:
    Age UK Dorchester - Good Neighbours
    Rowan Cottage
    4 Prince of Wales Road
    DT1 1PW
    United Kingdom
    01305 260289
Areas served: DT1, DT3, DT4, DT5

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