What we can do for you.

We provide services as listed below for people living in East Grinstead, Lingfield, Dormansland, Ashurst Wood , Felbridge, Crowhurst, Blindley Heath, Newchapel or South Godstone.

Transport

CARE volunteers use their own cars to take clients, who have no other means of transport (family, friends, neighbours or taxi), to places they need to visit.

Please Note

Due to the current demand for our assistance and the limited availability of drivers we are currently only able to assist with medical appointments.
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For example:

  • to medical appointments.
  • to a chemist, dentist, chiropodist, or other practitioner.
  • to visit a friend or a relative in hospital or a nursing home in the area.

Shopping, once a fortnight -
We will:-

  • Take you shopping, help you find things and take you home
  • Take your list and shop for you

Limitations

Please Note

Due to the current demand for our assistance and the limited availability of drivers we are currently only able to assist with medical appointments.
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Help in the Home

This is a service we offer to meet specific needs e.g.

  • Assemble flat-pack goods
  • Fix shelves to inside room walls
  • Fix curtain rails
  • Loosen stuck drawers
  • General DIY work but excluding any electrical work.

One off gardening jobs

  • Mow grass
  • Cut Hedges which must be maximum 6ft high
  • Strim rough verges
  • General gardening (weeding etc)
  • Pruning bushes
  • General clearing-up of gardens,

Limitations

  • For all but simple tasks a preliminary assessment will required. This assement will normaly be done within 5 days.
  • Our volunteers are not qualified professionals, unable to undertake anything that requires certification: gas, electrical, etc.
  • We are unable to provide any specialist equipment.