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Dundee Home From Hospital Service
When older people come out of hospital, they can need more intensive support than usual to help get them back on their feet. Royal Voluntary Service Home from Hospital services provides daily visits by volunteers for a period of up to six weeks, depending on the area they live in and what's needed. Our volunteer will also check that everything is okay at home (that the heating works, for example) before the end of hospital stay. And when the day comes to leave hospital our volunteer will be there to escort the older person home.\n\nThey can help with anything from making sure they have a healthy meal, walking the dog, helping with the garden or collecting shopping or prescriptions. They can provide a vital link between the older person and the outside world at a time when they are still recovering from an accident or illness.
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This service is provided by Royal Voluntary Service Tayside
Home Library Service volunteers bring a selection of books, DVDs, CDs and audio tapes to older people in their home on a regular basis. The selection is based on the individuals taste and preferences. The volunteer is also a friendly face and a...
No two Good Neighbours services are identical but the intention is broadly similar in every case. Namely, to offer the practical help that can make all the difference to older people - whether it's assisted shopping, accompanying to appointments or...
Social clubs cover our community and activity clubs, offering a wide range of activities, outings and opportunities to socialise with friends old and new.
Royal Voluntary Service Transport may be trips to and from hospital or to a GP appointment. Equally, these may be trips to the shops or into town, journeys that enrich lives and really add to the pleasure of day-to-day living. It's especially...
Royal Voluntary Service lunch clubs bring older people together to enjoy a hot nutritious meal and socialise with friends at the same time. There are 450 community centres and lunch clubs across England, Scotland and Wales.
Royal Voluntary Service is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales number 2520413 and a registered charity number 1015988 (England and Wales)
and SC038924 (Scotland). Registered office: Beck Court, Cardiff Gate Business Park, Cardiff, CF23 8RP. © 2018 Royal Voluntary Service.