Handy Housekeepers

Rushcliffe Community & Voluntary Service

For many older or disabled people who want to continue to be independent, routine chores can present a major challenge – like changing a bed or doing the shopping.

Our Handy Housekeepers are the answer!

This friendly and reliable service is designed to enable you or your loved ones to carry on living successfully and happily at home.

We not only provide that little bit of help around the house to keep things clean and tidy, we also offer regular company so you can have peace of mind and feel secure.

To ensure continuity of service, we’ll assign a Housekeeper who’ll get to know you and understand your particular needs. They can help with:

  • Vacuuming
  • Dusting and polishing furniture
  • Cleaning baths, sinks and toilets
  • Washing floors
  • Laundry
  • Changing beds
  • Emptying rubbish bins
  • Collecting weekly shopping from the local supermarket
  • Collecting prescriptions
  • Supporting outdoor activities
  • Sitting and companionship

To find out more or to sign up for this service, call our friendly team today on 0115 969 9060, 8am – 5pm. Or you can email us at services@rushcliffecvs.org.uk.

We’re also keen to hear from you if you’re interested in becoming a Handy Housekeeper.

 

Keeping you safe

Your health and wellbeing are at the heart of everything we do. We’re proud of the reassurance we give to both clients and their families.

We do this by drawing upon more than 30 years’ experience – and a wealth of knowledge – supporting older people to retain their independence.

We choose our staff carefully, to ensure they’re right for you. All are trained, insured against breakages, and police checked via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

Our Customer Care Promise

 We promise to:

  • Always listen to you and make sure the service we provide meets your needs
  • Provide you with a professional, efficient and friendly service
  • Seek your feedback to make sure our service meets our high standards and your expectations.

“It’s such a load off my mind to have my Handy Housekeeper come and clean and tidy for me. She also helps me with shopping and my laundry. Life is so much easier now.”

 

What does it cost?

As a charity, we need to make a charge for some of our services to help us cover the cost of running them as they don’t receive any funding.

For Handy Housekeepers, we charge an hourly rate of £15.

We strive to offer high-quality services at affordable prices. If you’re worried about payment, we may able to help you find out if you can claim benefits or allowances to cover the cost of this and other services you might need.

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