The Support at Home service is usually for older people and is designed to assist users with everyday activities following a stay in hospital or personal crisis in the community.
Puts kindness into action to support, care and help you live independently at home or when you return after a stay in hospital.
Provides up to four home visits over a four to six week period giving assistance with tasks such as shopping and prescription collection, completing forms, going for walks and providing an escort for appointments.
The Next Steps Re-enablement Service assists users to regain independence and re-learn skills which are essential for daily living.
up to six home visits over an eight week period
helping with activities such as shopping, preparing meals, improving indoor and outdoor mobility
developing a routine for carrying out domestic chores and starting a local hobby or interest.
The service does not provide transport or nursing / personal care and alcohol or drug users or those with aggressive behaviour
Borrow a wheelchair for short-term use
Get support and care at home when you return from a stay in hospital or to help you live independently
Get help as as refugee or asylum seeker
Volunteering by believing in your power of kindness and showing this to others who need your help
St Pancras Hospital (South Wing), St Pancras Way, London, NW1 0PE
British Red Cross
020 3317 3378; 07956 234 899
Who is it for:
People 60+ years for Support at Home from Hospital Service, People 18+ for the Next Steps Renablement - Camden residents only
How to apply:
Telephone request; referral from social workers, housing managers, support workers, GPs