You’ll understand that our priorities are providing help for people who are having difficulties with washing, dressing, getting around and feeding themselves properly.
If you feel that you can manage these tasks but need help with things like housework and cleaning, there are a number of registered care agencies in Richmond that can provide staff to help you in your own home but they will charge for this service. Remember to take care to choose one that is registered and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Call 03000 616161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.You could also arrange to employ someone directly, a Personal Assistant, to support you. Hestia, a local organisation, can help you to find someone. We maintain a list of care providers in the borough (January 2013)(pdf, 267KB).
The Money Advice Service, set up by government, provides free, unbiased and independent advice, including useful information on employing your own personal assistant.