Assistance at home

Covid-19 update

All of England is now under a new national lockdown. This means that you must stay at home except for limited permitted reasons and schools closing for most pupils until mid February. National lockdown: Stay at Home – what you can and cannot do.

Covid-19 information, support and advice in H&F.

Business grant updates | Covid-19 information for businesses.

Changes to council services.

Get tested even if you don't have symptoms, visit

If you need help, please contact the H&F CAN helpline Freephone 0800 145 6095, open 8am to 6pm seven days a week, or email:

As you get older, or if you have health or mobility problems, living independently at home can become a challenge. See the links below for steps you can take and the support available to help you.

Care homes

Careline and telecare (assistive technology)

Conversations matter - a telephone support service for adults needing support in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic

Day opportunities

Equipment and home adaptations

H&F Community Aid Network - H&F CAN is the volunteer community aid network to support vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Home care

Clinical and incontinence waste (People First website)

Leaving hospital and regaining independence (People First website) Help with reablement to get you back to doing day-to-day things for yourself, and being as independent as possible.

Meals service

Sheltered and supported housing