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Report: Support at Home from Volunteers

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29th October 2018



“The Support at Home service primarily employs the use of volunteers to undertake a variety of support interventions. The interventions have the overall aim of helping individuals to remain independent and, where possible, to avoid future unnecessary hospital visits. The interventions themselves may be any of a heterogeneous mix of activities, from accompanying individuals home after discharge, to helping with domestic tasks (making beds and light meals, or helping with practical aspects of bill payments), to offering advice and companionship.”