Volcare - Canterbury & Thanet
16 Reculver Road
Public phone: 01227 749400
Service offered: Home based respite care for Carers. Full time Volunteers take over the caring role, enabling the Carer to take a break. Respite care is on a planned and occasional basis, and can be booked for a day, a weekend, one or two weeks or for planned hospital admissions (no emergency service). Funded by Social Services and free at the point of delivery.
Target group: Carers.
Area served: Canterbury, Thanet, and Dover Districts, plus Faversham and surrounding villages.
How to contact: Phone, write or email.
Monday: 9am - 5pm office
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm office
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm office
Thursday: 9am - 5pm office
Friday: 9am - 5pm office
Weekends: (Service covers 24 hours if needed)
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Wheelchair access: Not applicable
Accessible toilets: Not applicable
Access notes: Clients are visited in their own homes.
Languages other than English:
Charity number: 1073896
Year established: 1992
Staffing: 1 full time manager and 1 full time co-ordinator, 6 full time volunteers
Public transport: Not applicable
Record last checked: 17 February 2017