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Volcare Carers Respite Service

Contact details

Volcare Carers Respite Service
16 Reculver Road
Herne Bay
Kent
CT6 6LE

Public phone: 01227 937740

Email: susan.volcare@crossroadskent.org

General information

Service offered: Volcare is a unique ‘in the home’ respite care service for fulltime Carers living with the loved-one they are caring for. Full time Volunteers take over the caring role, enabling the Carer to take a break. Respite care is on a built-up, planned and occasional basis, and can be booked for a six hour visit (we do not make shorter visits) and eventually in some circumstances for overnight respites. Funded by Social Services and free at the point of delivery.

Target group: Carers.

Area served: Canterbury, Thanet and Dover & Deal Districts, and Faversham.

How to contact: Phone (01227 937740), write or email.

Availability

Monday: 9am - 5pm office

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm office

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm office

Thursday: 9am - 5pm office

Friday: 9am - 5pm office

Weekends:

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Not applicable

Accessible toilets: Not applicable

Access notes: Clients are visited in their own homes.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1073896

Year established: 1992

Staffing: 1 Full Time Manager, 6 Full Time Volunteers

Public transport: Not applicable

Record last checked: 13 June 2018

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