Helping People at Home
 

Reach Out is a project that provides companionship and practical support to older people who are medically vulnerable and at risk of hospital admission, or have recently been discharged from hospital. Reach Out can assist people by linking them up with a volunteer in their neighbourhood who can offer support to them in their own home – helping them to adjust to and recover from illness, whilst also reducing social isolation and loneliness.

 

 

 

 

New! Recovery Project

 

Reach Out is expanding so we can help more people in Hertfordshire!

 

Check out our new Recovery Project here

 

COVID-19

 

Reach Out is still providing companionship and practical support to older people who are medically vulnerable and at risk of hospital admission during these difficult times. The support that we provide has changed in order to ensure that social distancing measures are followed. Reach Out Support Volunteers are ensuring that clients are able to connect with their local community. They can also provide support, reassurance and words of comfort during these difficult times.

To find out more, please contact the Reach Out team on 01462 689403 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Before you think about leaving your home to help others, including family and friends, make sure that you:

 

  • do not have coronavirus symptoms, or share a house with anyone who does
  • are not (and don’t share a house with anyone who is) in a high-risk category, including those aged over 70, who are pregnant or who have certain underlying  health conditions (details here).
  • are regularly washing your hands thoroughly for more than 20 seconds
     

 

Coronavirus – Essential Information for Keeping People Safe

 

Information from the UK Government is being updated on a daily basis. Always refer to the government’s website for the most up-to-date information.


The latest advice from the UK Government can be found at www.gov.uk/coronavirus


This includes advice on what measures people should take to protect themselves from infection, guidance for businesses and employers, plus a range of other announcements.

For information on symptoms and what to do if you think you or someone you know might be infected, please head to www.nhs.uk/coronavirus or use the online symptom checker at 111.nhs.uk/covid-19.

 

If you live in North Herts or Stevenage call us on 07780 304068

 

If you live in Welwyn & Hatfield, East Herts or Broxbourne call us on 07917 978728

If you live in Watford, Three Rivers, St Albans, Hertsmere & Dacorum call us on  07780 313651

For General Enquiries you can contact our main office on 01462 689403