Community Response

Community Response
Community Response volunteers help with a range 
of doorstep delivery activities including collecting 
and delivering food shopping and essential items 
and / or prescriptions and medications to people 
waiting to be admitted to hospital or those who 
have just been discharged. The support is also 
available to carers and to people with health 
conditions where there is a current health need.
This service is available for up to 6 week

Service access criteria: Volunteer Responders services are available to: NHS healthcare professionals including discharge teams, PCN’s, GPs, social prescribers, community pharmacists. Social care providers including care home providers and local authority referrers
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Connecting with others
Day to day helping hand
Services for older people
Social prescribing
Support for carers
Additional needs catered for:
Waiting list (weeks): 0
Key words - separate with a comma: shopping, medication, essential supplies, barking and dagenham