The Meals on Wheels service delivers a choice of tasty and nutritious meals to vulnerable residents of the Borough who are unable to cater for themselves. This may be on a short or long term basis.
There is also a sandwich service available for those who need an extra snack at tea time.
How do I qualify for Meals on Wheels?
The Meals on Wheels service is a referred service. If you are a family member and feel you would like to refer someone for the service, you will need to contact the Meals on Wheels office.
Criteria for referral
The client must be:
- Living alone and unable to cook for themselves
- Housebound and unable to shop for a main meal
- At risk of malnutrition
- Not motivated to cook
- Unaware of time and/or need for regular meals, where there is clear evidence of confusion
- Living with an elderly carer who requires assistance.
What foods choices can I have?
You can have a meal and a pudding or meals only. In addition to this you can have a sandwich with cake/biscuit or fruit.
Our friendly, helpful staff and volunteers can deliver a hot and or frozen meal to your home between the hours of 11am and 2pm Mondays to Fridays.
Frozen meals can be provided for the weekend.
Online Application Form
Complete the online application form to receive Meals on Wheels by following the link below.
Meals on Wheels Request Form
Meals on Wheels Office
Telephone: 01372 732421