service offers a choice of hot main courses and puddings. Our
contract with Agincare ensures that all meals meet full nutritional
requirements. We are working in partnership with Agincare to
deliver a community meals service, seven days a week, 365 days a
year (including bank holidays and Christmas Day).
We are able to provide meals suitable for
diabetics, vegetarians and other specific dietary needs and
preferences, including culturally appropriate meals through
Who can receive meals?
To be eligible
for the community meals service, you need to be assessed by the
County Council. You can request an assessment by contacting
the Council's Access
Centre by telephone on 0845 607 2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more about care assessments
If you are not eligible for the Council's
service, Community meals can be ordered privately at full cost
direct from Agincare, or from other suppliers, details of which can
be found on 'Carewise',
the Council's list of services supporting the care needs of people
Cost of meals
- Hot meals currently cost £3.50 for service users who have
been assessed as needing community meals.
Options for payment
Agincare can arrange for a monthly invoice to be sent to you, a
family member or financial representative. You can pay by
sending a cheque or credit/debit card details enclosing the payment
remittance from the bottom of the invoice, or by paying the
invoiced amount to the delivery driver. You can also pay by
Payment to Driver
You can pay the driver daily, weekly or
monthly. Drivers will provide a receipt for all monies collected as
proof of payment, which should be retained in case of any queries
Find out more
You can ask for help yourself or you may ask someone such as a
relative, friend or health professional to contact us on your
behalf. In the first instance contact should be made with a
Customer Services Advisor at:
Tel: 0845 607 2000
To make a change to your existing community meal options call
For general enquiries to Agincare about their service call 01905
This page was last reviewed 23 December 2013 at 16:05.
The page is next due for review 21 June 2015.