Herald - Issue 427

Page 50 • The HERALD • 4th August 2022 v EMAIL: editor@herald-publishing.co.uk v WE CARE, YOU CARE COMPUTER BUDDY Are you missing online bargains and discounts? Do you need help and support to get online? Let us help you make life easier Contact Waterside Home Help today to find out how we can help you and your family. We offer a range of home help & companionship services: ● Cleaning ● Laundry and bed changes ● Carpet Cleaning* ● Shopping and errands ● Transport to appointments ● Companionship ● We will match you with a fully trained, insured and DBS checked helper to suit your individual needs. ● The same helper will visit you at the same time each day, week, fortnight or whenever required. ● We do not provide personal care, therefore our rates are considerably lower ● From £16 per hour (*please ask for prices) Call us today on 07565 428139 Or email us on: info@watersidehomehelp.co.uk Visit our website: www.watersidehomehelp.co.uk apetito supports Carers Together in Hampshire during Carers Week Carers do so much to support their loved ones, so it’s important to recognise all their hard work. Carers Week is a national awareness campaign that took place between the 6th and 12th June this year. e campaign is all about raising awareness of Carers’ work, highlighting cooking. Attendees were invited to try lots of di erent dishes and learn about the nutritional value of apetito’s meals, which are carefully created by the company’s team of in-house chefs and dietitians to ensure they are all full of vital nutrients, as well as being tempting and delicious. ey also had the chance to learn more about the apetito’s Meals on Wheels Service in Hampshire. e service delivers a wide range of delicious hot meals 7 days a week, 365 days per year. e drivers not only deliver the meals, but they also carry out wellbeing checks on their customers. Not only does this mean the customer gets to see a friendly face every day but carers can have peace of mind the people they are caring for are safe and well. ere was also a wonderful ra e held to raise money for Carers Together in Hampshire - and thanks to apetito, a few lucky winners won a cinema voucher and Wiltshire Farm Foods voucher in the draw enabling winners to order meals from Wiltshire Farm Food’s extensive range. the challenges that unpaid carers face and recognising the contribution they make to families and communities across the country. roughout the week thousands of people and organisations came together to bring awareness of the vital role of Carers. e charity Carers Together in Hampshire held a series of events including, inviting apetito to run a tasting event for Carers, to go and learn about how apetito’s service can take away the stress of apetito tasting event STRUGGLING TO COPE WITH CANCER? Are you struggling to cope with cancer? Maybe friends and family are away during the summer and you’re feeling a bit isolated. Waterside Cancer Support Centre, part of Wessex Cancer Trust, is here to support anyone a ected by cancer.  eir team of befrienders is ready to o er a cuppa and a chat at any time and appointments are available with their counsellors and complementary therapists. For information about their opening times and services call: 023 8178 0409, email: waterside@wessexcancer. org.uk or visit their website: www.wessexcancer.org. uk Hythe Huddle Family Matters at Hythe URC are pleased to announce they are able to welcome people back to Hythe Huddle, the drop in support group for people living with dementia and their carers. ey meet on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm at Cornerstone URC, Hythe SO45 6BR. Activities are planned throughout the year. eir next meeting is on Wednesday 7th September. Do drop in for a chat and a cuppa, a warm welcome awaits you. For more information call: 023 8020 7623 or email: office.fm.hurc@gmail . com Evergreen Club For enjoyable a ernoons, a warm welcome awaits over 60’s as visitors or members to the Evergreen Club. ey meet every month at St. John’s Hall, Hythe on 1st and 3rd ursdays 1.45pm to 4pm. Each month they have a speaker or entertainment and another social a ernoon, both with tea and cakes. eir next meeting is on Thursday 1st September for a talk by Gordon Lewis titled ‘Land of Hope and Glory’, then on Thursday 15th September for their Social a ernoon and then on Thursday 6th October for a talk by Ian Abraham titled ‘Jigsaws’. For more information telephone Peter on: 023 8089 1721. Senior Lunch Club St John’s Senior Lunch Club is a wonderful way to meet new people, enjoy a home cooked, two course meal with a hot drink for £5 (Carers will eat free of charge). With its social and friendly atmosphere, Emma and her friendly team of volunteers are ready to welcome all guests. Every Wednesday 12noon to 1pm at St John’s Hall, Hythe SO45 6BP. Please book your place by calling 023 8084 4336.