What is the Care Group?
A group of people willing to help others
in various ways. Most of us are "good neighbours" and try to help out
whenever we can. Sometimes though help is not always there when it's
Many people live
alone and do not have family living nearby and most of us don't like to
ask for help unless it is offered first.
Who can benefit?
All residents of
East Bridgford and Kneeton, and those from nearby villages who are
registered with the East Bridgford Medical Centre.
What sort of
So far we are able
What will it cost?
To help with the expenses of
volunteer drivers a charge of 45p per mile will be requested for the
distance you travel in the car. There is an extra charge for 'empty car' journeys where the driver has to do mileage without a passenger in the car.
Fixed charges apply to some journeys:
eg. East Bridgford to:
There is no charge
for journeys within East Bridgford. Drivers receive a small reimbursement from Care Group funds.
How do I get Help?
Call our answering service on 07976 935476
The coordinator will then contact you as soon as possible.
Please try to give at least 24 hours notice
for a transport request (unless it's an emergency)
We will do our best to help but cannot
guarantee that it will be possible on every occasion.
How do you know who is at the door?
All volunteers carry an identity card with a
photograph which you should ask to see.
like to help?
If you would like to help us by volunteering
or supporting our work please call us via the Care Group number.
Annual Report 2016