Research shows that home-delivered meal programs significantly improve diet quality, increase nutrient intakes, reduce food insecurity and improve quality-of-life among the recipients.
Apetito provide Meals on Wheels to vulnerable members of the community in Kent; which in these uncertain times is proving invaluable for many.
They can help by providing hot lunchtime meals to vulnerable members of the community. All meals are nutritionally balanced, and they cater for a varied range of dietary requirements including diabetic, vegetarian, pureed etc. Delivering 365 days of the year
Whilst they visit, they undertake a welfare check which includes a visual check of the client for signs of ill health and deterioration. If they cannot locate the client, they will contact the next of kin, social services or the police. Should a driver deem it necessary such as a following a fall an ambulance will be called, and they will wait with them until the paramedic or next of kin arrive. They will also make the next of kin aware of hazards such as tripping hazards, moss on the pavement…
To arrange meal delivery for yourself or someone you know:
- contact your local Age UK centre as many of them may offer meal delivery service
- use our contracted hot meals delivery service, which is delivered by Apetito. Call 01634 24 63 18 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- contact Wiltshire Farm Foods or Oakhouse Foods for meals that require heating or preparing.
- Download the pdf brochure for Apetito here Brochure.pdf (6 downloads)