Shopping Service

  • The shopping service provides:

    • assistance to service users who are, for reasons of ill health or frailty, unable to perform this task themselves.
    • This will include providing shopping service support when the main carer is unable to carry out this activity due to ill health. This may be undertaken by:
      • The shopped for service - for service users who are unable to undertake this task even if assisted e.g. due to mobility restrictions or frailty.
      • Assisted shopping - to promote independence support may be provided to accompany to the shops and assist as required.
    • Prescriptions are also collected for service users on the shopping day and personal items that service users may need from St John Healthcare store.               
  • Eligibility Criteria       

    • This service is for people who have no other way of accessing shopping or family/friend support to assist with this.