Dear Wandsworth resident,

 

Free Healthy Homes check-up 

 

Wandsworth Borough Council (WBC) has organised a free service to help residents keep warm and well this winter and to let you know about the wide range of services on offer across the borough.

 

The service is free to Wandsworth residents aged 18+ who are in need and include the following example groups:

  • People on a low income

  • People aged 65 and over

  • People living with mental health conditions

  • People living with a disability

  • People who have a long term health condition (such as diabetes or COPD)

  • People with children under the age of 5 or pregnant women

If you request the service, an advisor from our local not-for-profit organisation Thinking Works will assess your needs and if required, will visit you in your home at a time of your choosing to give you advice and help prepare you for winter.

 

The service includes FREE devices to help cut your water and energy use that will either be installed on the day or during a second appointment with Age UK Wandsworth's Handy Person service.

 

During the visit, your advisor may offer the following:

  • FREE carbon monoxide detector (CO alarm)

  • FREE radiator reflector panels for 3 radiators*

  • FREE water saving showerhead and other water saving devices*

  • Advice and referrals for heating and insulation grants**

  • Specialist advice on lowering your heating bills whilst keeping warm

  • Advice and referrals for debt and financial assistance

  • Advice on health and wellbeing services in the borough

  • Referrals for benefit checks

  • Referrals for FREE smoke alarms

Numbers of visits are limited and will be booked on a first come-first served basis. 

 

To book your visit or for more information, please call: 0800 118 23 27

 

Text: 07928 394 482  

 

Email:

 

 

*Measures are installed subject to survey but wherever possible

**Subject to clients being in receipt of eligible benefits and circumstance

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