handyperson


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handyperson

(ˈhændɪˌpɜːsən)
n
another word for handyman
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HANDYPERSON SERVICE Handyperson volunteers carry out small/minor maintenance jobs in older people's homes in the Stirling, Bridge of Allan, Dunblane, Callander and Clackmannanshire areas.
As part of the Handyperson Service, they travel out in the community and complete jobs such as landscaping and maintenance.
Managed by Horizon Housing Association, Care and Repair provides "practical help to those who are of pensionable age, or have a disability, with small repairs and handyperson tasks around the home".
If you're more interested in becoming a handyperson than hiring one, check out handy .corn's application page.
The group also provide a handyperson service to help with general tasks such as changing light bulbs, smoke alarms and putting up hand railings.
"This can help reduce the need for home or residential care, bringing real benefits to the individual and relieving pressure on the health service." Demos think-tank's Claudia Wood told the committee having a handyperson was "very important" to older people.
Our staff can also make referrals to services such as the Citizens Advice Bureau for further support needs and a handyperson service to ensure that outstanding repairs in the home are completed.
The new service complements Vivark's existing Care and Repair handyperson services, which offer assistance with fitting and installation services.
Held at Northumberland County Hall in Morpeth, the event chaired by Four Housing chairman, Bill Worth, debated key issues on ageing, including the valuable role of low level interventions in people's homes such as Handyperson services, joining up housing and health's efforts to improve independence in older age and the risk of isolation and loneliness in later life.