There are a number of services across Dorset that can provide your elderly relative with a cooked meal, delivered straight to their door. This can be incredibly useful for people living on their own, or for those not able to cook for themselves.
Meal delivery services can also reduce the pressure on household tasks, like shopping, cooking and washing up. This can make them a great solution to helping elderly relatives maintain independence in their own home.
Age Space has put together the following guide to take you through a variety of the meal delivery options available in Dorset.
Eggardon Country Cooks
Eggardon Country Cooks aim to make a difference in the lives of people who require help with their meals by providing nutritious lunches that have been freshly cooked in the morning and delivered got to the tables of their customers. They have a new menu each month with a different, set meal prepared for each day, so you’ll be able to pick and choose the meals you’d like to receive each week. You can view their current menu, here.
The service is accessible to those in Lyme Regis, Axminster, Beaminster, Mosterton, West Bay, Burton Bradstock, Abbotsbury, Maiden Newton, Cattistock, Poundbury, Dorchester and all of the rural villages in between.
You can register for Eggardon Country Cooks’ meal delivery service by filling in their registration form, which involves various details about your first order. This will be followed up by a phone call to confirm the registration. Alternatively, you can get in touch with them for more information about the service using the details provided below.
Cookmere Meals are a Dorset and Sussex based meal delivery service who offer both hot, ready to eat meals and chilled meals to heat up whenever you are ready. You will be able to choose a main meal and dessert from a wide range of options in their menu, as well as being able to add any required groceries, like bread and milk.
This service is available every day of the year across Dorset to provide nutritious meals and a varied diet to anyone who needs that extra helping hand.
For more information on signing up for the service, you can visit the website or get in touch using the details provided below.
Wiltshire Farm Foods
Wiltshire Farm Foods is a very popular, countrywide meal delivery service that provides frozen ready meals to any address across the UK, including Dorset. Each meal is approximately £5.00 and they offer free delivery.
As the meals are delivered fresh-frozen, they can provide a whole week’s worth of meals in one delivery. With nearly 300 meals to choose from in their extensive menu, you’re bound to find plenty of options to suit your elderly relative!