To make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable we have a range of equipment available at no extra charge.
To make your stay easier you may like to make arrangements with a private care agency. Please contact and book with them direct, as they can then ensure they provide the service that you require, one of the best places to search for the right care is through the United Kingdom Homecare Association - you can search via location - please use the postcode S041 8HH for the most up to date list of carers available.
United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) is the professional association of home care providers from the independent, voluntary, not-for-profit and statutory sectors. UKHCA helps organisations that provide social care (also known as domiciliary care or homecare), which may include nursing services, to people in their own homes, promoting high standards of care and providing representation with national and regional policy-makers and regulators, but due to the demand for care in the New Forest - it is esssential to confirm your carers availabilty before you confirm your holiday dates.
Guests staying at Our Bench Self Catering Cottages have been pleased with the care they have received from the following companies, who are familiar with the cottages - although you are welcome to choose your own.
A local company, Richen's Care is able to hire out a range of additional equipment, for the duration of your holiday - it can be delivered to the cottage prior to your arrival and collected on the day of your departure. You can contact Richens Care on 01425 638006 direct to arrange the hire (mention you are staying with us) and they will do their best to help. Their equipment includes:
Dorest Nursing Supplies are also happy to assist with specialist equipement and are able to deliver it prior to your arrival. Don't forget to mention you are staying with us and they will do their best to help. The can be contacted on 01202 425070. Their hire equipment includes:
Ableworld based in Bournemouth are also scooter hire there rates (current Spring 2018) are £70 per week, with a refundable £80 deposit - There would also be a delivery/collection fee of £30 to the cottages and daily and weekend rates are also available. Ableworld is has a 3500 sq ft store in Kinson near Bournemouth.
If you require anything else then please ask - we know that everyone has different needs and we will be happy to help if we can or recommend a company who can assist.
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