Age UK operates handyperson services in over 80% of the country. These services offer older people extra help with small practical jobs to make their lives life easier and safer around the home.
Or you can contact your local Age UK service:
The Practical Help service in Kensington and Chelsea is provided by Age UK. The criteria for using the service is detailed on the Age UK website.
Homes4Health supports residents of Kensington and Chelsea who live in homes where there are problems with cold, poor insulation or damp, dangerous electrical installations, broken steps or banisters, or other issues which could pose a risk to the health of residents.
They can offer information and advice, and in some cases may be able to access grants to help you to improve the condition of your home.
Tel: 0300 365 5003, Email: GreenDoctorsLDN@groundwork.org.uk
Westminster's Home Improvement Agency offer a handyman service to people over the age of 60, or those under 60 and on a disability benefit.
The handyman service can assist with tasks such as household repairs, replacing lightbulbs, putting up shelves, fitting locks and installing grab rails.
Have a look at their leaflet for more details.