Care provides lifts for people, living in Haslemere and surrounding villages, who are unable to use or have difficulty with public transport.
Care completed over 1500 drives in the year 2016/17. 700 to local Hospitals , Surgeries and Clinics and 400 to Hospitals in Guildford , and further afield including Frimley, Chertsey and Chichester. The numbers have been increasing over several years and are likely to continue to do so. (workload).
Care is funded by donations from clients, gifts and legacies. These cover the administrative costs and mileage allowances.
What Care Does
Care volunteers can be drivers, duty officers or both.
Care drivers use their own cars.
Care duty officers operate from an office in the Methodist Church, Lion Green, Haslemere taking requests from clients by phone.
Care has just over 60 volunteers. Due to regular retirements the charity is always looking for new recruits.
Haslemere Health Centre & Pharmacy