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We're Here

We're Here: is a not-for-profit registered charity and social enterprise providing bespoke assistance and support to adults where it’s needed most, with giving of time a priority. That means spending quality time with the client without watching the clock.

 
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We're Here:

Whether you’re looking for a regular visit, or just need an extra hand whilst temporarily out of action following an accident or recovering from a hospital stay.

Our home visits include care homes, because wherever you are, we’re here for you for as long as you need us.

 
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For You:

  • To accompany you on outings

  • To help with household tasks

  • To assist with all those confusing bills or other administrative support

  • To make telephone calls on your behalf

  • To spend time chatting

  • To take you to health appointments

  • To go shopping with you for both large and small items

  • To cope with the need for online communications

  • To arrange delivery times and be there if you feel safer

You choose. We want to help you retain or regain your independence and stay in the home you love.

 

“Whilst resisting the idea of help, I cannot believe I could find so much peace of mind in so many different ways. Together with their reliability and truly caring manner, my life has been considerably enhanced.”

Mrs G

 
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For Relatives:

  • To offer reassurance that your elderly relative will have company especially if you’re on holiday or live far away

  • To feel secure in the knowledge that they have someone checking everything’s all right

  • To help share the care and ease the stress

  • To set your mind at rest

 

“Now I feel she’s taken my stress and blotted it out with amazing success, Thank you!”

Mrs S

 
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Our staff are:

  • Caring, dedicated and sensitive to the needs and requirements of the people they visit.

  • Fully insured and have PVG membership

  • Very discreet – no uniforms


They also:

  • Don’t have back to back calls and therefore are not rushing out the door

  • Can provide updates for relatives by telephone, email or text following a visit to a loved one

  • Arrive on time!

 

“You are a star! Worth your weight in gold helping my mother so much, mentally, socially and practically!”

Mrs C

 

What about the costs at We're Here?

1st hour: £25

Your first hour of the day

We charge just £25 for the first hour of each day.

2nd hour: £20

For the next consecutive hour

Once the 1st hour has passed we charge £20 for the 2nd consecutive hour.

3rd hour +: £15

Each consecutive hour thereafter

We charge £15 for each consecutive hour after the first two hours.

More about We're Here prices:

  • Charge for part hours is always rounded down

  • No minimum session times

  • We can advise on Allowances

  • Help is there for Blue Badge and Allowance applications

Remember:

  • We are bespoke, no back to back so no rushing out

  • We have a limited number of clients to ensure that the quality of our service is second to none

  • We operate an efficient staff team system so that you will always see a face you know

 

Our staff are here for you:

 

Jan retired in 2015 having spent  40 years as a Qualified Social Worker and Social Work Manager, working across children’s services as well as disability, fostering and adoption services.
Jan has served on the boards of a range of different organisations over the years. She is currently an Inspection Volunteer with the Care Inspectorate, focusing on Care Homes for the elderly. In addition she is a volunteer with the Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS) and a committee member of a charity managing an orphanage in Kenya.
She has personal experience of providing and managing the domiciliary support for elderly relatives and we are very fortunate to have Jan’s experience as a Trustee for We’re Here.

Jan Docherty – Charity Trustee and Chairperson

Get in touch with We're Here

Call now for a chat about what you need and for availability in your area or alternatively, submit your details in our form and one of our team will call you back to discuss your requirements.

0141 882 4795

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