There are many services throughout Staffordshire which will provide meals. Most will offer a wide range of menu choices, covering cultural as well as dietary needs. They can cater for special requirements like soft foods or diabetic meals.
You can use Staffordshire Connects to find a list of providers that cover your area.
ICare can supply and deliver meals across Staffordshire.
How do I get meals from ICare?
ICare can deliver a hot meal at lunchtime to your home, ready to eat. The menu has a wide range of meals for you to choose from.
They can also deliver frozen meals for you to heat up. There is a minimum order of 5 for these.
To see what meals are on offer, you can view the menu.
Before you can start getting meals delivered you will need to register.
How do I register?
- Phone ICare on 0845 604 1125
- Give them the following details:
- Email address
- Name of next of kin
Please note: your next of kin's name is needed if a driver has any problems delivering your meal.
How do I order?
The easiest way is to order your meals online through ICare's website. You need to:
- Enter your postcode.
- Choose between hot food and frozen food.
- Choose the dates you would like your meals to be delivered.
- Select your main course and dessert.
- Make sure you have a valid payment card ready.
After ordering you will receive an email confirmation.
When do they deliver?
Between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Meals can be provided on any day of the week as required.
How much do they cost?
- Hot food - meal and dessert, or meal only for £5.90
- Frozen foods are £3.99 per dinner and dessert
- Tea time treat including sandwich, cake and juice for £3.65
How do I pay?
- Pay the driver
- Set up a direct debit
- Pay by invoice
If you want to contact ICare for general information about the meals, you can see their website or call them on 01889 584444.
Lunch clubs and shopping services
If you are able to get out and about and fancy a bit of company, why not join a local lunch club?
Many larger supermarkets will deliver food and frozen meals.
Some voluntary organisations can also provide help with shopping for older and vulnerable people.