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Frequently Asked Questions

Question:  What does CARM do anyway?

CARM seeks to support older and vulnerable people living across the Romney Marsh and Tenterden areas who are socially isolated.  Through this support we aim to improve people’s well- being, to help people remain independent for longer and to enhance the quality of life of the communities where we operate. 

·         Supporting 8 Meeting Points

      ·         Providing a befriending service for elderly and disabled people who are effectively housebound

·        Offering reminiscence sessions for people in residential homes and care settings – including those with dementia

Q. Do you have paid staff?

A. Yes, we have eight part-time paid staff - see our 'People' page for details.

Q. Who funds you?

A. As a registered charity we rely on support from Kent County Council, the Big Lottery Fund,  a range of local, regional and national charitable trusts and individual donations.  Please see Our Funders page for recent funders.

Q. Do you provide help with shopping or cleaning?

A. No. However, we can give you the contact details of local private agencies that do this.

Q. Do you provide a gardening service?

 

A. No. However, we can give you the contact details of companies who can.  

 

Q. Do you visit people in residential care homes?

A. Yes we can visit people in residential homes - contact us for more information.

 

Q. Do you have volunteers that will visit people to give their carer a break?

A. No. This is a service provided by Crossroads South East Kent (Tel: 01233 663198).

Q. Do you give talks to local groups or associations about your work?

A. Yes! And we don't charge (although we always welcome donations). 


For further information please contact CARM's office on 01233 758122 or click the link below.

Contact CARM's office