We have been involved in the personal care industry for over 20 years (as Florence Nightingale Agency) and this service has come about because our clients have identified this need. This service will specialise in providing a companion driving service that will stay with you and deliver you to ensure as much safety as possible from door to door.
Our services are geared towards the vulnerable in our society and we will provide assistance in getting in and out of the vehicle, shops or appointment. Special requirements including the transportation of wheelchairs and walkers is all part of the service.
We are a transport provider for Total Mobility Scheme (Blenheim ONLY) . This is a subsidised transportation scheme which could help your trip be just a little bit more affordable.
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM OUR SERVICES
People who need:
- Grocery shopping
- All other types of shopping
- Medical and dental appointments
- Personal grooming appointments
- Social engagements
- Scenic drives
- Airport drop offs and pick ups
- Children’s school transportation and after school activities
- Families who need to know that their family members will be cared for and transported in a safe and caring way from door to door.
WHY WOULD YOU USE A COMPANION SERVICE?
- INDEPENDENCE – Do you find it difficult to rely on friends and family to take you out and about? Maybe you don’t have the immediate support. Your companion driver can take you wherever you need to go – to grocery shopping, general shopping, to medical and dental appointments the hair dresser, to visit friends, transport your children to school or to after-school activities, to the airport, or even just to get you out and about!
- FRIENDLY & PERSONAL – We have been involved in the personal care industry for over 20 years (as Florence Nightingale Agency) and this service has come about because our clients have asked for it. Our drivers are carers first we understand and appreciate your individuality and your need to be treated accordingly.
- RELIABLE – A simple phone call to our 0800 356 246 can secure your booking and gives you the opportunity to discuss your specific requirements. This provides us with the information needed to provide you with a reliable service at the time you need it. We text to confirm the service so that you have a record of when this will happen and if there is any issue with the service we will ring you. Our new cars are all modern and are constantly maintained to ensure they more than meet our exacting standards.
SAFE & SECURE – Safety and security is something we feel very strongly about. They have P endorsed licenses, have been police checked, have first aid certification and they will stay with you the whole time you are out and about. We will take a contact phone number or if not available email address so that if we need to contact you for any reason we can.
- COST EFFECTIVE – We combine both a carer and a specialist vehicle into the one total cost effective price. Our rates are advised before the service starts so you will never be caught wondering what our charges will be.