Meals delivered to the home in Bournemouth
Adult and Community Services
Meal on Wheels: are only provided by Adult and Community Services if they form an integral part of a care plan that also provides Personal Care services; even then help with meals may still be provided by a private or voluntary agency for which you may have to pay. Contact your local Adult and Community Services office for details of current charges. The meals consist of a main meal and dessert, and are delivered by a local company called Forerunners.
Bournemouth: 01202 454979– Care Direct.
Out of hours: 01202 657279
Alternatively you can select private meal providers from the list below.
Private meal providers
Tel: 01202 890303
Kitchen number: 01202 855521
Hot or chilled meals, salads delivered every day except Christmas Day in the BH postcode areas including Bournemouth, Poole, West Moors, Ferndown, Wimborne, Verwood, and Christchurch. Organic menu available if requested. All drivers are CRB checked.
COOK – Bournemouth
120 Poole Road
Tel: 01202 765560
Hand made meals, cakes and puddings delivered to your home. Taste just like you made them yourself and sometimes a bit better! We deliver everyday except Sunday. Our delivery areas cover BH1 – BH22. We cook so you don’t have too. Special occasions also catered for.
Opening times: Monday – Wednesday 9.30am – 5pm, Thursday & Friday 9.30am – 6pm, Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm.
Delivery charges: Free delivery with a minimum order of £20 in post code areas BH1 – BH4 and BH12 – BH14. Post code areas BH5 – BH11 and BH15 – BH22 we charge £5 delivery with a minimum order of £30. Orders over £70 are free.
Tel: 01202 814963
Custom Lunches deliver freshly cooked, plated hot meals every day at lunch time to the elderly. They offer:
• A varied menu each week including a roast, an alternative meat dish (fish on Friday), and a vegetarian option.
• Deliver every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day (a cold meal can be delivered Christmas Eve for Christmas Day, with a boxed meal also being left for Boxing Day). Similar arrangements can be made for New Years Day.
• Can cater for diabetic, celiac and gluten free diets.
• Can deliver sandwiches and soup with lunchtime meal
Areas covered include: Central Bournemouth, Boscombe, Charminster, Kinson, Southbourne, Wallisdown, Winton.
References are sought for all drivers and CRB checks completed if necessary.
Forerunner – personal catering
Unit 1, 163 Stourvale Road
Tel: 01202 434555
Forerunner provides traditional meals which arrive hot to your door. All meals are prepared fresh every day, from a varied menu providing up to 17 daily choices of meals. A new menu every month, customers likes and dislikes are catered for, able to cater for special diets such as diabetic or pureed meals. No advance ordering required or minimum orders, most meals cost £6.20 for a hot meal delivery or £5.20 for a cold meal delivery. Area covered Bournemouth through to Barton and New Milton to the east and Poole to the west.
Hannah Levy House
15 Poole Road
Tel: 01202 765361
Hannah Levy are able to provide a Kosher meal delivery Monday to Friday. Meals cost approx £6.50 and can be delivered to customers living in the East Cliff and Westbourne areas of Bournemouth.
Unit 3, 11 Blackmore Road
Ebblake Industrial Estate
Tel: 01202 814179 – Contact: Geoff Barnett
£1 delivery charge on orders under £30, no minimum order. Contact Anita or Shirley for a friendly local service. Seasonal catalogues of dishes on offer.
Wiltshire Farm Foods
Unit C, 4b Wilverly Road
Tel: 01202 490400: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
For a catalogue call freephone: 0800 773773
A choice of nutritionally balanced frozen meals delivered to your home. A selection of over 150 meals, snacks and desserts. Vegetarian, soft diet, gluten free, pureed and diabetic meals available. 7 day low salt menu pack available at approx £27 per pack. Individual frozen items also available. All areas covered between Upton Poole, Salisbury, and Southampton.
Homecare agencies who will prepare meals
Most care agencies that provide help with Personal Care, Domestic Care will also help to prepare meals for clients. For a copy of the Help & Care fact sheet ‘No.21 – Help with Personal Care, Sitting, Shopping and Housework’ contact Help & Care Gateway Information Service on 0300 111 3303.