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Home Help Programme succeeds in making older persons feel loved and appreciated

Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 06, 2017 (SKNIS): Home help care services around the world have been helping older persons with their everyday life for years and St. Kitts and Nevis is no different.

The Government’s Home Help Programme has been around since 2001 and has succeeded in making older persons feel loved and appreciated. No stone is left unturned as the programme covers the entire island.

Home Care Officer, Andre Caines, has rendered her service for 16 years and is enthusiastic about her work. Though it may be hard at times, it is a labour of love.

Services include taking the older persons to the doctor or hospital for routine check-ups and for complaints of other ailments. They comb and cut their hair and nails. Breakfast and a light lunch are also prepared for them.


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