Frequently Asked Questions

1.Am I eligible for Meals on Wheels?2018-11-24T02:33:15+00:00

Anyone can access Meals on Wheels but to receive the subsidised rate you will need to be referred through MyAgedCare under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme:

You may be eligible under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme if you are:

  • having trouble doing everyday activities without help, and
  • need support to live independently in the community

and are:

  • 65 years or older (50 years or older and identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person) or
  • 50 years or older (45 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) and on a low income, homeless or at risk of being homeless.
2.What does it cost?2018-07-01T08:40:09+00:00

This depends on what you order.
A main hot meal or salad is $8 and a package (which includes dessert & juice) is $9.50.
Our hearty soups are $2.50; a sandwich is $5…

3.How do I start getting meals2018-07-01T08:39:46+00:00

If you have not been referred through MyAgedCare by your GP or other health practitioner, please call the office and we can help you.

4.What’s the food like?2018-07-01T08:39:21+00:00

We think it’s pretty good! We try to stick to popular and traditional “meat and three veg” style meals – nothing too fancy. But we also strive for flavour and nutrition in all our meals so you know you are getting a good hearty meal. We also offer the smaller portioned “mini meal” if you are not a big eater.

5.Can you accommodate dietary requirements such as gluten free, vegetarian or diabetics?2018-07-01T08:38:41+00:00

Yes absolutely. At least 50% of our menu is Gluten Free and every day we offer a vegetarian option.
We can provide appropriate meals for diabetics and to ensure safe food preparation for allergies as well.

6.What time are the meals delivered?2018-07-01T08:38:15+00:00

Anywhere between 11.30am and 1pm.

7.Do I have to be home when you deliver?2018-07-01T08:37:51+00:00

Yes you do. Food Safety regulations will not permit us to leave hot food unattended.

8.Where are you located?2018-07-01T08:37:15+00:00

We are in a pavilion at the Armidale Showgrounds.
Follow Dumaresq street east and we are the first building on your left when you enter the Showgrounds.
There is ample parking and ramp access to the building.

9.Can we have a function at your premises?2018-11-24T02:33:15+00:00

Yes, we can cater for up to 50 comfortably and have done luncheons, meetings and 2 course dinners.
Contact us to ask for a quote and some menu options for your function.

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