Nurse Maude's Linen Hire and Laundry Service provides free linen to people who are unable to launder in their own home.
It is also available to anyone for six weeks after surgery at a Canterbury public hospital, subject to assessment. Clients receiving this service may hire sheets, towels and pillow cases. Some charges may apply. There is also a hire service for extra linen, if needed.
A home delivery service is provided.
Please contact us to discuss the eligibility for this service.
People with a Community Services card and clients of the Nurse Maude Hospice Palliative Care and Continence Services can be referred to this service.
Community Linen Service
This is an affordable service for clients who do not meet the criteria for a free service. Nurse Maude will launder towels, sheets, pillowcases, duvets (not feathered), duvet covers, underlays and bedspreads. A pick up and delivery service is available.
People can access the service directly or through Nurse Maude staff, their GP or other health professionals.
Payment can be made directly to the driver by cash or cheque, or by monthly account.
The service is open from 7.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday with deliveries made approximately between 9am and 2.30pm daily.