They meet them every week on their delivery runs. Lonely old people. "Loneliness is a major issue amongst the elderly," Tender Loving Cuisine (TLC) delivery driver Betty Rooney, 67, said yesterday. "A lot of the people we deliver meals to don't have anyone come over. They look forward to our deliveries and not just for the food," Mrs. Rooney said.
MOST people grumble about their work, at least occasionally, but Jack Barker's job satisfaction is unassailable. Mr. Barker heads Tender Loving Cuisine (TLC) at Five Dock, a meal delivery service for seniors and people with disabilities.
FOR Kevin Tallentire, it's all about the quality of service.The retired 62-year-old, of Canterbury, helps with Tender Loving Cuisine, an organisation that delivers cooked meals to the elderly, and Kevin has been instrumental in ensuring the food is of a high standard.
KATHLEEN Kinchington loves delivering meals to the elderly because she believes the service helps residents stay at home longer rather than move to a nursing home. She's been a courier for Tender Loving Cuisine (TLC) for eight years and often travels 230 kilometres a day to deliver meals.
Sydney woman Kathleen Kinchington has been delivering meals to older people for the past eight-and-a-half years.
More local residents are taking advantage of the delicious Heart Foundation Approved meals being delivered by Tender Loving Cuisine (TLC).
Tender Loving Cuisine (TLC) are celebrating five successful years of operation out of their factory in Marrickville, preparing healthy and tasty frozen meals for their clients.
TENDER Loving Cuisine (TLC) is a home delivery food service that gives elderly and disabled people a chance to have a feast at Christmas time. More than 4000 dinners are cooked and packed each week in the TLC factory in Marrickville. Over Christmas this number increases.
What makes a person who works night shift, want to help others during the day?
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