Living independently at home

Living independently at home

Most people prefer to stay living independently at home. There are many ways you can be supported to help you stay independent at home, including services from charities, meal services, and handyperson services. If you're looking for home care services, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and UK Home Care Association are good places to start. Or you can find home care agencies in the home care services area. If you feel you need an assessment of your care and support needs, contact our access team.

care and support

46 Records in Living independently at home.

  • Action for Blind People

    1st Floor 105 Judd Street, London,, WC1H 9NE

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999 (Helpline), 020 7391 2151 (London action team)

    Description: Action for Blind People offers free, impartial information, advice and support to blind and partially sighted people, their families, friends and carers.

  • Action on Hearing Loss

    19-23 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8SL

    Telephone: 0808 808 0123 (Freephone) Textphone: 0808 808 9000 (Freephone), SMS text message: 0780 0000 360

    Description: Action on Hearing Loss is a national charity providing a range of support for people with hearing loss and tinnitus.

  • Adult social care from Wandsworth Council

    Customer Centre, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU

    Telephone: 020 8871 7707

    Description: We help adults with care and support needs and those who care for them.

  • Age UK Wandsworth - Handyperson Service

    549 - 551 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London , SW18 1TQ

    Telephone: Contact: 020 8877 8949 (Handyperson service direct line) or 020 8877 8940 (reception)

    Description: The Handyperson Service offers practical help with minor repairs, DIY-style tasks and other tasks around the home and in the garden.

  • Age UK Wandsworth - Shopping Service

    549 - 551 Old York Road, Wandsworth, London , SW18 1TQ

    Telephone: Catherine Waters on 020 8877 8940 (main number) or 020 8877 8958 (direct line)

    Description: Age UK Wandsworth's Shopping Service is a convenient way for you to have your grocery shopping delivered to your home at an agreed time.

  • Assessments for care and support

    Department of Education and Social Services, Customer Centre, Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2PU

    Description: If you are an adult living in Wandsworth and you appear to need care and support, we can offer you an assessment of your care and support needs.

  • Blind Veterans UK

    Blind Veterans UK, 12-14 Harcourt Street, London , W1H 4HD

    Telephone: 0800 389 7979 or 020 7723 5021 (London office)

    Description: Blind Veterans UK is a charity that offers lifelong practical and emotional support to veterans of the Armed Forces and National Service now living with significant sight loss.

  • BlindAid (London)

    Lantern House, 102 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UB

    Telephone: 020 7403 6184

    Description: BlindAid is a charity providing support to blind and partially sighted people in Wandsworth and the other 11 inner London Boroughs.

  • Canine Partners

    Canine Partners Southern Centre, Mill Lane, Heyshott, Nr Midhurst, West Sussex , GU29 0ED

    Telephone: 08456 580 480

    Description: Canine Partners is a charity that provides specially trained assistance dogs to help transform the lives of people with physical disabilities and provide them with greater independence.

  • Carer's Register

    Telephone: 0800 061 4924

    Description: Carers Register is an online service that lists local carers for elderly care and disability one to one care.