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.
16 Records in Living independently at home filtered by Client group "blind or partially sighted".
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.
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.
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.
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.
Community Advice and Support Scheme (CASS)
Selby Street Community Centre, 15 Selby Street, London, E1 5BX
Telephone: 020 3538 4418
Description: CASS is a registered charity that provides home support services to people who are disabled, elderly, or in need because of mental health or long-term medical conditions.
National Centre for Deafblindness, John and Lucille van Geest Place, Cygnet Road, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8FD
Telephone: 01733 358100 (Helpline)
Description: Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.
Leonard Cheshire Disability
66 South Lambeth Road, London, SW8 1RL
Telephone: 020 3242 0200
Description: Leonard Cheshire Disability is a charity which campaigns for change and provides services that aim to give disabled people the opportunity to live life their own way.
Papworth Trust, Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RG
Telephone: 0800 952 5000, or by text message (SMS) on 07860 021210
Description: Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice.
G03, The Wenlock, 50-52 Wharf Road, London, N1 7EU
Telephone: 020 7427 2460
Description: Rica (formerly Ricability) is a national research charity that provides free, practical and unbiased information for older and disabled people.
Telecare - other options
Description: There are a number of private companies that offer telecare or care call systems.