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

14 Records in Living independently at home filtered by Client group "physical disability".

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hestia floating support (generic service)

    Hestia Floating Support Service, 966 Garratt Lane, Tooting Broadway, London, SW17 0ND

    Telephone: 020 8767 8426

    Description: Hestia provides floating support services to people living in Wandsworth to help them maintain their tenancy, manage any other diagnoses (such as substance abuse), and to live independently in the community.

  • Independent Living Alternatives

    ILA, Rowlandson House, 289/293 Ballards Lane, London, N12 8NP

    Telephone: 020 8369 6032

    Description: Independent Living Alternatives (ILA) is a social enterprise that aims to enable disabled people to live independently.

  • 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

    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.

  • Rica

    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.

  • Telecare advice and guidance

    The Aztec Centre 28 Boulogne Road Croydon, CR0 2QT

    Telephone: 0300 999 0004 (helpline)

    Description: 'Living made easy' from the Disabled Living Foundation offers advice and information about telecare and telehealth equipment.