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 Key words "advice and information".

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Employing a personal assistant – toolkit

    Telephone: 020 7383 8910

    Description: This is a free toolkit and guide from Skills for Care about employing personal assistants to meet your care needs.

  • 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.

  • Hestia floating support (substance misuse 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, 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.

  • Jewish Care

    Amelie House, Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus, 221 Golders Green Road, London, NW11 9DQ

    Telephone: Jewish Care Direct Helpline: 020 8922 2222

    Description: Jewish Care is a registered charity that provides health and social care services to the Jewish community in London and the south east of England through over 70 centres.

  • 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.