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

15 Records in Living independently at home filtered by Key words "other support".

  • 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.

  • Deafblind UK

    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.

  • 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.

  • Macmillan Cancer Support

    89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7UQ

    Telephone: Telephone: 0808 808 0000, Textphone: 0808 808 0121

    Description: Macmillan Cancer Support is a charity that provides practical, emotional, medical and financial support for people affected by cancer.

  • MASCOT Telecare

    Merton Council, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, SM4 5DX

    Telephone: 020 8274 5940

    Description: MASCOT Telecare is an emergency alarm and monitoring service.

  • Oakhouse Foods

    Oakhouse Foods Ltd Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 8BU

    Telephone: 0333 370 6700

    Description: Oakhouse Foods is a home delivery meals service, offering frozen meals and desserts, that delivers to thousands of people across the country every week.

  • 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.