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.

  • 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.

  • Community Care Grants

    Telephone: 0800 952 0091

    Description: Since 1 April 2013 Community Care Grants have no longer been available from the government's Social Fund, but there is an alternative from the council.

  • Community health services

    Various locations

    Description: St George's Healthcare provides a full range of community services in Wandsworth to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities.

  • 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.

  • Haringey Association for Independent Living (HAIL)

    Putney Library, 5/7 Disraeli Road, Putney, London,, SW15 2DR

    Telephone: 07525 260 879 or 07525 260 943 you can text and the service will call you back

    Description: HAIL is a learning disability association which provides a range of services in Wandsworth.

  • 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.

  • Homeshare in Wandsworth

    Telephone: 03300 88 2225

    Description: Homeshare is a scheme that offers live-in companionship and support to people in their own homes in Wandsworth.

  • HomeTouch

    Telephone: 020 7148 6746

    Description: HomeTouch will help you to find home carers.