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.
46 Records in Living independently at home.
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.
Peabody Home Solutions - handyperson and decorating
Telephone: 020 7922 7232 or 07932 664 664
Description: Peabody offers a decorating and handyperson service for Peabody residents aged 65 and over who receive any disability support.
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.
Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD)
Century House South, Riverside Office Centre, North Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1RE
Telephone: 0845 688 2525 (voice), 0845 688 2527 (Deaf textphone), 07851 423 866 (SMS)
Description: RAD is a national Deaf-led charity that works to promote equality for Deaf people by providing accessible services.
Shopmobility at Sainsbury's, 45 Garratt Lane, London, SW18 4AD
Telephone: 020 8875 9585
Description: Shopmobility provides free loans of powered scooters, and electric or manual wheelchairs to anyone with a mobility problem.
South London HIV Partnership
Telephone: 020 7160 0949
Description: The South London HIV Partnership is a group of services working together to complement the work of clinic staff and other HIV services, so you can get the best information, advice and support when you need it.
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.
The Cinnamon Trust
10 Market Square, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HE
Telephone: 01736 757 900
Description: The Cinnamon Trust is a national charity that supports older and terminally ill people and their pets.
Thomas Pocklington Trust
Pier House, 90 Strand on the Green, London, W4 3NN
Telephone: 020 8995 0880
Description: Thomas Pocklington Trust is a registered charity that provides housing, care and support for people with sight loss in the UK.