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At home

Support to live at home

There are many things you can do to maintain your independence and safety in your home. You might be surprised at how many people are able to stay in their own homes for most or all of their lives by taking a few measures to ensure their well-being and safety.


Care homes and continuing health care

This section of the site provides information on the different types of care home available and suggestions on how you can find the best care home for you, and also suggests alternatives to a care home that might enable you to continue living independently if you want to.

Maintaining or adapting your home

This section of the site provides information on how you might go about adapting your home to suit your needs, and ensuring it remains in a healthy, safe and good condition.

Finding somewhere to live

It's important to know that there are options out there for finding a new place to live without having to give up your independence and privacy. This section of the site provides information on how you might go about finding somewhere new to live. 

Domestic abuse

If you've been the victim of domestic abuse, you may feel too frightened to get help. But there are plenty of ways for you to get support and protection whilst staying safe from further abuse.

Sutton Shared Lives

This service recruits and supports paid carers to work with adults with learning disabilities, mental health needs and older people. Find out more about Sutton Shared Lives and if you can become a Shared Lives carer.