Supported Living Services

You may prefer not to live in residential care, but find it difficult to cope at home. But you may, with help, be able to live independently in the community. If so, you may want to consider supported living services.  

Services that support independent living consist of suitable or adapted accommodation. This can be your own home and some forms of personal care. Some supported living homes consist of two or three people with similar conditions.

Staff will visit the home to provide motivation. This could be encouragement to get out of bed and go out to college or work. Support with carrying out simple tasks such as shopping and housework, if required.

Why choose supported living services?

Supported living services may be a good option in some circumstances. They can offer flexibility, better value for money than some of the alternatives, whether you fund your own care or receive a personal budget.

Supported living services are not regulated by the Care Quality CommissionAny personal care provided, such as help with washing or preparing food is regulated. Such care must not be delivered by the housing owner, but by a registered homecare agency or provider.