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Care services, equipment and care homes

Includes home adaptations, help at home from a carer, social care you can get for free and housing.

Care and support you can get for free

Free services and help with the costs of care and support.

Household gadgets and equipment to make life easier

Includes chairs and toilet seats, hand rails, kitchen implements and clothing.

Personal alarms, monitoring systems (telecare) and key safes

Includes fall alert pendants, location trackers, home security and assistive technology.

Home adaptations

Includes ramps, grab rails, stair lifts, bath lifts and walk-in showers.

Walking aids, wheelchairs and mobility scooters

Help with costs and how to get walking sticks, frames and other mobility aids

Driving and using public transport if you have mobility issues

Ways of getting out and about and help with travel costs, including Blue Badge parking.

Help at home from a paid carer

Help at home from a paid carer with tasks like getting washed and dressed and using the toilet.

Moving to a new home: housing options

Alternatives to care homes if you can no longer live in your own home.

Care homes

Includes residential and nursing care homes, paying for care homes and how to choose a care home.

Supported living services

A less formal, more flexible and sometimes cheaper alternative to care homes.

Shared lives schemes

Adults with learning disabilities or mental health problems and approved carers living together.