Is Shared Lives right for you

If you need support, Shared Lives offers you the chance to move in with, or visit, an approved Shared Lives carer of your choice.

You’ll be safe, supported and be able to make new friends, learn new skills and take part in more activities near your home.

You’ll be welcomed into a supportive family and will get to share your life in a happy home.

Types of care and support on offer

Shared Lives carers can provide different types of care to adults including care for:

  • older people
  • adults with physical or learning difficulties
  • those with mental health issues
  • those leaving hospital who can’t go home straight away and need temporary care