The Shared Lives scheme offers support to people who need it. It gives people a chance to move in, or spend time, with an approved Shared Lives carer.

Together they share a home, family and community life.

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Guidance for Shared Lives carers

Download guidance that will help you develop your knowledge and confidence as a Shared Lives carer.

It will also help maintain standards and develop best practice.

Email shared.lives@medway.gov.uk for the password.

Access Shared Lives carer's guidance

Earn up to £1,992.12 a month

tax free by becoming a Shared Lives carer

£500 for carers who refer a friend

if they become a Shared Lives carer