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Support to stay in your own home

As you get older or live with a long term health condition or disability, it can become harder to live independently and safely, and complete everyday tasks such as washing and dressing, cooking and cleaning.

Many people are able to stay in their own homes for most or all of their lives by getting the correct help and support in the home.

There are often options available to you that will allow you to make changes to your home, or to how you do things, that will make your home more suitable for your changing needs and help you live safely and independently.

Go to our Support and care options section which will take you through the options available to you to access the support and care that you need at the time that you need it.

You can also look through our Supporting yourself at home section for information on a range of topics that can help make life easier and support you to remain independent in your home including information about personal care, preparing meals and shopping for food, housework, gardening and laundry, managing correspondence, paying bills and pet care.

If you are on your own we also have information and ideas to help with loneliness and isolation.

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