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Staying independent

There may be times when you need extra support to do every day things. It could be because of age, frailty, ill health, disability or changing circumstance. Whatever your situation, below are some local care options to help you live safely and independently.

Help at home

Struggling with everyday tasks? Here's how to get extra support at home to help you stay independent

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Help with meals

Meals on wheels, community centre lunch clubs and online shopping services

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Find what you need to make daily life easier

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How technology can help you stay safe at home for longer

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Living with dementia? Get the help and support you need here

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Help to get out of the house

Day centres, activities and transport to help get out of the house

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Going into and leaving hospital

Arranging a stay in hospital, support when you come home or an emergency admission

More about Going into and leaving hospital