A range of private and council-run residential care and nursing homes are available across our county.
"I'd like to provide a home for an adult who needs care and support."
Whether you’re new to caring, or have a wealth of experience, we're here to offer the support you need to help you in your role as a shared lives carer.
Everyone needs to take a break from time to time, and as a shared lives carer, you can take up to 4 weeks off from your caring role (sometimes more depending on the support needs of the person you are caring for).
We’ll arrange and pay for care suitable for the person you are caring for. This could be:
If you feel that you, and the person living with you, would benefit from this, please contact your support worker.
Please note: you are only paid for accommodation when the person you care for is not with you.