Extra help at home

Extra help at home is packed with the facts and tips you need to stay independent in the home you love and stop your relatives worrying.

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If only I had known An evaluation of the local hospital linked pilot projects

This report provides evidence and information about local pilot projects which have been pioneering the integration of housing help into a hospital setting.

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Housing and care options for older people

An introduction to services that can help older people live more comfortably or independently at home, and the options available to those who decide to move in later life. It is written for older people who rent their current homes as well as those who are owner-occupiers, regardless of their income or savings.

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Living on the Edge

Enabling older owner occupiers with moderate learning disabilities to live independently

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Fight The Freeze

Information for older people living in Scotland on severe weather, heating and fuel bills, with useful phone numbers.

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Getting help at Home Ways to stay independent

As you get older you may start to need some support or assistance at home. This factsheet provides information about the types of help and support services that could be available in your local area to help you stay independent and safe in your own home.

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Finding help at home Factsheet 6

This factsheet has information about how to get support to help you to live in your own home if you are having difficulty managing. It focusses on the duties of the local authority to provide assistance, but also covers arranging care yourself. Residential care is covered in other factsheets. The information in this factsheet is […]

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