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Independent Living is a self-supporting website that provides impartial information about living independently with a disability. It features buying guides for a range of aids to daily living, mobility, and independence. The website also caters for professionals, with buying guides for equipment such as care home furniture, hoists, and pressure management systems.

The Independent Living News Centre features case studies, new product focus, industry news, podcasts, guest blogs, and newsletter archives.

The Independent Living Advice Centre is full of information and resources. Topics include living with a disability, caring for someone who cannot live independently, and bringing up a disabled child. It also has information on benefits, legislation, keeping warm and well, fall prevention, and generally coping with being a carer.

Independent Living’s weekly newsletter highlights the latest developments in health and social care. It is suitable for professionals, family carers, and disabled individuals.

National Organisation
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 99 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Eligibility criteria
Open to Everyone
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs


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South Lanarkshire
ML12 6QS
United Kingdom


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Last updated 22 March 2024