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Adult Social Services: Shared Lives Scheme - WNC

Adult Social Services: Shared Lives Scheme - WNC logo


25 Camborne Close, Delapre, Northampton, Northamptonshire
United Kingdom

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Northamptonshire Shared Lives is a scheme that provides adults with a range of needs with full-time and personalised support within the homes of professional carers.

Carers provide comfortable family homes for younger adults, adults with a learning disability and older people. The idea is to give as much independence as possible to individuals while having a safe and secure home environment within the community.

A careful matching process ensures individuals are paired with suitable carers who will treat them as family members, meet their needs and provide the right support.

Long-term support

Customers looking for a permanent home can use Shared Lives as an alternative to home care or care homes. This gives the adult opportunities to create links and develop their identity in relation to the family and the wider community.

Short-term support and respite care

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) appreciate that carers may need time to themselves. This is why Shared Lives offers a dedicated short-term and respite service for carers to take time away while providing their loved one with a safe and friendly home environment.

It involves temporarily relocating the individual into a Shared Lives carer's home, where they will receive the right care and support they need from a trained carer.

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West Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 18 years to 100 years
Referral Route
Professional Referral
Type of Service
Local Government Department
Eligibility Criteria
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider Category
Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
Special Needs
Learning Disabilities

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Last updated 09 August 2023