Shared Lives is the provision of support or accommodation in an ordinary family home for someone whose quality of life can be enhanced through living in a supportive environment. Shared Lives Carers can offer accommodation in their own home to a maximum of three individuals who have been referred and assessed by a social care team.
Shared Lives refers to a family based accommodation for vulnerable adults (“service users”) with any of the following:
- Learning disabilities.
- Mental health difficulties.
- Sensory impairment.
- Vulnerable Adults aged over 60 - Please note this depends on a persons Mobility.