Living independently at home

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Get help with looking after yourself, meals, moving around and staying safe in your own home.

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Practical information to help you stay in your own home.

Care Technology (CT, and sometimes referred to as ‘telecare’) is monitoring and alert equipment that can help you to remain independent in your home and in the community.

Our vision is to support people with mental health needs to live in a place called home, surrounded by the people they love and with access to the things they choose to do.

Find out about the equipment and changes available to help you in your home.

Find out about the self-funded emergency response systems that can be purchased via District Councils in Leicestershire.

When you come out of hospital, you may be able to get help at home to do things for yourself again. Hospital staff will decide if you need help and what you need.

If you can’t cook for yourself, you can get hot and frozen meals delivered to you at home.

Get advice and support about living with dementia.

If you or someone you know has a learning disability, this information about being part of your community may help you.

If you’re blind, profoundly deaf, deafblind or experiencing sight or hearing loss, it is our priority to help you get access to the right care and support that you may need to stay as safe and independent as possible.

Get information about how to keep safe from falls, abuse and scams.

Find out the rating of our Care Quality Commission regulated services.

We use national eligibility criteria from the Care Act 2014 to identify whether you have eligible care and support needs when we have completed your care and support assessment.


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The Inspired to Care team was a finalist for the Outstanding Contribution to Social Care Award