The Hillingdon Shared Lives (HSL) Scheme provides accommodation, care and support for vulnerable adults or young people (16+) within a family setting.
The Shared Lives Scheme is a person-centred service, with applicants being very carefully matched with Shared Lives Carers.
About Shared Lives
Shared Lives offers support to vulnerable adults and young people (16+) with a learning disability, recovering mental health need, physical or sensory disability or those who require help because they are an older person.
HSL provides support for families who are caring for a dependant relative by offering periods of respite care.
Assists in rehabilitation or for light convalescence.
Provides a supportive caring environment as a step towards moving on towards independence.
Offers a long-term placement for people who wish to live with a family as part of the community and as an alternative to living in a large residential home, hospital setting, or alone.