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Ask SARA - helping you find useful advice and products that make daily living easier.

Use AskSARA to find products and advice that make independent living easier. It's particularly useful if you are not sure what items might help you. There are three easy steps: Choose from a list of topics Answer some questions Receive a personalised report with impartial…

Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs)

You could get a grant if you’re disabled and need to make changes to your home, for example to: widen doors and install ramps  improve access to rooms and facilities - eg stairlifts or a downstairs bathroom  provide a heating system suitable for your needs …

Help at Home and Living Independently

We all need a little bit of help sometimes be it with getting around, cleaning, preparing meals, personal care, DIY and gardening. If you want to find an organisation in your area that can support you, try searching here on Staffordshire Connects. There are a range of…

How to find the help you need at home (Age UK)

Most of us want to live independently in our own homes for as long as possible, but as we get older we may need some support and assistance. You may need help with personal care, such as getting in and out of bed, washing and…

Meals, nutrition and feeding (NHS Choices)

Good nutrition is vital for the health and wellbeing of someone receiving care. It’s particularly important for someone who is recovering from an illness. Eating only a limited diet or not getting enough food can lead to malnutrition. Malnutrition can be caused by: some diseases,…

Personal Care

Personal care is a broad term used to refer to supporting with personal hygiene and toileting, along with dressing and maintaining your personal appearance. Here on Staffordshire Connects you can find Care agencies that can provide personal care in the home, and are inspected by CQC (the Care Quality…

Support for Independent Living in Staffordshire (Milbrook Healthcare)

We provide support for independent living in staffordshire (SILIS). Our service enables vulnerable, older and disabled people to adapt their homes to protect and enhance their independent living. Our service is commissioned by: Staffordshire County Council Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council South Staffordshire Council Stafford Borough Council…
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