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News from Shared Lives Plus

Thursday, 24 May 2018 13:19

Shared Lives Week – what does it mean?

Shared Lives Week is less than a month away. It’s a way for everyone connected to Shared Lives – Shared Lives Plus staff, Shared Lives carers, scheme workers, local authority…
Shared Lives matches carers and people with support needs, promoting independence and reducing isolation - but too few people know about the service, the Guardian reports today When Sarah* came…
A new film - 'My choice, our life' explores the extraordinary impact that Shared Lives can have for people with mental ill health.  It’s a brief, uplifting and intimate view into…
Research published in May 2018 by Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales and the Big Lottery Fund, revealed how intergenerational homesharing can help reduce loneliness and isolation, improve wellbeing…
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 19:01

Test drive our new website

We know that this website can be frustrating. Some people have found it difficult to locate the sections of the website that they need, and others have had difficulty navigating…
Thursday, 03 May 2018 14:29

VCSE webinar

In the context of a changing -and challenging - health and social care environment, the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector has played an increasing role in offering innovative,…
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 15:22

Case Studies - James

James is 47 years old and lives with epilepsy and a learning disability. James had lived in a specialist residential centres for epilepsy all his life until coming to Shared…
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 08:47

Campaign for fairness

We want everyone to know about how amazing Shared Lives is - and the extraordinary lives people have when they live with, or visit Shared Lives carers.  Throughout the week…
We need your help to stay connected, protect your data and to ensure your safety online. A new law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), means that you must opt in…
The dates for Shared Lives week are set: from Friday 15th June to Sunday 23rd June. Shared Lives week is one of the best opportinities we have, for promoting and…

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