Finding a home and support services

Information for people with learning disabilities about finding a home or getting more support in their current home can be found below.

Some of this support may use telecare equipment and services. You can find more information about this below, including some case studies of how some people with learning disabilities have been helped by using telecare.

Finding a home and support services for people with learning disabilities

Finding a home and support services for people with learning disabilities
Information for people with learning disabilities about finding a home or getting more support in your current home.

Road map to housing for adults with learning disabilities
A leaflet containing information about finding a home for adults with learning disabilities. The leaflet also contains a step-by-step road map of the different stages along the path to finding a new home.

Useful information for people with learning disabilities
Useful information and contact details for people with learning disabilities looking for a home or getting more support in their current home.

My home, my independence, my telecare
A leaflet introducing telecare as different pieces of equipment that meet your personal needs. It can help you keep safe, be more independent and doesn't take over your life.

Your easy read guide to finding a new home
Your easy read guide to finding a new home - top tips from KeyRing self-advocates. This booklet will help you think about what you want and need if you are thinking about moving home. You should fill this in with someone who knows you well.

Learning disabilities and telecare - case studies

How telecare has helped Andy and his family
A case study about how the use of telecare has helped Andy and his family to manage when Andy gets very upset and frustrated and tries to get out of his bedroom window at night.

How telecare has helped Betty
A case study about how the use of telecare has helped Betty to be reminded to take her tablets.

How telecare has helped John
A case study about how the use of telecare has helped John to live independently in the community, with the confidence that he can call for help if he has a fall